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Savita effect: Irish President signs first abortion bill into law

London: Irish President on Tuesday signed a landmark bill on abortion into law, allowing women in the predominantly Catholic country to have an abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, followin

Bill to legalise abortion in Ireland passes first hurdle

Lawmakers in Ireland, a pre-dominantly Catholic country, have overwhelmingly backed a bill that would pave the way for legalising abortion in life-threatening cases, after widespread outrage over the death of an Indian dentist following a miscarriage last year.

Irish PM says won't be rushed on abortion issue


Ireland's prime minister said on Friday he would not be rushed into making a decision on the issue of abortion, after Savita Halappanavar, an Indian woman who was refused a termination died from blood

Doctors must pay for her death: Savita's family

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The death of dentist Savita Halappanavar due to the refusal of doctors at the Galway University Hospital to terminate her pregnancy and save her life has angered the Indian community in Ireland.


Unfortunate, tragic, says consul general Kiran Shaw


IN an interview, with DC, Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, the Irish honorary consul reacted to the death of Savita Halappanavar.

DC: Savita Halappanavar died in Ireland due to medical negligence…

Ireland to clarify abortion rules after Indian woman’s death

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Ireland's government pledged on Thursday to clarify its abortion laws after an Indian woman who was refused a termination died from blood poisoning in an Irish hospital.

Dentist's death sparks outrage, parents demand international probe


The death of an Indian dentist in Ireland, whose life could have been saved through an abortion, on Thursday sparked outrage in India with political parties terming it as a violation of human rights w

180,000 abortions in Delhi in five years


More than 180,000 abortions took place in the Indian capital in the last five years, according to information provided to a RTI activist.

The maximum number of cases came to light from west Delhi fol

Moroccan navy ‘blocking’ Dutch abortion ship


The Moroccan navy on Thursday blocked the Mediterranean harbour in which a controversial Dutch "abortion ship" was due to dock in the first such trip to a Muslim country, one of the organisers said.

Treat abortion as murder: Maharashtra govt to Centre

Actor Aamir Khan whose first episode Satyamev Jayate focused on the issue of sex selective abortions, will be happy to hear this.

The Maharashtra government has decided to crack a whip and has urged

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