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Trafficking
World  /  Published 05.06.21

7 arrested for trafficking India-bound women

Police in Bangladesh have arrested seven suspected members of a sex trafficking gang that used video-sharing app TikTok to contact and lure young women and girls before selling them for sex in India, ...
By Reuters in Dhaka

India  /  Published 29.05.21

Five held for rape in Bangalore

Five alleged Bangladeshi nationals, including a woman, were arrested in Bangalore on Thursday for allegedly raping and brutalising a woman in a suspected case of international cross-border human traff...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.05.21

Caution on online appeal to adopt bereaved kids

Desperate pleas on social media for helping or adopting children who lost their parents to Covid-19 may make them vulnerable to trafficking and abuse, an NGO has said. The Indian branch of Save the C...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

World  /  Published 02.05.21

Texas Home case: Human smuggling suspected

More than 90 people were found in a house in southwestern Houston that investigators suspect was part of a human smuggling operation, police said on Friday. Authorities initially served a search warr...
By AP, PTI in Houston

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.03.21

These Khunti girls 'conquered' English

As many as 26 girls, most of them survivors of child marriage and human trafficking, were conferred with certificates by the US Consulate General in Khunti on Saturday fo...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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Calcutta  /  Published 08.02.21

Trafficking concern over school dropouts

Many students who have dropped out in the wake of the long closure of schools are vulnerable against trafficking, early marriage and child labour, people at the helm of schools said in Calcutta on Sun...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.02.21

NIA arrests human trafficker

In another development on Wednesday, the NIA arrested Mrityunjay Kumar Singh (34) from Chandwa in Latehar district for his alleged role in killing of four police personnel by CPI (Maoist) in 2019.&nbs...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.21

Trafficker held at Ranchi airport

Ranchi Police on Thursday arrested a woman trafficker and rescued seven tribal girls from the Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi while they were being trafficked to New Delhi to work as domestic helps in h...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.01.21

Nobel laureate lauds Hemant

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi wants to see Jharkhand become “India’s first child-friendly state”.  After speaking to chief minister Hemant Soren on Saturday afternoon over p...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Trafficking story in comic strip

The Web of Deceit is the story of a school girl who is lured by an “aunt” with the promise of new clothes and forced into prostitution. The narrative is based on real-life incidents like t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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