Abortion debate: Pro-life or pro-choice?
Nov 24, 2012
World | Press Trust of India | Friday August 23, 2013
Ireland's first life-saving pregnancy termination has been carried out under a new law following last year's tragic death of an Indian woman who died after being refused an abortion at an Irish hospital.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 12, 2013
Irish lawmakers on Friday overwhelmingly approved abortion for the first time in limited cases where the mother's life is at risk, in a vote that revealed deep divisions in the predominantly Catholic nation.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday July 12, 2013
Irish lawmakers voted early Friday to back a controversial new legislation that will allow abortion in limited cases, after the death last year of Savita Halappanavar, an Indian doctor, due to complications from her pregnancy.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 7, 2013
Thousands of anti-abortion activists took to the streets of Dublin against the Irish government's proposed legislation on abortion following an outcry over the death of an Indian dentist last year after a miscarriage.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 3, 2013
Legislators in Ireland have voted in favour of a reform that will pave the way for legalising abortion in life-threatening cases.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 14, 2013
An Irish hospital staff failed to adequately assess the condition of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar and missed an early opportunity to terminate her pregnancy, a key report on her death has said.
India | Associated Press | Thursday June 13, 2013
Ireland will publish a long-awaited report into why a miscarrying woman died in an Irish hospital after being refused an abortion, authorities said on Thursday as an opinion poll suggested strong public support for extending abortion rights.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday May 6, 2013
Dismissing concerns expressed by Ireland's Roman Catholic leaders over a new abortion bill in the wake of an Indian dentist's death, Prime Minister Enda Kenny has said that it is the government's responsibility to legislate according to people's wish...
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 1, 2013
Irish government ministers agreed draft legislation on Tuesday to allow for limited access to abortion where a woman's life is in danger, including the threat of suicide, a proposal that has already divided the country's ruling coalition.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 24, 2013
The bereaved father of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar has vowed to take legal action against the Irish hospital where his daughter died after being denied abortion last October, saying he is not satisfied with the probe outcome.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 20, 2013
The husband of an Indian dentist, who lost her life after being denied an abortion in Ireland, has indicated that he would consider further action in the case through the courts in Europe after a jury at her inquest ruled that she died of medical mis...
India | Associated Press | Friday April 19, 2013
An Irish jury has found that poor medical care led to the hospital death of Savita Halappanavar who was denied an abortion.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 11, 2013
A midwife has apologised for telling Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who had a miscarriage, that she could not have an abortion in Ireland because it was a "Catholic country".
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 10, 2013
Savita Halappanavar's consultant obstetrician has admitted there were a number of system failures in her care at Galway University Hospital, where the 17-week pregnant Indian dentist died last October.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 9, 2013
A friend of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died after being denied an abortion in Ireland, testified during an inquest on Tuesday that medical staff at Galway University Hospital refused to carry out the termination of her pregnancy.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday April 8, 2013
An inquest opened on Monday into the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who was reportedly denied an abortion in Ireland for her miscarrying foetus.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday April 8, 2013
The quality of care provided by the Irish hospital, where Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died after being denied an abortion, is expected to be among the key factors to be examined at the inquest that opens today.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 6, 2013
The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has rejected a motion supporting regulation of abortion where there is a real and substantial risk to the life of a pregnant woman as in the case of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who died as a result of misca...
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 9, 2013
The Irish government has said it would enact a law by the end of July to reform the nation's controversial rules for abortion following the death of Indian-born dentist Savita Halappanavar.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 16, 2013
Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died as a result of a litany of failures by hospital staff, a leaked draft of a probe report said, proving her family's claim that her death was avoidable.