Abortion Case

  • Savita death: Report says foetus not mother was main focus April 3, 2013

    London: Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died in Ireland in 2012 after being denied abortion, may have been saved had the hospital staff not paid "overemphasis" on the welfare of the unviable foetus and "underemphasis" on her deteriorating health, according to an inquiry report. The report by the Health Service...
  • ExAkali Dal minister Bibi Jagir Kaur gets bail November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Punjab Minister and Akali Dal leader Bibi Jagir Kaur got bail on Thursday in criminal case against her teenaged daughter. Kaur was awarded a jail term for five years for subjecting her daughter to forced abortion and also for abducting her. Kaur was accused of murdering her daughter...
  • Beed: Accused doctors enjoyed political patronage? June 12, 2012

    Mumbai: In a new twist in the Beed abortion case, it has now come to light that the main accused doctor couple enjoyed political patronage. The Mundes Sudam and Saraswati hobnobbed with the likes of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde....
  • No special treatment for Jagir Kaur: Punjab DGP April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Director General (Prisons) Punjab, Shashi Kant, on Friday said that he would take strict action against all those police personnel who "stooped" to the level of touching the feet of Bibi Jagir Kaur, the former Punjab Cabinet Minister who on Friday, was charged with the murder of...
  • Docs divided over what led to Nikita's miscarriage August 15, 2008

    New Delhi: A miscarriage barely 10 days after the Bombay High Court gave its ruling on Mehta abortion case has divided the entire nation into two sides. The Mehta couple from Mumbai had sought a permission to abort their then 26-week-old foetus because it had a congenital heart defect. The journey...
  • Weekend Edition: Nation heated with abortion case debate August 11, 2008

    Mumbai's abortion case has touched many nerves in the nation. Though the Bombay High Court rejected the plea of the Mehta couple to abort their 26-week-old foetus, the debate still continues. The court's verdict has divided the country's opinions right down the middle. ...
  • Disabled, born in a nation which doesn't care August 6, 2008

    New Delhi: The Mehtas’ fight to abort their 26-week-old foetus has finally ended with the couple now deciding not to appeal their case in the Supreme Court. The Bombay High Court turned down their plea saying that allowing the abortion of a foetus older than 20 weeks is illegal. ...
  • Mehta abortion case: Hospital admits to clerical error August 5, 2008

    New Delhi: There has been a new twist in the Mehta abortion case. The JJ Hospital in Mumbai, which first told the Mehtas that their baby had a congenital heart disease, has said that there might have been a "clerical error" in the report which caused the debate in the...
  • Abortion law can't be amended for one case: Ramadoss August 5, 2008

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday rejected the plea of the Mehtas, who wanted to abort their 26-week-old foetus after tests and reports showed that the baby has a congenital heart defect. The Mehtas' advocate, Amit Kharkhanis, told CNN-IBN that they are not ruling out the option of filing...