Meaning of Euthanasia The term euthanasia can directly be translated as “easy or happy death”. This term comes from Greek wherein ‘Eu’ means good and ‘Thanatos’ means death[1]. Euthanasia is the practice of intentionally ending a life to relieve pain and suffering[2]. The British House of Lords Select Committee on Medical Ethics defines euthanasia as “a deliberate intervention undertaken with the express intention of ending a life, to relieve intractable suffering[3]”. In the states of Netherlands and Belgium, euthanasia is

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Legal Age for Marriage: Taking Steps Towards Change

During the Budget Speech 2020-21, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced that the Government mulls revising women’s legal age of marriage from 18 to 21 years in hope of bringing parity between the legal age of marriage for men and women. For this purpose, the Ministry of Women and Child Development, assisted by NITI Aayog, has constituted a high-level committee to go into the matter and submit the recommendations to the Government. This committee of ten members will be

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Effects of Lack of Fair-Disclosure

In this article we are going to focus on what shall be the effects if the prosecution takes any undue-advantage during the hearing of the trail and bind the court with the stick of rules. The adversarial and inquisitorial systems of justice are two distinct ways to administer courts. In an Inquisitorial court: The judge is responsible for conducting a non-partisan prosecution within the system established by a detailed, codified collection of laws to introduce the proposed indictment, and it

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