right to die

The Right to Die

Lhendup G Bhutia

The age-old Jain practice of Santhara has been held illegal by a court, raising old questions anew. Does the state own every life under it, or does our right to life also include the right to stop living?

The Legal Cut Is the Deepest

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


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