Around 40 petitions seeking termination of pregnancies under 20 weeks were filed in different Indian courts between 2016 to 2019 after doctors refused to perform an abortion. Most of the petitions were filed by the rape victims.
The vehicle fell into the stream after the driver lost control over it. While seven people died on the spot, three others sustained grievous injuries, police said. A police team rushed to the spot upon getting the information and pulled out the victims from beneath the vehicle with the help of local residents.
Chief Secretary V Irai Anbu and senior officials participated in the function. Later, the Chief Minister inaugurated CMC's Rs 1,200 crore campus at Kannigapuram (Ranipet district), located about 12 km from Vellore on the Chennai-Bengaluru national highway.
In anticipation of the decision, several states led by Democrats have taken steps to protect abortion access. The decision also sets up the potential for legal fights between the states over whether providers and those who help women obtain abortions can be sued or prosecuted.
Artistic intent and integrity make a world of difference and that is often lacking in Indian cinema whether it is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's awful glorification of jawhar (in 'Padmaavat') or the recent 'Samrat Prithviraj'.
India’s Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said India has supported the Security Council Resolution 2615 that provided for humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, while ensuring that the Security Council would continue to exercise its oversight to guard against any possible diversion of funds and misuse of exemptions from sanctions.