India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson, Swati Maliwal today equated prostitution with rape and said that society's attitude towards the issue was unacceptable, as it supports "rape" of sex workers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
There is no proposal to legalize prostitution in the country, the Union Government, today, informed the Parliament.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 6, 2014
A 13-year-old girl has approached police claiming that she had been raped by several men in west Delhi's Paschim Vihar area after her mother allegedly forced her into prostitution.
Delhi News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Friday February 7, 2014
A Ugandan woman was arrested in Delhi today for allegedly pushing women from her country into prostitution.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Three Ugandan women who came to India last month are at a nari niketan or "home for women", after alleging that they were lured to Delhi with the promise of jobs, but were held "hostage" by people they have reportedly described as the "drug mafia." They have also alleged that they were forced into prostitution but added that they resisted. The Aam ...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday January 16, 2014
Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharthi's attempt to conduct a surprise raid on an alleged drug and prostitution ring last night ended in an unseemly row between the minister and the police.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 22, 2013
A 50-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for sexually assaulting his minor niece, allowing others to gangrape her and forcing her into prostitution.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 20, 2013
A 15-year-old Delhi girl has been rescued nine months after she was allegedly kidnapped, gang-raped and forced into prostitution in West Bengal's Darjeeling, police said today.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 20, 2012
The infamous mastermind of an inter-state prostitution racket, who used to supply call girls at farmhouses and five-star hotels attempted suicide in the high-security Tihar jail in New Delhi, police said on Tuesday.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 30, 2012
With the arrest of seven women, Delhi Police Wednesday claimed to have busted an international prostitution racket run in the capital by women from Uzbekistan.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 12, 2012
A 29-year-old woman was arrested along with her paramour and two others for killing her husband who tortured her and forced her into prostitution, police said on Saturday. Anju and three others were held in west Delhi for shooting at her husband Shiv Prasad at Mayur Vihar Phase-I Metro station Feb 4. He succumbed to injuries Feb 9. He alleged in hi...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 2, 2012
Police have made another arrest in Baby Falak case. A woman has been arrested for allegedly forcing a teenage girl, who admitted the battered two-year-old in AIIMS, into prostitution, police said today.
Delhi News | mid-day.com | Thursday July 14, 2011
Delhi police claim to have busted a high profile flesh trade racket operating from the Chhatarpur Enclave area of South Delhi on July 12. Five girls and two touts were arrested in this connection and an Audi and Santro were also recovered. According to the police, Najma Khan (27) was the kingpin of the gang that targeted high profile clients in Sou...
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 9, 2011
Delhi police have rescued nine Nepali teenage girls from a brothel here, police said on Friday. They were in the 16-18 age group.Police said the girls were allegedly forced into flesh trade against their will. They were rescued from G.B. Road in central Delhi.The police raid followed an alert from NGO Rescue Foundation."The girls have been sent to ...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 3, 2011
Delhi Police today claimed to have busted a prostitution racket in south Delhi with the arrest of nine persons, including four women and a high-profile woman pimp.Sonu Punjaban (30), a high-profile pimp, four sex workers and four pimps Arun Thakral (22), Raju Sharma (22), Vijay Kumar (27) and Mohd Arif (20) were arrested on Friday from Mehrauli."Pu...
Delhi News | mid-day.com | Friday April 1, 2011
Delhi Police's Crime Branch has busted a call girl racket in south Delhi, with the arrest of five people including a pimp. DCP Ashok Chand said all the culprits are from Uzbekistan. The official said that they were operating out of a rented accommodation which cost them Rs 35,000 per month. They had been shifting places to avoid police action. They...
Pune News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 27, 2011
An HIV positive sex worker, sentenced to seven years imprisonment for running a brothel in Pune and procuring girls for prostitution, has been granted bail by the Supreme Court on humanitarian ground.A bench of Justices HS Bedi and CK Prasad released the HIV positive sex worker on bail for six months on a plea made by her counsel Gurdeep Singh, who...
Cities | mid-day.com | Wednesday July 7, 2010
A 28-year-old woman in Delhi finally decided to give up on her marriage after enduring the torture for ten long years. Parveen married Mohammad Nasir, son of a Delhi police sub-inspector in 2000. She later realised that her husband was an alcoholic. On objecting to his ways, Parveen was beaten up.
Cities | mid-day.com | Wednesday April 7, 2010
Shiv Murti Dwivedi alias Ichchadhari Sant Swami Bhimanand Ji Maharaj Chitrakoot wale was sent to extended judicial custody till April 19. Dwivedi deposed before the metropolitan magistrate through video conferencing, citing a threat to his life.