Euthanasia-A modern term to provide moksh

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Aruna Shaunbag

“Mercy killing is nothing but homicide, whatever the circumstances in which it is affected. Unless it is specifically accepted it cannot be offences. Indian Penal Code further punishes not only abetment of homicide, but also abetment of suicide”-Supreme Court in M.S.Dabal vs. State of Maharashtra “I will give no deadly medicine if asked, nor suggest… Read more »

Apex court to examine mercy killing plea

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The Supreme Court Monday said it would examine whether the right to live granted under Article 21 of the Constitution allows for passive euthanasia (mercy killing). The apex court was hearing a petition seeking mercy killing of a patient who is in coma since the last 36 years. The apex court bench of Justices Markandey… Read more »