Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicSex Racket

Topic: Sex Racket

Kerala’s sexual fantasies see a lot of couple ‘swapping’. But one case shows what it really is

Couples interested in 'swap' just turn to Messenger, Telegram, and Twitter DMs to find sexual partners. But in Kerala, it has reached a whole new level.

Social media friend requests, video calls, chats — how sextortion gangs run & the ‘soft targets’

Sextortion gangs lift photos of women from social media and create fake profiles to lure men, often in their 40s. ThePrint explains the modus operandi behind these burgeoning rackets.

Target on Stripchat, get sex videos: How Ghaziabad couple ‘extorted’ Rs 20 cr in over a year

New Delhi: A couple in Ghaziabad has been accused by the police of honey trapping and extorting crores from businessmen and senior working executives...

Sex traps, secret videos, squabbling IPS officers – inside story of MP blackmail racket

The sordid case involves an NGO whose chief ‘ensnared’ MP politicians & civil servants and filmed furtive sexual encounters for extortion.

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YourTurn

Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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