01 January, 2021
15 Min Read
What is the news?
Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2020 or Abortion Law
Amendements to MTP Act, 1971
Difference between 1971 Act and 2020 Bill
Issues in 1971 Act:
Still there are issues in 2020 Bill
The question of abortion needs to be decided on the basis of human rights. In the landmark, US SC judgement Roe vs Wade, the judges held that US constitution protects a women's right to terminate her pregnancy. Ultimately nations will have to decide the outer limit also based on the capacity of their health systems to deliver based on the capacity of their health systems to deliver care without danger to life of mother, there is no uniform gestation viability for abortion.
Ahom Burial Mounds in Assam The Charaideo Maidams in Assam has just been selected as a candidate for the UNESCO World Heritage Center by the Union Government. More on the news: From among the 52 locations across the nation seeking for the World Heritage Site tag, The Prime Minister chose Maidams mound burial site of Assam.
Issues faced by Women in Sports Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, head of the WFI (Wrestling Federation of India), has recently been accused of sexual harassment by some athletes. If WFI does not respond to the Sports Ministry's request for an explanation within 72 hours, the Ministry will move to take action against the Federation
Prison Reforms During the annual police meeting in New Delhi, Prime Minister proposed prison reforms. What were the Prime Minister's Speech's Main Highlights? He made a point of highlighting the value of the National Data Governance Framework for facilitating smooth data interchange between agencies. Additionally, de
Trademark A case of trademark infringement brought by the international fast food chain Subway against Suberb, a restaurant in Delhi, was recently dismissed by the Delhi High Court. What is trademark? It is an image, term, or phrase that is used to represent a company. A trademark's owner may assert "exclusive rights"
Chargesheet is not a “Public Document”: SC Chargesheets are deemed to be private documents as declared by the Supreme Court bench. About the news: The Supreme Court ruled that the government is not required to post chargesheets on police or official websites in order to give the public unrestricted access to them. Acc
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