The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued fresh guidelines on passive euthanasia, doing away with the three-tier process of getting approval from a Judicial Magistrate to withdraw life support for a terminally-ill patient, while keeping the essential safeguards intact.
The Supreme Court disposed of a public interest litigation (PIL) on Monday, which sought direction to the Ministry of External Affairs to formulate guidelines for the safety of Indian citizens flying abroad
The Supreme Court on Tuesday, while addressing the challenge faced by the Indian judiciary pertaining to delay in judicial appointments to various High Courts, urged the Central Government to speed up the process.
The Supreme Court has overturned a Gujarat High Court order which said that those not wearing masks be sent for community service. The apex court said that this could be a possible source of health problems.