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Sunday, December 15, 2019



How a divided left is losing the battle on abortion

December 02, 2019 9:03 am

Miscalculations, and an unexpected victory by President Donald Trump, have put abortion access at its most vulnerable point in decades, and the left on the defensive

Can't advocate for termination of pregnancy only because woman can't raise child: Chandigarh HC

October 31, 2019 2:52 pm

The woman from Chandigarh, in her plea, was seeking directions for termination of her pregnancy on the ground of it causing grave injury to her mental health.

South Korean clinic performed abortion on wrong woman, police say

September 25, 2019 3:25 pm

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

August 13, 2019 1:23 am

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

July 15, 2019 12:34 pm

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

July 04, 2019 7:28 pm

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

May 29, 2019 8:02 am

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

May 22, 2019 7:45 am

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

February 19, 2019 8:30 am

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

December 26, 2018 12:34 am

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.


JNU becomes hub of druggists after 8 pm: BJP MLA

February 23, 2016 8:01 am

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.