Thursday, 6 October, 2022
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Topic: US Supreme Court

US abortion ban a red flag for democracies. Women must take control of their bodies back

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What US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn ‘Roe v Wade’ means for ‘bodily autonomy’ of women

Here's what the US Supreme Court's judgement overturning 'Roe v Wade' means for abortion rights in the United States of America.

Everything you need to know about US Supreme Court’s abortion decision

The ruling does not mean that abortion is banned throughout the US. Rather, arguments about legality of abortion will now play out in state legislatures.

US Supreme Court ends constitutional right to abortion, half its states may be affected

The top court’s conservative majority overturned the Roe vs Wade decision in 1973 that upheld a pregnant woman’s liberty to choose.

What is ‘Roe v Wade’? 1973 US Supreme Court ruling on abortion rights that could be overturned

In leaked draft opinion published by Politico, US Supreme Court says 'it is time to heed Constitution and return issue of abortion to people’s elected representatives'.

US Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade verdict that guaranteed abortions

Justice Samuel A Alito Jr said the the contentious issue that has invoked political debates in the US for more than a generation should be decided by politicians, not the courts.

Jefferson, Lincoln, FDR disobeyed US Supreme Court: Modi govt’s rebuttal to SC on tribunals law

Modi govt has found fault with SC for drawing references from the US Supreme Court while striking down provisions of the Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021.

Facebook wins cases that wanted to break it up to end monopoly

The ruling delivers a blow to the US FTC and the states, which claimed Facebook violated antitrust laws by buying Instagram & WhatsApp in order to cut off emerging competitive threats.

J&J to pay $2.1 bn to women who claimed baby powder has cancer-causing substance

This comes after the US Supreme Court refused to consider J&J’s objections to a 2018 jury finding. The company still faces more than 25,000 lawsuits blaming baby powder for causing cancers.

1969 Supreme Court ruling on Ku Klux Klan speech could shield Trump from riot charges

Legal experts are sceptical that Trump will face charges for spurring his supporters into storming US Capitol last week, saying while prosecution is possible, a conviction is unlikely.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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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