The Jain community should take responsibility for a 13-year-old’s fatal 68-day fast
Mumbai’s temporary ban on meat to humour one community sets a poor precedent
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?
A judicial ruling that classifies Santhara alongside Sati and euthanasia is a case of law becoming bad philosophy
Lhendup G Bhutia
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