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Karnataka govt bows to public demand, CBI to probe IAS official’s death

As Sonia Gandhi’s second prodding came to public, the Karnataka government on Monday announced a CBI inquiry into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi, who was found hanging at his Bengaluru resi

I made mistake. I should have called off the rally: Kejriwal on farmer’s suicide at AAP rally

“I made a mistake. I should have called off the rally," said Arvind Kejriwal on Friday. Speaking to media the Delhi chief minister and AAP leader said "I admit it wa

A letter to the Kota girl

Dear Beta, I am sorry for pushing you to death. In fact, I have to apologise to you for many things: • Each time you showed me your mark-sheet, I got angry and le

A fifth of Indian farmers covered under crop insurance scheme

 The implementation of the crop insurance scheme in the country is crucial as there has been a steady rise in the suicide of farmers. Currently, 20 percent of the farmers and 23 percent of tot

Is suicide decriminalised?

The Rajya Sabha passed the Mental Health Care Bill, 2013, on August 8. While the proposed law would usher in landmark changes in healthcare and rights of the mentally-ill, if cleared by the

Suicide is all set to be decriminalised

Those who attempt suicide will no longer face criminal charges under the Indian Penal Code (IPC), once the Lok Sabha passes the “The Mental Healthcare Bill”.

Over 3,000 adolescents die every day in the world: WHO

More than 3,000 adolescents die every day, totalling 1.2 million deaths a year, from largely preventable causes, according to a report from WHO and partners. In 2015, more than two-thirds of these

Committed to doubling farmers’ income: Krishna Raj

 There were several announcements for farmers and the farm sector in the union budget 2018. Which among them would be most important in realising the target of doubling the farmers&rsq



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