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The Bench directed Dean of Government Kanniyakumari Medical College to examine the condition of the mother and file a report whether treatment may be given or euthanasia be done.
A panel of medical experts has been formed to examine a nine-year-old child, comatose since birth, and submit its recommendation on the plea made by the child’s father seeking permission.
Court forms three-member committee to suggest names of experts within two weeks
Born in 2008, the boy suffers from epileptic seizures that may occur 150 times a day.
Passive euthanasia’ is ‘misleading’, the procedure should rather be called as ‘withholding or withdrawing futile treatment’.
AN awareness programme was conducted on Saturday to eradicate the stigma surrounding AIDS after a HIV positive couple sought intervention of the district administration.
The bill, drafted by the ruling Socialists garnered 110 votes in the 230-seat parliament, but was outvoted by 115 opponents.
This is the first time that a bill aimed at legalising euthanasia makes it past this first hurdle after previous attempts failed, a parliament spokeswoman told AFP.
Rajeswari, the 42-year-old resident temple elephant of Arulmigu Suganeswarar Temple in Salem, died on Saturday after suffering for over one year due to illness.
It was against this backdrop that Chennai-based animal rights activist Muralidharan brought her troubles to the notice of the High Court and sought permission to euthanise her.
After over a month of pain and illness and a lifetime of deformity, euthanasia will now come to the aid of Rajeswari -- Arulmigu Sugavaneswarar Temple’s resident elephant.
The apex court opened the doors to a dignified death last month. But few will be able to walk through these doors because of red tape.
The doctors of Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Visakhapatnam gave up on the ovarian tumour patient, who sought euthanasia, and referred her to government general
Patthi Ramalaxmi, 37, who on Monday sought the East Godavari district Collector’s permission for euthanasia was on Tuesday diagnosed with “huge abdominopelvic solid cystic ovarian mass” by doctors fro
A 37-year-old woman on Monday requested East Godavari Collector Karthikeya Mishra for passive euthanasia during a public redressal programme at the Collectorate here saying she had