News about pesticide suicides

India decriminalises attempted suicide

The Economist. Gorav Gupta has spent his life helping the mentally ill. But when suicidal patients seek help at his psychiatric hospital in Delhi, he turns them away. Mr Gupta says he cannot handle the “legal hassle” that might ensue if they try to end their lives while in his care.

Low rates of pesticide suicides in Bihar

Sanjiv Phansalkar, Huffington Post

World Health Organization says Korea has reduced suicides by banning paraquat

By Kim Se-jeong, Korea Times. Korea's suicide rate is high but it has reached a meaningful achievement since 2011 thanks to a pesticide ban, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Farmer suicides in the Punjab

Aesha Datta, The HinduBetrayed by the government and the media, families in the small hamlet of Punnawal, in Sangrur district, Punjab, distrust the powers that be.