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Nov 21, 2019
Rajya Sabha members voice concerns around Surrogacy Bill 2019: Here's what's at stakeAfter getting the green light from Lok Sabha in August, the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, is currently up for debate in the Rajya Sabha.
Nov 19, 2019
Daily Bulletin: Parliament to discuss Delhi pollution crisis; JNU students to continue protest against fee hike; day's top storiesDaily Bulletin: Parliament to discuss Delhi pollution crisis; JNU students to continue protest against fee hike; Maharashtra logjam continues as Sharad Pawar remains tight-lipped after meeting with Sonia Gandhi; day's top stories
Aug 11, 2019
Surrogacy Bill 2019 disempowers women, supersedes more pressing legislation on artificial reproductive technologyIt is obvious to anyone acquainted with fertility treatment that it is the whole process of Artificial Reproductive Technology (ART) which has to be regulated. Surrogacy is just one small aspect of it. Passing such a Bill before passing the ART Bill (which has been in cold storage for more than a decade) is meaningless.
Aug 06, 2019
Parliament today: Rajya Sabha scraps Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir amid Opposition uproar; LS clears bill banning commercial surrogacyMembers of the Congress and Trinamool Congress in the Rajya Sabha opposed the scrapping of Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Jul 15, 2019
Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to ban commercial surrogacy, includes provision for relatives to act as 'altruistic' surrogates to Indian couplesThe government introduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha that also provides for constitution of surrogacy boards at national and state levels.
Dec 20, 2018
Surrogacy Bill puts donors at risk of exploitation, excludes single parents, queer couplesThe womb is a very personal space for a woman, and if she wishes to use it for surrogacy, it is her prerogative to do so. The only role the State has to play is to ensure she is not exploited by unscrupulous elements, and this can be done by recognising surrogacy as legitimate work
Dec 19, 2018
Parliament updates: Lok Sabha passes Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill amid sloganeering; House adjourned for the dayParliament LIVE Updates: The Lok Sabha reconvened with more sloganeering by Congress and AIADMK members. Amid the din, Health Minister JP Nadda introduced the surrogacy bill, after which TMC's Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar spoke on the matter, saying "fashion surrogacy" must be stopped and calling for a public debate on the bill.
Dec 15, 2017
Winter Session of Parliament to see 40 bills: Surrogacy, rights for divorced Muslim women and consumers on agendaThe Winter Session of the Parliament is set for a stormy session ahead with the government hoping to pass 40 key bills on corruption, surrogacy and citizenship based on religion among others
Aug 09, 2017
Parliamentary panel to place report on surrogacy bill tomorrowA parliamentary standing committee on health will present its report on the surrogacy bill on Thursday. Under the bill, homosexuals, single parents, and live-in couples are also not entitled to for surrogacy
Jul 16, 2017
As confusion over surrogacy in India deepens, who cares about the surrogate mother?With surrogate mothers being mistreated during recent raids on fertility clinics in Hyderabad, the spotlight is once again on the urgent need to have a proper regulatory body which will address the issue of surrogacy