Abortion

  • Ireland votes to legalise abortion in life-saving cases 12-07-2013 03:57 PM

    Eight months after 31-year-old Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died from pregnancy complications, the Ireland government has legalised abortions in life-saving cases. This is a first for the Catholic country. ...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Police to examine actress's medical records 11-06-2013 08:35 PM

    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 18-03-2013 05:37 PM

    The key sticking point of lowering the age of consent for sex may have been solved with the government agreeing to keep it at 18 years. ...
  • Ireland to legalise abortion when mother's life is at risk 19-12-2012 01:15 PM

    The decision comes after a huge public outcry over the death of 31-year-old Savita. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 15-11-2012 11:54 PM

    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 15-11-2012 11:48 PM

    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? 15-11-2012 11:26 PM

    The tragic death of a 31-year-old 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 15-11-2012 10:15 PM

    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 15-11-2012 09:36 AM

    A 31-year-old Indian woman dentist died in Ireland from blood poisoning after doctors allegedly refused to terminate her 17-week-long pregnancy. ...
  • US politician in rape row refuses to withdraw from race 22-08-2012 09:34 AM

    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 11-06-2012 11:56 PM

    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 11-06-2012 10:53 PM

    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 03-04-2012 01:34 PM

    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? 26-05-2011 01:15 AM

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if educated Indians are aborting girl child. ...
  • Birth control pills celebrate 50th anniversary 10-05-2010 10:33 AM

    It was in 1960 that the US Food and Drug Administration approved the medicine. ...
  • To abort or deliver: Women should have the right 25-08-2008 05:52 PM

    A lot of women believe that a mother should have the right to give birth or abort. ...
  • Weekend Edition: Nation heated with abortion case debate 11-08-2008 01:19 AM

    This debate was not only about abortion but also about disability. ...
  • Watch: Doctor's word on late abortions 03-08-2008 12:40 PM

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