MEHTA COUPLE

  • 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 26weekold foetus because it had a congenital heart defect. The journey...
  • Families with kids with CHD say Mehtas shouldn't abort August 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Threeyearold Jiah loves dancing to Bollywood tunes. Looking at her now, you can't tell her heart is ticking with the help of a pacemaker. Jiah was born with congenital heart defect (CHD), a problem her parents found out in the seventh month of the pregnancy. For the Sharmas,...
  • All not lost for Mumbai couple, help pours in from all quarters August 6, 2008

    Mumbai: A day after the Bombay High Court disallowed Niketa and Haresh Mehta from aborting their 25weekold foetus, help is pouring in for them from all quarters. The Mehtas are a middle class family in Mumbai. Haresh works with a stock brokerage firm while Niketa is a teacher. For the couple...
  • 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 26weekold foetus after tests and reports showed that the baby has a congenital heart defect. The Mehtas' advocate, Amit Kharkhanis, told CNNIBN that they are not ruling out the option of filing...
  • Abortion verdict heats up ethics debate | The abortion dilemma August 5, 2008

    New Delhi The Bombay High Court on Monday rejected the plea of a couple who wanted to abort their 24week foetus because of a congenital heart defect. The courts verdict on the issue has gripped the country and divided the opinions of the common man right down the...
  • Abortion debate: Bombay HC verdict today | Your say August 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The Bombay High Court will give a verdict on the Mehtas case today. The couple from Mumbai has challenged the 37yearold abortion law of the country. They have sought permission to terminate a 24 weeks pregnancy because the foetus has a congenital heart defect. Nikita Mehta is...