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Karnataka Residential Educational Institutions Society reports 92 student suicides in five years 

Stressing the need for detailed investigations into such deaths, the committee recommended that the government seek information from parents

Published on 7th December 2023

SC cites parental “pressure” as reason behind suicides; says can’t pass direction on coaching institutes

The comments were made during the hearing of a plea advocating the regulation of mushrooming coaching institutes and presenting data on student suicides

Published on 21st November 2023

Student suicides at IITs: Students who tragically took their own lives at IITs this year

In the last five years, the highest number of suicide cases have been reported from these premier institutes of the country

Published on 3rd November 2023

IIT Delhi suicide: Tragedy strikes again as BTech student takes own life at home

Pranav Jain, a resident of Delhi, was discovered at his residence, informed students of IIT Delhi

Published on 1st November 2023

Why is Maharashtra on top when it comes to 2022 student suicide rates? 

The high suicide rate among students in Maharashtra is a serious concern, and it is important to address the factors that contribute to this problem

Published on 31st October 2023

One or two mental health initiatives won't prevent student suicides: Psychiatrist Dr Bhooshan Shukla

Understanding copy cat suicides, prevention methods and more from Dr Bhooshan Shukla, children and adolescents psychiatrist

Published on 30th October 2023

IIT Delhi suicide cases: Delhi HC issues notice on plea seeking CBI investigation

This notice comes in response to a petition filed by the parents of Ayush Ashna and Anil Kumar, two SC students of IIT Delhi who died by suicide this year


Published on 9th October 2023

Ministry of Education launches “Umeed” to curb student suicides; experts weigh in  

These guidelines help schools identify students struggling with feelings of sadness, despair, personal and social obstacles, and other mental and emotional issues 


Published on 9th October 2023

NEET aspirant dies by suicide in Rajasthan’s Sikar   

The victim allegedly skipped coaching on the day he died, and his body was discovered by his roommate


Published on 9th October 2023

Kota administration says coaching centres can resume routine tests; issues six guidelines 

The number of students preparing for competitive exams at Kota and are choosing to die by suicide is increasing rapidly 

Published on 4th October 2023

Hyderabad: Class VI student jumps to death from 15th floor

The victim, a student of Glendale Academy, took the step after returning home from Math tuition yesterday

Published on 30th September 2023

Rajasthan gov’t issues anti-suicide guidelines; directs coaching centres to not glorify toppers

The nine-page guidelines were issued just days after the state government formed a 15-member committee to look into the increased number of student suicides in Kota


Published on 29th September 2023

President Murmu talks about student suicides, calls it matter of "concern"

"Just as the sensible and responsive head of a family, all the heads, teachers and staff of institutions should be sensitive to the needs of the students," said the President

Published on 11th July 2023

IIT Madras students urge admin to roll back new facial recognition attendance system  

Student collective ChintaBAR expresses students’ concern that the data might be misused by the administration to monitor student activity


Published on 9th September 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day: Rising cases of suicide among students. What can be done?

There are many steps that can be taken to prevent suicides among Indian students and for their mental well-being

Published on 9th September 2023

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