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Tuesday, September 21, 2021



Punjab: A blitzkrieg in works to showcase government crackdown on drugs

June 25, 2021 9:16 am

On Saturday, a virtual conference event, to be chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, will be telecast in around 4,000 locations across the state — a majority of which will be schools and educational institutions.

Flesh trade racket busted in Mohali, two arrested

February 01, 2021 2:57 am

The hotel owner Shakti Chawla and his nephew Sandeep Kumar alias Rinku have been absconding. The SHO said that the accused ran the flesh trade racket at their hotel and also extorted money from people by threatening them.

5 members of child trafficking racket remanded in 7-day police custody

August 05, 2020 3:30 pm

The gang members have reportedly confessed their involvement in the selling of at least two children including one in Delhi and another in Chandigarh.

Adult victims of trafficking can’t be compelled to abide by anyone or family’s wishes, observes court

August 07, 2019 5:17 am

The court ordered the two women to be set at liberty after ascertaining whether they wish to stay at the special home they were lodged in.

Good intentions aren’t enough

December 22, 2018 7:33 am

Trafficking Bill must be referred to a Select Committee for a robust debate. Maneka Gandhi has clarified that “the Bill has been drafted after in-depth study and extensive consultation with a range of stakeholders over a period of three years”.

Ex-Congress MLA held for trafficking three people to US on fake documents

September 11, 2018 4:05 pm

The accused cheated the authorities at the Regional Passport Office as well as the US Consulate by using his official position as an MLA then by submitting forged documents, the police official said.

Three human traffickers arrested in Manipur, 3 women rescued

September 03, 2017 10:00 pm

Superintendent of Police of Churachandpur, Rakesh Balwal said acting on a tip-off that some human traffickers were taking some women towards the Myanmar border, a police team intercepted a vehicle near Lamka town of the district on Saturday.

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

June 27, 2017 9:22 pm

The agency’s 2017 report on human trafficking upgraded the statuses of Myanmar, Afghanistan, Malaysia, and Qatar, while leaving those of Russia, Cuba and Thailand unchanged.

Bangladesh diplomat in New York charged with labour trafficking, assault

June 13, 2017 8:21 am

According to the indictment, Islam brought another Bangladeshi, Mohammed Amin, to New York to work as a household help. On several occasions when Amin sought to leave, Islam hit him and threatened to harm his mother and young son in Bangladesh