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South Korean clinic performed abortion on wrong woman, police say

The police said they planned to ask prosecutors to indict the clinic’s doctor and a nurse on charges of inflicting accidental injury.

Vadodara: Blamed for woman’s 2 abortions, in-laws booked

Bhavna Parmar (28), a resident of Padamala in Vadodara, has accused her husband Bhakti, mother-in-law and her husband's paramour of forcefully feeding her pills that caused two miscarriages and forcing her to undergo a hysterectomy when she was pregnant a third time.


Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, UN drugs war probe

Sotto's remarks are the latest in a series of comments from lawmakers urging the government to not cooperate after the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday adopted Iceland's resolution to investigate thousands of deaths under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drugs campaign.

Delhi HC asks AIIMS to examine woman's plea for abortion of 'abnormal' foetus

The woman, in her plea, has also challenged the constitutional validity of the provisions of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 which prohibits abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Missouri may become only US state with no legal abortion provider

The license for Reproductive Health Services to provide abortions expires on Friday, after which it may no longer offer abortions. It would continue providing other healthcare services, a Planned Parenthood spokeswoman said.

Joe Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary

With all the two dozen Democratic White House hopefuls supportive of abortion rights, the debate in the party has centered on how aggressive they should be if the Supreme Court were to eventually overturn legalized abortion nationwide.


Embryo ‘adoption’ is growing, but it’s getting tangled in the abortion debate

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were over 260,000 attempts at IVF in 2016, the most recent year for which data is available. Of those attempts, about 150,000 resulted in transfers of embryos.

Licences suspended of doctor couple accused of illegal abortions

Gynaecologist Dr Rupali Chougule and anaesthetist Dr Vijaykumar Chougule were arrested on September 18 this year, following a raid at Chougule hospital at Ganesh Nagar by Sangli municipal corporation.

Bombay HC allows Nashik woman to terminate 30-week pregnancy

The petitioner told the court that undergoing a Fetal Wellbeing Scan and a real-time B-mode ultrasonography of gravid uterus, the gynaecologist told her that the foetus reflects “schizencephaly which is morbid condition to baby incompatible with normal life with completely disabled child."

Bombay HC allows cancer-afflicted rape victim to terminate pregnancy

Her pregnancy, resulting from the rape, was detected only recently when she went to a local hospital for her chemotherapy session.

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SC Forms Seven-Doctor Medical Board To Hear Woman’s Plea For Abortion

A Kolkata-based woman has filed a petition in the Supreme Court, challenging the validity of Section 3 of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971, which says pregnancy cannot be terminated after 20 weeks. She filed the petition after she discovered her 23-week-old foetus had a congenital defect. However, by then the petitioner had […]

JNU becomes hub of druggists after 8 pm: BJP MLA

Ramgarh, Feb 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Ramgarh Gyandev Ahuja in a bizarre comment over the Jawaharlal Nehru row said that JNU becomes a hub of druggists after 8pm. He said 50,000 pieces of bones, 3,000 used condoms, 500 used abortion injections and 10,000 cigarette buds, are found in JNU waste every day. He added that girls and boys dance naked in cultural programmes at JNU which are witnessed by druggists.