SC orders woman’s examination over plea to abort 28-week-old foetus

The Supreme Court today set up a medical board comprising doctors from the AIIMS to ascertain the health condition of a 28-week-old foetus and the pregnant woman who wanted to abort it on the ground of abnormality. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud asked the […]

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Rajasthan HC orders Asaram’s examination by medical board

The Rajasthan High Court has directed that a medical board be constituted for examining self-styled god-man Asaram who is in jail since August 2013 in a rape case after he sought interim bail on health grounds. The counsel for 74-year-old Asaram, who has been denied bail on seven occasions in the past, submitted that the […]

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