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Human Trafficking

US Temple Trafficking: Workers Claim They Were Lured From India To Build Temple At Low Cost

Nov 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Hindu organization Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, or BAPS, got workers from India on R-1 visas and allegedly paid them $1.2/day. Similar lawsuits have come up in 4 US states now.

Telangana Couple Adopts Boy, Husband Lands In Jail For ‘Abduction’

Nov 07, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The arrested man, an employee of the Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Ltd, has pleaded innocence and claimed that he was a victim of a conspiracy and fraud.

Delhi: 3 Girls Who Were Trafficked And Forced Into Prostitution Rescued

The DCW in a statement said these girls are from poor economic backgrounds and were trafficked on pretext of jobs.

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: The Tipping Point In Rehabilitation

Jul 30, 2021 Pompi Banerjee

World Day against Trafficking in Persons: It is clear that survivors want community-based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes instead of shelter homes

Covid Lockdown Increases Risk Of Child Labour, Trafficking

Schools have closed, online education is a luxury and in many cases children are pushed into labour and trafficked due to their financial vulnerability

13 July, 2021

Delhi: Woman Arrested For Trying To Sell 2-Day-Old Baby

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi Police has busted a child trafficking racket in Delhi-NCR

05 May, 2021

Tale Of Teen Nurjahan: From Bangladesh Village To Bengaluru Brothels, Imprisoned In Bengal

Ayanangsha Maitra

Here's the tale of a 16-year-old Bangladeshi girl who was trafficked to India, and arrested while returning to Bangladesh from Bengal

01 May, 2021

91 Found Locked Up In Houston Home, Police Suspects Human Smuggling

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Based on a tip-off, a special-tactics team of the police raided the home in south-west Houston on Friday.

02 April, 2021

58 Mentally Challenged People Found Working As Bonded Labour In Punjab: MHA

Outlook Web Bureau

Home ministry sand that these labourers are often given drugs to make them work in the fields for long hours which adversely affect their physical and mental condition.

27 February, 2021

Unable To Afford Treatment For Elder Daughter, AP Parents Sell Younger Daughter For Rs 10K

Outlook Web Bureau

The girl was rescued by officers of the women and child welfare department on Thursday, a day after she was married off.

23 February, 2021

Two Couples Among Seven Held Over Sale Of Babies In Madhya Pradesh

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According to Manish Khatri, Special Task Force (Indore unit) Superintendent, their action came following a tip-off received from an NGO working for the welfare of children.


30 November, 2020

Child Trafficking Gang Busted; Six Held, Minor Girl Rescued


The Social Security Branch (SSB) of Nagpur police took the action on Saturday

18 October, 2020

NIA Files Charge Sheet Against 12 Including 9 Bangladeshis In Human Trafficking Case


The charge sheet was filed under sections of the IPC, the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and the Foreigners Act in a special NIA court in Hyderabad

15 October, 2020

Human Trafficking: 3 Bangladeshi Women Rescued In Maharashtra


Thane Police raided a flat in Dharamveer Nagar locality last week and rescued three Bangladeshi women aged between 20 and 30 years, an official said.

08 October, 2020

Jharkhand Cops Rescue 31 Women Who Were Being Trafficked To Chennai


Police rescued the women hailing from Latehar, Lohardaga, Ranchi, and Palamu districts who were being taken to Chennai with the assurance of Rs 9,000 salary each for working in the factory.

23 July, 2020

Sonu Punjaban Gets 24 Years Imprisonment For Trafficking Minor Girl


The court said that Punjaban had not only purchased the victim for prostitution but also brutalised her to make her surrender to her demands and had forcibly administered drugs to her.

26 June, 2020

Children As Young As 14 Recruited By Armed Groups In Jammu and Kashmir: US Report


According to the report, India made significant efforts towards the elimination of human trafficking in 2019, but did not fully meet the minimum standards.


16 September, 2019

In Debt, Mother Sells 1-Year-Old Son, Teen Daughter To Trafficker


DCW said that the 15-year-old girl was sold by her mother for Rs 1 lakh

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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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