To deliver or to abort is just illusion of choice for Kerala women

If a woman comes forward quoting the law, the doctors is obliged to perform the abortion. 

published on : 9th April 2021

HC permits woman to abort over 24-week pregnancy due to abnormal foetus

Justice Singh, before granting the permission, also spoke to the woman's husband to find out whether he understood the risks associated with the procedure.

published on : 6th April 2021

Law on physical relationship on promise of marriage needs relook: Orissa High Court

The single judge bench of Justice SK Panigrahi observed that in present scenario, the law on matter of sexual intercourse on pretext of marriage 'lacks clarity' for conviction of the accused.

published on : 2nd April 2021

No cash, no phone, just a water bottle in hand: Pregnant woman in Odisha forced to walk 3 km to police station

Over eight months into pregnancy, Gurubari’s only fault was riding pillion without a helmet for medical check up

published on : 31st March 2021

Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill ensures dignity, safety, and wellbeing of women: Health Minister

On Tuesday, Rajya Sabha passed the bill that seeks to allow special categories of women to undergo abortion up to 24 weeks.

published on : 17th March 2021

Baby girl born on IndiGo flight from Bengaluru to Jaipur, mother and child healthy

As soon as the plane reached Jaipur, both the mother and child were immediately admitted to a private hospital for examination.

published on : 17th March 2021

Prevention of diabetes in pregnancy crucial to protect next generation from disease: Minister Jitendra Singh

Singh said it is a matter of pride that the guidelines for the 'Management of diabetes' prepared under the guidance of Dr Seshiah are now being followed worldwide.

published on : 10th March 2021

UP: Rape survivor lodges case after 27 years as son enquires about his father

The survivor’s relatives came to know about the assault when she conceived a child, said a relative of the woman while interacting with media persons.

published on : 9th March 2021

Medical report of 14-year-old seeking pregnancy termination ready, Haryana govt tells SC

Earlier, the Supreme Court asked the medical board of a government hospital in Haryana to examine if it would be safe for the 14-year-old to terminate her 26 week-pregnancy.

published on : 5th March 2021

Baby 'Shreyaditya' on its way: Singer Shreya Ghoshal expecting first child with husband

The 36-year-old singer took to Instagram and shared her picture cradling the baby bump.

published on : 4th March 2021

Is it safe for a 14-year-old to terminate 26-week pregnancy, CJI-led SC bench asks Haryana hospital

The 14-year-old girl, in her plea, has stated that she was raped by her cousin leading to an unwanted pregnancy. She approached the apex court seeking permission to terminate her 26-week pregnancy.

published on : 2nd March 2021

COVID vaccine does not harm fertility in women: Doctors

TNIE spoke to experts to bust the myths around infertility due to the COVID vaccine.

published on : 27th February 2021

Can't describe in words what a beautiful journey pregnancy is: Neeti Mohan

Neeti and Nihaar announced the news that they are expecting a child on February 15 through an Instagram post on the occasion of their second wedding anniversary.

published on : 19th February 2021

Panel to study ‘alarming’ rise in c-sections in private hospitals across India

The Union Health Ministry also informed the House that a technical resource group was set up in May last year to deliberate on various aspects of optimising C-section rates. 

published on : 3rd February 2021

Rajya Sabha to consider Port Authorities, MTP (Amendment) Bills on Tuesday

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is likely to move an amendment to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, which has been passed by the Lok Sabha.

published on : 1st February 2021
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