Passive Euthanasia and Advance Medical Directive

Context: More than four years after its landmark order on passive euthanasia, the Supreme Court said it is for the legislature to enact a law for terminally ill patients choosing to stop treatment but agreed to modify its 2018 guidelines on “Living Will”, an advance medical directive on end-of-life treatment. What is Passive euthanasia? Passive … Read more

Marital Rape

Context: The Supreme Court sought the Centre’s response on a batch of petitions related to criminalisation of marital rape. A bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and comprising Justices PS Narasimha and JB Pardiwala asked the Union government to file its response on the issue by February 15. The final hearing on … Read more

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