Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Aruna Shanbaug


Willing death

December 21, 2018 8:15 pm

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

October 12, 2017 6:37 am

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

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

September 08, 2015 8:13 am

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

June 01, 2015 5:42 pm

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

Sunday Story: Tracing Aruna Shanbaug's 'rapist'

May 31, 2015 8:36 am

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

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

May 31, 2015 8:39 am

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

May 31, 2015 8:38 am

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.

Sunday Story: A girl called Aruna Shanbaug

May 24, 2015 3:55 pm

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

Madhya Pradesh govt declares award after Aruna Shanbaug

May 20, 2015 8:00 am

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

After 42 yrs, Aruna Shanbaug’s room thrown open to everyone

May 20, 2015 4:17 am

On Tuesday, ashes from Shanbaug’s funeral pyre were kept on the nursing hostel’s ground floor’s reading room.


KEM remembers Aruna Shanbaug on her 68th birthday

June 01, 2015 6:46 pm

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

May 30, 2015 6:59 pm

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.

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

May 23, 2015 7:00 am

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