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Tag: Euthanasia

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‘Painless Death’ In One Minute: Euthanasia Machine Legalized By Switzerland

Switzerland has legalized a coffin shaped-like ‘suicide machine’, named Sarco - which allows users to kill themselves ‘peacefully and painlessly’ by inducing hypoxia and hypocapnia reportedly in less than a minute.

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21 Families Demand Euthanasia
‘Unsatisfactory’ Police Investigation: 21 Families In Odisha Demand CBI Probe Or Euthanasia

The aggrieved families under the aegis of Bharatiya Bikash Parishad (BBP) on Monday issued an earnest appeal to the President of India to direct the government for handing over the murder cases of their members for probe by the CBI

Bedridden For 6 Years, Odisha Man Appeals For Euthanasia
Bedridden For 6 Years, Odisha Man Appeals For Euthanasia

To end his sufferings, an immobile Anil, who can barely sit on his own, has appealed for euthanasia. “I am forced to do all my activities on my own as my parents work as daily wage labourers. We don’t have a proper roof over our head. Basic enmities are like dream for us,” said Anil while crying inconsolably.

Severely Burnt Odisha Man Pleads For Euthanasia

Paralakhemundi: July 1, 2019 might be just be an ordinary day for most people, but for Shiba Shankar, it was a chapter of his life, he wishes had never happened. Shiba was leading a happy life with his wife and a five-year-old daughter by working as a cook in Paralakhemundi bus terminal. However, on that […]

Unable to afford treatment, Odisha school student mulls over seeking euthanasia!

Bhubaneswar:It has been a year since Sheetal, a student of Ranital High School in Rahanj area of Bhadrak district, became bedridden after she was injured in a road mishap. Now after a year of hardship and struggle with her partial immobility, she has become the talk of the town for her decision of seeking euthanasia […]

Cancer-Stricken Man Seeks Nod For 'Mercy Killing'

Sambalpur: A rickshaw puller from Sambalpur town, suffering from brain cancer for the last eight months, has sought the District Collector’s permission for euthanasia. Tired of the unbearable pain and his inability to bear the expensive treatment, the patient’s wife, on Tuesday met the District Collector Samarth Verma and submitted a hand written petition requesting […]

SC reserves verdict on passive euthanasia

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a plea to allow “living will” that would authorise the withdrawal of all life support systems to a patient if in the opinion of the doctors, the person has reached an irreversible stage of terminal illness amidst indications that top court may allow it […]

SC refers issue of legalising Euthanasia to Constitution bench

The Supreme Court today referred the issue of legalising euthanasia in the country to a five- judge Constitution bench, saying there has been......