Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022


It Is Time We Value The Right To Safe Abortion

Oct 04, 2018 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

Ireland Votes For Change, Legalises Abortion

May 27, 2018 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.

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

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

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

Apr 07, 2018 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.

Supreme Court Allows Women To Abort Foetus With Arnold Chiari Syndrome

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

21 September, 2017

11 September, 2017

More Trouble For Ram Rahim, Termination Of Pregnancies In Dera Hospital Under Scanner

Outlook Web Bureau

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act is not being followed properly in Shah Satnam Ji Super Speciality Hospital.

18 August, 2017

Day After She Delivers Baby, SC Seeks Govt's Response On Compensating Chandigarh Minor Rape Victim

Outlook Web Bureau

The minor rape victim, whose plea seeking permission to undergo termination of pregnancy was turned down by the apex court earlier, on Thursday delivered a baby at a government hospital at Chandigarh.

17 August, 2017

10-Year-Old Rape Victim Who Was Denied Abortion Delivers Baby, Told She Was Being Operated To Remove A Stone

Outlook Web Bureau

The girl was unaware that she had delivered a child. Her parents had told her that she has a stone in her stomach and she had to be operated for that.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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