Odisha to reward sex determination tip offs

Collectors and enforcement authorities asked to intensify implementation of PC&PNDT Act

published on : 12th November 2022

Procreate or abort is woman’s choice: Kerala HC

News of the pregnancy left her mentally and emotionally disturbed, said the petition, adding that the classmate with whom she was in a relationship, had left the country for higher studies.

published on : 5th November 2022

Bombay HC directs hospital to submit report on minor rape victim seeking to terminate pregnancy 

Under the provisions of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, termination of pregnancy post the 20-week period is not allowed unless permission is taken from the high court.

published on : 31st October 2022

Supreme Court says non-cisgender women may also require access to safe termination of pregnancy

It added the MTP Act recognises the reproductive autonomy of every pregnant woman to choose medical intervention to terminate her pregnancy.

published on : 29th September 2022

Woman can become pregnant by choice irrespective of her marital status: Supreme Court

The bench added that Article 21 of the Constitution recognises and protects the right of a woman to undergo termination of pregnancy if her mental or physical health is at stake.

published on : 29th September 2022

Marital rape still not an offence say activists post SC's abortion ruling

"It is a beginning and they should come out with more and more progressive laws on marital rape because it is a reality," said Woman's rights activist and founder of PARI, Yogita Bhayana.

published on : 29th September 2022

What did the Supreme Court say on abortion, marital rape, and 'persons other than cis-women'?

The top court said that the provision to cover only married women will render the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act violative of Article 14; here are other key points from its important ruling.

published on : 29th September 2022

Succour for domestic violence victim: Kerala HC says no need for husband's approval to terminate pregnancy

It is the woman who bears the stress and strain of the pregnancy and the delivery, said the court.

published on : 26th September 2022

Odisha govt to reward for information on sex selection activities

The scheme ‘Informer’s Incentive Scheme’ will be enforced for effective implementation of the PC & PNDT Act, 1994.

published on : 20th September 2022

Delhi HC allows teen rape victim to terminate 28-week pregnancy, asks AIIMS to preserve foetus

The court took into consideration a July 19 order of the high court in which a minor girl, also a rape victim, was allowed to terminate her pregnancy.

published on : 29th August 2022

'Need to fine-tune rules to allow abortion till 24 weeks of pregnancy': SC on MTP Act

The court said it is reserving its verdict on the issue of interpretation of the MTP Act and will include 'unmarried woman' or 'single woman' to allow them the benefit of abortion up to 24 weeks.

published on : 24th August 2022

Musk abandons plans to buy Twitter over fake accounts

The dispute is likely to play out at the Delaware Court of Chancery in the US state of Delaware where Twitter will need to prove that fake accounts comprise only 5% of all accounts on Twitter.

published on : 9th July 2022

DDA conducts second phase of draw for flat allotments

The draw of lots for allotment of flats to 903 beneficiaries was conducted on Friday under an in situ rehabilitation scheme of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), officials said.

published on : 18th June 2022

US abortion cases rise, 1 in 5 pregnancies terminated in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may have pushed down the abortion numbers in some states, according to the report. 

published on : 15th June 2022

Sex determination racket in Berhampur has Hyberabad connection

Police believe the clinic, run by key accused Durga Prasad Nayak, was clandestinely operating since nearly three years.

published on : 30th May 2022

Private clinic raided; 13 held 

Berhampur police, on Friday, arrested 13 persons including two women from a private clinic in Ankuli area for allegedly running a sex determination racket.

published on : 28th May 2022

Indian Railway terminates 19 officials due to non-performance

They were posted in various zones including the Central railway, North Frontier Railway, Southcentral Railway, Eastern railway, Northern Railway and other wings.

published on : 13th May 2022

Insert disclaimers on illegality of sex determination: Delhi HC tells Jayeshbhai Jordaar makers

The relevant portion of the film which is scheduled to be released on May 13 was also played for the court during the course of the hearing.

published on : 10th May 2022

Abortion centre raided, pregnant woman rescued in Cuddalore day after botched surgery

Sources said that the unidentified woman who was five months pregnant had taken an abortion pill and was rushed to Virudhachalam GH.

published on : 10th May 2022

Sex determination can't be trivialised, shown routinely, Delhi HC on Jayeshbhai Jordaar trailer 

The Delhi High Court Monday expressed its concern over the scene showing the sex determination of a foetus in the trailer of Ranveer Singh-starrer Jayeshbhai Jordaar.

published on : 9th May 2022
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