Saturday, Dec 04, 2021


Aryan Khan’s Lawyer Amit Desai On Drugs-On-Cruise Case: Issue Will Calm Down And Cool Off

Nov 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

In an interview, advocate Amit Desai said that feels that nothing will happen in the immediate future in the drugs-on-cruise case.

US: Biden Admin Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Anti-Abortion Law

Oct 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks and before some women know they are pregnant.

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.

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

Oct 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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 normal services or were gearing up to do so.

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 (SB8), which bans terminations after 6 weeks.

23 September, 2021

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

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.

21 September, 2021

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

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.

10 September, 2021

US Justice Department Challenges Texas' New Anti-Abortion Law

Associated Press (AP)

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,”

14 April, 2021

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

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.

21 March, 2021

The New Abortion Rules Are Good. Here's How To Make Them Better

Bhavani Giddu

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

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the inauguration and foundation stone laying ceremony of of 18 development projects worth 18 thousand crores, in Dehradun.

PTI Photo

Shikarawallas take part in a Shikara race organised to promote tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, amid fog on a cold winter day, at Dal Lake in Srinagar.

PTI Photo

Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Canada players greet each other after their win against Chile during their 13th-14th play-off in FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World cup 2021, at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

Chile players react after they lost their match against Canada during their 13th-14th play-off in FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World cup 2021, at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh