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Delhi HC rejects PIL for blocking sites selling sex determination kits

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected a PIL seeking directions to the Centre to block sites which provide information on or sell pre-natal sex determination kits, saying there is already a remedy available under the law.

Delhi govt cancels license of 43 clinics conducting sex determination

Cracking its whip against the clinics conducting sex determination of foetuses in the capital, Delhi government has cancelled the registration of 43 radiology and genetic clinics and sealed 11 machines since April this year.

HC calls female foeticide "mass carnage"

Coming down heavily on doctors carrying out sex determination tests, the Allahabad High Court has said the law against it has not been effectively enforced in states like Uttar Pradesh.

SC directs quick and tough action against female foeticide

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.

NCW writes to govt to fill gaps in PNDT Act

Concerned over declining child sex
ratio in the country, the National Commission for Women has
written to the government on the need to bridge the "gaps" in
the law for curbing pre-natal sex determination.