Thursday, Sep 23, 2021


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

Sep 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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 teenager.

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

Sep 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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 even know they're pregnant.

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 heartbeat will be spared from the ravages of abortion,”

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

Apr 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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 reduction from the average caseload from 2016-18.

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.

16 March, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Associated Press (AP)

Earlier ruling by Andrzej Duda banned all abortions in Poland.

11 August, 2020

Lockdown Effect: Spike In Unplanned Babies, Abortions

Lola Nayar

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 nation, which in turn led to numerous abortions.

29 January, 2020

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.

15 July, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 Pregnancy (MTP) Act, be declared as 'void and unconstitutional'.

03 February, 2019

Pope Francis Urges Politicians To Safegaurd Rights Of The Unborn

Outlook Web Bureau

Pope Francis is urging politicians of all faiths to safeguard the rights of the unborn and is exhorting abortion opponents to also assure that children are born into a world where they can live with dignity.

04 October, 2018

It Is Time We Value The Right To Safe Abortion

Dr Suchitra Dalvie

While family planning and contraception have been promoted by the government, abortion continues to be an issue that is rarely discussed. It Is time women in India speak for themselves

27 May, 2018

Ireland Votes For Change, Legalises Abortion

Outlook Web Bureau

One of the key cases influencing the debate on abortion in Ireland was that of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died of sepsis in a hospital in Galway after being denied an abortion during a protracted miscarriage in 2012.

26 May, 2018

How Tragic Death Of An Indian Woman Sparked History-Making Vote In Ireland

Outlook Web Bureau

Savita's beaming face has appeared widely on posters and banners for the "yes" campaign which called for the repealing of the 8th amendment.

07 April, 2018

With Dead Foetus In Her Bag, Woman Tells Police She Was Raped For Months, Forced To Abort

Outlook Web Bureau

A 20-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district reached the police superintendent's office to file a rape complaint carrying her four-month-old foetus in a bag.

09 October, 2017

Supreme Court Allows Women To Abort Foetus With Arnold Chiari Syndrome

Outlook Web Bureau

Arnold Chiari Syndrome is a condition in which brain tissue extends into the spinal canal, present at birth.

21 September, 2017

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohan Bhagwat arrives at Jodhpur airport.

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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav addresses a press conference, in Patna.

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Former MLA Laliteshpati Tripathi announces his decision to quit Congress during a press conference, in Varanasi.

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Vehicles parked at Jagdev Memorial College (converted into election cluster) on the eve of the first phase of Bihar Panchayat Elections 2021, at Kudra block of Kaimur district.

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Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Anurag Thakur with UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, during the inauguration of an exhibition on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at BJP headquarters in Lucknow.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu