News  /  Published 23.01.22

Trafficked girl rescued after call to cop

A phone call from a minor girl from Bengal, allegedly trafficked to Telangana and confined to a house on the outskirts of Hyderabad, to a police officer in South 24-Parganas eventually led to her resc...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

World  /  Published 23.01.22

Probe into deaths

Investigations are going on into the death of a family of four Indian nationals, including an infant, along the US-Canada border and into a larger human smuggling operation, as seven other Indians, be...
By PTI in New York

World  /  Published 22.01.22

4 Indians freeze to death near US border

In a heartbreaking tragedy, a family of four, including a baby, all believed to be Indians, died from exposure to cold weather on the Canadian side of the border with the US in an apparent human smugg...
By PTI in Toronto/New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.22

Trafficking: One more rescued

One more girl who was trafficked to Madhya Pradesh along with four others from Ghurabandha in Ghatsila sub-division has been rescued from Rajasthan.  After falling into the trap of a gang o...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.22

Community, caring and trafficking

Human trafficking is the act of removing, transferring or transporting an individual from one place to another by means of force, fraud, coercion, deception, abduction or payment for the purpose of ex...
By Anwesha Chatterjee


West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.22

Trafficked Bangla women & kids sent back

In a joint initiative undertaken by the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Calcutta and Bengal government’s women and children development and social welfare department, 21 Bangladeshi women a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

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 12.12.21

German Consulate funds documentary on human trafficking

Makers of a documentary film on human trafficking hope to take it to schools and villages across Bengal to raise awareness about a scourge that makes hundreds of girls — and in some cases, boys ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

News  /  Published 08.12.21

Carcass of crocodile washed ashore in Serampore

The carcass of a crocodile was washed ashore from the Hooghly in Serampore on Tuesday morning. The carcass, stuck in a thicket of water hyacinth on the banks of a crematorium in Kali Babu’s gha...
By Debraj Mitra


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