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Unable to attend online class, a class X student in Kerala commits suicide

Hailing from a poor Scheduled Caste family, living in a very small house at Valancherry in Malappurram, the girl was a very bright student

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Lockdown impact could have long-lasting effect on children's mental health: Study

There is also evidence that the duration of loneliness may be more important than the intensity of loneliness in increasing the risk of future depression among young people

Published on 1st June 2020
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This Coimbatore-based start-up is making pens and pencils out of newspapers. Here's how

Pepaa Products collaborates with over 800 farmers and rural women to make their range of plantable, sustainable products

Published on 26th May 2020
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Young people with even mild mental distress at high suicide risk

Previous studies have suggested that a broad range of mental health problems like depression anxiety, and low self-esteem can be measured together as levels of common mental distress

Published on 21st May 2020
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A 21-year-old queer student dies in Goa. Homophobia triggered her suicide, say friends

Anjana Harish was a student of Government Brennen College, Kannur. She had gone to Goa a few days before the lockdown

Published on 15th May 2020
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Hiccuped and how: Why you'll love this Christ University student's super-punny art and videos

Rashmi Patil speaks to budding artist Sharanya Eshwar who conveys powerful messages through her simple paintings and also posts some pun-intended videos on her YouTube channel

Published on 13th May 2020
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Pressurised for not being able to pay rent, Tripura youth commits suicide in Chennai

Mithun was unable to pay house rent for past two months and for past few weeks he was unable to manage a square meal

Published on 13th May 2020
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31-year-old research scholar found hanging in IIT-Kharagpur hostel

Rao, who joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2015, was on the verge of completing his research project, his friends said

Published on 28th April 2020
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Implement Rohith Act, UoH's Ambedkar Students Association demands after AIIMS doctor suicide bid

The Rohith Act would enable Dalit-Adivasi students to fight against institutional discrimination, the ASA believes and pushed the MHRD to implement an Act in thsi regard soon

Published on 23rd April 2020
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Agra girl committed suicide, after being harassed and asked to kill mother and brother

The girl, a student of Class 10, claimed that her uncle gave her a country-made pistol and asked her to shoot her 38-year-old mother and two siblings

Published on 21st April 2020
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She was told that she would never get anywhere because she's from a particular caste: Why an AIIMS resident attempted suicide

The victim whose situation is believed to be critical is under treatment in AIIMS' ICU. The RDA has written a letter to Dr Harsh Vardhan, alleging inaction

Published on 20th April 2020
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UP varsity student commits suicide due to cash crunch

The deceased Kapil Joshi was a student of Bundelkhand University (BU) and a resident of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand

Published on 2nd April 2020
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What did we achieve? Here's why Dr S Janakarajan is tired of inaction after decades of climate campaign

Prof Janakarajan did his Post-Doctoral work at the Cornell University and has been a visiting professor at the Oxford University. He is a dedicated climate warrior who continues to bat for the cause 

Published on 23rd March 2020
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Can't express ourselves openly: Queer students in EFLU call Students' Union 'homophobic' in open letter

While the queer students call the Students' Union homophobic, the latter calls the former Islamophobic and the tussle continues. What is the truth?

Published on 17th March 2020

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