While the Supreme Court has issued notices to states and union territories seeking their views on legalising passive euthanasia, the families of comatose patients Shruti, Najma and Amit refuse to even discuss the issue. They think they are being unjust to their loved ones
Thirty five-year-old Sant Gopal Das has been sitting in protest at Jantar Mantar with his supporters since 24 February 2014. Having already protested at more than seven locations—including a hunger strike at one—Das is demanding the implementation of a Supreme Court directive that 5 per cent of village land be reserved as cattle pastures. Illegal encroachment by land mafias has meant that this reservation is not being honoured.0
With two back-to-back blockbusters, director Mohit Suri is finally the talk of the town. His films follow a fixed formula of doomed love, lilting music and derivative story lines. But is there more than meets the viewer’s eye?