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Maharashtra: 11 arrested, 14 cases registered across state for illegal sale of abortion kits

July 21, 2021 9:55 am

An FDA press note said that considering the possibility of misuse of the abortion drug, FDA conducted surprise inspection on the premises of agents, wholesalers, retailers, and hospitals to probe their possible involvement in the racket. As many as 384 firms were inspected, the note added.

‘Illegal abortions’: Two women sent to 3-day police custody in Gujarat

July 21, 2021 1:06 am

Police had sought had sought seven days remand for the women, who were arrested on Monday, after a video of them allegedly conducting a medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) went viral on Saturday.

Mahisagar: Police launch probe after video of illegal abortion surfaces

July 18, 2021 1:30 am

In the complaint to the police, CDHO Dr Swapnil Shah and Medical Superintendent Dr JK Patel said that during a visit to the house in order to investigate the video, the teams found two strips of a tablet that is allegedly used to induce an abortion.

Parliament passes Bill allowing termination of pregnancy up to 24 weeks instead of 20 weeks; the highlights

March 18, 2021 7:50 pm

Currently, termination of a pregnancy requires the opinion of one doctor if it is done within 12 weeks of conception and two doctors if it is done between 12 and 20 weeks.

'We did it sisters': Argentina becomes first in Latin America to legalize abortion

December 30, 2020 2:55 pm

Until now, Argentine law has only allowed abortion when there is a serious risk to the health of the mother or in cases of rape.

Legal abortion, once a long shot in Catholic Argentina, now within reach

December 30, 2020 10:07 am

Legalization in Argentina would reverberate across a region where powerful forces oppose abortion, notably the long-dominant Roman Catholic Church and the fast-growing evangelical Protestant churches.

Argentina's lower house approves bill legalizing elective abortion

December 12, 2020 1:28 pm

The draft bill was passed with 131 votes in favor, 117 against and six abstentions. The bill still needs approval from the country's Senate in a debate expected before the end of 2020.

Poland activists vow largest protest yet over abortion ban

October 30, 2020 5:04 pm

The march is planned for Friday evening in Warsaw, the capital, in defiance of government appeals that people stay home due to skyrocketing coronavirus infections.

Polish protesters rally against ruling that limits abortion

October 24, 2020 2:55 pm

Holding placards that read, "You have blood on your hands" and "This is War," protesters rallied near the home of Polish conservative leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski. A top court has banned almost all grounds for abortion.

Bombay HC permits minor rape victim to terminate 25-week pregnancy

July 01, 2020 11:49 am

The victim, in her plea seeking permission to undergo medical termination of pregnancy, said her mental and physical health is at risk.


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.