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Karan Thapar | Death talk: Euthanasia tales amid Covid times

The question this mesmerising account raises is did Arun’s father, HD Shourie commit euthanasia?

30 Oct 2020 9:52 AM

Terminally ill man refused euthanasia blocked by Facebook from livestreaming his days to death

To show France the “agony” caused by the law that does not allow euthanasia, Alain Cocq had planned to broadcast the end of his life.

05 Sep 2020 7:01 PM

Frenchman to livestream own death in right-to-die case

Alain Cocq had written to president Macron to be permitted for euthanasia but he wrote back to him saying its not allowed under French law

04 Sep 2020 4:18 PM

Andhra woman writes to Guv, seeks mercy killing for mentally challenged daughter

Jahnavi, daughter of Swarnalata, was born in 2000 and has been suffering from psychological disorder since the age of 4 years.

31 Aug 2019 10:36 AM

Australian cancer patient becomes 1st person to use euthanasia law

The state of Victoria passed a law in 2017 to legalise the practice, which went into effect this June.

05 Aug 2019 2:02 PM


Odisha girl pleads for euthanasia

Student’s family no longer in a position to afford her treatment.

25 Jun 2019 3:03 AM

Euthanasia now legal in Australian’s Victoria for the terminally ill

The country's second most populous region made voluntary euthanasia legal under closely specified circumstances, a first for the country.

19 Jun 2019 2:24 PM

Everyone has right to die with dignity: Chief Justice of India on euthanasia

The Aruna Shanbaug case led to a change in euthanasia laws of the country.

10 Sep 2018 10:39 AM

Bad dogs die young, many from euthanasia, British study says

The large number of misbehaving dogs that are euthanized also highlights a need for improved behavioral education for veterinarians.

25 Jul 2018 4:07 PM

Ethical debate on euthanasia unlikely to end

Suicide is death inflicted on oneself, unlike murder, but remains outside what is permitted by law.

28 Mar 2018 2:22 AM


Passive euthanasia

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

18 Mar 2018 12:32 AM

A bold step towards a more evolved society

It’s in giving sanction to “living wills” that the judges made passive euthanasia a workable idea.

11 Mar 2018 1:28 AM

Supreme Court allows passive euthanasia

In landmark ruling, India’s top court rules ‘living will’ permissible.

10 Mar 2018 5:56 AM

Here are 10 facts about euthanasia you probably did not know

A five-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court passed the order allowing passive euthanasia with guidelines.

09 Mar 2018 12:11 PM

MP: Farmer commits suicide, had written to PM for nod to euthanasia

The farmer blamed 5 private money lenders for his extreme step in a video recorded on his mobile phone before his death.

13 Jan 2018 4:29 PM


Elderly couple 'with no hardships' writes to Prez, seeks euthanasia

'We are also of no use to society now, so we have written to the President to allow us for doctor-assisted death,' the elderly man said.

11 Jan 2018 9:17 AM

Euthanasia advocate called 'Dr Death' makes machine helping people commit suicide

The machine comes with a detachable capsule which can later be used as a coffin and causes peaceful death in a matter of minutes.

29 Nov 2017 12:38 PM

Govt tells Supreme Court it plans law on euthanasia

Passive euthanasia was legalised by the Supreme Court in 2011 when it laid down guidelines for it.

11 Oct 2017 12:57 AM

UP: 10-yr-old cancer patient's mother writes to Prez, pleads for son's euthanasia

The woman has pleaded for mercy killing on behalf of her son as the cost of treatment was too high to bear.

15 Sep 2017 10:54 AM

Bed-ridden Odisha man seeks euthanasia

To end his sufferings, immobile Muralidhar, who can hardly mumble a few words, has appealed to the President for euthanasia.

25 Jun 2017 3:07 AM