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Indian High Courts witness surge in abortion cases

Kolkata, Sep 22 (UNI) High Courts in India are currently witnessing a substantial increase in abortion cases, finds Pratigya Campaign’s new legal report.
‘Assessing the Judiciary’s Role in Access to Safe Abortion- II’ report has analysed cases seeking permission of termination of pregnancy from the High Courts in India from May 2019 to August 2020.
There were total 243 cases filed across 14 high courts and one appeal before the Supreme Court. In 84% of the cases, permissions were given to terminate the pregnancy.
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Stones pelted on cavalcade of Upendra Kushwaha

30 Jan 2023 | 10:12 PM

Patna, Jan 30 (UNI)) Some anti-social elements pelted stones on the cavalcade of JD(U) leader Upendra Kushwaha in Jagdishpur of the Bhojpur district of Bihar on Monday.

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Kushwaha again demands disclosure of deal of JD(U)-RJD

30 Jan 2023 | 10:05 PM

Patna, Jan 30 (UNI) Senior JD(U) leader Upendra Kushwaha who has been targeting both Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and party president Rajeev Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh on several issues relating to party affairs, on Monday again demanded disclosure of JD(U)-RJD deal when it was reached during formation of Grand Alliance government in August last year.

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APLS mourns Arunachal’s first writer’s death

30 Jan 2023 | 9:58 PM

Itanagar, Jan 30 (UNI) The Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society (APLS) has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the demise of the first writer from the state, Tagang Taki, who passed away on Sunday at his residence at Pangin, Siang district due to old age related ailments. He was 83.

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Meghalaya CM launches poll campaign for South Tura constituency

30 Jan 2023 | 9:52 PM

Tura (Meghalaya), Jan 30 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People’s Party (NPP) Chief, Conrad K. Sangma launched his poll campaign for his home constituency of 51-South Tura in a mega show of strength at New Tura Law College field on Monday.

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Road problem ‘mostly resolved’ in Kra Daadi, Kurung Kumey: Khandu

30 Jan 2023 | 9:46 PM

Itanagar, Jan 30 (UNI) Currently on a two-day visit to remote Kra Daadi district, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday laid the foundations for a state-of-the-art District Secretariat and various other projects under PWD, RWD, Power, Public Health Engineering & Water Supply, and Urban Development & Housing departments at Palin, the district headquarters of Kra-Daadi.

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