Mumbai News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday May 16, 2015
Residents of Mumbai's Kamathipura, considered Asia's largest red light district, have mounted a campaign to place a curb on the sex trade in the area. Sex workers however have expressed helplessness, even as activists claim the move would only open up the area to property developers.
India News | Adrija Bose | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Her photo accompanies her short blog; her name does not. She has been the focus of media attention for her earlier accomplishments, some of which she refers to on Facebook.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Saturday January 11, 2014
Since January 5, a 23-year-old software engineer from Hyderabad, who had arrived in Mumbai to resume work after her Christmas break, has been missing
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday October 19, 2011
An unsuspecting woman on the verge of being thrust head-long into a life of prostitution found unexpected and unlikely saviours in the form of Commercial Sex Workers (CSW) in Mumbai's oldest red-light area, Kamathipura. Their presence of mind and compassion resulted in the arrest of a human trafficker, who was trying to sell off his new bride to a ...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday February 23, 2011
In the second phase of the Census, some of the city's teachers entrusted with collecting data for the exhaustive unique identification project had the task of enumerating the residents of Kamathipura, the largest red-light area in the world. The experience did not elicit an encore from them, as became obvious from their accounts.The teachers, quite...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday February 10, 2011
In an incident that has left its eyewitnesses shell shocked, a man stabbed a prostitute to death, and followed it by stabbing himself to death as well. At 9.30 last night, a man, later identified as Pandurang, ventured into the red light area of VP Road in south Mumbai, looking for a prostitute. He stumbled upon the door of Laxmi Kamble. Follo...