26 Students Committed Suicide Every Day In 2016


  As many as 9,474 students committed suicide in 2016–almost 26 every day–according to this reply to the Lok Sabha (lower house of Parliament) by H G Ahir, minister of state for home affairs, on January 2, 2018.   Student suicides in the country have increased 52%–from 17 every day (6,248) in 2007 to 26 …Read More

26% Gujarat MLAs Face Criminal Charges, 141 Are Crorepatis


  As many as 47 members of legislative assembly (MLAs) (26%) of the newly elected 182-member Gujarat assembly have declared criminal charges against them.   Thirty three MLAs (18%) have been charged for serious criminal offences including murder and attempt to murder, according to an analysis by Association for Democratic Reforms, an advocacy.   The …Read More