Minor rape victim approaches Bombay High Court to end 26-week pregnancy

Recently, across India, a number of cases have surfaced where people are approaching the judicial authorities to terminate the over 20-week pregnancy of the women. In India, the Section 3 of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971, does not allow abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Doctors feel that there is a need to make amendments in the MTP Act

Minor rape victim approaches Bombay High Court to end 26-week pregnancyA father of a 16-year-old rape victim has approached the Bombay High Court seeking permission to terminate victim’s 26-week pregnancy. The high court, on October 10, had directed the KEM Hospital to form a medical board of expert doctors and examine the present health condition of the victim. The court had asked the board to […]

Shortage in technicians affecting Mumbaikars in peripheral hospitals, corporator raised issue in civic body meeting

People who come for the various tests done at peripheral hospitals like Cooper, Shatabdi, Siddharth Hospital often have to suffer due to lack of technicians in the pathology department. There are no x-ray technicians, no sonography technicians available at peripheral hospitals

Shortage in technicians affecting Mumbaikars in peripheral hospitals, corporator raised issue in civic body meetingShiv Sena corporator Rajul Patel has raised the issue of shortage of technicians at peripheral hospitals in the Mumbai in the BMC’s standing committee meeting held on Wednesday. “People who come for the various tests done at peripheral hospitals like Cooper, Shatabdi, Siddharth Hospital often have to suffer due to lack of technicians in the […]