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A view of the Rajya Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament | PTI

Just 15% women in committee on surrogacy isn’t an anomaly. The problem is our Parliament

The abysmal number of women in India’s parliamentary committees on surrogacy, sexual harassment and indecent representation is a symptom of a larger bias.

Parliamentary panel on surrogacy to visit Gujarat’s Anand, interact with surrogate mothers

Surrogacy bill was passed in Lok Sabha but Rajya Sabha members objected to some provisions, including one that allows only a ‘close relative’ to be a surrogate.
A newborn baby in an incubator (Representational image) | Photo: Adriana Loureiro Fernandez | Bloomberg

Cap on age limit for IVF could be allowed, but only with checks and balances

Undergoing IVF is a personal choice — and banning it for certain ages is probably eroding constitutional rights of those individuals.
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Commercial surrogacy: Prone to misuse or should be allowed with regulations?

The Narendra Modi government Monday reintroduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha.
A Midwife speaks to young mother at a hospital | PTI

Restricting surrogacy to relatives won’t work, doctors say as bill is tabled in Lok Sabha

The bill aims to ban ‘commercial’ surrogacy, or paying a woman to carry a baby for 9 months, and restrict the practice to blood relatives.
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Modi govt reintroduces bill in Lok Sabha to ban commercial surrogacy

The bill states a woman should be allowed to act as a surrogate only once and be a close relative who is married and has a child of her own.
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How 3 bills violate the rights of the very people they seek to empower

Breaking down the possible impact of three crucial bills, if passed.

On Camera

You know who’s really going local? Not RWA uncles, but Indian millennials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Atmanirbhar Bharat plan three months ago, but India’s millennials have been vocal for local for some time now.
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Mukesh Ambani is now world’s fourth richest man, overtakes Europe’s wealthiest

Reliance's shares have more than doubled from a low in March as its digital unit got billions in investments from companies including Facebook Inc. and Google.

Defence

A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

India, China generals meet today as ‘PLA keeps up Pangong incursions, blocks army at Depsang’

The fresh round of dialogue comes as India and China have hit a stalemate in military talks with regard to disengagement at multiple flashpoints in Ladakh.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.