The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019, which seeks to ban commercial surrogacy, is now being taken up in the Rajya Sabha in the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament.The bill was passed by the 17th Lok Sabha by a voice vote in the Budget Session and moved for consideration to the Upper House by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on November 19.Surrogacy is defined as a practice where a woman bears a child for an intending couple, with the intention of handing over the child to them after birth.Close The surrogacy bill proposes a complete ban on commercial surrogacy – where the procedure is undertaken for monetary gain – but allows altruistic surrogacy, which involves no monetary compensation to the surrogate mother other than medical expenses and insurance coverage during the pregnancy. related news CCEA approves amendments to 'Toll Operate Transfer' model for national highways IBC: Govt notifies regulations for personal guarantors to corporate debtors Cabinet … [Read more...] about Surrogacy Bill 2019 in Rajya Sabha: What is it and why is it problematic?
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All eyes are now on the 2019 Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly election exit poll results. Counting of votes will happen on October 24.The News18 exit poll has been conducted by IPSOS.Here’s how the survey was conducted: Close A total of 72 Assembly constituencies were selected out of 288 constituencies in Maharashtra. As many as 432 individual polling station areas were selected for conducting interviews. related news Cabinet clears bill to replace ordinance on tax reduction Cabinet approves import of 1.2 lakh tonnes onion: FM Sitharaman Rajasthan govt has zero tolerance policy on corruption: Ashok Gehlot In Haryana, of the total 90, 23 Assembly constituencies were selected to conduct the exit poll survey. As many as 138 individual polling station areas were selected for conducting interviews.In each polling station, 25 voters were randomly selected for conducting the survey. These surveys were conducted outside the polling stations.A total of 10,800 voters were … [Read more...] about News18-IPSOS Exit Polls: Survey methodology used to predict results for Assembly elections 2019
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