Weekend Listens | Psychology of Student Suicides & Other Podcasts

From what leads students to taking their own lives to the new season of GoT, here’s what you should listen to.

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From what leads students to taking their own lives, to fat-fasting, to the new season of GoT, here’s what you should listen to.


Why Do So Many Students Kill Themselves Over Exams in India?

“Maine socha tha ki agar main pass nahi ho payi toh main jaan de doongi.”
Excerpt from Prerna’s suicide note

Fourteen-year-old Prerna took her own life after she failed two subjects in her Class 8 half-yearly exams. She is one of thousands of Indian students who kill themselves in India every year.

According to a 2014 report, exam-related pressure was the largest cause of suicide in India’s youth. On this podcast, you’ll hear from people who work with suicide support groups, doctors, as well as the last words of several students from their suicide notes.

Today, we’re looking at India’s student suicide crisis.

Listen to the podcast for the full story:

GoT Special Podcast: Winter is Dead and So is The Plot

Is the much-awaited Season 8 of Game of Thrones Season cramming way too much action and rushing to the conclusion?

In this GoT special episode of Pop Sanskriti, we discuss the glaring loopholes in Danaerys’ battle strategy, what worked and what didn’t in the last episode and what to expect in the remaining episodes of the show. Tune in!


I Ate Just Fat For Two Weeks and Lost Five Kilos - This Is How

In March 2013, I lost more than 5 kilos of weight in 2-3 weeks by eating ONLY fat. I didn’t step inside a gym for a single day, but I SHREDDED fat.

How? I went on a fat fast.

Disclaimer: Speak to your doctor before you do this. A fat fast is an extreme step, and should, under no circumstances, be done suddenly or without planning.

Listen to the podcast for the whole story!

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