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euthanasia

Emotional Closure

Dr Roop Gursahani

What’s best for a terminally ill patient’s loved ones?

A Private Matter

There’s still a long way to go in improving End of Life Care

Life is Beautiful, So Should Death Be

The legalisation of living wills and passive euthanasia by the Supreme Court gives Indians the right to a dignified end

It’s Our Dignity-in-Death Moment

Why India must legalise Living Wills and remove the confusion over euthanasia and End Of Life Care

The Legal Cut Is the Deepest

A judicial ruling that classifies Santhara alongside Sati and euthanasia is a case of law becoming bad philosophy

Mercy killing

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

The Death Debate

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.

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