Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act

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Mumbai woman’s plea in SC set to re-ignite debate on right to abort after 20 weeks

woman had moved Apex court against a Bombay HC order denying her permission to terminate an unwanted pregnancy According to the Medical T...Read More

Mumbai: Need for a rethink over MTP Act of 20-week cap on abortion

Mumbai: Need for a rethink over MTP Act of 20-week cap on abortion

Mumbai: There has been a rise in the number cases wherein women are knocking on the doors of the Supreme Court seeking permission to abor...Read More

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Skewed sex ratio alarming, says HC, puts doc in the dock

Mumbai : The Bombay High Court recently expressed its concern over the increasing gap between the ratio of male and female children in Ma...Read More

Woman’s plea for abortion: SC forms 7-doctor medical board

Woman’s plea for abortion: SC forms 7-doctor medical board

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today constituted a medical board of seven doctors of the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata to ascertain health of a ...Read More

Suspended Nashik doctor charged under MTP Act

Suspended Nashik doctor charged under MTP Act

Nashik: An offence under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act was registered against a suspended woman doctor of Nashik civil h...Read More

SC rejects plea to abort 26-week-old foetus suffering from Down syndrome

SC rejects plea to abort 26-week-old foetus suffering from Down syndrome

New Delhi: Relying on a medical board’s report, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a woman’s plea seeking termination of her foetus fe...Read More

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Women entitled to end unwanted pregnancy: Bombay High Court

Mumbai : Endorsing the right of a woman to “lead a life of her choice”, the Bombay High Court has held that the scope of the Medical Term...Read More

Rape ‘survivor’ can abort foetus, says Supreme Court

Rape ‘survivor’ can abort foetus, says Supreme Court

New Delhi:  Giving benefit of a provision in the abortion law, the Supreme Court on Monday allowed a rape survivor to abort her 24-week-o...Read More

SC grants liberty to terminate 24-weeks-old abnormal foetus

SC grants liberty to terminate 24-weeks-old abnormal foetus

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today granted liberty to an alleged rape survivor to terminate her 24-weeks-old abnormal foetus.

India’s abortion laws validity: SC notice to Centre, Maha govt

India’s abortion laws validity: SC notice to Centre, Maha govt

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre and Maharashtra Government to respond to a plea challenging the validity of Ind...Read More

Woman prisoner seeks MTP, Bombay HC puts onus on Maha govt

Woman prisoner seeks MTP, Bombay HC puts onus on Maha govt

Mumbai: Taking cognizance of a report forwarded by a sessions court Judge regarding the case of an undertrial woman prisoner seeking a Me...Read More

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