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Right of Way

A radio programme in the US tells stories of Indian women.

High Court notice to Shah Rukh Khan,BMC in sex determination case

An activist alleged that Shah Rukh Khan conducted a sex determination test for AbRam.


'Sex determination': Notices to SRK,Jaslok and civic officials

The Esplanade Metropolitan Magistrate Court Thursday issued notices to actor Shah Rukh Khan,his wife Gauri,Jaslok Hospital and civic authorities following a criminal complaint by activist Varsha Deshpande

Activist in centre of Shah Rukh Khan surrogacy row gets legal notice

Jaslok Hospital serves notice on Varsha Deshpande for maligning its image and that of its doctors.

The sting activist

Varsha Deshpande has exposed 70 doctors in Maharashtra for illegally determining the sex of foetuses and killing them

NBW against docs in sex test case

A local court has ordered police to issue a non-bailable warrant to arrest Parli doctor couple Sudam and Saraswati Munde.


Court asks police to issue NBW against docs in sex test case

Sudam and Saraswati Munde are arrested in an illegal sex determination case.

Don’t touch our abortion rights,say women groups

Women groups protesting against the malpractice of illegal sex selection have strongly hit out at government’s move to focus on the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act.

Silent observer useless: Varsha

The silent observer,also known as an active tracker,is a device introduced by the Kolhapur district administration in 2010 to check illegal sex selection.

Sting unearths abortion racket in Kolhapur

Health officials at the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation have been on their toes after a recent sting operation led to unearthing of a sex-selective abortion racket and the arrest of thee ‘agents’ who brought pregnant women to radiologists.