Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicHuman trafficking

Topic: human trafficking

India had 38,503 victims of trafficking in 2011-19. Only 77 have got compensation

Lack of awareness and the daunting task of collecting proof has meant that few victims of trafficking manage to avail of govt compensation.

‘Sold and raped’ in Delhi, Jharkhand woman says she walked over 800 km to reach home

The 19-year-old woman was brought to Delhi and allegedly sold by a man from her village who promised her a job at a missionary society.

Time Airbnb acknowledges rented accommodations are used for human trafficking, slavery

While many businesses across hospitality industry have been involved in campaigns to identify practices that lead to exploitation, Airbnb has no such official global programme yet.

Football career dreams are making youth vulnerable to human trafficking trade

It’s estimated that over 15,000 children are trafficked into Europe every year with false hopes of making it as professional footballers.

The American billionaire and the sex offender – tying Wexner and Epstein

Epstein, the disgraced millionaire charged in New York with sex-trafficking minors, owes more to Wexner than perhaps any other business figure.

How 3 bills violate the rights of the very people they seek to empower

Breaking down the possible impact of three crucial bills, if passed.

Illegal agents using asylum as a reason to traffick Indians abroad, says Sushma Swaraj

Punjab, Haryana & Gujarat recorded maximum number of people trafficked to other countries, seeking asylum on political grounds, she said.

Stop making new laws for children’s safety. Instead implement what we have first

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi is advocating for setting up a national children's tribunal, on the lines of the National Green Tribunal.

How Punjabi pop sensation Daler Mehndi got embroiled in ‘human trafficking’

Daler Mehndi and his late brother Shamsher Singh allegedly took 10 people to the US in the 1990s disguised as dance crew and left them there illegally.

On Camera

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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