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India’s stratified society brings another student suicide

The suicide of a student at one of India’s top public universities has once again raised the ugly issue of widespread social and economic discrimination in Indian higher education. J Muthukrishnan, 28, a PhD student at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), comes from a impoverished group traditionally known in India as “Dalits” and grew […]