Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicPassive euthanasia

Topic: passive euthanasia

Euthanasia debate is back in court — petition in SC seeks provision for rabies patients

Supreme Court, which allowed passive euthanasia in 2018, has sought central govt's response on whether rabies patients should be allowed to undergo ‘active euthanasia’.

India’s insurance industry has turned a blind eye towards people with disabilities

Upholding the right to health insurance last month, the Delhi HC removed ‘genetic conditions’ from the list of exemptions followed by insurance firms.

Despite passive euthanasia law, the Indian state still decides when we are free to end our life

Given the legal framework in India, the distinction to be debated is not one between active and passive euthanasia – which is the global debate – but rather the distinction between passive euthanasia and suicide.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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