Posts Tagged Supreme Court

Karibasamma sees hope in Supreme Court verdict

The first euthanasia petitioner in Karnataka, Karibasamma, 70, sees hope in Monday’s verdict of the Supreme Court, allowing what has come to be termed ‘passive euthanasia,’ the withdrawal of life support to patients in a permanently vegetative state (PVS).
The verdict, however, rejected outright ‘active euthanasia’ or ending life through the administration of lethal substances, and [...]

Supreme Court verdict on CVC Thomas today

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court will give its verdict today on petitions challenging the appointment of PJ Thomas as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC).
The decision to appoint Mr Thomas the countrys top man in charge of fighting corruption has cost the government dearly.
First the Opposition and then the Supreme Court expressed concern over why Mr [...]