Tag: Reporting

Sticks and Stones: Facebook Suicide

India has one of the highest suicide rates in the world, perhaps the highest in the 20 – 35 age group. But our laws on suicide are archaic and frankly, ridiculous. In India, a person who attempts suicide is a criminal – according to section 309, “Whoever attempts to commit suicide and does any act towards the commission of such offense, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend...
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