India's missing daughters
Apr 20, 2012
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Thursday January 29, 2015
It is 6 am on a cold morning in Gaya, 120 kms from Bihar's capital city of Patna. The train station here is in quantum activity mode, a ready store of passengers streaming through platforms, settling into trains.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday January 20, 2015
They look an unlikely medley, from teenagers to senior citizens, who have been standing up to stop domestic violence, crimes against women and other social evil in the villages. But it is their service as volunteer of the Madhya Pradesh government-ba...
India News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 21, 2014
India police have arrested the alleged kingpin of a trafficking racket who sold hundreds of poor tribal girls for domestic slavery in the country's capital, an officer said on Thursday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 1, 2014
An Indian man and a Pakistani psychiatrist are among four persons who were indicted in New York on charges of human trafficking and hiring female dancers in India and forcing them into prostitution and making them dance at nightclubs.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 21, 2014
Alleging that the Pakistan government does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the US has downgraded Pakistan to "Tier Two Watch List" in its latest annual Trafficking in Person report for the year 2014.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 14, 2014
A local court in Thane has acquitted a 60-year-old woman from a case of human trafficking and forcing minors into prostitution, stating the police investigation was wrongly done.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Eleven girls from Nepal were rescued and a man was arrested after a human-trafficking racket was busted Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh by a team of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), official sources said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 23, 2014
In a gruesome incident, a 24-year-old woman was allegedly thrashed and her private parts were mutilated by three people in Thane's Bhiwandi town on March 19, allegedly because she resisted being part of a prostitution racket.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 25, 2013
An Indian-origin man is among five members of a human trafficking ring jailed for a total of 34 years by a British court.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 16, 2013
23 women from Kolkata, Mumbai and Hyderabad who were forced into flesh trade, were rescued during an operation by the anti-vice squad in Chennai.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
An Indian couple in Kentucky has been arrested for illegally bringing Indians into the US and making them work long hours for low wages at their fast food restaurants.
Ghaziabad News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 16, 2013
Police have arrested three people in Ghaziabad today for allegedly trafficking girls from Jharkhand to Delhi. The cops also claimed to have rescued about 20 girls from a railway station.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 18, 2013
An Indian has been sentenced to three years of imprisonment on charges of trafficking immigrants from India into the United States, the Department of Justice said.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday January 27, 2013
A woman from Tonk in Rajasthan allegedly sold her 11-year-old daughter for Rs 6 lakh to a couple, who wanted to traffic her for prostitution. The child, however, managed to escape and went to the police for help.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 29, 2012
Victims of rape, targeted acid attacks and human trafficking in Goa will be eligible for up to Rs.10 lakh as compensation, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 4, 2012
Eight minor girls who were to be sent to Mumbai as part of a trafficking ring were rescued from Sonitpur district this morning and a woman arrested for her alleged involvement in the incident.
Goa News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 4, 2012
Goa police is working on unearthing an alleged human trafficking racket based on the crucial leads they have received from the girls rescued from two massage parlours in Panaji. Ten girls from Thailand, who were allegedly working as sex workers and ...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 9, 2012
A woman, her husband and two others were arrested on Thursday for selling her new-born son for Rs.40,000 in Rajathan's Sriganganagar town, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 20, 2012
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, for the second time in less than a month, shared her story of a karate exponent from Bihar, whom she met during her trip to Kolkata in May. Ms Clinton told the audience in Washington about how confident and insp...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 20, 2012
United States has recommended India to develop a comprehensive anti-trafficking law and increase prosecutions and convictions on all forms of trafficking, even as it noted that New Delhi is making significant efforts to comply with the minimum standa...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 3, 2012
In a case of human trafficking, a widow was allegedly sold by three persons, including a woman, for Rs 60,000 to a Rajasthan-based man, police said on Thursday.
India News | Reported by Kishalay Bhattacharjee | Wednesday April 4, 2012
It takes about two hours by road and then a boat to reach Sandeshkhali, an island in the Sunderbans. This area is infamous for the conflict between its residents and tigers. Now, it has a bigger problem to contend with - human trafficking.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 25, 2012
A senior government official in Britain had kept an Indian housekeeper as a "slave" and fed scraps for four years, according to a media report here.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 15, 2012
It was an emotional moment for Munni today when she reunited with her two-year-old battered daughter Falak admitted in the ICU of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for life threatening injuries. With tears in her eyes, 22-year-old Munni...