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SC seeks Centre's response on guidelines for abortion beyond 20 weeks

The SC bench issued notices to the ministries of health, women and child development and the Medical Council Of India.

15 Oct 2017 12:14 PM

Teen denied permission to abort 27-week foetus

The law does not allow termination of pregnancy after 20 weeks.

14 Oct 2017 3:13 AM

Delhi hospital’s poor condition ‘forces’ woman’s abortion

The bench issued notices to Union ministry of health and family welfare, directorate of health services and five Delhi government-run hospitals.

14 Oct 2017 2:44 AM

Study examines how far US women must travel to get abortion

The analysis was conducted by researchers with the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights.

04 Oct 2017 2:53 PM

School director, teacher gangrape 18-yr-old, force her to undergo abortion

Both the accused Jagdish and Jagat are on the run.

18 Sep 2017 5:21 PM


13-year-old rape survivor delivers baby boy

The newborn is in the neonatal intensive care unit and weighs 1.8kg.

09 Sep 2017 2:37 AM

SC to hear today 13-yr-old rape survivor's plea to abort 30-week-old foetus

The SC had directed the Chandigarh administration to give an immediate financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh each to the victim and her mother.

01 Sep 2017 11:09 AM

Let medical experts decide on abortion

Are we such a sexually repressed society that man must turn into a monster?

30 Jul 2017 12:15 AM

Doctors: Abortion best if there is threat to mom, kids’ life

The medicos said that the babies with abnormalities, in many cases, have not been able to survive.

29 Jul 2017 2:32 AM

Four move Supreme Court for aborting abnormal foetus

The SC granted permission to one of them, a 21-year-old Mumbai homemaker to abort her foetus.

29 Jul 2017 2:29 AM


Delhi: Raped minor delivers baby in school toilet

The girl was repeatedly raped by auto-rickshaw driver Abdul Gaffar (51), who is also her neighbour.

23 Jul 2017 6:20 AM

24-week pregnant lady seeks abortion, SC forms 7-doctor board to probe her health

The couple approached the SC seeking permission to abort 24-week foetus as it suffers from abnormalities that could be fatal for the mother.

23 Jun 2017 1:12 PM

Bombay HC quashes father’s plea for abortion

Terminating pregnancy in the 26th week could pose a danger to her life.

15 Jun 2017 1:10 AM

Rohtak: Medical board to go for abortion of 10-year-old pregnant girl who was raped by stepfather

The district court here left it to the medical board of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences to take a call on the matter.

16 May 2017 9:19 PM

Haryana: Mother seeks to abort foetus of 10-yr-old daughter made pregnant by stepfather

Police said victim's mother, in her plea, has said that the family was not financially well off therefore, it could not bring up the child.

15 May 2017 7:44 PM


India’s abortion wars

A woman must have the right to decide whether she wants to continue a pregnancy or not. A woman’s decision about her own body is supreme.

17 Apr 2017 6:26 AM

Contraception and safe abortion are key to women’s growth

Since the Beijing Conference on women’s rights in 1995, promises have been made for upholding women’s rights. It is high time they are honoured.

06 Apr 2017 1:42 AM

Maha: Govt hospital doctor under scanner for illegal abortion racket

It was found that this doctor was simultaneously running her own private hospital which itself is illegal.

05 Apr 2017 1:12 PM

SC denies Mumbai woman's plea to abort 27-week foetus

The SC also observed that as per the doctors’ opinion the physical condition of the woman is normal and there is no risk to her health.

27 Mar 2017 1:12 PM

SC denies nod to woman to terminate her 26-week foetus

The bench said, the foetus is "likely to have mental and physical challenges" but the advise of the doctors does not warrant abortion.

28 Feb 2017 12:24 PM