Nearly 7 die by suicide in Delhi every day: NCRB

Eish Singhal, the Delhi Police spokesperson, said that the process followed now is to carry out an inquest proceeding after a suicide to ascertain if it was due to pressure or harassment by anyone. “We look for suicide notes, for statements of relatives of the victims, and to understand if someone had abetted the suicide,” […]

Veteran suicide prevention must not become partisan issue for Congress

At this critical juncture, we must take every opportunity to choose the harder right, not the easier wrong. In 2014, a landmark law that expanded access to care for veterans was passed with support from both sides of the aisle. The Choice Act is one example that meaningful bipartisan policy is achievable. We do not […]

‘There’s loads injured, it’s manic’: Chilling 999 call from member of the public treating dying victim of Manchester Arena suicide bombing whose leg was ‘pumping’ blood is played to public inquiry

The inquiry also heard that the response from GMP was ‘overall good’ but police experts highlighted a number of flaws such as non-timely activation of emergency plans, a lack of verification of Operation Plato activation and lack of multi-agency arrangements

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020: Inspiring Quotes That Will Empower You

Suicide can never be the right decision to end one’s suffering. It is always a painful decision that affects other’s lives too. During this pandemic where everything is going through the lockdown phase, the suicide rate has gone high. In these tough times, suicide has become a major health problem. To highlight the importance of […]

Tamil Nadu: NEET aspirant dies by suicide

DMK MP, Kanimozhi held that all NEET related deaths taking place in the state could not be considered as suicides. They are ‘murders’ committed by the Centre and the state governments. MDMK general secretary Vaiko reacted to recent death of students as ‘heart breaking.’ On Wednesday, a 19-year-old Vignesh, son of Viswanathan of a village […]

Class 11 student dies by suicide due to pressure of online classes

This is not the first where a student committed suicide after failing to cope with the pressure of online lessons. In June, a class nine Dalit student in Kerala allegedly committed suicide by setting herself afire over not being able to attend online classes as she did not have a smartphone.

Actress Sravani Of Manasu Mamata Dies By Suicide In Hyderabad

The report suggests that Devaraj Reddy was harassing Sravani for the past few months. Unable to cope up with it, the Manasu Mamata actress ended her life. Her parents filed a complaint in SR Nagar police station and the cops have started the investigation. The actress’ brother Shiva demands severe punishment for Devaraj Reddy. Meanwhile, […]

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) 2020: Recognising Symptoms Of Suicidal Behavior

List Of Suicide Helpline Numbers iCall: 9152987821 | Mon-Sat, 8:00 AM -10:00 PM | Languages: English, Hindi COOJ Mental Health Foundation (COOJ): 0832-2252525 | 01:00 PM – 07:00 PM | Monday to Friday Fortis Stress Helpline: +918376804102 Parivarthan: +91 7676 602 602 | 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM | Monday to Friday Connecting Trust: +91 […]

MP man died by suicide 15 days after wedding, wife also attempts; survives

Sania had come to Indore with her father who had came to take her home to Haryana’s Faridabad after hearing about his son-in-law’s death. She was to accompany her father to Faridabad on the outskirts of national capital Delhi. They were staying in a hotel in Indore’s Sarvate bus stand area and were scheduled to […]

NEET: Another medical aspirant dies by suicide in Tamil Nadu

The death, which comes days after another medical aspirant in Ariyalur in the state also allegedly committed suicide, drew sharp responses from Tamil Nadu political parties opposed to NEET, even as Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam of the ruling AIADMK expressed shock over the incident. DMK President M K Stalin said […]