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Aug 20, 2017
Rising temperatures in India during growing season lead to suicides, says scholar Tamma CarletonEvery one-degree-celsius rise in temperature beyond 20°C (degrees Celsius) during the growing season on India’s farms causes 67 suicides, with 59,300 suicides since 1980 attributable to climate change, according to a new study by Tamma Carleton
Mar 18, 2017
Behind Sikkim's prosperity hides the state's alarming suicide rate, the highest in the countryWith just over 600,000 people, Sikkim is India’s least populated state and the smallest after Goa.
Apr 22, 2016
Nitrogen gas suicide can trigger more such cases, warn expertsNitrogen gas suicide may lead others suffering from chronic depression and having suicidal thoughts to follow suit, researchers fear
Dec 11, 2014
Decriminalising suicide attempt is a baby step, India needs giant leapsIn the civilised world, there are no two ways about it, but India has been dragging its feet since 1996, even though SC decriminalised suicides in 1994.