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Female foeticide biggest sin against humanity: Omar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:04

Terming female foeticide as the "biggest sin against humanity", Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said his government has taken several measures but it alone cannot eradicate the menace.

HC issues notice to J`khand govt on foeticides in state

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 02:07

Jharkhand High Court has issued a notice to the state government seeking details of the steps taken by it to check instances of illegal abortion and foeticide in the state.

Human trafficking rising due to female foeticide: Court

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 22:00

A court here has urged exercising of zero tolerance in female foeticide cases, observing that the illegal sex determination tests are giving rise to human trafficking.

Female foeticide still takes place in Gujarat, says CM Anandi Patel

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 18:57

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Monday rued cases of female foeticide are still reported in the State despite the Government undertaking awareness campaigns on falling sex ratio and need to end the practice.

Gujarat CM seeks help from holy men to save girl child

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 00:10

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel has sought co-operation from religious leaders in its movement to save the girl child and prevent female foeticide.

`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.