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 in

India  /  Published 19.12.18

Surrogacy bill passed amid House din

The Lok Sabha saw repeated adjournments today, but managed to pass the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill amid the din. The bill bars commercial surrogacy and allows the process only by close relatives ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.02.20

Off the hook

Sir — The recently-concluded impeachment trial of the president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, went in favour of the president, who was acquitted of all charges in spite of the avail...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

Surrogate mother held for cheating in Calcutta

A woman hired as a surrogate by a childless couple allegedly fled when she was 25 weeks pregnant.The woman was tracked down and arrested after the couple lodged a complaint with police but the foetus ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.19

Adoptions reflect a waning gender bias, but should we celebrate?

A ray of light sometimes does penetrate the darkness. This was demonstrated by data from the Union ministry of women and child development which revealed that 60 per cent of the children adopted in In...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Surrogacy bill shows poor grasp of realities

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 20.12.18

Redraft surrogacy bill, say gynaecologists

Senior gynaecologists said on Thursday they would try to persuade the government to redraft the surrogacy bill the Lok Sabha has passed because it is “insensitive” to the plight of infertile women...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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