April 7, 2018

Experts critically evaluated various dimensions of the judgment and discussed ways to draft actionable law

April 7, 2018

Experts stressed expressed displeasure over use of the blanket word ‘euthanasia’ to define everything that comes under end-of-life care

April 7, 2018

"This judgement has given us a legal framework, but unfortunately there is no procedural clarity."

Displaying a rare unanimity of thought to weave a common constitutional principle, CJI Misra led his colleagues on the bench to harmonise the inevitable yet opposite facets — life and death — and say in unison that "right to die with dignity is an intrinsic facet of right to life guaranteed under Article 21".

With this ruling, the SC has recognised that an individual with terminal illness or in a state of irreversible vegetative condition has the agency to de...

October 13, 2017

Whatever be the living will, it would come into play only if a statutory medical board, after thorough examination of the patient, declares that s/he has slipped into a condition that would inevitably and irreversibly lead to end of life

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