Terminal Questions

Madhavankutty Pillai

More men than women, more illiterates than graduates, more daily labourers than farmers, nylon ropes—suicides have unusual characteristics in India

The Death Trap

Why is the number of suicides among young Indian women rising?

Except That

The problem with the suicide reporting guidelines touted for Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

VG Siddhartha (1959-2019): The Death of a Coffee Baron

If Siddhartha was indeed dragooned into a watery grave, then the country owes it to him to probe deeper into a crisis

No Country for Terminal Men

An IPS officer’s suicide and the difficulty of an easy death in India

Suicide Country

The number of people killing themselves is increasing in India. Nobody knows why

Layoffs in India’s IT Sector

The layoffs underway in India’s $154-billion IT sector are leaving behind a mass of people with skills that are no longer relevant

Aurangabad Farmer: ‘Let Me Die’

Driven to desperation by debt, an Aurangabad farmer seeks government permission to kill himself

Free Spirit

A memoir that straddles the personal and the political, the intimate and the public


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