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Search Results for Tag : Abortion


SC grants liberty to terminate 24 weeks pregnancy in order to save life of pregnant woman(25.07.2016)

Medical Board constituted for examination of Petitioner recorded a clear finding, that the risk to the petitioner of continuation of her pregnancy, ca.....

Tags : 24 weeks pregnancy, Abortion, Permission

SC grants liberty to terminate 24 weeks pregnancy in order to save life of pregnant woman(25.07.2016)

Medical Board constituted for examination of Petitioner recorded a clear finding, that the risk to the petitioner of continuation of her pregnancy, ca.....

Tags : 24 weeks pregnancy, Abortion, Permission

Considering right to life, foetus cannot be ordered to be aborted against wishes of victim girl(19.09.2016)

Writ Petition filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India for the issuance of Writ of Mandamus, directing the 1st respondent to refer the dau.....

Tags : Abortion, Consent, Minor

International Cases

Constitution does not prohibit the citizens of each State from regulating or prohibiting abortion(24.06.2022)

The State of Mississippi asks present Court to uphold the constitutionality of a law that generally prohibits an abortion after the 15th week of pregn.....

Tags : Regulation, Abortion, Right

US Supreme Court strikes down Texan law obstructing abortions(27.06.2016)

The Supreme Court of the United States of America overturned Texan law that sought to reduce reach of abortion clinics in the state.

Two pr.....

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Delhi HC: Concealing Mental Illness & Abortion Amounts to ‘Cruelty’(30.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has termed concealing mental illness and termination of pregnancy a ground for divorce as it amounts to cruelty.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Mental Illness, Abortion, Cruelty

Bombay High Court Rejects Teen Rape Survivor’s Abortion Plea(11.09.2018)

Bombay HC has refused a minor rape survivor the permission to medically terminate her 27-week-long pregnancy because of a threat to her life due to th.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Abortion Plea

Bombay High Court Lets Mumbai Teen Rape Survivor With Cancer to Abort 24-Week Foetus(17.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has permitted a 14-year-old rape victim afflicted with cancer to medically terminate her pregnancy which is now in the 24th week.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Rape survivor, Abortion

US SC Overturns Roe v. Wade, Strikes Down Right to Abortion(27.06.2022)

US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion in the U.S. in 1973. The Court .....

Tags : US Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade, Abortion Rights

Iowa SC: State Constitution Does Not Provide a Fundamental Right to Abortion(22.06.2022)

Supreme Court of the State of Iowa (United States of America) has held that the State Constitution is not a source to claim abortion as a fundamental .....

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Supreme Court Refuses Early Hearing on Plea Challenging Law Against Abortion(03.03.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to grant early hearing to a plea challenging constitutional validity of a law that prohibits abortion of a 20-week-old foetu.....

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Bombay HC Refuses Mentally Challenged Rape Victim to Terminate 35-Week Pregnancy Citing Health Risk(08.08.2022)

Bombay High Court has refused to allow a mentally challenged rape victim to terminate her 35-week (8.5 months) pregnancy after a board of medical expe.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Abortion, Mentally Challenged, Rape Victim

SC: Abortion Can't be Denied Solely Because Woman is Unmarried(21.07.2022)

Supreme Court has passed an ad-interim order to allow an unmarried woman to abort her pregnancy of 24-weeks arising out of live-in relationship, subje.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Abortion, Un-Married Woman

SC: Distinction Between Married & Unmarried Women for Abortion of Pregnancy is Unconstitutional(29.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that unmarried women are also entitled to seek abortion of pregnancy in term of 20-24 weeks arising out of consensual relations.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Abortion, Live-in Relationship, Unmarried Woman

SC Allows Woman Seeking Abortion to Give Child for Adoption to Couple Registered With CARA(03.02.2023)

Supreme Court in a plea by 21 year old unmarried woman seeking permission to terminate a 29 week pregnancy has allowed adoption of the child by the pr.....

Tags : Supreme Court, CARA, Abortion, Adoption

SC Directs AIIMS Board to Examine HIV Positive Woman for Abortion(04.05.2017)

Supreme Court has directed a medical board of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) to examine a 35-year-old HIV-positive destitute woman, wh.....

Tags : Supreme Court, AIIMS, Abortion

Gujarat High Court Allows 16 Year Old Rape Victim to Abort Over 20 Week Foetus(04.05.2017)

Gujarat High Court has permitted a 16-year-old rape survivor from Ramol to undergo an abortion.

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Rape, Abortion

CIVIL - Set Up Board and Study Mental Health of Abortion-Seeker: Bombay HC(29.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed dean of state-run JJ Group of Hospitals to set up a medical board to study mental health of a 20-year-old student after.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Abortion

State Responsible if Abortion After 20 Weeks Fails & Parents Refuse to Raise Child: Bombay HC(04.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has ruled that when a medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) after 20 weeks fails and a child is born alive, state government must a.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Abortion After 20 weeks

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Response on PIL Seeking More Time Limit for Abortion(29.05.2019)

Delhi High Court while observing that it needed scientific consideration issued notices to the Centre and the National Commission for Women seeking th.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Abortion

J&K&L HC to Medical Board: Take Fresh Decision on Minor Rape Victim's Pregnancy of 23 Weeks(27.10.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has directed a medical board in Srinagar to undertake a fresh medical check of a minor rape victim to take a f.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Abortion, Rape Victim

Punjab and Haryana HC Dismisses Minor Rape Survivor's Abortion Plea(28.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC after taking advice from expert panel from Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, has refused to allow abort.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana HC,Minor Rape Survivor's Abortion Plea

Supreme Court Allows 10-year-old Rape Victim Abort Pregnancy(24.07.2017)

Supreme Court has issued notice to government to allow a 10-year-old rape victim abort her 26-week-old pregnancy.

Tags : Supreme Court, Abortion

SC Clarifies: Allowing Adoption in Unmarried Student Abortion Case Not to Supplant CARA Process(22.02.2023)

Supreme Court has clarified that its order passed in petition filed by an unmarried woman seeking termination of pregnancy wherein Court allowed adopt.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Adoption, CARA, Abortion

Supreme Court Issues Notice to Centre on Plea Challenging Law for Abortion(16.07.2019)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre about a Public Interest Litigation to reconsider the right to abortion. As per the existing law, abortio.....

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Delhi HC: Abortion of Abnormal Foetus Cannot be Denied Even if Gestation Period is Beyond 20 Weeks(17.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has observed that the right to terminate an abnormal pregnancy cannot be denied merely because gestation has continued beyond 20 week.....

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Supreme Court: Consent of Husband Not Needed for Abortion(30.10.2017)

Supreme Court has declined to interfere with a judgment of Punjab and Haryana High Court holding that consent is required only of the woman undergoing.....

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Bombay High Court Dismisses Minor’s Abortion Plea(09.09.2019)

Bombay High Court has refused to terminate a 27-week foetus and observed that after birth, if the 15-year-old mother desires that the child should be .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Abortion

Telangana High Court Permits Minor Rape Victim to Abort 26 Week Old Foetus(20.10.2021)

Telangana High Court has recently permitted a minor rape victim to terminate her 26 week old pregnancy by observing that the life of the foetus or the.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Abortion of Minor Rape Victim

Gujarat HC Permits Abortion Of Rape Victim's 8-Week Foetus(29.12.2015)

Gujarat High Court, on plea of a 16-year-old rape victim’s parents, has permitted to abort her eight-week foetus under proper medical care.

Tags : Gujarat High Court, rape victim, Abortion

Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Response On Guidelines For Abortion Beyond 20 Weeks(16.10.2017)

Supreme Court has sought a response from the government on framing of guidelines for setting up a permanent mechanism for termination of pregnancy bey.....

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Allahabad HC: Can’t Force Rape Victim to Give Birth to Accused’s Child(12.07.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that in case of sexual assault, denying a woman the right to say no to abortion and fasten her with responsibility of mo.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Rape Victim, Abortion

Bombay HC Grants Bail to Doctor Accused of Illegal Abortion on Pledge of Serving COVID-19 Patients(03.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to a doctor on ground of his pledge to serve people in need during subsistence of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Bail to Doctor Accused of Illegal Abortion

Kerala High Court Allows Abortion for 14 Year Old Rape Survivor(06.04.2020)

Kerala High Court has allowed the termination of 24-week long pregnancy of a 14-year-old rape survivor, based on the opinion of the Medical Board that.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Abortion for 14 Year Old Rape Survivor

SC: Woman is the Ultimate Decision Maker on Abortion(22.08.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that right of dignity entails recognising authority of every woman to take reproductive decisions, including the decisio.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Abortion, Reproductive Decisions

Delhi HC Dissolves Strained Matrimonial Knot(24.10.2016)

Delhi HC, while dissolving a marriage, has said that, a couple trying to take advantage of an "unfortunate incident" of abortion in their litigation a.....

Tags : Delhi HC, abortion , strained relations

Gujarat High Court Allows Minor Rape Survivor to have Abortion(06.11.2019)

Gujarat High Court has permitted a 13-year-old rape survivor to have an abortion after she and her parents expressed their desire to terminate her 24-.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Abortion

U.K. Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge to Northern Ireland Abortion Law(08.06.2018)

UK Supreme Court has said that the current law on abortion is incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights, to which Britain is a party.

Tags : U.K. Supreme Court, Abortion Law

Karnataka HC Rejects Rape Victim’s Plea for Abortion(12.04.2016)

Karnataka HC has refused plea of a 15-year-old rape victim, who had sought a direction to the medical authorities to terminate her 26-week pregnancy.

Tags : Karnataka HC , Plea for Abortion

SC Issues Notice to Centre on Rape Victim's Plea against Abortion Law(21.07.2016)

SC has sought response from Centre and Maharashtra Govt. on a plea of an alleged rape victim challenging provisions of the abortion law which prohibit.....

Tags : SC , Centre, Maharashtra Govt., Abortion Law

SC Appoints Medical Panel to Examine Woman Seeking Abortion(25.07.2016)

Supreme Court has appointed medical panel from KEM hospital in Mumbai to examine petitioner old who sought its nod for abortion after 24 weeks.

Tags : Supreme Court, KEM hospital , Abortion

SC Permits Abortion of Rape Survivor’s 24-Week-Old 'Abnormal' Foetus(25.07.2016)

Supreme Court has allowed the rape survivor from Mumbai to abort her 24-week-old foetus that has serious birth defects.

Tags : Supreme Court, Abortion

US Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Anti-abortion Clinics(27.06.2018)

US Supreme Court has said that State of California may not require religiously oriented “crisis pregnancy centers” to supply women with information ab.....

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Bombay High Court Allows Abortion in 30th Week of Pregnancy(24.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has allowed a 33-year-old woman, who is in her 30th week of pregnancy, to undergo an abortion, after a medical test revealed that th.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Abortion

Punjab and Haryana High Court Rejects Minor Rape Victim’s Abortion Plea(04.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Haryana Government to bear all the expenses during the delivery stage while declining to give permissio.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Minor, Abortion

Bombay HC: Teen Can Abort 24-Week Foetus(19.05.2020)

Bombay High Court has allowed a 17-year-old rape survivor to abort her 24-week foetus on the basis of the recommendations of a JJ Hospital panel of do.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Abortion

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