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Ujjain minor rape case: Delay in police action led to incident, alleges family

On Thursday, police arrested two auto-rickshaw drivers identified as Bharat Soni, a resident of the Nanakheda slum area, and Rakesh Malviya after scrutinising over 700 CCTV camera footage in and around the area.

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Updated on Sep 29, 2023 06:42 PM IST
ByShruti Tomar/Amit Singh

Abortion case: Supreme Court pulls up Gujarat HC for its ‘counterblast’

The Supreme Court of India criticized the Gujarat High Court for attempting to justify its rejection of a rape survivor's plea for abortion.

On Monday, a bench of justices BV Nagarathna and Ujjal Bhuyan allowed the termination of pregnancy after the latest medical report said a safe abortion was possible (ANI)
Updated on Aug 21, 2023 11:52 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'We don't appreciate': Supreme Court pulls up Gujarat HC over counterblast order

The Supreme Court allowed a rape survivor to undergo medical termination of her over 27-week pregnancy.

The Supreme Court said in Indian society within the institution of marriage, pregnancy is a reason for joy and celebration not only for the couple but for the family and friends.(HT file)
Published on Aug 21, 2023 02:00 PM IST

Courts can’t have lackadaisical attitude in abortion cases: Supreme Court

Criticising the Gujarat high court for not realising the valuable time lost in such cases, the bench led by justice BV Nagarathna called for a fresh medical report of the victim by Sunday and fixed the matter for a hearing as the first case on Monday

Supreme Court of India (Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 19, 2023 12:15 PM IST

Not just words, gendered attitudes need to change

The problem isn’t just words. It’s the mindset and thinking behind them

While the 31-page handbook is a first step that seeks to end prejudiced language and to legitimise feminist principles of equality guided by no less a person than the chief justice, it cannot be the end goal.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Aug 18, 2023 10:02 PM IST
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