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I used to call him Thalaiva: Dalit student Muthukrishnan's hostel mate recalls how the Rajini fan in him was alive till the end

During a condolence speech, JNU scholar Jithendra Suna talks about what it's like to be a Dalit student in JNU and how that pressure got to Muthukrishnan, driving him to commit suicide last week

Published on 20th March 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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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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If you're a junkie, you're suicidal. You just don't know it yet. Fret not, help could just be 'One Call Away'

One drink never hurt anyone. One joint can't do much. Going from there to "screw this, I can't take it anymore" is but a step away — like Arjun Bhardwaj — and it's usually off a building's ledge

Published on 5th April 2017
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Don't like our food? We'll tell your parents you're on drugs: Did Mavelikkara Engineering College's power play result in student's suicide attempt?

A suicide attempt is bad news; especially if it's because the Prinicipal ticked him off. But if what unionists are alleging is true it could be because of a whole other level of intimidation

Published on 12th April 2017
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'Your SRFTI is a sexual harassment zoo': Chilling note from Kolkata Film Institute student before she attempted suicide

According to a note she wrote before attempting suicide, this is Kunjila's second attempt and she accuses the Institute of not taking action against her sexual harassers and hushing it up

Published on 5th July 2017
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That student reached out for help and you let him die. This system is dehumanised: Delhi HC raps Amity University for Law student's suicide

A separate investigation is likely to be launched into the case to find whether the university is indeed liable for the suicide of the student and whether they had a redressal mechanism to stop it

Published on 11th July 2017
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'Bright' student at IIIT Bengaluru dies under mysterious circumstances; police suspect suicide

Fourth-year student Goluguri Sai Sharat dies after falling off the college building on Friday morning. College maintains that it could not be a suicide because he had no academic pressure.   

Published on 11th August 2017
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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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Why Anitha was hell-bent on becoming a doctor: Her mother died because they couldn't afford her medical treatment  

A lot of people questioned why Anita hadn't just chosen to study a course, instead of committing suicide. Her class teacher who also taught her Chemistry explains why the dream was so dear to her

Published on 4th September 2017
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Wondering how a 'poor, Dalit girl' like Anitha flew to Delhi and filed a case in the SC? Here's the name of the man who 'paid' for it

Several detractors and pro-NEET sections of the public have been asking this question of the Dalit girl, who committed suicide on Friday. Well, here's your answer

Published on 3rd September 2017
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Period-Shaming ain't cool: Here are 4 things to keep in mind when you have the 'period talk' with your teen daughter

After a 12-year old girl in TN committed suicide because her teacher scolded her for letting her skirt get stained with blood, the focus is back on eliminating the stigma related to menstruation

Published on 31st August 2017
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Opinion: Why I love Khichdi but hate the idea of India having a national dish 

Blame it on social media if you will, but why are we arguing about whether khichdi ought to be our national dish when farmers are closer to suicide than their failed fields and empathy is but limited

Published on 5th November 2017
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Why is Pa Ranjith angry about a Fine Arts College student who committed suicide three weeks ago? The answer lies in his chilling suicide note

With pressure mounting amid increasing protests from student groups, Minister Ma Foi Pandiarajan said he is willing to reopen an investigation into the suicide. Will it happen?

Published on 16th November 2017
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Sathyabama closed till January 3, students asked to vacate hostels

The students went on a rampage late Wednesday night after the suicide of a first-year student. 

Published on 23rd November 2017

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