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LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Success sutra, Jiah Khan, V g siddhartha, Suicide

Whose validation do you seek? Coffee King VG Siddhartha’s death has taught me a big lesson

VG Siddhartha’s sudden death made me question how I see success and failure, and whose estimation I really should seek.

LIFE

 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read
Suicide, Depression, Happiness, Mental Health

A giant happy face: This is what might be missing in your life

Many of those who seem to have it all live with a melancholy that is so often so well concealed that it is indiscernible to even those who are around that person.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Suicide, 911, Facebook Live, Live-streaming suicide

2,300 people did nothing to stop Gurgaon man from killing himself on Facebook live: Where is India's 911?

We in India still do not know who to reach out to in emergency situations such as live suicides.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Trivendra Singh Rawat, Uttarakhand, Suicide, Quota agitation

Killing Us All: Why Rs 25 lakh relief for man who killed himself in Maratha quota agitation could prove suicidal for India

In a country that faces large-scale poverty, monetising suicides could lead to disastrous consequences.

VARIETY

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Depression, Mental Illness, Suicide, Uday singh deshmukh

Why Bhaiyyuji Maharaj’s suicide doesn't come as a surprise

Born as Uday Singh Deshmukh to a farmer in Shujalpur, MP, the godman shot himself dead at his house on June 12.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Uday singh deshmukh, Madhya Pradesh, Suicide, Babas

How Uday Singh Deshmukh, who sought ghosts for company, became Bhaiyyuji Maharaj

The Indore-based spiritual guru, who advised heavyweight politicians like Narendra Modi, shot himself dead on June 12.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Suicide, Food, Celebrity chef, Anthony bourdain

Anthony Bourdain taught me to have no reservations about life

If there ever was a good example of a bad boy, it was him. He was so bad that it was impossible not to see the good in him.

SCI-TECH

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Prevention, Self-harm, Suicide, Twitter

Twitter's suicide prevention policy is flawed and dangerous

It is high time the platform took more responsibility.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Facebook, Social Media, Live Streaming, Suicide

Hyderabad woman kills self while on video call: We need to address worrying trend of suicide on social media

Some, according to psychologists, choose to commit suicide online as a way to memorialise themselves.

VARIETY

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Suicide, Cyber bullying, Pornstars, August Ames

Who killed porn star August Ames?

We must never live in the delusion that words are inconsequential.