Lok Sabha passes surrogacy and transgender Bills

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a Bill which seeks to prevent commercial surrogacy in the country.

published on : 6th August 2019

Lok Sabha passes Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 amid noisy Opposition protests

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 seeks to ban commercial surrogacy and only close relatives will be permitted to act as surrogates.

published on : 5th August 2019

No more 'rent a womb', as government brings bill banning commercial surrogacy

The bill was termed "illogical" by some, but many also said that it was high time the practice of commercial surrogacy was checked.

published on : 17th July 2019

Bill to ban commercial surrogacy reintroduced in Lok Sabha

The bill was passed by Lok Sabha in December, 2018 but lapsed as it could not get nod from Parliament.

published on : 15th July 2019

Surrogate mothers in the country not the poorest of poor, finds research

The analysis was carried out by researchers from the French Institute of Demographic Studies, Paris and Indian Institute of Population Sciences, Mumbai.

published on : 7th April 2019

Ekta Kapoor becomes mother to baby boy via surrogacy

As soon as the news came out on Thursday, celebrities and fans took to Twitter to wish Ekta Kapoor for the new chapter in her life.

published on : 31st January 2019

Bill on surrogacy evokes mixed response

The Lok Sabha had last month passed the bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows the process only by close relatives for 'altruistic' reasons.

published on : 13th January 2019