A 73-year-old man from Madurai in Tamil Nadu has approached the Supreme Court seeking a ban on the internet-based suicide game 'Blue Whale challenge'
Use of smart phones by children in schools has been banned in the state capital by the Education Department here in a bid to keep them away from the 'Blue Whale Challenge'
Odisha's ruling BJD on Friday hit back at Amit Shah equating him with the 'Blue Whale Challenge', a lethal online game, for "spreading hatred" across the nation
Facebook working with suicide prevention partners to recognise groups encouraging self-harm or suicide
Facebook is working to collect phrases, hashtags and group names associated with online challenges encouraging self-harm or suicide.
4-year-old boy allegedly hanged himself in his room here and police were probing if the incident is linked to the Blue Whale Challenge,
The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Maharashtra government to file an affidavit in response to a PIL, seeking a ban on the Blue Whale Challenge online game.
Blue Whale Challenge: How the harmful effects of the game are being discussed in India and other countries
Brazil is taking steps that are similar to India where schools are promoting lectures and discussions in school to warn minors about about BWC.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said his government is making efforts to ban the online game 'Blue Whale Challenge', which allegedly incites players to commit suicide.
The Tamil Nadu government issued an advisory on Blue Whale Challenge, asking parents and teachers to keep a close eye on the behaviour of children.
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday said his government will ban the online game 'Blue Whale Challenge', which allegedly incites players to commit suicide.
During the hearing of the matter, the state government informed the court that the student who ended his life here had shared the Blue Whale Challenge game with 75 others.
Madras HC directs central, Tamil Nadu govts to explore possibility of banning Blue Whale Challenge game
Taking a serious view of the Blue Whale Challenge game, the Madras High Court on Monday directed the central and Tamil Nadu governments to explore possibilities of banning it.
Citing reports of young students allegedly committing suicide after playing Blue Whale Challenge, the CM said it should be curbed soon.
Puducherry will curb Blue Whale Challenge menace, says CM V Narayanaswamy following student's suicide
The Puducherry government would bring in a legislation to curb the menace of the Blue Whale challenge besides taking stringent action against those indulging in it
Blue Whale and fatal attraction for suicide: Govt must make tougher laws, create awareness among parents
Another essential factor when dealing with bullying and harassment perpetrated by children is to hold the parents also accountable for their children’s behaviour.
In a study titled 'Social media and suicide: A public health perspective' the organisation mentions that social media has the power to influence individuals in both a positive and a negative way.
The government needs to approach Blue Whale and other internet induced suicides differently — some suggestions
While there are people who say the Blue Whale game is a myth, the fact is that the internet and social media play a role in aiding and inducing suicide.
The Madras High Court on Thursday said it will take action against "deadly" online games like 'Blue Whale Challenge' which claimed one life in Madurai district.
Sashikant Borha, a first year MBA student from Assam studying in Pondicherry University, is suspected to be the first fatal victim of the online game Blue Whale in Pondicherry
Two teenage girls, suspected to be playing the macabre online game Blue Whale Challenge, were interrogated and counselled in West Bengal, police said.