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Minister Talasani makes insensitive remarks on recent Telangana student suicides, angers parents

After visiting the kin of Anamika, an Intermediate student who killed herself, the minister says student suicides are common and they happen every year

Published on 15th May 2019
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The suicide of Kanishk Bharti: What's actually ailing NLSIU's law students?

A media gag? Plenty of stress? Members of the student community at NLSIU and the administration talk about the recent suicide and clear the air

Published on 3rd April 2019
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Is failure in exams a major cause for suicides in India?

As many as 8,068, 8,934 and 9,747 suicides were committed worldwide just due to failure in examinations during 2014-2016. How bad is it in India? Here's what we found

Published on 18th February 2019
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Chennai nursing student attempts suicide after senior scolds about handling a syringe

After returning to her hostel room, she reportedly consumed tablets prescribed for her father and in a few minutes, she herself informed one of her classmates about her action   

Published on 7th January 2019
World Suicide Prevention Day

Only God has the right to take life away, Principal District Sessions Judge in Mangalore tells students

Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kumara reiterating that life is precious and God-given, told students that a life without values would end in disaster like suicide

Published on 28th September 2018
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Chennai based advocate files a contempt application to punish authorities for politicising NEET student suicides

The Madras High Court, on receiving the contempt application, has advised political parties of the State to not glorify the suicides 

Published on 12th June 2018
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Yet another student commits suicide over exam results; time to question the education system again?

The education system imposes a bar on students, which youngsters are often pressurised to meet and are unable to

Published on 7th June 2018
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Feeling blue and suicidal? This Karnataka online counselling platform can be YourDost

A Bengaluru startup is working its way towards eliminating student suicides one youngster at a time. This online counselling platform is virtually saving lives 

Published on 14th September 2017
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This safe-fan created by a Bengaluru start-up will stop students in hostels from trying to hang themselves   

The fans have been ordered to be fitted at all hostels in Kota, Rajasthan and may soon be ordered by some of the IITs, as well as other colleges across the country, in light of high suicide rates

Published on 1st April 2017
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Now, sensors in fans to detect suicides in the hub of coaching centers in India 

Ceiling fans with springs, sensors to check suicides in Kota, Rajasthan

Published on 30th March 2017

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