Crime Against Children
News  /  Published 21.12.21

Trafficked girls from Bengal rescued in Bihar

Five minor girls from Bengal, allegedly trafficked and forced to dance in musical soirees, were rescued from Bihar on Saturday. The search for a 15-year-old girl from Uttar Dinajpur, ‘missing&r...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.12.21

Animated film on child trafficking for Kolkata schools

An animated short film on child trafficking will be shown to school students in and around Kolkata, said its makers.  The Hindi film, based on the real-life story of a Bangladeshi girl rescued f...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.11.21

Man arrested in Tamil Nadu for rape of minor sister-in-law

A 25-year-old man, accused of raping his sister-in-law, a minor, and taking objectionable pictures of her, was arrested in Tamil Nadu on November 2. The girl’s family is from Hingalganj in Basi...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.10.21

Mother accused of killing girl child

A mother allegedly suffocated her newborn to death at an Ekbalpore nursing home in southwest Kolkata on Wednesday because it was a girl child. “Lovely Singh, 21, has confessed to suffocating th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.10.21

Teenaged girl trafficked from South Dinajpur rescued in Goa

When Bengal was celebrating the homecoming of her daughter, a minor girl from the state was rescued from the clutches of alleged traffickers in Goa.  A 17-year-old girl from South Dinajpur was r...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.10.21

Campaign on autos against child labour during Durga Puja

The state commission for protection of child rights will conduct a month-long campaign against child labour and begging on the streets of Kolkata during the festive season. The campaign on autos will...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.09.21

Maharashtra, Delhi last stop in trafficking highway for girls from Bengal

Many of them were children and most were from South and North 24-Parganas, two neighbouring districts of Kolkata. Over the years, figures from the National Crime Records Bureau have suggested that Be...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.20

Jharkhand police on WhatsApp

Jharkhand’s director-general of police M.V. Rao has announced that WhatsApp-based helplines to report cases will be rolled out for the public in all 24 districts on Wednesday to help curb crimes...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.20

Dark realities of shelter homes

Among all the distinguishing markers of Indian culture, holding pride of place is the abuse of women and children. Their safety, rights and overall well-being are of such little consequence to the Sta...
By The Editorial Board


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