Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicHuman trafficking

Topic: human trafficking

5th toddler rescued in past 2 months from Mumbai’s human-trafficking net

2 women who were allegedly going to sell the one-year-old, were arrested in Chembur. A First Information Report was registered at Deonar police station.

Kidnapped from Ajmer, sold in Karachi—Indian woman looks for family after 40 years

The woman doesn't remember the address of her home in India but recalls places like Howrah station, Raja Bazar, Moulali Mazar, and Atali market—all located in Kolkata.

Delhi Police arrest 3 for ‘trafficking tribal women in guise of placement agency’, 10 rescued

10 women, including 6 minors, were allegedly trafficked from Jharkhand & kept in inhumane conditions in Delhi. Police say 'placement agency' may be front for 'syndicate'.

Pakistan chose China ties over justice, let Chinese ‘bride traffickers’ get away, claims report

A recent Brookings report revealed two ‘offsetting imperatives’ in the issue of Pakistani bride trafficking to China.

This 12-year-old was abducted, married to 52-yr-old. Her rescue exposed ‘child bride’ racket

Police operation to rescue 12-year-old UP girl 'kidnapped & forced into marriage' with Haryana man unearths 'multi-state racket' feeding trend spawned by state's skewed sex ratio.

NIA files chargesheet against 13 Bangladeshis for human trafficking in Bengaluru

All the accused were illegally staying in India and were luring women from Bangladesh and trafficking them to India with the promise of jobs, according to NIA.

What is draft anti-trafficking bill 2021 and how it is different from the 2018 bill

A previous draft of anti-human trafficking bill was passed in Lok Sabha in 2018 but was never introduced in Rajya Sabha.

Girl trafficked to Bengal from Odisha at 13 years of age awarded Rs 9 lakh as compensation

The girl, now 17, has been awarded compensation by a district legal services authority in Bengal. Amount of Rs 9 lakh is believed to be highest in the state.

Anti-trafficking Bill has scope for confusion. Here’s what will work: BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi

The proposed legislation includes punishment for trafficking for forced labour and marriage but neglects trafficking for sexual exploitation and organ trade.

On World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a look at the numbers in India

For this year's UN observance against trafficking, the spotlight is on first responders and the challenges they have faced in the Covid-19 pandemic.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.