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Ongoing ‘detection’ of ‘Foreigners’ claims another life in Assam Daily wage labourer ends life fearing his mother will be declared a 'Foreigner'

Binoy Chanda, the only earning member of his family, became the 28th suicide victim in Assam since the BJP came to power in May 2016 due to the ‘D’ Voter issue. The poor youth of Dimlapar village under the Tamulpur Police Station in the Baksa district committed suicide late at night on Sunday, September 9,…

Exclusion from NRC allegedly leads to two suicides in Assam State of fear and hopelessness engulfs region

Two people have allegedly committed suicide in Assam due to the exclusion of names of their family members from the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC). While 70 year old Deben Barman was found hanging from a tree in Dhubri district on August 7, 44 year old Rajesh Singh was also found hanging…

Suicide: Risk Factors, Warning Signs and Coping Mechanisms Community Resources

When thinking of some of the most extreme things that can happen to “life”, one often thinks of death. Even though it is an important aspect of life, we refrain from talking about it. The fact is that one cannot fully live life without considering the possibility of death. However, talking about death, how and…

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