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Elon Musk Slams Democrats, Says He Will Now Vote For Republicans

Elon Musk Slams Democrats, Says He Will Now Vote For Republicans

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Democrats have moved from being a party of kindness to a party of hate and divisions.

19 May 2022
What’s ‘Roe Vs Wade’ Verdict On Abortion Rights That US Supreme Court Could Overturn?

What’s ‘Roe Vs Wade’ Verdict On Abortion Rights That US Supreme Court Could Overturn?

The majority of US Supreme Court will overturn the judgement that made abortion a Constitutionally-protected right, as per a report.

03 May 2022

US Court Likely To Overturn Abortion Rights, Reveals Leaked Report

A decision to overrule Roe would lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states and could have huge ramifications for this year’s elections.

Arjun Bijlani Recalls Aborting First Baby Due To Financial Reasons

Arjun Bijlani Recalls Aborting First Baby Due To Financial Reasons

Actor Arjun Bijlani opened up recently about aborting their very first baby. He says that while it was a very tough decision, he and wife Neha Swamy Bijalni...

30 March 2022

Maharashtra: Gender Ratio In Raigad Rises To 977 Girls For 1000 Boys In 2020-21

The ratio of girls to 1,000 boys in the district was 948 in 2017-18, which rose to 960 in 2018-19 and then to 969 in 2019-20, they said.

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22 December 2021
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.


02 November 2021
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.


19 October 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.


13 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.


09 October 2021
US Court Reinstates Ban On Most Abortions Day After Texas Clinics Began To Operate

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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08 October 2021
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...


23 September 2021
'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...


21 September 2021
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 September 2021
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...


27 July 2021
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...


14 April 2021
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...


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21 March 2021
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.


19 March 2021
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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


05 March 2021
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.


29 October 2020
Polish President Andrzej Duda Backtracks On New Abortion Law Amid Protests

Polish President Andrzej Duda Backtracks On New Abortion Law Amid Protests

Earlier ruling by Andrzej Duda banned all abortions in Poland.


11 August 2020
Lockdown Effect: Spike In Unplanned Babies, Abortions

Lockdown Effect: Spike In Unplanned Babies, Abortions

Lack of access to contraceptives and family planning services during the COVID-19 induced lockdowns led to an alarming rise in the pregnancy rate across the...


29 January 2020
Cabinet Approves Raising Of Upper Limit For Permitting Abortions To 24 Weeks

Cabinet Approves Raising Of Upper Limit For Permitting Abortions To 24 Weeks

The extension will also help victims of rape, girls with disabilities as well as minors, who may not realise they are pregnant until later.


13 September 2019
Horror Of Horrors! How Women Are Being Denied Right To Safe Abortion

Horror Of Horrors! How Women Are Being Denied Right To Safe Abortion

An archaic law that doesn't understand modern relationship, lack of awareness and non-availability of medical abortion pills are leading to high rate of...


15 July 2019
SC Agrees To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation of Right To Reproductive Choice

SC Agrees To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation of Right To Reproductive Choice

The apex court sought response of the Central government on a PIL of three women who have sought that provisions like 3(2) (b) of the Medical Termination of...


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