Hospitals in Thane to be inspected to check foeticide

The PCPNDT Act aims to stop female foeticide and arrest the declining sex ratio in India. Prenatal sex determination is banned under the Act.

Mar 17, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

SC raps Google, Yahoo for failing to check pre-birth test ads

Supreme Court pulled up online search engines like Google, Yahoo and Microsoft for failing to check advertisements pertaining to pre-natal sex determination.

Jul 05, 2016, 19:24 PM IST

Government to launch campaign against dowry, foeticide: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his government will plan a campaign involving people to fight against the menace of foeticide and dowry.

Mar 08, 2016, 23:01 PM IST

Delhi's skewed sex ratio: Is female foeticide the reason?

Delhi's sex ratio has become more and more skewed over the years. One study of families which already have one or more daughters shows just 219 girls being born for every 1,000 boys.

Oct 16, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Delhi government acts against female foeticide

 Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Thursday issued notice to 89 hospitals and nursing homes in the national capital suspected of carrying out female foeticide.

Oct 16, 2015, 00:27 AM IST

Exclusive: Pigs spotted playing with aborted female foetus in Gurgaon

Horrific: Pigs were spotted playing with an aborted female foetus in Gurgaon, Haryana.

Mar 02, 2015, 17:25 PM IST

Indian-American woman now faces foeticide charge in US

An Indian-American woman, who has been accused of neglect in the death of her newborn baby a year ago, has been additionally charged with foeticide, a media report said.

Aug 28, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

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

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.

Jul 17, 2014, 02:07 AM IST

Future grim if female infanticide, foeticide continue: NCW

With growing incidence of female infanticide & foeticide in country, about 2 crore bachelors will find it hard to get brides in coming time, NCW said.

Apr 17, 2013, 19:49 PM IST

Female foeticide: Doctor sent to police custody till June 11

Beed district has become infamous for high incidence of female foeticide, with the worst child sex ratio in the state.

Jun 08, 2012, 12:52 PM IST

Helpline for Shia women to lodge complaints against foeticide

In a bid to check female
foeticide, the All India Shia Personal Law Board has decided
to set up a helpline for community women where they can lodge
their complaints against the practice.

Mar 14, 2011, 00:09 AM IST

12-yr-old on mission against foeticide

12-year-old Ishita Uppal today started her all-India voyage to spread message against female foeticide from here.

Nov 20, 2009, 20:28 PM IST

Female foeticide will disturb male-female ratio: President

President Pratibha Patil today
expressed concern over the growing practice of female
foeticide, saying it would damage the male-female ratio in the
country and disturb social fabric.

Nov 06, 2009, 22:02 PM IST