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Pope Francis makes permanent priests` temporary ability to pardon abortion

Pope Francis makes permanent priests` temporary ability to pardon abortion

On Sunday, as he brought the jubilee to an end by closing the bronze-panelled Holy Door in Saint Peter`s Square, Francis gave an interview in which he slammed abortion as "a horrendous crime".

Maharashtra: Man raped daughter for years, arrested

A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father repeatedly over the years, forcing her to undergo three abortions, police said on Saturday.

HORRIFYING! This minor was raped for 6 months; she reached police station with aborted fetus in bag

HORRIFYING! This minor was raped for 6 months; she reached police station with aborted fetus in bag

It's a soul-shaking story of a minor girl who was raped for over six months and forced to abort her baby.

Australian state considers proposal to decriminalise abortion

Australia's state parliament of New South Wales (NSW) is considering a proposal which will decriminalise abortion, local media reported on Thursday.

SC allows Mumbai rape survivor to terminate 24-week-old abnormal foetus

SC allows Mumbai rape survivor to terminate 24-week-old abnormal foetus

Under Section 5 of the MTP Act, pregnancy beyond 20 weeks could be terminated only if there is a threat to the life of the mother.

‘Abnormal’ foetus abortion case: SC asks for medical exam of alleged rape survivor

An alleged rape survivor who wants to abort her 24-weeks-old 'abnormal' foetus.

SC issues notices to Centre, Maha govt over plea challenging validity of abortion laws

SC issues notices to Centre, Maha govt over plea challenging validity of abortion laws

The petition was filed by a woman in the 24th week of her pregnancy and argues that current laws deny women's rights to abort in case of extraordinary medical complications.

'Sairat' helmer Nagraj Manjule forced ex-wife to abort

'Sairat' helmer Nagraj Manjule forced ex-wife to abort

Reportedly, she was married to the director when he was studying in the 12th standard and went to live with his family in Solapur.

Pratyusha Banerjee suicide: Rahul Raj Singh tells police he knew about actress' pregnancy

Pratyusha Banerjee suicide: Rahul Raj Singh tells police he knew about actress' pregnancy

In a startling twist, television actress Pratyusha Banerjee's alleged suicide has become a mystery waiting to be unfold. On April 19, several reports suggested that the Balika Vadhu actress was pregnant and might have gone for abortion much before she was found dead, reportedly.

Donald Trump says US abortion laws 'set' for now

US abortion laws are set for now, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has said, reiterating that he thinks abortion is "murder" days after igniting a firestorm by suggesting women who have them should be punished.

Donald Trump meets with Republican party boss in Washington

Donald Trump, the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, met in Washington on Thursday with the chairman of the Republican National Committee, as tensions ran high between the candidate and his party.

Donald Trump sounds off on abortion; criticism comes from all sides

Donald Trump sounds off on abortion; criticism comes from all sides

 Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Wednesday that women who end pregnancies should face punishment if the United States bans abortion, triggering a torrent of criticism from both sides of the abortion debate, including from his White House rivals.

Abortion: Six things you need to know!

Doctors may tell you the health risks of getting an abortion which primarily depend upon the way the procedure is performed.  

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

The Gujarat High Court on Monday allowed a 16-year-old rape victim to abort her eight-week foetus under proper medical care, on a plea by her parents. 

BJP demands CBI probe into sexual exploitation of Nari Niketan inmate

Maintaining that the sexual exploitation of a deaf and dumb Nari Niketan inmate has harmed the state's image, BJP on Tuesday demanded a judicial or CBI probe into the case.

Delhi govt announces Rs 1 lakh reward for giving info about sex determination test

Cracking whip against illegal sex determination tests being performed in the national capital, Delhi Government on Monday announced a slew of measures including Rs one lakh cash reward to those providing information about the centres conducting such tests.

Controversial model aborts baby for cosmetic surgery!

Controversial model aborts baby for cosmetic surgery!

A controversial model, who was expecting her fourth child, has revealed she terminated the pregnancy at 12 weeks so that she could go ahead with plastic surgery to launch her porn career.

Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

 Pope Francis will give all priests discretion to formally forgive women who have had abortions and seek absolution during the Roman Catholic Church`s upcoming Holy Year, in the Argentine pontiff`s latest move towards a more open and inclusive church.

11-year-old gives birth after being denied abortion

 An 11-year-old girl gave birth to a baby girl in Paraguay's capital, in a case that has sparked outrage from numerous observers.

Minor rape victim's 25-week pregnancy terminated

Doctors on Friday started the medical procedure to abort a 25-week pregnancy of a minor rape victim after Supreme Court intervened in the girl's favour, in what might be a first of its kind case in the Indian medico-legal history.