Suicide In India  

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  • 18, Apr 2017, 6:46 AM IST

    Farmers' suicide: Widows living with debts, drought and loss of lives

    Most of the indebted farmers commit suicide believing that the debt will cease to exist if they end their lives. However, the lenders haunt the family - mostly the widows seeking their share from the ‘compensations’ they receive from government and other organisations.

  • 7, Apr 2017, 7:51 AM IST

    Depression: 7 student suicides forcing India to think

    The recent growing incidents of young students committing suicide for various reasons are a reflection of the socio-economic condition of India that needs to change. According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), 2015 data one students commit suicide every one hour. 

  • 9, Aug 2016, 9:57 AM IST

    Rajya Sabha passes Bill decriminalising suicide

    A Bill which seeks to decriminalise suicide and provide better healthcare for people with mental illness was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Monday.