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New affidavit for action against SC, ST student suicides submitted to Supreme Court  

This affidavit is an addition to the petition filed by Radhika Vemula and Abeda Tadvi in the year 2019

Published on 1st June 2023

Student suicides rising in numbers: What is ailing youngsters? Do we have enough student counsellors?

It was also noticed that the fear of failure in an exam is making students more anxious about the studying process

Published on 12th May 2023

Andhra Pradesh: Increase in student suicides after Class X, XII results announcement every year

The increasing cases of student suicides in the State after the announcement of the intermediate results every year has become a serious problem

Published on 1st May 2023

After declaration of intermediate exam results, series of suicides rock Andhra Pradesh

Nine students in the state have been reported to have ended their lives for failing to clear the exams

Published on 28th April 2023

Student suicides discussed in Lok Sabha: 15 students died this year, nine from central varsities alone

As many as nine students in IITs took the extreme step last year. In 2018 and 2019, eight cases each — the highest — were from IITs alone

Published on 4th April 2023

Establish grievance redressal cells to curb student suicides, Girls Islamic Organisation requests Telangana Minister

GIO members also urged the minister to ensure existing cells be restructured to include elected student representatives, making them more approachable and student-friendly

Published on 11th March 2023

Telangana: Education Minister to meet private junior colleges today, March 6; discuss recent suicides

A first-year intermediate student died by suicide allegedly due to academic pressure and harassment from college authorities. A report has been sought on the matter by the Education Minister

Published on 6th March 2023

With stress of exam season around the corner, spate of student suicides continues. Why is this happening?

While there are several contributing factors, specialist Rao said that the main problem was a fundamental issue with the education system

Published on 3rd March 2023

Student suicides at medical colleges: RTI reveals 119 medicos died by suicide; 1,166 dropped out in last five years

National Medical Commission in the RTI reply mentions that out of the 119 suicides, 64 were UG students and 55 were pursuing PG courses

Published on 1st March 2023

Organise awareness sessions to prevent ragging, student suicides: AP parents' association urges legal services authority

Parents Association of Andhra Pradesh requested the secretary to issue orders to investigate such educational institutions in the Nellore district

Published on 28th February 2023

Chief Justice of India expresses concern over reports of student suicides and institutional pressure

DY Chandrachud said judges in India have a crucial role in making dialogue with society inside and outside the courtrooms to push for social change

Published on 25th February 2023

Several IITs are taking preventive measures against suicides. Here are the details 

At IIT Guwahati, over the years several steps have been taken by the Center for Holistic Wellbeing to promote the overall well-being of the students on campus 

Published on 20th February 2023

Lok Sabha Speaker urges Kota students to study without stress, reach out to him 

He told the aspirants that they were not in the city to end their lives for an examination, but to enjoy their educational pursuit

Published on 2nd January 2023

Necessary evil or menace? Understanding why coaching centres still thrive despite suicides, mental health issues

Parents continue to feel the need for enrolling their wards into coaching institutes and students too, despite being aware of the stress, sign up

Published on 29th December 2022

Kota Suicides: Rajasthan gov't drafts bill to regulate coaching centres; promote students' mental wellbeing

Private institutions would pay a maximum penalty of Rs 1 crore if they violate the provisions of the proposed law; the fine could increase up to Rs 5 crore for a repeat violation

Published on 16th December 2022

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