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Delhi High Court asks AIIMS To Set Up Medical Board For Woman Seeking Pregnancy Termination After 27 Weeks

Delhi High Court asks AIIMS To Set Up Medical Board For Woman Seeking Pregnancy Termination After 27 Weeks

12 January 2022

Termination of pregnancy beyond 24 weeks is illegal in India, barring some exceptional situations.

Aryan Khan’s Lawyer Amit Desai On Drugs-On-Cruise Case: Issue Will Calm Down And Cool Off

Aryan Khan’s Lawyer Amit Desai On Drugs-On-Cruise Case: Issue Will Calm Down And Cool Off

02 November 2021

In an interview, advocate Amit Desai said that feels that nothing will happen in the immediate future in the drugs-on-cruise case.


US: Biden Admin Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Anti-Abortion Law

The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks and before some women know they are pregnant.

New Rule Allows Abortion Till 24 Weeks Of Pregnancy For Certain Categories Of Women

New Rule Allows Abortion Till 24 Weeks Of Pregnancy For Certain Categories Of Women

01 January 2022

The new rules come under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 passed by Parliament in March.


US Court Reinstates Ban On Most Abortions Day After Texas Clinics Began To Operate

It is unclear how many abortions Texas clinics performed in the short time the law was put on hold. On Thursday, at least six abortions providers had resumed...

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01 January 2022
US: Texas Abortions Resume After Controversial Anti-Abortion Law Halted

US: Texas Abortions Resume After Controversial Anti-Abortion Law Halted

On Wednesday US District Judge Robert Pitman issued a preliminary injunction, suspending the enforcement of the Texas abortion law known as Senate Bill 8...


09 January 2022
'Kill Bill' Star Uma Thurman Slams Texas Abortion Law As She Shares Her ‘Darkest Secret’; Reveals Going Through Abortion

'Kill Bill' Star Uma Thurman Slams Texas Abortion Law As She Shares Her ‘Darkest Secret’; Reveals Going Through Abortion

Uma Thurman wrote against the “horror” of Texas’s new abortion law and called for the ban to be lifted, as she opened up about an abortion she had as a...


10 January 2022
Was Aware There Would Be Consequences: Texas Doctor Sued For Performing Abortion

Was Aware There Would Be Consequences: Texas Doctor Sued For Performing Abortion

The Texas law prohibits doctors from performing abortion once they are able to detect cardiac activity (usually around 6 weeks) when most of the women don't...


10 January 2022
US Justice Department Challenges Texas' New Anti-Abortion Law

US Justice Department Challenges Texas' New Anti-Abortion Law

Immediate injunction seeked. Meanwhile, the Texas Government spokesperson said, “Texas passed a law that ensures that the life of every child with a...


10 January 2022
Kerala HC Allows Abortion of Pregnancy Of A Mentally Challenged Rape Victim

Kerala HC Allows Abortion of Pregnancy Of A Mentally Challenged Rape Victim

The high court permitted the Government Mental Health Centre and the Sree Avittom Thirunal Hospital, both in Thiruvananthapuram, to carry out the medical...


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12 January 2022
Joe Biden Begins To Undo Donald Trump's Ban On Abortion Referrals

Joe Biden Begins To Undo Donald Trump's Ban On Abortion Referrals

The Biden administration estimated that as a result of the Trump policy changes in 2019 the program serves about 1.5 million fewer women a year, a 37 per cent...


19 January 2022
The New Abortion Rules Are Good. Here's How To Make Them Better

The New Abortion Rules Are Good. Here's How To Make Them Better

The amendments to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy are welcome. But some gaps still need to be addressed.


12 January 2022
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16 March 2021
Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Raise Upper Limit Of Abortions From The Present 20 weeks to 24

Rajya Sabha Passes Bill to Raise Upper Limit Of Abortions From The Present 20 weeks to 24

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 has now been passed in the Rajya Sabha


19 January 2022
SC To Hear Plea Filed By 14-Year-Old Rape Victim Seeking 26-Week Pregnancy Termination On March 8

SC To Hear Plea Filed By 14-Year-Old Rape Victim Seeking 26-Week Pregnancy Termination On March 8

The counsel appearing for Haryana was asked by the bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde to file the medical report of the girl in a sealed cover.


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Delhi High Court asks AIIMS To Set Up Medical Board For Woman Seeking Pregnancy Termination After 27 Weeks

Delhi High Court asks AIIMS To Set Up Medical Board For Woman Seeking Pregnancy Termination After 27 Weeks

Termination of pregnancy beyond 24 weeks is illegal in India, barring some exceptional situations.

12 January 2022
Aryan Khan’s Lawyer Amit Desai On Drugs-On-Cruise Case: Issue Will Calm Down And Cool Off

Aryan Khan’s Lawyer Amit Desai On Drugs-On-Cruise Case: Issue Will Calm Down And Cool Off

In an interview, advocate Amit Desai said that feels that nothing will happen in the immediate future in the drugs-on-cruise case.

02 November 2021
US: Biden Admin Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Anti-Abortion Law

US: Biden Admin Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Anti-Abortion Law

The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks and before some women know they are pregnant.

19 October 2021
New Rule Allows Abortion Till 24 Weeks Of Pregnancy For Certain Categories Of Women

New Rule Allows Abortion Till 24 Weeks Of Pregnancy For Certain Categories Of Women

The new rules come under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 passed by Parliament in March.

01 January 2022
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