India  /  Published 14.08.21

Social media being used to prey on girls

With her school closed for over a year and little to do at home, 15-year-old Shahida (name changed) started spending more time on social media. Soon, the teenager was in a relationship with a 24-year...
By Uzmi Athar in New Delhi

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

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.21

Trafficking survivor heads child panel

A 15-year-old boy who was trafficked as a child labourer at the age of seven was made chairperson of the state commission for protection of child rights for an hour on Friday. “I was fortunate ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.07.21

Bokaro station gets child helpline

Adra Railway Division’s railway manager Navin Kumar inaugurated the first Child Help Desk at Platform Number-1 of Bokaro Railway Station on Wednesday. Bokaro railway station is one of...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

India  /  Published 28.07.21

Organ trafficking concern about Calcutta

By Sanjay Nagral, Vivekanand Jha , Noble Gracious


India  /  Published 28.07.21

Seven arrested for child trafficking in Odisha

Odisha police have arrested two men and five women from steel city Rourkela for allegedly being involved in a child trafficking racket. However, the police said the prime accused in the case was on th...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.21

Bankura child trafficking case: CID takes over probe

CID on Friday took over the Bankura child trafficking case in which the principal of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been arrested. Police officers said after nine persons were arrested and five child...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.21

New head for central school in Bankura

The school managing committee of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya suspended its principal Kamar Kumar Rajoria and replaced him with the principal of another central school on Wednesday. J.K. Mahapatra, the...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.21

Child trafficking: Grocer arrested

Police on Tuesday arrested a grocer in connection with the child trafficking case in which eight persons, including the principal of a central school, had already been held in Bankura. Grocer Bikash ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.21

Child trafficking: Principal held

A 57-year-old principal and one of his female colleagues at a central government school in Bankura and six others were arrested on Sunday night for their alleged involvement in a child trafficking rac...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura


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