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IIT director says student was doing well - The Indian Express

“I spoke with her supervisor, and on the academic front, everything was smooth. She was applying for faculty positions in IITs and NITs,” said V Ramgopal Rao IIT Delhi director. 3. Shares. Share. Written by Aranya Shankar | New Delhi | Published: June ...and more »

Should've saved for dowry instead of IIT, says father of PhD scholar found dead - Hindustan Times

The 28-year-old research scholar was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her room on campus on Tuesday evening. delhi Updated: Jun 02, 2017 12:04 IST. Prawesh Lama Hindustan Times, New Delhi. Manjula Devak's mother, Seema (left), accused the scholar ...and more »

There's Plenty to be Suspicious about in this Recent Case of an IIT Student Committing Suicide - The Ladies Finger

Sometimes you hear statements from the families of victims of patriarchy that are so frustrated and sorrowful they just completely break your heart. A couple of weeks ago, we heard the mother of the Rohtak gangrape victim saying that women shouldn't ...and more »

IIT student's in-laws harassed her for pursuing Ph.D: father - The Hindu

The family of 27-year-old Ph.D scholar, who allegedly committed suicide in her hostel room at IIT-Delhi on Tuesday, accused her in-laws of harassing their daughter for pursuing her studies. Deceased Manjula Devak's father Manoj Kumar Devak said, “She ...and more »

Mystery shrouds Bhopal girl's death in IIT-Delhi - Times of India

BHOPAl: A Bhopal girl, who was doing her PhD from IIT-Delhi, was found dead in her hostel room on campus on Tuesday evening. Though no suicide note was found, preliminary probe indicates she hanged herself, say police. The victim, 29-year-old Manjula ...and more »

Dead PhD Scholar's Father Says Should Have Saved For Her Dowry Instead Of Educating Her - Huffington Post India

Family members of the 27-year-old PhD scholar, who apparently committed suicide in IIT- Delhi, have alleged that her in-laws used to trouble her. Manjula Devak, a PhD student studying water resources, was found hanging at her flat situated in the IIT ...and more »

Kin say in-laws drove IIT scholar to end life - Times of India

NEW DELHI: A day after a 27-year-old research scholar allegedly hanged herself in her room at IIT-Delhi's Nalanda Apartment, the victim, Manjula Devak's parents alleged that her in-laws had tortured her mentally and physically. They also accused them ...and more »

Should have saved for dowry instead: Father of dead IITian - NewsBytes

Parents of 28-year-old Manjula Devak, a research scholar who seemingly hung herself on the fan in her flat, regret sending her to IIT. "I should have saved money for her dowry instead," her father says. Devak's family accuses her husband Ritesh of ...and more »

Father of Ph.D. student, who committed suicide in Delhi campus, says it was a mistake to send his daughter to IIT ... - Zee News

Manjula Devak was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her room at 7:38 pm in Nalanda Apartments in the IIT-Delhi campus on Tuesday. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Jun 01, 2017, 12:43 PM IST. Comments |. Father of Ph.D. student, who committed suicide in ...and more »

28-Year-Old IIT Scholar Hangs Herself, Reportedly under Pressure for Dowry - VagaBomb

On May 31, Manjula Devak, a 28-year-old PhD scholar from IIT Delhi, was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her hostel room, according to a report by Hindustan Times. Her parents have have alleged that their daughter committed suicide due to pressure ...and more »