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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.

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 |  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

 |  3-minute read
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.

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 |  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.

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 |  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

 |  5-minute read
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.

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 |  5-minute read
Suicide, Cyber bullying, Pornstars, August Ames

Who killed porn star August Ames?

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

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 |  3-minute read
Stripped, Bhopal, Suicide, Police stressed

Why Madhya Pradesh police personnel are so stressed they're turning on themselves

Suicides and scuffles between men in khakhi prove there is urgent need for intervention.