The landmark 2018 Supreme Court judgement of “Aruna Shanbaug Case” legalized “Passive Euthanasia” which is an act of withdrawal of life support system or withholding medical treatment which artificially prolongs life. In this case activist and author Pinki Virani asked for permission to pull out the life support of Aruna Shanbaug, a nurse who had […]

The Elephant in the Room Should Retreat to the Jungle Again

The Monetary Policy Committee of the RBI has left the policy rates unchanged, with the Repo Rate at 6.50%. The rationale for the status quo on rates is given in the policy statement – “Headline inflation has come off the December peak; however, food price pressures have been interrupting the ongoing disinflation process, posing challenges […]