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Tamil Nadu government sets up dedicated helpline 104 for students stressed out by NEET after three related suicides

A 17-year-old girl, an aspirant of MBBS and belonging to a village in Vellore District, died by suicide on Wednesday as she was concerned that she may not get through NEET

Published on 16th September 2021
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Third NEET aspirant dies by suicide in Tamil Nadu: Who to call if you're distressed, depressed about NEET

The two students, anxious about their NEET results, died by suicide in TN. Here are helpline numbers you can turn to if you are feeling disturbed

Published on 15th September 2021
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What The FAQ: What was the Sunanda Pushkar-Shashi Tharoor mysterious case all about?

From why a suicide turned into a murder and how Tharoor got involved, we put together the case all under one roof

Published on 18th August 2021
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Spike in suicides amid pandemic in Nepal; social isolation deteriorating mental health

Worsening psycho-socio factors due to the pandemic led to more people dying by suicide, according to experts

Published on 19th August 2021
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Legislation seeking exemption from NEET for TN in this session itself, says MK Stalin; urged to release those who protested against the exam

This was after a DMK MLA pointed out the effects NEET was having on medical education in the state, and said it was also responsible for students committing suicide

Published on 19th August 2021
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MP govt sues online game firm as teen ends life after losing money

The teenager who ended his life had left behind a suicide note in which he stated that he was taking this extreme step after losing Rs 40,000 in an online game

Published on 2nd August 2021
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Over 24,000 children committed suicide between 2017 and 2019, 4,000 died due to failure in exams

The highest number of deaths by suicide among children in this age bracket was reported from Madhya Pradesh at 3,115 followed by West Bengal at 2,802, Maharashtra at 2,527 and Tamil Nadu at 2,035

Published on 1st August 2021
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After losing Rs 40,000 in an online game, a 13-year-old boy dies by suicide

The minor took the extreme step when his mother, a nurse working with the state health department, had gone to the district hospital and his father was also not at home, police officials said

Published on 31st July 2021
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Plea in Delhi HC seeks to formulate policy to protect children from online game addiction

The recent news of children committing suicides, or going into depression due to online game addiction  compelled the petitioner organisation to move the instant petition

Published on 16th July 2021
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MPSC posts for which exams were conducted to be filled up by July 31: Maha Dy CM Ajit Pawar

Earlier today, leader of opposition Devendra Fadnavis had urged the state government to keep aside the entire business of the house and discuss the suicide committed by MPSC aspirant Swapnil

Published on 5th July 2021
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Depressed over cancelled MPSC interview, Pune youth dies by suicide

Swapnil Lonkar, a civil engineering diploma holder, had cleared the 2019 Maharashtra Public Service Commission preliminary and main exams and was waiting for the final interview to take place

Published on 4th July 2021
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Kerala student who accused husband of domestic abuse found hanging

An Ayurveda medical student, she had sent photos of the wounds and beating marks on her body which she suffered during the recent severe physical torture from her husband

Published on 21st June 2021
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This organisation has been supporting the education of kids who've felt the trauma of farmer suicides in rural Telangana

Kisan Bandhu works really hard to thoroughly verify and then completely support those grief-stricken families who have seen farmer suicide and are now bereft without hope. This is how they do it

Published on 16th June 2021
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Prof Appa Rao Podile to step down as UoH VC on June 7 after six years of service

It was during Professor Podile’s tenure in 2016 that Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula committed suicide, triggering nationwide protests

Published on 5th June 2021
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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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