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Third-year BSc student at IISc hangs self after opportunity to study abroad didn't materialise, say police

The institute said the mental health and well-being of its students and community members are of critical importance, especially given the prevailing COVID-19 situation

Published on 29th April 2021
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Study finds that insomnia is associated with more suicidal thoughts

The study also provided more evidence that keeping tabs on how patients are sleeping and intervening when needed is important to their overall care

Published on 6th April 2021
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Meet Nikhila, the first Kerala UG student to clear both GATE and JAM at one shot

Two years ago, Nikhila had attempted suicide and left University College Thiruvananthapuram, owing to alleged harassment by SFI activists

Published on 26th March 2021
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Study finds that stroke survivors are more likely to attempt suicide

Since depression after a stroke has been associated with increased suicidal thoughts, researchers sought to quantify and understand the risk of suicide after stroke

Published on 12th March 2021
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Two students die in a day at IISc, one by suicide, another collapses in the middle of football game

The Institute urged students to reach out for help from faculties and wellness resources. They also attached links for the students to access the resources

Published on 4th March 2021
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Engineering student jumps to death from college building, students protest against admin

The student, Jayanth K Reddy, who scored 92 per cent marks in the PU boards, was a second-year engineering student in Computer Science

Published on 2nd March 2021
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UoH suicide: Teachers’ Association calls for marginalised students struggling with online access to be brought back to campus 

The Association demanded that the administration immediately constitute a fact-finding committee to inquire into the reasons that led to the student’s suicide

Published on 26th February 2021
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SC student from UoH dies by suicide, allegedly after he was given ‘zero’ attendance for online classes

The FIR lodged at Kottapalli Police state stated that the 23-year-old had found out two days ago about his lack of attendance and had been upset

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Parents fail to clear fee dues, student in Hyderabad dies by suicide 

Schools in Hyderabad and rest of Telangana for Classes ninth and above reopened on February 1, after nearly 10 months due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in various parts

Published on 12th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: 11 years ago today, corporal punishment allegedly pushed a student to suicide. But did it change anything?

In today's #TBT, we bring up the case of Rouvanjit Rawla, a student from Kolkata who died by suicide after being caned by his principal. Indeed, corporal punishment is a reality of our country...

Published on 12th February 2021
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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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Children of depressed mothers more likely to have suicidal thoughts as adolescents: Study

The study, by the universities of Exeter, Montreal, Laval, and McGill, used data from more than 1,600 families from the Quebec Longitudinal Study of Child Development

Published on 31st January 2021
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Children of depressed mothers are most at risk of experiencing suicidal thoughts, new study suggests

The research suggested that this link may be explained by loneliness, potentially opening new ways for youth suicide prevention

Published on 26th January 2021
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Maharashtra: Court acquits teacher of abetting student's suicide

According to the prosecution, the victim felt humiliated by the teacher's questioning and committed suicide

Published on 19th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When Rohith Vemula's suicide brought attention to discrimination in educational institutions

In today's #TBT, we mourn the death of scholar Rohith Vemula and refer to the lines he wrote in his letter before he died by suicide. Also, keeping MH370 and its passengers in our prayers, always 

Published on 17th January 2021

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