West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.19

Voice against trafficking

How to raise awareness on campus against human trafficking? How to volunteer and partner with organisations to become a voice against trafficking? These and more such questions will be answered at an ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.19

The troubled cash transfer scheme for girls

Good intentions cannot, by themselves, solve pressing problems; they must be accompanied by clear thinking and effective execution. This gap between righteous thought and execution seems to be plaguin...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.20

180 pedal against human trafficking

Over 180 youths and children on Saturday took part in a bicycle rally organised in the capital to create awareness against human trafficking, a burning issue in Jharkhand.Organised by a capital-based ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 20.05.19

Rail cops rescue 20 kids in 4 months

Government Railway Police (GRP) superintendent of GRP Hemanta Kumar Das is a happy man. The GRP has rescued 20 children from being trafficked so far this year, his team said on Monday.Last year, the G...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 23.11.19

Efforts to prevent human trafficking

Even a spot of good news in dark times seems like a great gift. And the reduction in the numbers of trafficked girls and women in West Bengal is far from being just a spot of good news: it is a barrel...
By The Editorial Board


West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.20

40kg party drug seized

Consignments of a banned party drug called Yaba, weighing around 40kg and worth over Rs 11 crore, were seized from multiple pockets in Calcutta over the past fortnight.The latest seizure, in the Maida...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.19

Why human trafficking keeps growing

Solving certain problems requires a multi-pronged approach; they will persist if they are viewed through a narrow lens. This was evident in the findings of a recent study on why human trafficking keep...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.19

Alert on trafficking from West Bengal

Maharashtra and Bengal have replaced Andhra Pradesh to emerge as the top sources of trafficking to Goa, according to a study based on victims rescued from the coastal state in the past five years.The ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.10.18

Prime witness against traffickers dead

The 15-year-old Pahariya girl from Godda, who had been trafficked to Delhi three years ago, rescued from Faridabad on January 28 this year and brought back to Jharkhand on September 25, died early on ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.18

2 girls dead, their traffickers in net

Gauri, who deals in humans in the garb of running a placement agency, has been arrested for her alleged involvement in the trafficking and murder of a 16-year-old Ranchi girl whose body had been chopp...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


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