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FEMALE FOETICIDE NEWS

Decline in female child births, Maharashtra tells officials to strictly implement PC-PNDT Act

December 22, 2020 2:34 pm

The fifth NFHS report shows female to male child ratio among newborns in Maharashtra had dropped by 11 points compared to the previous report that had come out in 2015-16.

Bombay HC overturns conviction of doctor for determining gender of unborn child

December 03, 2020 3:38 pm

After hearing submissions on both sides and perusing material on record, the HC bench observed that both the Magistrate and the Sessions Court had erred in passing a conviction order.

Female foeticide destroys women of future, says HC denying bail to accused

November 03, 2020 10:28 am

The bench observed that despite the specific legislation the menace of sex based destruction of foetus continues to plague the society and said that it is a classic case of misuse of gift of development of technology.

'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao failed in Gujarat?': Congress MP on high female foeticide

December 10, 2019 6:33 pm

Congress Member Amee Yajnik in Rajya Sabha said, "The record shows that in 2017, the highest number of female foeticides were in Gujarat."

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

April 24, 2018 4:01 am

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

September 28, 2017 12:53 pm

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

March 08, 2017 4:51 pm

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

June 11, 2016 12:49 am

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’

June 09, 2016 1:27 pm

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!

May 08, 2016 3:07 pm

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.