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Unsolved crimes: Cops yet to track down accused who dumped day-old girl in November

Police registered a case of murder against unidentified persons after the hospital report stated that the girl was a day old and had been choked to death using the piece of cloth found in her mouth. Following this, the local police, along with the crime branch, started investigating the matter.

Medicos take up, complete challenge of making film in 50 hours

Their film, Sankav (Bridge), is one the many films that has made it to IFP, which has 1,85,067 entries in various categories, submitted by participants from Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, among other places.


Female foeticide can't be allowed to take place, women sarpanchs can play key role: PM Modi in Gujarat

While addressing the audience, the Prime Minister also shed light on female foeticide and the positive role played by women Sarpanchs on the issue.

Father held for ‘infanticide’: Body of 40-day-old girl exhumed for postmortem

Kailash Bhande, 30, a Virar-based electrical fitter, was arrested on Thursday for allegedly killing his first-born infant daughter, Yogita, as he wanted a son.

Deoband fatwa terms female foeticide ‘forbidden, unlawful’

The fatwa states that Islam orders to treat daughters well and there is no concept of misfortune and disrespect in Islam regarding girls.

Female foeticide continues to dog Indians in the diaspora!

We must confess female foeticide is one of India's glaring shames and we in the diaspora are also killing many of our daughters before they are born.


Sex determination: An old law, a new debate

On Monday, Maneka Gandhi said sex determination during pregnancy must be made compulsory, a statement she later said was only an “alternative view”.

No formal proposal, sex determination test just an idea: Maneka Gandhi

"Minister WCD clarifies that there is no Cabinet proposal for tracking the sex of a foetus and that compulsory determination of foetal sex is an idea given by some stakeholders," WCD ministry said on twitter.

India's skewed sex ratio: Women can't be empowered if they aren’t born

Between abandoning infant girls in fields and not allowing them to be born at all, the new census data reveals that India’s gender ratio has hit a new low.

Ask us value of a daughter and how it feels to lose one, says a father

On Raakhi, The Indian Express travels to Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab- one of the districts with critically low sex ratio to visit a family that lost a daughter - in a village that mourns their birth.