News  /  Published 23.05.22

Stories of survival shine bright at an anti-trafficking conclave held at American Center

A human trafficking survivor, Trisha Roy, shared with My Kolkata her own experience with the Swayam Siddha initiative for the last three years. “I was kidnapped by a racket in 2019 and trafficke...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 21.05.22

Role of community vital to curb trafficking

A school at the southernmost tip of West Bengal had 1,280 students in March 2020, just before the nationwide Covid curbs were imposed. When offline classes finally resumed in February this year, the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 27.04.22

Singapore executes Indian-origin Malaysian drug trafficker

Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, a mentally disabled Indian-origin Malaysian man found guilty of drug trafficking, was executed in Singapore on Wednesday, his family said, after a court dismissed a last-ditc...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Singapore

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.22

New hurdle: Juvenile justice

It is unusual to find burglary and robbery more heinous than giving children liquor or drugs, employing them for begging, and selling or procuring them, although not for trafficking or prostitution. Y...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Online game to spread awareness on sex trafficking

Mobile Premier League (MPL), one of the world’s largest mobile eSports and skill gaming platforms, has onboarded what is being billed as the world’s first anti-trafficking game called MISS...
By PTI, PRNewswire in Bengaluru


West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.22

Squad to prevent wildlife crimes

The Bengal government has decided to form a special forest squad to prevent wildlife crimes including poaching and trafficking of wildlife in north Bengal following a spate of recoveries of animal par...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.22

6 trucks with 7 jumbos halted

The state forest department intercepted seven elephants on trucks from  near the Teesta bridge on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri town on Tuesday. The animals were found from  six trucks report...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

News  /  Published 10.03.22

Bengal trafficking survivors make uphill journey back to school

One teenager was told to get into a school meant only for “victims of trafficking”. Another, once trafficked by a classmate, is scared of making new friends. Many trafficking survivors ha...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.02.22

HC judge helps save trafficked girl

A woman was rescued from a brothel in Pune in 2009 at the age of 15. The case dragged on for close to a decade but resulted in the acquittal of the accused in 2018. Her inability to visit the Pune cou...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.22

Trafficked girl brought back from Bangladesh

An Indian girl, trafficked to Bangladesh and recovered by the police of that country, was repatriated on Tuesday after intervention by Calcutta High Court which asked the Centre for help to bring the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar


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