World  /  Published 11.12.21

US apex court allows challenge to abortion ban

The US Supreme Court on Friday allowed abortion providers to pursue a legal challenge to a ban on most abortions in Texas but left the nation’s strictest abortion law in place, with the fate of ...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 02.12.21

Abortion: US top court mulls future

Conservative US Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signalled support for curbing abortion rights in America by upholding a restrictive Mississippi law while liberal justices warned against ditching i...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 30.10.21

Pope backed me on communion: Biden

US President Joe Biden said on Friday that Pope Francis told him he was a “good Catholic” who can receive communion, widening a gulf between Francis and conservative US bishops who want to...
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 26.10.21

Biden to meet Pope amid rift over abortion rights

Devout Roman Catholic Joe Biden meets Pope Francis in the Vatican on Friday at a time when the U.S. president is under intense pressure for his conflicted position in the dispute over abortion rights....
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 08.10.21

Texas abortion law put on hold

A federal judge on Wednesday granted the justice department’s request to halt enforcement of the recently passed Texas law that bans nearly all abortions in the state while the legal battle over...
By Sabrina Tavernise, Katie Benner in Washington


World  /  Published 03.10.21

Biden urges judge to block Texas abortion law

The Biden administration on Friday urged a federal judge to block the nation's most restrictive abortion law, which has banned most abortions in Texas since early September and sent women racing t...
By AP/PTI in Austin

India  /  Published 17.08.21

HC: Abortion rights recognised

The freedom of a woman to decide whether to continue with pregnancy cannot be taken away, the Kerala High Court has said while allowing a mildly mentally challenged mother to abort her more than a 22-...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kochi

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.21

Abortion: Lives in question

By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 18.05.21

Top US court to hear case on abortion ban

The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider gutting the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalised abortion nationwide, taking up Mississippi’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 13.03.21

Plea for boards for rape abortions

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre’s response on setting up special medical boards in all district headquarters to deal with cases relating to abortion on rape victims. A bench of Ch...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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