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Tamil Nadu sees fresh cases of students taking the extreme step. What can be done to help?

In some other parts of the state, allegations of teachers beating up students and parents protesting against it by staging demonstrations have also been reported following the Kallakurichi incident

Published on 26th July 2022

Madras High Court orders second postmortem in the Kallakurichi student death incident

The re-postmortem was ordered following a complaint filed by the father of the student. It was ordered by Justice Satish Kumar and he directed it to be carried out by a team of doctors

Published on 18th July 2022

Kallakurichi violence: Madras HC directs police to form Special Investigation Team to act against rioters

The police should control such incidents with iron hand and take stringent action against the rioters, the judge said while passing interim orders on writ petitions

Published on 18th July 2022

Kallakurichi student death: Two teachers arrested by the police on Monday, July 18

The police detained more than three hundred people in connection with the riots and are still inquiring. Ten teams are formed to arrest the rioters, police sources informed

Published on 18th July 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: How protests over Kallakurichi student's death in Tamil Nadu turned violent  

Tamil Nadu’s Kallakurichi erupted with violent protests after the alleged suicide of a 17-year-old student from a private residential school near Chinnasalem. Why did people resort to protest?

Published on 18th July 2022

Kallakurichi violence: Section 144 imposed till July 31 over death of a 17-year-old student 

DGP C Sylendra Babu appealed to the people to maintain calm and warned against resorting to violence. Strict action would be taken against those indulging in violence

Published on 18th July 2022

Bhubaneswar: Another girl student dies by suicide. Reason behind the death under investigation

The police have recovered her body and have sent it for postmortem, and have initiated an investigation into the incident to ascertain the circumstances

Published on 6th July 2022

Telangana inter exam 2022: Four students die by suicide following announcement of results 

The Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education announced the results of Class XI and Class XII exams on Tuesday, June 28

Published on 29th June 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: What are the consequences of torturing and killing the Great Indian Hornbill?

The video of a rare bird being murdered by a few miscreants in India has gone viral on the internet, inviting ire and criticism. We look at such incidents at large and related nuances

Published on 16th June 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Why going under the knife is seeing an upswing? Is it really life-threatening?  

In the context of the death of actor Chetana Raj, we look at what it means to get plastic surgery done and what do trends dictate

Published on 19th May 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: All about Shigella, the bacterium that caused the death of 16-year-old Kerala girl

We reveal the symptoms, precautions and cure of the bacteria which causes severe diarrhoea in its patients plus how death is possible in severe cases

Published on 6th May 2022

SIT probe rules Anis Khan's death "not a homicide", Calcutta HC asks his father to file objection

HC Justice Mantha had ordered a SIT probe into the case on March 14 and had directed it to be completed by April 18

Published on 25th April 2022

Class II boy run over by bus on campus in TN: Principal, two transport committee members dismissed for negligence

On March 28, VJ Theeksheeth, a seven-year-old studying in Class II who was a resident of Virugambakkam, was run over by a school bus inside the campus

Published on 20th April 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Are the WHO’s calculated death estimates reliable? Why does India object?

The WHO has accused India of not letting it publish its findings on global death estimates during the pandemic. Here’s why India has taken the step

Published on 18th April 2022

Now to be investigated by the CBI: SC on 14-year old schoolgirl death in Uttar Pradesh

The decision by the apex court came after the parents of the girl, found hanging in a classroom, filed an appeal that she was raped and murdered

Published on 16th April 2022

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