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List of topics – THE HINDU (Delhi Edition)
Date: 10 March 2017
|News or Article||Page Number||For Prelim or Main?||Area||What to look out for? And, what extra needs to be explored?|
|1)SC upholds passive euthanasia|
2) For the terminally ill, the right to meet death halfway
3)Verdict leaves Mumbai crusaders elated
|M||G.S. paper 2, G.S. paper 4||All about Euthanasia- Ethical principles involved, countries where it is legal|
What’s the news?
The Supreme Court has upheld passive euthanasia and the right to give advance medical directives or ‘Living Wills’ to smoothen the dying process as part of the fundamental right to live with dignity.
|4) Rajasthan passes Bill to give death to child rapists||1, 9||M||G.S. paper 2||What’s the news?|
Rajasthan has become the second State, after M.P., to pass a Bill providing for death penalty to those convicted of raping girls of 12 years and below.
|5) Death with dignity|
|6||M||G.S. paper 2, paper 4||The core philosophy underlying the Supreme Court’s recent verdict allowing passive euthanasia and giving legal status to ‘advance directives’ is that the right to a dignified life extends up to the point of having a dignified death. Discuss.|
|6) Trade goes on|
|IR||Update on CPTPP|
Which all countries are part of CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership)?