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How doctors, NGOs are working to bring comfort to terminal, incurable patients

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

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‘ICU is a terrible place to die’: When letting go of treatment is the best choice

Some doctors and NGOs are working to ensure that patients with terminal or incurable conditions experience a better quality of life—and death, reports Sonal Matharu.


Vegetarianism rules in north India, but dal and paneer as proteins punch below their weight

National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) shows 2 out of 3 Indians eat meat, but data shows huge variations in regions and between men and women. But, what’s best for nutrition, reports Nikhil Rampal.


‘Nobody sells their child’ — Story of MDH, an original Indian ‘start-up’ that won’t go to HUL

MDH has rubbished reports of a takeover by Hindustan Unilever Ltd. It’s a company that journeyed from a shop in Sialkot to become one of India’s leading spice producers, reports Shubhangi Misra.


Prashant Kishor has a ‘4M’ plan for Congress to take on BJP in 2024. But it needs a Nadda

If Congress dreams of beating BJP in the 2024 election, it needs to address its ‘messenger’ and ‘machinery’ issues. The Gandhis would need to adjust, writes D.K. Singh.


Indian Muslims aren’t saying Uniform Civil Code is bad. It’s just that Ashraafs have a problem

Painting UCC as a plot against Islam happens at the behest of the ‘upper-class’ Ashraafs currently leading the Muslim society. Reality is different, writes Faiyaz Ahmed Fyzie.


Your next car should be electric. But do the math first before you decide to plug and play

Massive funds required to transform India’s electrical grid to cope with transition to electric vehicles will need a wholesale change in policy making, writes Kushan Mitra.


Secular Islamophobia: How Modi’s BJP bulldozed rivals’ imagination, left them scared to speak for Muslims

BJP’s dominance has crushed political skills and imagination of its rivals into rubble. It’s made them Islamophobic in that they’d rather not identify with Muslims in any visible way, writes Shekhar Gupta, in his weekly column ‘National Interest’.

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