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Human Trafficking
Opinion  /  Published 08.12.21

Gaps remain: trafficking bill

Noble intentions are not enough to bring about real change in society; they must be accompanied by watertight policies and organized law enforcement. This is especially true of the trafficking in pers...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.11.21

Indore: trafficking racket busted

The police on Wednesday arrested nine members of a gang allegedly involved in trafficking women from Bangladesh and forcing them into flesh trade in Madhya Pradesh's Indore, an official said. The...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Indore

News  /  Published 18.11.21

Predator of minor girls from Bengal arrested in Mumbai

A man accused of trafficking multiple minor girls from South 24-Parganas to Maharashtra was arrested from the outskirts of Mumbai on Monday, police said. Allauddin Molla, who hails from Canning, was ...
By Debraj Mitra 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 26.08.21

Trafficking survivors write to CM, say they have not got govt compensation

Twenty-nine trafficking survivors have written to chief minister Mamata Banerjee urging her intervention in disbursal of compensation awarded to them by the state but pending for alleged lack of funds...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

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Opinion  /  Published 12.08.21

Hell in heaven on earth

In June this year, protests by Sikh groups rocked Jammu and Kashmir. They alleged that two women from their community had been ‘kidnapped, converted and married’ in Srinagar. One of the wo...
By Tarushikha Sarvesh

India  /  Published 19.07.21

BSF asked to deploy UAVs on Bangla border

The Centre has asked the Border Security Force to deploy more unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) along the Bangladesh border to crack down on infiltration and smuggling, sources in the border force said....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.07.21

Anti-trafficking bill: Stakeholders seek time

Activists and civil society groups have asked the government to extend the time for submitting comments on the draft anti-trafficking bill by four weeks, saying the 10-day period originally provided b...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.21

Sharper teeth: Anti-trafficking bill

As serious crimes persist and evolve in nature, in what way must laws be designed to deal with these offences effectively? This would be a pertinent question to ask in the light of the Centre preparin...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.21

4 Assam girls rescued

Police rescued four girls, including two minors, from a bus terminus here on Sunday and arrested a suspected woman trafficker who had planned to take them to Delhi on the pretext of providing them wit...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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