Across the IITs, National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), there have been 61 suicides in this period.
IITs Will Remain Elitist Until They Prioritise the Needs of Marginalised Students
The response of the IITs to such a critical issue is often seen as formulaic – more akin to solving an engineering problem, without considering the psychological dimensions of …
Dalit Student’s Suicide Points to Well-Known – But Ignored – Caste Discrimination in IITs
Mental health concerns, students at IIT Bombay say, can't be looked at in isolation from other factors that determine the atmosphere on campus.
Don’t Die Tonight
The poet begs someone they love to not take an unthinkable and irreversible step.
UP: 13-Year-Old Dies by Suicide After Gang-Rape; Family Alleges Police Inaction, Coercion
The SHO of a police station was removed and the investigating officer suspended for alleged negligence.
‘Blonde’: Hollywood Exploited Marilyn Monroe, This Film Does the Same
Was Monroe always a victim, did she have no agency?
The poet decides to clean his room before moving out of his parents' house.
The Dangers of Romanticising Mental Illnesses
A romanticised depiction or interpretation has no room for reality: it presents and privileges one narrative of mental illness over the rest, thereby implying that one size fits all.