India's missing daughters
Apr 20, 2012
India News | Written by Alok Pandey (With inputs from Haribansh Sharma) | Friday September 18, 2015
14-year-old Kusum Kumari is busy clicking photos of her village in Jharkhand, which the ace footballer plans to put up on the Wikipedia page for Hutup, the village made famous by its girl footballers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
The United States today praised Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi for "relentlessly working" for children's rights and keeping them in school, rather than in the workforce.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
A human trafficking racket was busted today with the arrest of two alleged touts at the IGI airport in New Delhi and 21 Nepalese girls were rescued from South West Delhi on the basis of the information provided by them.
Telangana News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
As many as 44 alleged human traffickers involved in a sex racket were arrested and 39 women, including eight minors, rescued from Maharashtra's Chandrapur by Crime Investigation Department (CID) wing of Telangana police.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
US Ambassador to India Richard R Verma said on Saturday that it was the need of hour for having closer strategic and economic ties between the two countries to enrich the society in various fields and stamp out the evils like communalism, human trafficking, hunger and terrorism from the world.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 11, 2015
In a bid to check human trafficking from neighbouring Nepal, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to install CCTV cameras on crossing points in bordering districts and maintain round-the-clock vigil.
India News | Reuters | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Governments must address human trafficking and slavery in a global development pact later this year, Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Monday, warning that the credibility of humanity was at stake if countries failed to deliver.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
The two-day 4th annual Anti-Trafficking in Persons Conclave beginning tomorrow will bring together key stakeholders to build a network against human trafficking.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
A 25-year-old woman from Sikkim was allegedly raped by a doctor in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area in New Delhi last night. Police said that as per initial investigation, the victim was brought to Delhi by some persons four-five days back on the pretext of providing her a job.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 1, 2015
Around 350 child labourers, mostly from Bihar, who were forced to work in hazardous industries here have been rescued over the past one week, a senior police officer said on Saturday.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Saturday January 31, 2015
Her 12-year-old grandson was rescued from a bangle-making factory in Hyderabad last Sunday. But at her village in Jehanabad, Shiv Ratni Devi says she's heard of his rescue only from us. Her first thought, where will the Rs.1000 per month the boy sends home every month, come from now.
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-backed Shaurya Dal that has earned these 30 women and 15 men the opportunity to march as part of the R...
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.