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India Suicides

Suicide Primary Cause Of Death For India Youths

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

By Kate Kelland LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) - Suicide is the second most common cause of death for young people in India, a country with...

15 Suicides An Hour In India

AP | By NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

NEW DELHI -- Ram Babu's last days were typical in India's growing rash of suicides. The poor farmer's crop failed and he defaulted on the $6,000 loan...

India's Micro-Finance Suicide Epidemic

BBC News | Soutik Biswas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

More than 80 people have taken their own lives in the last few months after defaulting on micro-loans, according to the government. This has trigge...

India: Dozens Of More Farmers Commit Suicide Due To Drought

AP | OMER FAROOQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HYDERABAD, India — Dozens of impoverished farmers struggling with debt and poor rainfall have killed themselves in southern India in recent week...

1,500 Farmers in India Commit Suicide: A Wake-Up Call for Humanity

Mallika Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mallika Chopra

To give a more tangible visualization of that number, that's about four full jumbo jet planes' worth of passengers suddenly committing suicide.