Indian Dentist

  • Savita's husband likely to pursue her case in European courts April 20, 2013

    London: The husband of an Indian dentist, who lost her life after being denied an abortion in Ireland, has indicated that he would consider further action in the case through the courts in Europe after a jury at her inquest ruled that she died of medical misadventure. An 11-member on Friday...
  • Ireland: Savita's husband 'optimistic' as verdict nears April 19, 2013

    London: Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar's husband on Friday said he is hopeful of a fair verdict in the inquest into his wife's death following a miscarriage in 2012. "I am still optimistic. The question that has always been in my mind is why Savita died. It has been very tough....
  • Irish doctors reject motion supporting regulation of abortion April 6, 2013

    London: The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has rejected a motion supporting regulation of abortion where there is a real and substantial risk to the life of a pregnant woman as in the case of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who died as a result of miscarriage. The motion was defeated by...
  • Savita death: Inquiry report leaked, says doctors failed to treat February 16, 2013

    London: Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died as a result of a litany of failures by hospital staff, a leaked draft of a probe report said, proving her family's claim that her death was avoidable. The report by Ireland's health ministry revealed that doctors looking after for the 31-year-old dentist seriously...
  • Ireland to legalise abortion when mother's life is at risk December 18, 2012

    London: 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 31-year-old Savita,...
  • Savita death case: NHRC registers case December 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Friday registered a case on the death of dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died in October in Ireland after doctors refused to terminate her miscarriage pregnancy on the ground that Ireland was a Catholic country. "Acting on a complaint filed by Odisha based...
  • Ireland: Activists seek compensation for Savita's family November 19, 2012

    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 November 18, 2012

    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...
  • Indian woman's death: Abortion debate flares in Ireland November 15, 2012

    Dublin: The debate over legalising abortion in Ireland flared on Wednesday after the government confirmed that a woman in the midst of a miscarriage was refused an abortion and died in an Irish hospital after suffering from blood poisoning. Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny said he was awaiting findings from...
  • Death of pregnant Indian woman puts Ireland's policy under fire November 15, 2012

    A 31-year-old Indian woman dentist died in Ireland from blood poisoning after doctors allegedly refused to terminate her 17-week-long pregnancy. ...
  • Ireland: Indian woman dies after being refused abortion November 14, 2012

    London: A 31-year-old Indian woman dentist died in Ireland from blood poisoning after doctors allegedly refused to terminate her 17-week-long pregnancy, telling her that "this is a Catholic country". Irish authorities have launched a probe into the death of Savita Halappanavar, who was 17 weeks pregnant when she suffered a...