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`Bahu dilao, vote pao`: Haryana bachelors to candidates

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 12:22

Some Lok Sabha candidates in Haryana, which has the country`s lowest sex ratio, are facing a strange demand from bachelor voters -- "get us brides in return for our votes".

If I ever have a child, I wish it’s a girl, says Salman Khan

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 08:32

Salman Khan created awareness about the ‘Girl Child, Women Empowerment’ programme, and said if he ever has a child, he wishes it should be a girl.

Omar Abdullah seeks public support to eradicate female foeticide

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 21:44

Co-ordination between religious leaders, social activists, NGOs and public is needed to eradicate female foeticide, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said.

Narendra Modi invokes Indian culture to preach against female foeticide

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 20:45

Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on the people of north Gujarat to stop female foeticide.

Sex ratio improves in Haryana

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 21:54

After a poor showing in 2001 census, the Haryana has registered a slight improvement with 879 females per 1,000 males in the state in the latest census.

Sex ratio improves in Haryana

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 21:51

After a poor showing in 2001 census, the Haryana has registered a slight improvement with 879 females per 1,000 males in the state in the latest census.

Australian couples demand `girl-child` abortions

Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 15:36

Female foeticide is not only a practice prevalent in India, but has also spread its influence in Australian abortion clinics.

SC directs quick and tough action against female foeticide

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 20:59

Supreme Court directed Centre and state govts to take action against people indulging in female foeticide and directed effective implementation of PNDT Act prohibiting pre-natal sex determination.

Rajasthan cabinet clears policy aiming to address women issues

Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 21:23

Rajasthan cabinet on Friday cleared a policy aiming to intensify the fight against female foeticide, and women exploitation, so as to ensure a secured environment for the fairer sex in the state.

Female foeticide: Maha to approach chief justice of Bombay HC

Last Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012, 11:40

In a bid to bring down the pendency of cases pertaining to female foeticide, Maharashtra govt will soon approach the chief justice of Bombay HC.

NCW to approach Cong Prez, LS Speaker for 33 per cent seats

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 16:20

To stress the need for bringing a law to reserve 33 per cent seats in Parliament as well as the state Assemblies, NCW is planning to approach UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and the Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar.

Female foeticide: Doctor nabbed in sting operation

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 20:49

A government medical officer was caught red-handed while allegedly conducting abortion at his private hospital in Kaij tehsil of Beed district during a sting operation conducted by health officials and police on Sunday.