Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicSex determination

Topic: sex determination

SC turns down request to stay govt notification suspending female foeticide rules

The SC was hearing a PIL questioning the government’s move to suspend some PCPNDT rules on the ground that it lacks jurisdiction.

Sex determination law won’t be diluted by relaxing compliance rules during Covid-19: Doctors

Concerns were raised that the health ministry’s 4 April notification would dilute the strict PCPNDT Act, but govt and doctors insist this is not the case.

Even money won’t make Indians prefer daughters over sons

Fertility reduction and a gender-balanced population often appear as conflicting objectives, as targeting one may worsen the other.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Narendra Modi addresses the bureaucrats at Vigyan Bhawan | Photo: Praveen Jain| ThePrint

Modi govt’s assault on democracy is more sinister than the Emergency. Look at the differences

While the Emergency was brutal and sudden, Modi govt's moves are far more insidious and systemic and will undermine our society for a long time.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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