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Willing death

The right to die with dignity is essential. The challenge is to tailor the law to an imperfect society

Right to die, when living isn’t possible: Long-debated questions of law, ethics on passive euthanasia

Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on allowing a ‘Living Will’ for passive euthanasia.

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In Aruna’s memory, one-point crisis centre for victims of sexual assault

The room, a poignant reminder of the decades-long vigil by the hospital’s nursing staff, will soon be part of a state-of-the-art one-point crisis centre for sexual assault victims.

Room No 4 at KEM to be named after Aruna Shanbaug

A commemorative programme was also organised in the hospital auditorium by the nursing staff.

Pressing murder charge against Aruna Shanbaug's assailant will lead to double jeopardy: police

Sohan Lal worked as a sweeper at the govt-run KEM hospital. He was arrested in 1973 on charges of robbery and attempt to kill Shanbaug.

Aruna Shanbaug’s assailant is alive; tired of memories, I want to die, he says

A sweeper at the hospital, he brutally assaulted “didiji” Aruna Shanbaug, a nurse who remained in a vegetative state for 42 years, triggering a debate on euthanasia before her death.

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Sunday Story: Tracing Aruna Shanbaug's 'rapist'

Every time Aruna Shanbaug’s case made news, the world looked for her ‘rapist’.

Sunday Story: A girl called Aruna Shanbaug

It was in Mumbai that Aruna Shanbaug blossomed and found a new life, till its sudden end.

Aruna Shanbaug’s death: 'Side room' in ward 4 likely to be used for patients eventually

For now, her photo adorns the room that was opened for the media for the first time on Tuesday.

Madhya Pradesh govt declares award after Aruna Shanbaug

The award, which carries a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh, will be given to those working to stop violence against women.

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KEM remembers Aruna Shanbaug on her 68th birthday

Shanbaug, a nurse at the hospital, existed comatose in the room after being subjected to a brutal sexual assault in 1973 by a ward boy.

Living with 42 years of guilt, meet Aruna Shanbaug's assailant Sohan Lal

A sweeper at the hospital, Sohan Lal brutally assaulted Aruna Shanbaug, a nurse who remained in a vegetative state for 42 years, triggering a debate on euthanasia before her death on May 18.

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Top Frames: Aishwarya at Cannes, Modi in Mongolia and Obama's walk in the rain

Top pictures of the week around the world, featuring Aruna Shanbaug, Narendra Modi, Barack Obama and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

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