11 Nov 2014
New Delhi: In tackling female foeticide, Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi believes changing people's mindset in an incentive-based way is more pertinent than bringing in stern laws. Gandhi said that the Government's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme will be based on a strong system of incentives and media advocacy in bringing about an all-round change in attitudes.
10 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The government is expected take up with social networking giant Facebook social sector issues like education and empowerment of the girl child, female foeticide and 'Clean Ganga' campaign and seek its help in promoting them.
17 Jul 2014
Ranchi: Jharkhand High Court has issued a notice to the state government seeking details of the steps taken by it to check instances of illegal abortion and foeticide cases here.
27 Feb 2014
Mumbai: Aamir Khan has rubbished reports of threat to his life in the wake of sensitive issues taken up by him during the first season of his television show 'Satyamev Jayate'.
11 Sep 2013
Washington: Expressing concern over increasing female foeticide in India, American lawmakers and experts have asked the US Government to help play a role in curbing such horrific practices and abuses against the girl child and women.
14 Jul 2012
A Khap Mahapanchayat, attended by leaders of over 300 khaps from Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh here, took a stern stand against female foeticide on Saturday and demanded that murder charges be slapped against those who indulge into the "heinous act".
03 Jun 2012
Two jars containing eight foetuses and one uterus preserved in formalin, were on Saturday found thrown in an open drainage in Gawla Colony here, police said.
19 Feb 2013
In a bid to prevent female foeticide, a private hospital has been waiving off the entire maternity charges whenever a girl-child is born.
22 Oct 2012
The Bihar government has roped in Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff to lead a campaign against female foeticide in the state.
18 May 2012
Bollywood star couple Ajay Devgn and Kajol have associated themselves with the Maharashtra government's campaign against female foeticide. Devgn's script for a social awareness film has been approved by the state's health department.