Tag: Suicide

PhD student commits suicide in IIT Delhi campus

PhD student commits suicide in IIT Delhi campus

Manjula Devak, a 27-year-old student of PhD final year was found dead in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi campus, said police on Tuesday. Devak, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her room around 7.40 pm in Nalanda apartments in the IIT Delhi campus. According to Additional[Read More…]

13 reasons why India needs to talk about Suicide

13 reasons why India needs to talk about Suicide

Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, adapted from novel by the same name by Jay Asher has generated much debate and controversy since it has been aired. The series is based on 13 tapes by Hannah Baker that she records before committing suicide. Each tape holds one person responsible and the[Read More…]

JNU student found dead, autopsy to be videographed

After the death of MPhil student J Muthukrishan on Tuesday, his father demanded a doctor of their choice to conduct the postmortem examination.  AIIMS wrote to the police that the entire examination will be videographed. AIIMS is likely to conduct the post-mortem examination on March 15. As per reports, Dr[Read More…]

JNU: 27-year-old MPhil student commits suicide

In a shocking incident, a  research scholar of Delhi’s prominent Jawaharlal Nehru University allegedly committed suicide in Munirka in Delhi on Monday evening. The 27-year-old Muthukrishnan Jeevanantham was a former student of the University of Hyderabad. Jeevanantham was found hanging in his room and the motives behind his death were[Read More…]

Army jawan dies under suspicious circumstances

Days after finding bullet –riddled bodies of two army jawans in separate incidents, a jawan’s body with bullet injuries was found in Draba belt of Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir under suspicious circumstances. “One jawan has died under suspicious circumstances due to bullet injuries in Draba belt of Surankote[Read More…]

Telangana: Man slashes wife's throat, suicides

Alarming student suicide toll in Columbia University

Mental health care is one of the biggest unmet needs of our time. Millions of people living with these conditions do not receive the care they require. Suicide, a repercussion of mental illness is a desperate attempt to escape suffering that has become unbearable. Blinded by feelings of self-loathing, hopelessness,[Read More…]

80% farmers suicide due to debt and loans from banks

Latest government data shows that 80 per cent of farmers killed themselves in 2015 because of bankruptcy or debts after taking hefty amount of loans from banks and registered microfinance institutions. Despite us thinking the money-lenders a big reason for the suicides, moneylenders are more flexible than the microfinance sector.[Read More…]

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