Mercy

  • 'Death row convicts' cases need to be treated case by case' April 25, 2013

    Even as the political debate remains charged about the execution of Khalistani convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, the man who treated him for more than 2 years in Delhi says his team's medical input should have been taken into account. He makes it clear that death row convicts' cases need...
  • How can the judiciary hang a mentally unstable man, asks Bhullar's friend April 12, 2013

    Unhappy with the Supreme Court's decision on his friend Devinder Pal Bhullar's mercy petition, Arvinder Singh said their battle is on and they will approach Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the issue. ...
  • SC has been very harsh on Bhullar, says lawyer of Rajiv Gandhi's killers April 12, 2013

    Reacting to the Supreme Court's verdict on Bhullar's mercy plea, lawyer of Rajiv Gandhi's killer M Radhakrishnan says the decision of the apex court has come as a big disappointment for him. "A Constitution bench of the SC had held that mere delay of 5 years or more for those who...
  • News 360: Tainted chopper deal put on hold, say sources February 13, 2013

    The AugustaWestland chopper deal got murkier with allegations of bribery now being levelled directly at the former Air Chief, SP Tyagi. ...
  • Euthanasia for TN teen, family asks govt for help July 4, 2012

    In Tamil Nadu, a woman has sought the right to die for her 14-year-old differently-abled daughter. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 30, 2011

    Catch all the top stories of the day with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Does a Khalistani terrorist like Bhullar deserve mercy? May 30, 2011

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Does a Khalistani terrorist like Bhullar deserve mercy?' ...
  • 30 Minutes: Of those who want euthanasia March 13, 2011

    This week on 30 Minutes, watch people who do not wish to live more and thus, ask for mercy killing for themselves. ...
  • FTN: Should Indian citizens have the right to die? March 7, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, should Indian citizens have the right to die. ...
  • Do we need a law on euthanasia ? March 8, 2011

    On talking point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks that do we need a law on euthanasia. ...
  • SC appreciates activist Pinki for Aruna's case March 7, 2011

    Pinki Virani's lawyer Shubhangi Tulli said the Supreme Court praised Pinki for putting Aruna Shanbaug's case rightly. ...
  • Aruna is like my daughter: retired KEM employee March 7, 2011

    A retired employee of KEM Hospital's ward number four, Tidi Makwana has served Aruna Shanbaug for 25 years. ...
  • KEM hospital welcomes SC verdict for Aruna March 7, 2011

    The Supreme Court, while rejecting Aruna Shanbaug's euthanasia plea praised KEM hospital for taking care of her. ...
  • SC likely to pronounce Aruna's fate on Monday March 3, 2011

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict in the Aruna Shanbaug mercy killing case. ...
  • Should Aruna Shanbaug have the right to die? March 3, 2011

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks a panel of experts if Aruna Shanbaug should have the right to die. ...
  • Should President now speed-up Afzal Guru case? June 23, 2010

    The central Home Ministry has written to the President of India that Afzal Guru's is a fit case for death sentence. ...
  • Is Afzal Guru case a political hot potato? May 20, 2010

    The mercy petition file of Afzal Guru has been shuttled between the Delhi government and the Lt Governor’s office thrice in less than 24 hours. ...
  • SC raps govt over delay in mercy plea decisions September 21, 2009

    The Apex Court has rapped the government for delaying decisions on mercy pleas, saying it only allows these cases to be further politicised. ...
  • Mercy killing is still not accpetable August 29, 2008

    New Delhi:Euthanasia or mercy killing has always generated huge legal and ethical debate. Is taking a life going against nature or is keeping someone alive with machine support unethical. ...