Tag: Human Trafficking

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Girl uses traffic jam to save herself from traffickers

A 17-year-old girl managed to escape from the clutches of human traffickers when she took advantage of a traffic jam and raised an alarm on the outskirts of this city.

  • Tuesday, 23 August 2022
High-ranking Pak diplomat at heart of human trafficking scandal to European nations

Israr Husain is at the heart of this scandal. He was additional secretary (Europe) at the time the complaint was received against him.

  • Monday, 01 August 2022
Daler Mehndi arrested in 2003 human trafficking case, sent to jail
Daler Mehndi arrested in 2003 human trafficking case, sent to jail

Police officials, after investigations, had stated that the singers and other performers had got into a well-organised racket to illegally take youth out of Punjab to western countries by making them part of musical troupes. The youth were charged up to Rs 2 million in each case.

  • Thursday, 14 July 2022
S. Jaishankar
Jaishankar Gets Envoys To US, Canada Cracking On Death Of 4 Indians Being Smuggled

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Friday instructed Indian envoys to Canada and the US, Ajay Bisaria and Taranjit Singh Sandhu, "to urgently respond to the situation" where four Indian nationals including an infant have lost their lives at the US-Canada border.

  • Saturday, 22 January 2022
Amina Mohammed
UN Deputy Chief Calls For Renewed Global Action Against Human Trafficking

Trafficking survivors in many countries have encountered greater difficulties in accessing shelter, food, health care, legal aid and other essential services. At the same time, law enforcement authorities face additional challenges in detecting human trafficking, in view of pandemic-related restrictions on travel and movement, she noted.

  • Tuesday, 23 November 2021
Odisha No 2 in Human Trafficking In India
2 Persons Trafficked Everyday In Odisha: Know Why State Is No 2 In Country

Odisha government has yet to have any special law to control organised crime. In most cases, police crackdown limited to intermediaries alone, conspirators were let go scot-free, which is a big loophole, says UNODC SOP

  • Tuesday, 09 November 2021
Human Trafficking: About 1,714 Cases Registered In 2020
Human Trafficking: About 1,714 Cases Registered In 2020

The conviction for cases of human trafficking was recorded at 0 in seven states, while the highest conviction rate of such cases was reported from Tamil Nadu at 66 per cent followed by Delhi at 40 per cent.

  • Saturday, 18 September 2021
NHRC Seeks Report From All States, UTs On Action Taken To End Child Labour
NHRC Seeks Report From All States, UTs On Action Taken To End Child Labour

The Commission noted that in 1992 India had ratified the UN Convention for Rights of Child; the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution declaring the year 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, which necessitates calling for reports from all states and union territories.

  • Tuesday, 24 August 2021
29 bonded labourers rescued by police in Nuapada

Nuapada: Police have rescued 29 bonded labourers including 17 women and 6 minors in Nuapada yesterday. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Boden police raided the house where the labourers were held captive in Makarbarli forest under Boden police limits of the district. According to sources, all of them were being trafficked to Andhra […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Human Trafficking: Four girls rescued from Rourkela

Bhubaneswar: As many as four girls, including a minor, were rescued by Khurda police today from Rourkela before being allegedly trafficked to other states. All four of them, rescued from a hotel in Rourkela, hail from Banpur area in Khurda district, police sources said. Police have also arrested a middleman, identified as Bidyadhar Panda, involved […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
'42,713 girls trafficked from Sundergarh in a decade'

Sundergarh: As many as 42,713 girls have been trafficked from Sundergarh district of Odisha in a decade, revealed a survey conducted by a non-government organisation working in the region. As per the data, Kutra, Lepripada, Balisankara and Sabdega blocks are the most vulnerable areas to such trafficking. Most of the girls here were lured outside […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Labour Migration: 18 child labourers including 6 minors rescued in Odisha

Rayagada:  There seems to be no end to labour migration in Odisha, as 18 children including six minors were rescued from Rayagada railway station on Friday night. According to reports, all the children were being allegedly trafficked to Tamil Nadu where they would have been engaged as labour at thread mill. Acting on a tip-off, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Move to check migration: Rs 134Cr package announced for Bolangir, Nuapada

Bhubaneswar: In a significant move that will check migration in Odisha, the state government today announced special package of Rs 134 crore for Bolangir and Nuapada districts. After a review meeting held at the Bolangir DRDA office, Labour Minister Sushant Singh announced the package for 30 gram panchayats of Bolangir and Nuapada districts. The two […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Trafficked 2 years ago, minor girl rescued from New Delhi

Rairangpur: After being tortured for around two years, a tribal minor girl of Mayurbhanj district was rescued by police from New Delhi today. The cops also arrested the main accused Anita Patra (28) in this connection and have begun investigation into the incident. Sources said the 13-year-old girl had left home following an altercation with […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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39 trafficked Nepali girls rescued in Delhi

New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday said that it rescued 39 Nepali women, who had become victims of human trafficking. The Commission said that it received a tip-off and rescued the girls from Hotel Hriday Inn in Delhi’s Paharganj area on Tuesday night. “The raid lasted the entire night and assistance […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021