User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Health-Indicators :: Infanticide
Last updated: Jun 28 2017 10:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Foetus found in hospital washroom 28.6.2017 Punjab News, Ludhiana News, Ludhiana City News | Times of India Punjab News
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Year on, govt waits for pregnant decoy to nab gender test offenders 27.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Year on, govt waits for pregnant decoy to nab gender test offenders
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Rape survivor says was forced into 12 abortions 27.6.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Opposing the bail application filed by an accused in a rape case, the victim told the Sessions Court that she had undergone as many as 12 abortions after the accused had forced himself on her. Taking cognisance of the alleged crime, which began ten years ago and went on till April 2017, the court rejected the accused's bail application. While passing its verdict, the court held that the FIR copy clearly stated that the accused had physical relations with the victim and had forced her to opt for abortions against her consent. The accused, Nilesh Shinde(28), a Jogeshwari resident, befriended the victim in 2008 and later influenced her into entering into a physical relationship on the pretext of getting married. The victim is 10 years older than him and already has two children. The victim alleged that she got pregnant on 12 occasions, and that every time, Shinde gave her pills and aborted the foetus against her will. She alleged that in 2013, he had assaulted her and caused an injury to her kidney, and ...
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Kolkata woman pleads SC to terminate pregnancy 26.6.2017 TOI: Cities
A plea by a Kolkata woman to allow termination of her 23-week pregnancy has prompted the Supreme Court to form a board of doctors to decide on its clinical safety.
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Rs 1L reward for pregnant decoys toblow whistle on sex selection racket 25.6.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Adityanath govt banks on informers to curb female foeticide 24.6.2017 Zee News : States
At an event here, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed concern over the declining sex ratio in the state and launched the 'Mukhbir Yojana' (Informer Scheme) aimed at arresting cases of female foeticide.
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Supreme court favours relaxing abortion deadline 24.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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SC refers plea on termination of pregnancy to medical board 23.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Supreme Court on Friday ordered a medical board, comprising seven doctors from SSKM Hospital in Kolkata, to examine the fitness of a 24-week pregnant woman to undergo an abortion due to foetus abnormality.

A vacation bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul directed the medical board to submit its report by June 29 after ascertaining the health of the mother and the foetus.

During the hearing, the counsel for the West Bengal government said it has been decided to form a team of seven doctors to ascertain the woman's medical condition.

The bench noted a report by a doctor which said that a child born with such serious abnormalities may not survive even the first surgery.

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Law should be stretched to allow abortion beyond 20 weeks pregnancy: Supreme Court 23.6.2017 TOI: India
The Supreme Court on Friday said that legally permissible period of 20 weeks for allowing a pregnant lady to abort must be stretched to allow women to abort terminally ill fetuses beyond that period prescribed under Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.
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Woman's plea for abortion: SC forms 7-doctor medical board 23.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
The Supreme Court today constituted a medical board of seven doctors of the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata to ascertain health of a 24-week pregnant woman wanting to undergo abortion on the grounds of foetus abnormality.A vacation bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul directed the medical board to submit the report by June 29 after ascertaining the health of the mother and the foetus.During the hearing, the counsel for the West Bengal government said it has been decided to constitute a team of seven doctors to ascertain the medical condition.The bench also noted a report of a doctor in whic
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Kolkata woman seeks SC permission to abort 23-week foetus 22.6.2017 DNA: Top News
A 33-year-old woman from Kolkata has knocked on the doors of the top court on Wednesday seeking permission to abort her 23-week foetus claiming that it has a heart abnormality. The matter was referred to a medical board in Kolkata by a vacation bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Justices DY Chandrachud and Sanjay Kishan Kaul. Appearing for the petitioner, advocate Sneha Mukherjee claimed that the 33-year-old suffered immense mental and physical anguish as a result of the unreasonable 20-week restriction on abortion under Sections 2(b) of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act. On May 25, during a foetal echocardiography conducted on the pregnant lady, it was suspected that the foetus suffered from Tetralogy of Fallot, a combination of four impairments in the heart. This was confirmed during a more comprehensive test conducted five days later. However, by then the lady had already crossed the 20-week mark and was thus unable to abort the foetus. Mukherjee claimed her client was anguished at ...
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Kolkata woman in SC with 23-week abortion plea 22.6.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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SC notice to govt on abortion deadline 22.6.2017 TOI: India
Delay in amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act to provide women a wider window to abort terminally ill fetuses is forcing many to move the Supreme Court for permission to end their pregnancies that are beyond the legally permissible termination period of 20 weeks.
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SC seeks Centre, Bengal's reply on woman's plea for abortion 21.6.2017 DNA: Health
A vacation bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul issued notice to the ministry of health and family welfare and the West Bengal government on her plea challenging the constitutional validity of provisions of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act.
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SC seeks Centre, West Bengal's reply on woman's plea for abortion 21.6.2017 Zee News : States
The petitioner in her plea said that she had suffered immense mental and physical anguish after coming to know of the abnormalities in her 21st week of pregnancy.  
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Writer who finds inspiration for writing near a cemetery (Feature) 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Undisturbed by his silent neighbours in the capital's Nicholson Cemetery, this leading author has penned numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for both adults and children in a career spanning several decades.
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'Personal details of nearly 200 million US citizens leaked' 20.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The data leak by Deep Root Analytics contains personal information of roughly 61 per cent of the US population, technology news website Gizmodo reported.
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Delhi: Premature baby who was declared stillborn by doctors, dies after struggling for 30 hours 20.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Safdarjung Hospital clarified that the foetus was 20 weeks old, and the procedure was an abortion not a delivery. They added that fetuses less than 22 weeks do not survive.
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‘It was an aborted foetus, not a baby’ 20.6.2017 Hindu: News
Hospital says it followed procedure
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51 couples from across state tie nuptial knot 19.6.2017 TOI: Patna
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