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Thursday, January 23, 2020

illegal sex determination


Bid to improve sex ratio: To curb sex-determination, Delhi govt to give informers, decoys Rs 50,000

January 10, 2019 12:49 am

The Delhi government is working on a proposal to introduce an informer reward scheme, which has been in the pipeline for the last two years, and plans to present it in the Cabinet soon.

Rajasthan: Woman tout arrested for conducting gender test, sent to jail

February 13, 2018 8:26 pm

An amount of Rs 24,000 that the woman tout charged for carrying out the test was also recovered from her possession, he said. The accused worked as a midwife.

State appoints 68 special public prosecutors

May 03, 2014 4:17 am

Legal experts say that the ambiguity in the Act is affecting the appointment of a effective prosecution lawyer in such cases, thus resulting in acquittals.

Maharashtra mulls homicide charge for female foeticide

July 10, 2012 4:18 pm

Maha wants a strong deterrent as cases of illegal sex determination,abortion are soaring.

Pune’s backyard has worst sex ratio among districts

June 26, 2012 2:39 am

Recent inspections into illegal sex determination in the district have once again brought to light the poor child sex ratio in the district.

41 docs convicted of illegal sex determination

May 28, 2012 1:45 am

A total of 317 cases have been slapped against doctors in the state for flouting various provisions of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act.

IMA to send names of errant doctors to govt

April 10, 2012 11:00 pm

The Indian Medical Association has decided to send names of those doctors who conduct ultrasound tests for illegal sex determination to the government.

Vigilance squads to help curb illegal sex determination

December 17, 2011 2:24 am

Even as the district health officials have sent a proposal to the state government recommending the suspension of Dr Mohan Nagne,who was sentenced to three years’ rigorous imprisonment for illegal sex determination,the state government has now appointed vigilance squads comprising retired police officers,doctors and lawyers to implement the Pre-Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act.