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    Can’t delete father’s name from child’s birth certificate: BMC to HC on singler mother’s plea

    Mumbai: The city civic body has told the Bombay High Court that it has no powers to delete a birth or death-related entry from its records while responding to a single mother’s plea seeking a birth certificate for her child without the father’s name. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s birth registration department filed an affidavit in the court yesterday, stating that it did not have the authority to issue a birth certificate in

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    Bombay High Court seeks BMC reply in test tube baby’s birth certificate case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to file a reply on a 31-year-old woman’s plea seeking that she must not be compelled by the civic authorities to record the name of her daughter’s biological father on the birth certificate. The petitioner, a single, unwed mother from Nalasopara, gave birth to the girl following a test tube method in August 2016.

  • First Test tube baby becomes mother!

    Mumbai : Harsha Shah (29), India’s first test-tube baby, became a mother after giving birth to a baby boy at Jaslok Hospital on Monday. The delivery was carried out under the supervision of Dr Indira Hinduja and her team who had delivered Harsha’s mother at KEM Hospital in 1986.