Monday, 3 October, 2022
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Topic: abortion

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.

Busting abortion myths in India on International Safe Abortion Day

According to a study published in The Lancet, the vast majority of India’s approximately 1.6 crore abortions took place outside a health facility.

SC says abortion amounts to murder, rejects 20-year-old Mumbai woman’s plea

The 20-year-old petitioner, now over 25 weeks pregnant, had cited marital discord and a desire to end her marriage as grounds to seek an abortion.

In SC, woman seeks abortion past 20-week ceiling, asserts right to privacy

Plea says privacy accorded to her by the August 2017 nine-judge bench challenges validity of MTP provisions

The homophobic, anti-abortion preacher making the rounds of South India’s science colleges

Abhishek Clifford, who heads the NGO Rescue 108 is believed to be of British origin and claims to be known by many names.

Global Pulse: Once again, bioterrorism and disease is overlooked by the White House

It seems all can never be well in Trump's White House. From the day the President took office, controversial decisions have come out of his establishment on an almost daily basis.

Abortion has been legal in India since 1971 but it is still not a woman’s right

Legal barriers, such as the blanket 20-week gestation limit, no mention of unmarried women in the clause of contraceptive failure, the need for physician’s consent – all constrain and deny women reproductive justice.

Global Pulse: It looks like Berlusconi is going to be back in power in Italy

Ireland will hold a referendum on abortion in May, in which the people will be asked whether they want to repeal of retain the the ban on abortions.

Tweaking India’s abortion law: Fear of foeticide trumping women’s reproductive rights?

MTP Act currently allows abortions for pregnancies up to 20 weeks, but Centre has had a proposal to extend the limit to 24 weeks in the pipeline since 2014.

MTP Act amendments: Fear of foeticide may be trumping women’s reproductive rights

MTP Act currently allows abortions for pregnancies up to 20 weeks, but Centre has had a proposal to extend the limit to 24 weeks in the pipeline since 2014.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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