passive euthanasia

Passive Euthanasia: Supreme Court liberates the incurable

Passive Euthanasia: Supreme Court liberates the incurable

Last week, there were many who heaved a sigh of relief. The Supreme Court finally decided to legalise both passive euthanasia and the Liv...Read More

Passive Euthanasia: Right to live, right to die

Passive Euthanasia: Right to live, right to die

Aruna Shanbaug lives on. The Mumbai hospital nurse, who was raped and strangled by a ward boy some forty years ago, has eventually forced...Read More

Historic Supreme Court nod for passive euthanasia

Historic Supreme Court nod for passive euthanasia

It is heartening that a five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court has recognised a person’s right to die with dignity while givi...Read More

Passive Euthanasia Verdict revives memories of Aruna Shanbaug case

Passive Euthanasia Verdict revives memories of Aruna Shanbaug case

Mumbai: The historic verdict of the Supreme Court permitting passive euthanasia on Friday revived memories of the tragic case of Mumbai n...Read More

Mumbai: Activist Pinki Virani grateful to SC for upholding 2011 ruling over passive euthanasia

Mumbai: Activist Pinki Virani grateful to SC for upholding 2011 ruling over passive euthanasia

Mumbai: Human rights activist and author Pinki Virani, who had sought mercy killing for Aruna Shanbaug, a nurse who was in a vegetative s...Read More

Passive Euthanasia: SC has merely legalised existing practice, says Ex-AG of Maharashtra

Passive Euthanasia: SC has merely legalised existing practice, says Ex-AG of Maharashtra

Mumbai: The ruling of the Supreme Court of India which held “right to die with dignity” as a fundamental right and allowed “passive eutha...Read More

Maharashtra’s medical fraternity hails ‘landmark’ ruling over passive euthanasia

Maharashtra’s medical fraternity hails ‘landmark’ ruling over passive euthanasia

Mumbai: The medical fraternity in the state on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court’s landmark judgment in which it recognised ‘living will’...Read More

Passive Euthanasia verdict: Not satisfied with the SC judgment, says Lavate couple who sought active euthanasia

Passive Euthanasia verdict: Not satisfied with the SC judgment, says Lavate couple who sought active euthanasia

Mumbai: For Narayan and Iravati Lavate, justice, and death, both have been denied. The Mumbai-based Lavate couple, who had previously app...Read More

Supreme Court lays down clear guidelines for passive euthanasia, so that it is not misused in any manner

Supreme Court lays down clear guidelines for passive euthanasia, so that it is not misused in any manner

New Delhi: The Apex Court has laid down clear guidelines for advance direction for passive euthanasia, so that it is not misused in any m...Read More

Supreme Court allows passive Euthanasia with guidelines, says humans have right to die with dignity

Supreme Court allows passive Euthanasia with guidelines, says humans have right to die with dignity

New Delhi: After years of comparing euthanasia with suicide and homicide, the five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Frida...Read More

Euthanasia: Aruna Shanbaug, and 4 other prominent cases in India where mercy killing was sought

Euthanasia: Aruna Shanbaug, and 4 other prominent cases in India where mercy killing was sought

The issue of Euthanasia, mercy killing, has caught legal and public attention in the past in India. India is one such country which allow...Read More

Passive Euthanasia: What exactly is it? And which countries have legalised mercy killing?

Passive Euthanasia: What exactly is it? And which countries have legalised mercy killing?

India’s apex court i.e. Supreme Court on Friday passed an order allowing passive euthanasia in the country. Supreme Court, recognising “l...Read More

Centre seeks public opinion on passive euthanasia draft bill

Centre seeks public opinion on passive euthanasia draft bill

New Delhi: The Centre has sought public opinion on a draft bill on ‘passive euthanasia’ which involves giving the right to patients to “w...Read More

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