Abortion in America faces its fiercest challenge in a generation when a US Supreme Court dramatically reshaped by Donald Trump hears opening arguments on Wednesday in a case that could roll back 50 years of reproductive rights.
The nine justices — among them six conservatives — will sit from 10.00 am to examine a 2018 law in the southern state of Mississippi that prohibits most terminations after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
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Shops & restaurants await patrons, hope crowds will be back
EVEN a day after the DDMA passed the order to discontinue odd-even ordinance and the weekend curfew in light of declining Covid cases, hardly any crowds were noticed in the markets and restaurants.
Taylor handed 3.5-yr ban on corruption charges
FORMER Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor was on Friday banned for three and a half years by the ICC for failing to report a 2019 fixing approach by an Indian businessman on time and was also handed a one month suspension for failing a dope test which was linked to his intake of cocaine during the episode.
Pak boy shoots dead entire family ‘under influence' of PUBG
A 14-YEAR-OLD boy shot dead his entire family, including mother and two minor sisters, allegedly “under the influence” of online game PUBG, police here in the capital of Pakistan’s Punjab province said on Friday.
No pollution certificate, no petrol in Delhi soon
NEXT time you visit a petrol pump, you may have to show your ‘Pollution Under Control’ (PUC) certificate to get your vehicle tanked up since the Delhi government is all set to make it mandatory.
Driving licence and learner's licence tests to resume with immediate effect
In light of the declining Covid cases, the state government on Friday issued an order that the transport department will resume the Driving Licence (DL) Skill Test and Learner’s Licence (LL) Test activities with immediate effect.
Ministry plans tourism clubs in schools, univs to lift Covid-hit sector
CONSIDERING the employment generation potential of the sector, Union tourism ministry has proposed to set up tourism clubs in schools and higher education institutes at university level to create awareness about domestic destinations among students.
Bridge collapses just before Biden speech in Pittsburgh
A BRIDGE collapsed early Friday in Pittsburgh, hours before US President Joe Biden was due in the city to give a speech touting his $1-trillion plan to fix America’s worn-out infrastructure.
CASES CONTINUE TO PLUMMET
IN THE CAPITAL Hospitalisation and positivity rate show downward trend as situation improves
Act of kindness keeps the poor warm in Dhanbad's chilling cold
A unique initiative by Dhanbad youths has been helping out the poor to deal with chilling cold.
Google invests $1 billion in Airtel
To pick 1.28% stake in Airtel for $700 m over 5 years; puts $300 m for multi-year pacts
The U.S. Is Falling Behind on Women's Rights
With the Supreme Court poised to restrict access to abortion, the nation takes another step backward
The Right To An Abortion Isn't Going Away
While overturning Roe v. Wade would lead to new restrictions in many states, legal access to abortion would be unaffected in most of the country.
The Last Children of Down Syndrome
Prenatal testing is changing who gets born and who doesn't. This is just the beginning.
Union Justice Confidence
Did Louisiana enact a bogus health law as a pretext for banning abortion?
When You Run an Abortion Clinic, Every Budget Line Is a Battle
On the front lines of the most challenging small business in America
Religiously driven, anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers are filling the Planned Parenthood void—at taxpayers’ expense.
Twitter Details Political Ad Ban, Admits It's Imperfect
Twitter’s new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content.
When Your Rapist Demands Custody
More states are banning abortion without exceptions for rape. But what happens to women who must carry their pregnancies to term?
Where Roe Doesn't Reach
While people worry about a world in which abortion access is no longerprotected, the women of Mississippi are already living in it.
Millions of women are already living in the post-Roe world. Abortion rights activists are preparing for whatever’s next