Friday, 30 September, 2022
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Topic: abortion

Modi govt move to increase abortion time limit is brave, sets role model for the West

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Indian women set to get right to abort pregnancy in 6th month, instead of the 5th

Modi cabinet approves amendment to Medical Termination of Pregnancy act, taking abortion limit to 24 weeks instead of 20. Bill to be tabled in Parliament.

Abortion a right not privilege. On Safe Abortion Day, govt must consider amending MTP Act

In 1971, India became one of the first countries to legalise abortion, but today its healthcare system is lagging behind and doing a great disservice to women.

Is Modi govt right in telling SC that women don’t have absolute right to abortion?

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare told the Supreme Court Wednesday that a pregnant woman’s right to abort is not “absolute”.

Women don’t have absolute right to terminate pregnancy, Modi govt tells Supreme Court

Health ministry's reply was in reference to plea that seeks to raise time period for terminating pregnancy from current cap of 20 weeks to 26 weeks.

America is waging a war on women. Rapists, murderers & foetuses have more rights now

American feminists wanted to save other women from dowry, female foeticide, hijab and FGM. But who will save their rights from US Republicans?

India’s abortion law — ahead of its time in 1971 but now behind science, societal demands

Abortion has been legal for 48 years but is still not based on women's rights. Moreover, experts argue it isn't in line with current medical and societal standards.

Alabama passes harshest anti-abortion law in US, effectively banning procedure

US President Donald Trump asks Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy to provide stimulus to the economy.

Train grassroots health workers in medical abortions to keep women from quacks, say doctors

A majority of Indian women looking to undergo abortions do so by self-medication or through quacks because of the stigma around the procedure and lack of awareness.

Why people with good looks view sex differently than others

Good-looking people on average have more sexual opportunities and partners, enjoy larger benefits when it comes to romance.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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