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'Living will is an idea whose time has come'
'Some form of euthanasia is already taking place without the patient's consent.''This is happening every day.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com In a landmark judgment on March 9, 2018, the......
We killed Aruna Shanbaug
We allowed her to rot daily. We simply did not care. Soon she will be forgotten and the stories of the nurses who cared for her will become an urban Mumbai legend, says Neeta Kolhatkar. Who......
Aruna Shanbaug, euthanasia and whose life is it anyway?
'Aruna Shanbaug's death has again opened up the euthanasia conversation in the public domain. For a health care discourse often dominated by inane news, this is not such a bad thing,' says Dr......
2013: A year of power struggle in Indian politics
Whether they or their parties like it or not, the battle of 2014 will be between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi. Aditi Phadnis on how the next year will pan out for the twoWhere is the prime......
Aruna Shanbaug case: SC rejects mercy killing plea
In a keenly-awaited verdict, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea for mercy killing on behalf of a 60-year-old nurse, living in a vegetative state for the last 37 years in a Mumbai......
A first: RCom to deliver books via SMS
Reliance Communications will next month launch a mobile phone-based novel, Deaf Heaven, authored by award-winning writer Pinki Virani. The book will be packed in a set of 90 SMS messages priced at......
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