Why India must legalise Living Wills and remove the confusion over euthanasia and End Of Life Care
A judicial ruling that classifies Santhara alongside Sati and euthanasia is a case of law becoming bad philosophy
While the Supreme Court has issued notices to states and union territories seeking their views on legalising passive euthanasia, the families of comatose patients Shruti, Najma and Amit refuse to even discuss the issue. They think they are being unjust to their loved ones
While we debate the merits of euthanasia, while well-meaning emotion battles hard-headed reason, Aruna Shanbag languishes in her vegetative state in a hospital bed. It’s been 40 years. Get your head around it.