Abortion death

Irish health watchdog launches probe into Savita’s death

The Irish public health watchdog has announced that it has launched a probe into the death of pregnant Indian woman Savita Halappanavar.

Nov 24, 2012, 11:15 AM IST

Will not be rushed by pressures: Irish PM on abortion rights

With an Indian dentist`s tragic death igniting protests over right to abortion in Ireland, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has said he is awaiting a report by an expert group on the issue but will not be rushed into an immediate decision.

Nov 17, 2012, 09:27 AM IST

Ireland abortion row: NCW to take up Savita`s case with MEA

National Commission for Women would take up with External Affairs Ministry death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in Ireland after doctors refused abortion saying it was a `Catholic country`.

Nov 16, 2012, 15:25 PM IST

Abortion issue: Savita`s death is wake-up call, says Irish senator

It`s time for us to "stop talking and legislate", said an Irish Senator Ivana Bacik, who described death of Indian Savita Halappanavar due to refusal of abortion in Ireland as a wake-up call.

Nov 16, 2012, 11:30 AM IST

Death of woman in Ireland matter of concern: India

India on Thursday said the "tragic death" of an Indian woman in Ireland who was denied abortion was a "matter of concern".

Nov 15, 2012, 14:36 PM IST