Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2020 05:59 AM IST
Active euthanasia is illegal in India while passive euthanasia is permitted after a 2018 Supreme Court judgment in the case of Common Cause vs Union of India. Passive euthanasia, however, entails withholding of treatment necessary for continuance of life.
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 06:32 PM IST
Pugazhendhi Pandian, Nalini’s advocate on Saturday said that Nalini had sent a letter demanding mercy killing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Madras High Court Chief Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi and the TN Home Secretary’s office.
Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Vivek Pandey, chief conservator of forests (CCF) Kumaon, said that there would be no mercy killing of the ailing elephant
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suprana Roy
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 03:36 PM IST
The panel will include veterinary officers from the state forest department, Wildlife Institute of India, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pant Nagar, among others.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Oliver Fredrick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2019 03:26 PM IST
The Glanders and Farcy Act, 1899, gives the state government the right to destroy a horse, if it is diagnosed with the Glanders disease.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 08:04 AM IST
Arun has already qualified for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) that expires on March 2019. But if he does not get admission to PhD, his fellowship money would be discontinued. Many other PhD aspirants said they were getting restless due to delay in the admission process.
Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 08:18 PM IST
In letter to the Aligarh district magistrate, Gopal Das ‘Neeraj’ had expressed his wish to be ‘free’ from his body, which was becoming a ‘burden’ because of continued illness.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 06:25 PM IST
The 24-year-old man from Andhra Pradesh said he had been sexually abused by his cousin first, when he was eight years old, and again, at the hands of his teacher when he was in high school.
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By CS Kotteswaran
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 11:31 PM IST
Arputhammal, mother of Rajiv Gandhi murder case convict AG Perarivalan, demanded mercy killing for her son, as he was ‘slowly dying in prison’.
Chennai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 11:14 PM IST
The petitioner informed the court that the pachyderm was suffering for a long time due to serious painful disease condition of her left foreleg, which cannot be medically or surgically treated or cured.