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Fathima Latheef suicide: IIT Madras professors named in student's suicide note quizzed by Central Crime Branch
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Fathima Latheef suicide: IIT Madras professors named in student's suicide note quizzed by Central Crime Branch

Ten days after the suicide of first-year IIT Madras student Fathima Latheef, the Central Crime Branch has finally questioned three faculty members from the premier instituted who were named in the deceased's notes, media reports said

Fathima had no friends, Akhlaq no neighbours: IIT-Madras suicide, Dadri lynching linked by mainstream's lack of engagement with Muslims
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Fathima had no friends, Akhlaq no neighbours: IIT-Madras suicide, Dadri lynching linked by mainstream's lack of engagement with Muslims

In the wake of the suicide of IIT-Madras student Fathima Latheef, it is important to remember the story of Mohammed Akhlaq.

IIT Madras suicide: Victim Fathima Latheef's father alleges religious discrimination at institute as protests seeking 'transparent probe' continue
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IIT Madras suicide: Victim Fathima Latheef's father alleges religious discrimination at institute as protests seeking 'transparent probe' continue

As political parties including the DMK staged protests on Friday pressing their demand for "a transparent" probe into the suicide of an IIT Madras student, the institution said it is extending full cooperation to the police investigation, now transferred to the Central Crime Branch.

IIT Madras suicide case: DMK chief MK Stalin demands ‘fair, independent’ probe; Chennai Police transfers case to central crime branch
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IIT Madras suicide case: DMK chief MK Stalin demands ‘fair, independent’ probe; Chennai Police transfers case to central crime branch

Four days after IIT student, Fathima Latheef, committed suicide at IIT Madras, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Thursday demanded a 'fair, transparent and independent probe' into the alleged suicide

First year student at IIT Madras hangs self in hostel room; girl was concerned about 'academic performance', say police
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First year student at IIT Madras hangs self in hostel room; girl was concerned about 'academic performance', say police

An 18-year-old girl from Kerala, pursuing her first year undergraduation course in the humanities stream at IIT Madras committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan in her hostel room, police said on Saturday

JEE results: 19-year-old Telangana aspirant kills self with father's gun after failing to clear engineering entrance exam
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JEE results: 19-year-old Telangana aspirant kills self with father's gun after failing to clear engineering entrance exam

A 19-year-old student allegedly shot himself on Tuesday with his father's licensed gun as he was unable to clear the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).

Hyderabad student kills self, suicide note says school didn't let her write exam over unpaid fees; three persons arrested
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Hyderabad student kills self, suicide note says school didn't let her write exam over unpaid fees; three persons arrested

The Hyderabad police arrested two officials and a teacher of a private school on Friday after a 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly not allowed to attend the classes and sit for an exam as she had not paid the fees, committed suicide.

Kerala student succumbs to injuries after jumping from school building; police probing incident
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Kerala student succumbs to injuries after jumping from school building; police probing incident

A 15-year-old student, who jumped from the building of her school on Friday, succumbed to her injuries at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Blue Whale Challenge claims first victim in Tamil Nadu: 19-year-old Madurai student commits suicide
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Blue Whale Challenge claims first victim in Tamil Nadu: 19-year-old Madurai student commits suicide

A 19-year-old college student from Madurai committed suicide on Wednesday by hanging himself inside his house, allegedly as a task of Blue Whale challenge

India's education system is broken beyond fixing; we need to reimagine it entirely
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India's education system is broken beyond fixing; we need to reimagine it entirely

A student commits suicide every hour in India mostly due to academic pressure.

Kota's student suicides: Parents, don't stress your kids or impose your dreams on them
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Kota's student suicides: Parents, don't stress your kids or impose your dreams on them

Tanya Rana, 19, a medical school aspirant enrolled with a coaching institute in Kota, hung herself on 20 January, 2017, leaving Dhruv Dev Rana, her father, clueless about her extreme step. She left no suicide note.

Arjun Bhardwaj's suicide: Day before killing self, Mumbai student's dad found him 'disturbed and depressed'
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Arjun Bhardwaj's suicide: Day before killing self, Mumbai student's dad found him 'disturbed and depressed'

Arjun Bhardwaj, the student who jumped off the 19-storey room of Hotel Taj Lands End in Mumbai's Bandra on Monday, had talked to his father after live streaming the "tutorial on how to commit suicide" which has now gone viral

JNU student suicide: Polarised school system alienates Dalits from English speaking middle class
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JNU student suicide: Polarised school system alienates Dalits from English speaking middle class

In the midst of the debate over Vemula's suicide, Sukhadeo Thorat, former UGC chairperson, made some observations about the continued distress of Dalit students in colleges and universities.

Noida: 21-year-old student of Amity University from Telangana commits suicide
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Noida: 21-year-old student of Amity University from Telangana commits suicide

A 21-year-old student of Amity University here allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his hostel room, police said on Saturday.

Mega PTM in Delhi ends in student's suicide: It's the failure of our education system
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Mega PTM in Delhi ends in student's suicide: It's the failure of our education system

The student's suicide shows that a parent-teacher meeting is quite a traumatic experience for both children and parents.

Kota claims another victim: Engineering student commits suicide
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Kota claims another victim: Engineering student commits suicide

This is not the first time a student has committed suicide in Kota, the hub of coaching institutes who train youngsters for IIT and medical examinations.

When a 17-year-old worries enough to kill herself over JEE, we must question our own education
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When a 17-year-old worries enough to kill herself over JEE, we must question our own education

We must find better answers as to why a degree in Astrophysics is not as great as a degree in Business or Engineering — how are we measuring the worth of pursuing a certain knowledge?

Exam phobia: Bogged down by peer and parental pressure, suicide's perhaps the only option for many students
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Exam phobia: Bogged down by peer and parental pressure, suicide's perhaps the only option for many students

As per information with the National Crime Research Bureau, almost 4,000 students committed suicide because of examination pressures in 2013.

Rohith Vemula suicide: 150 students go on hunger strike in Delhi to protest 'delay in justice'
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Rohith Vemula suicide: 150 students go on hunger strike in Delhi to protest 'delay in justice'

Students from varsities across Delhi who were protesting against injustice done to Rohith Vemula and had been earlier detained by the police, decided to go on an indefinite hunger strike.

Engineering student commits suicide near Vijayawada as academic failures take their toll
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Engineering student commits suicide near Vijayawada as academic failures take their toll

An engineering student belonging to the scheduled caste community committed suicide near Vijayawada, even as the nation is yet to deal with Rohith Vemula's death.