Abortion Rights
World  /  Published 12.05.22

Abortion bill blocked in US

Republicans in the US Senate voted along party lines to bar a proposed abortion rights bill from proceeding any further. The Women's Health Protection Act would have paved the way for wide rangin...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.22

Letters to the Editor: US abortion row's impact

One step back Sir — A leaked draft opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States of America suggests that it is poised to strike down Roe vs Wade, a landmark decision that guaranteed a...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 05.05.22

US uneasy over court polarisation

Connie Wright, a grandmother in Iowa, fell to her knees and gave thanks when she heard that the right to abortion might soon be reversed by the Supreme Court. Jenny Doyle, a neonatal nurse practitione...
By Shawn Hubler, Michael Wines

World  /  Published 04.05.22

'Protect abortion'

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday appealed to voters to protect abortion rights by backing candidates who support them in November's elections after a leaked Supreme Court draft showed it could ...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 03.05.22

US: abortion ruling leak

The US  Supreme Court privately voted to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that has guaranteed the right to abortion for nearly a half-century, according to a leaked draft opinion fro...
By Michael D. Shear, Adam Liptak in Washington


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

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

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

Opinion  /  Published 06.11.20

Toxic fumes: Banning fireworks

Sir — The West Bengal government has ‘advised’ people against the use of firecrackers during Diwali and Kali Puja in view of the Covid-19 pandemic (“Advice against crackers&rdq...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 25.02.19

Outcomes don't matter; Trump just wants a 'win'

Donald Trump is a man of his word, and he promised his ‘base’ a wall on the United States of America’s border with Mexico to stop the “invasion of gangs, invasion of drugs, invasion of people...
By Gwynne Dyer


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