ABORTION

  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 6, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Ireland votes to legalise abortion in lifesaving cases July 12, 2013

    Eight months after 31yearold Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died from pregnancy complications, the Ireland government has legalised abortions in lifesaving cases. This is a first for the Catholic country. ...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Police to examine actress's medical records June 11, 2013

    The Mumbai Police will examine the medical records of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan as her suicide note mentioned an abortion. The actress was in a relationship with actor Aditya Pancholi's son, Suraj. ...
  • Lowering age of consent will lead to teenage pregnancies: SAD March 18, 2013

    The new anti-rape Bill will be taken up by the Union Cabinet Monday evening after it failed to achieve consensus at two all-party meetings. Sources told CNN-IBN that the key sticking point of lowering the age of consent for sex may have been solved with the government agreeing to keep...
  • Ireland to legalise abortion when mother's life is at risk December 19, 2012

    Ireland on Tuesday announced it will legalise abortions when the mother's life is at risk, weeks after the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who died after being refused an abortion in the European country. The decision comes after a huge public outcry over the death of 31yearold Savita, who...
  • My personal condolances to Savita's family: Irish Minister November 26, 2012

    Ciarn 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 November 25, 2012

    The Indian community in Ireland has assured all its support to Praveen Halappanavar, the husband of Savita who died after being denied a lifesaving abortion by a hospital. ...
  • Savita Halappanavar's abortion request papers 'are missing' November 24, 2012

    Ireland has ordered a third probe into the tragic death of Indian doctor Savita Halappanavar after she was denied a lifesaving abortion by a Galway hospital. ...
  • Ireland: Activists seek compensation for Savita's family November 19, 2012

    Proabortion campaigners are demanding compensation for the family of Savita Halappanavar, who died of complications after suffering a miscarriage and being denied an abortion. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 15, 2012

    Maharashtra gets additional security, Bal Thackeray critical, but stable. Death of Indian woman in Ireland after being refused abortion sparks public, political anger. ...
  • Irish Times reporter speaks about Indian woman's death November 15, 2012

    Irish Times reporter Kitty Holland, who first highlighted the case of the pregnant Indian woman's death, talks about the fallout of the incident. ...
  • Is it time for the Catholic church to change its views on abortion? November 15, 2012

    The tragic death of a 31yearold Indian dentist in Ireland, Savita Halappanavar, has ignited public protests and political debate on the country's abortion laws that are based on Catholic principles. ...
  • News 360: Mumbai's rich, famous queue up to meet Bal Thackeray November 15, 2012

    Several parts of the Maharashtra capital continue to wear a deserted look. Most parties, events and film shoots stand cancelled. ...
  • Death of pregnant Indian woman puts Ireland's policy under fire November 15, 2012

    A 31yearold Indian woman dentist died in Ireland from blood poisoning after doctors allegedly refused to terminate her 17weeklong pregnancy. ...
  • US politician in rape row refuses to withdraw from race August 22, 2012

    US Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin, under fire for his comments over rape and abortion, has decided to not withdraw from the race. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 11, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • News 360: Maha to adopt 4 girls after Beed's abortion horror June 11, 2012

    The Maharashtra Women and Child Welfare Ministry will adopt the four daughters of a woman labourer from Beed district who died during an illegal abortion last month. ...
  • Act against spiritual guru: NCW Chief on AP abortion case April 3, 2012

    Commenting on the Andhra Pradesh forced abortion incident, NCW Chairperson Mamata Sharma said that the 'baba' who ordered the act should be held. ...
  • FTN: Are educated Indians aborting the girl child? May 26, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if educated Indians are aborting girl child. ...
  • Birth control pills celebrate 50th anniversary May 10, 2010

    The birth control pill turns 50 today. It was in 1960 that the US Food and Drug Administration approved the medicine. Since then, women has used it to prevent unwanted pregnancy giving them a degree of control over their reproductive health. The advent of the pill has seen a decline...
  • To abort or deliver: Women should have the right August 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Sunita Aroras doctor had suspected that her baby would be born with complications. But when Sunita wanted to go in for an abortion she was told it was unlawful to abort a foetus that was more than 20 weeks old. A lot of women believe that a mother...
  • 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 26weekold foetus, the debate still continues. The court's verdict has divided the country's opinions right down the middle. ...
  • Watch: Doctor's word on late abortions August 3, 2008

    Dr Puneet Bedi, a gynecologist from Delhi's Apollo hospital, answers tough questions on abortions and the Mumbai case. ...