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Protest outside Mumbai University against student suicides, JNU fee hike

On November 9, IIT-Madras student Fatima Latheef had committed suicide, blaming harassment by three professors in a message to her family.

Students stressed, IIT-Delhi considers online counselling

Two suicide-related incidents this year prompt move. On May 30, PhD scholar Manjula Devak was found hanging in her room. The IIT Director, however, had said cited “personal problems” as the reason. In March, a first year student had allegedly jumped from the hostel building, but survived. Some peers had alleged it was due to academic stress.


2 teachers held for ‘caning’ teenagers get police custody

Police said investigations are going on and they were collecting statements and evidence in the case.

Student suicides jump by a fourth

Family problems were blamed for 24 pc of the suicides, illness for 19.6 pc, drug abuse for 3.4 pc and love affairs for 3.3 pc.

Principal,teachers to be tried for student’s suicide

Rejecting the application of the principal and three teachers of Kolkata’s La Martiniere for Boys School,a Sessions Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to prosecute them for abetment of suicide of a juvenile in connection with the death of Rouvanjit Rawla,a class VIII student,last year.