Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.20

Hospital relief for pregnant women

Private hospitals cannot refuse to admit pre-registered pregnant women for delivery if they test positive for Covid-19, the regulatory commission for private healthcare units in Bengal has said in an ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.07.20

K'taka: Pregnant, on hospital hunt

Pregnant women have been finding it tough to find a hospital in Karnataka since most government facilities have been dedicated for Covid-19 treatment. Leader of Opposition P.C. Siddaramaiah brought o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 01.07.20

No prior Covid test required to admit pregnant women

    The AAP government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that prior Covid-19 test was not mandatory for admitting pregnant women in hospitals for in-patient interventions, including s...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.19

Only 1 in 4 gets pregnancy benefits

Only around one in four eligible pregnant women has received the Rs 6,000 benefit announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi three years ago, economists at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.06.20

Spurned by 8 hospitals, pregnant woman dies

An eight months pregnant woman died in an ambulance here after eight healthcare facilities denied her treatment during a 13-hour hunt for a hospital bed, her family alleged on Saturday.Neelam, 30, and...
By PTI in Noida


Opinion  /  Published 26.02.19

Congratulations to Chris Gayle

Sir — The West Indies batsman, Chris Gayle, must be congratulated for breaking the long-standing record of the Pakistani cricketer, Shahid Afridi, of the highest number of sixes in international cri...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 05.06.20

Lockdown cited in late abortion nod

Bombay High Court has permitted an unmarried woman to terminate her over 23-week pregnancy, observing that giving birth out of wedlock would cause her much mental anguish and taking note of the fact t...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.19

Why the surrogacy bill is troubling

After overcoming many obstacles, the surrogacy (regulation) bill has been passed by the Lok Sabha. The bill, if passed by the Rajya Sabha, will ban commercial surrogacy and narrow the pool of surrogat...
By Kingson Chingakham

India  /  Published 23.06.19

'Cut' money refund alarm bells ring in Bengal

A pregnant Trinamul panchayat member in Birbhum fled her village on Saturday fearing a gherao of her tin-roof home, prompting bureaucrats to suggest the clamour for the refund of “cut money” could...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.19

Sham meal: Officials should be held accountable

Sir — A cruel joke was played on a few pregnant women on the occasion of Supushti Diwas, held under the Integrated Child Development Services in Santipur. They were asked to sit in turns before a su...
By The Telegraph


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