Ireland

  • Savita death case: NHRC registers case 01-12-2012 08:44 AM

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  • Savita death: NHRC registers case 30-11-2012 09:31 PM

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  • My personal condolances to Savita's family: Irish Minister 26-11-2012 06:02 PM

    Ciarán Cannon, TD Ireland's Minister for Education and Skills talks about abortion law in Ireland and Savita's case. ...
  • Savita death: Indian community in Ireland rallies behind family 25-11-2012 08:42 AM

    The Indian community in Ireland has assured all its support to Praveen Halappanavar, the husband of Savita who died after being denied a life-saving abortion by a hospital. ...
  • Savita Halappanavar's abortion request papers 'are missing' 24-11-2012 10:16 AM

    Ireland has ordered a third probe into the tragic death of Indian doctor Savita Halappanavar after she was denied a life-saving abortion by a Galway hospital. ...
  • Savita Halappanavar death: Ireland orders 3rd probe 24-11-2012 09:54 AM

    Dublin: Ireland ordered a third probe into NRI doctor Savita Halapannavar's tragic death at a Galway hospital earlier this month after her dentist husband Praveen claimed that crucial papers relating to her repeated requests for abortion were missing from the Galway University Hospital's files. Halapannavar was miscarrying and had repeatedly...
  • Savita's abortion requests missing from medical file 23-11-2012 06:05 PM

    London: Praveen Halappanavar, husband of an Indian dentist who died due to pregnancy-related complications after being denied abortion in Ireland, says the medical notes made available to him do not contain their repeated pleas for a termination, but mention trivial requests for tea and toast. "They have all the other...
  • Ireland to order statutory inquiry into Savita's death 23-11-2012 05:13 PM

    Bangalore: Ireland will order a statutory inquiry, in addition to the medical one, into the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar due to pregnancy-related complications after being denied abortion, in a move seen as an attempt to meet her husband's demand for a full public probe. "... But we will...
  • Irish President intervenes in Savita death probe row 23-11-2012 06:07 AM

    Ireland: In a rare intervention, the Irish President Michael D Higgins came out in support of the demand of Savita Halappanavar's family for an independent inquiry into her death saying that any investigation 'must meet the needs of the family'. Meanwhile, Savita's husband Praveen Halappanavar told CNN-IBN that her medical...
  • I have no faith in Irish govt's probe, says Savita husband 22-11-2012 10:41 PM

    The husband of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died after being denied abortion, questions the credibility of the Irish government probe. ...
  • News 360: Mamata's no-confidence motion rejected, NTPC stake sale cleared 22-11-2012 09:12 PM

    The husband of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died after being denied abortion, questions the credibility of the Irish government probe. ...
  • Cooperate in Savita case: Irish PM to husband 22-11-2012 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister of Ireland Enda Kenny has claimed that Savita Halappanavar's husband was not cooperating in the investigation of his wife's death. The Irish Prime Minister requested Savitas husband Parveen to meet the head of the investigation team Sabaratnam Arulkumaran. Savita's husband has demanded for an impartial...
  • Irish woman seeking daughter after 2 sons jumps off cliff 21-11-2012 09:48 AM

    London: An Irish woman who wished to have a daughter jumped to her death from a cliff after learning that she was pregnant with twin boys after already having two sons. Anna Byrne, 35, a nurse from Dunboyne town was left devastated when ultrasound scans in March this year showed...
  • Ireland drops 3 doctors from Savita's death probe team 21-11-2012 06:05 AM

    New Delhi: Ireland has dropped three doctors of the Galway University Hospital from the team that will probe death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died due to pregnancy-related complications after being denied abortion. An announcement in this regard was made by Prime Minister Enda Kenny in the Parliament barely...
  • Inquiry into Savita's death will be fair: Ireland 20-11-2012 11:40 PM

    London: Facing all round flak, Ireland on Tuesday announced a seven-member team headed by a noted Sri Lankan doctor to probe the tragic death of an Indian dentist after doctors allegedly refused to terminate her 17-week pregnancy despite serious complications, saying "this is a Catholic country". It also promised that...
  • Savita's case was not about abortion: Ireland's bishops 20-11-2012 05:32 PM

    London: Amidst a raging debate on the country's strict abortion laws, Ireland's Catholic bishops have said that the church "has never taught that the life of a child in the womb should be preferred to that of a mother". Reacting to the death of Savita Halappanavar, the standing committee of...
  • Irish cabinet to discuss the anti-abortion law today 20-11-2012 06:32 AM

    New Delhi: The Irish cabinet is expected to discuss amendments to its anti-abortion law on Tuesday. This a day before the Irish Parliament discussed an expert committee's report into the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar. The 31-year old died of complications on the October 28 after being denied a...
  • Irish Cabinet to take up abortion report amid protests 19-11-2012 04:56 PM

    London: The Irish Cabinet will take up a report of an expert group on abortion on Tuesday as thousands of people in Ireland protest the tragic death of an Indian dentist. Irish Health Minister James Reilly has said he will be bringing the report of the expert group to the...
  • Savita Halpannavar's father to write to President, PM 19-11-2012 10:47 AM

    Belgaum: The father of the Indian dentist who died in Ireland after doctors allegedly refused to terminate her pregnancy today said he would write to the President and Prime Minister, demanding that India press for an independent inquiry into his daughter's death. Savita Halpannavar's father demanded that an Indian be...
  • Ireland: Activists seek compensation for Savita's family 19-11-2012 08:56 AM

    Pro-abortion campaigners are demanding compensation for the family of Savita Halappanavar, who died of complications after suffering a miscarriage and being denied an abortion. ...
  • Thousands rally in support of Savita in Ireland 18-11-2012 12:41 PM

    London: Thousands of people, upset over the tragic death of an Indian dentist, have held rallies and candle light vigils across Ireland demanding changes in the country's draconian abortion laws. "No more tragedies", the placards of the protesters read in Dublin and Galway as they demanded the change in laws....
  • Savita death case: Irish PM in no rush over abortion issue 17-11-2012 11:15 AM

    Dublin: Ireland's Prime Minister said on Friday he would not be rushed into making a decision on the issue of abortion, after an Indian woman who was refused a termination died from blood poisoning in an Irish hospital. "This is a matter that has divided Irish society now for a...
  • Irish govt must clarify on abortion issue: Amnesty 17-11-2012 09:06 AM

    London: Observing that the tragic death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar illustrates a gap in Irish law, rights group Amnesty on Saturday asked Ireland to ensure that its domestic policy on access to abortion is in line with international human rights law. Amnesty International has written to Irish Minister for...
  • Ireland: Thousands of women move to England for termination 17-11-2012 07:09 AM

    New Delhi: After the tragic death of a 31-year-old Indian dentist in Ireland, Savita Halappanavar, India has formally spoken to authorities in Dublin. But as the probe goes on, it has been found that thousands of women from Ireland are forced to travel to England for abortions. Savita was unfortunate...
  • Savita death: MEA summons Irish envoy after row over abortion 16-11-2012 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday summoned the Irish ambassador following the uproar over the death of an Indian woman in Ireland after a hospital denied her an abortion. Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar was denied the termination of her pregnancy under the country's anti-abortion law even though...