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Activists seek simpler norms for ‘passive euthanasia’, living wills

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aayushi Pratap
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2018 11:32 AM IST
The Indian Society of Critical Care has proposed a two-tier system to allow decisions to be jointly taken between authorised relative of the patient and the treating team of ‘three’ senior doctors.
At the hearing, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said: “Should we not allow them to cross the door and meet death with dignity? For some, even their death could be a moment of celebration.”(Shutterstock)
At the hearing, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said: “Should we not allow them to cross the door and meet death with dignity? For some, even their death could be a moment of celebration.”(Shutterstock)

Passive euthanasia: How a living will can be made and executed in India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2018 09:07 PM IST
An explainer on how a living will, or advance medical directive, can be drafted and executed, after the Supreme Court in a landmark judgement allowed passive euthanasia in India.
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed passive euthanasia in a landmark verdict.(Shutterstock/Representative image)
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed passive euthanasia in a landmark verdict.(Shutterstock/Representative image)

Explained | Supreme Court’s landmark judgment on passive euthanasia, living will

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2018 06:11 PM IST
SC was hearing a plea by NGO Common Cause to declare ‘right to die with dignity’ as a fundamental right within the fold of right to live with dignity.
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