Exploitation

  • Andaman and Nicobar: Inquiry on into alleged exploitation of Jarawa women 11-02-2014 03:44 PM

    Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana. The Jarawas are one of the six endangered indigenous tribes of the Islands. "I have directed for a...
  • 97 child labourers working in factories rescued, sent back home 22-01-2014 11:31 AM

    "Altogether 97 child labourers hailing from different places of Bihar, who were rescued in Rajasthan returned to Gaya on Tuesday," official sources said. The children, who had been working in different factories in Rajasthan, arrived by a train from Jaipur and were received by officials in Gaya. The news about...
  • Delhi: Man sets self afire over police exploitation 10-11-2013 11:02 PM

    A man set himself ablaze here as he was depressed over continued exploitation of his two sons by two Delhi Police constables, police said Sunday. Uday Chand, 48, set himself afire in south Delhi's Neb Sarai area on Saturday evening after pouring petrol on his body. He was rushed with...
  • Odisha: 12 Maoists surrender before police on being harassed by senior ultras 04-10-2013 03:31 PM

    Twelve Maoists, including five women, surrendered before police in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Friday. Most of the Maoists, including a couple, belonged to Poplur Dalam and Kalimela Dalam in the Naxal-hit district adjoining Andhra Pradesh, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police, Akhileswar Singh told reporters. Muka Madkami of Kanaguda village worked in...
  • Rajasthan MLA Udai Lal Anjana booked for rape 22-09-2013 12:25 AM

    In more embarrassment to the ruling Congress in poll-bound Rajasthan, a party MLA from the state was today booked for sexual assault just two days after a minister was forced to resign over allegations of rape. Udai Lal Anjana, MLA from Nimbahera in Chittorgarh district, was booked for allegedly sexually...
  • Bangalore: Korean man accused of sexual exploitation at his orphanage 25-07-2013 03:00 PM

    Bangalore: A case of sexual exploitation has been reported in Bangalore where a Dalit girl has alleged that she and several others were repeatedly sexually abused at an orphanage run by a Korean national. She has claimed that the abusers' associate is blackmailing her for sexual favours. "I stayed in...
  • SIT to probe minor girls' sexual exploitation in Kashmir 28-05-2013 05:45 AM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police said on Monday that a special investigating team (SIT) has been constituted to probe the alleged sexual exploitation of four minor girls by a fake "soul healer" in central Kashmir's Badgam district. A police officer told IANS that the SIT would probe the sexual exploitation...
  • Stop wrecking people's lives and repent, Pope tells mafia 27-05-2013 06:34 AM

    Rome: Pope Francis spoke out against mafia organisations exploiting and enslaving people, calling on mafiosi on Sunday to repent in words that recalled an impassioned plea by Pope John Paul II 20 years ago. Speaking off the cuff after his weekly Angelus blessing in St Peter's Square, Francis spoke about...
  • Kashmir 'preacher' arrested for sexually exploiting minors 22-05-2013 05:15 AM

    Srinagar: A self-styled "religious preacher" was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district for repeated sexual exploitation of four minor girls at an institute he ran, police said on Tuesday. "Police in Badgam district received a joint complaint by four minor girls who were reading in an institute claiming religious...
  • BJD trying to exploit people's sentiments: Congress 23-04-2013 03:00 AM

    Bhubaneswar: With the BJD intensifying its anti-Centre tirade accusing it of neglecting Odisha, opposition Congress on Monday said the ruling party was trying to "exploit" the sentiments of the people by making such allegations. "BJD is simply exploiting the sentiment of people by taking name of special category state status...
  • Karnataka: Eshwarappa in trouble over hate speech 13-04-2013 05:30 AM

    Shimoga: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa is in trouble for his alleged "hate speech" in the assembly poll-bound state. A criminal case has been filed against him in his home town Shimoga, 280 km north of Bangalore, for a speech that allegedly provokes hatred between communities, a police spokesperson...
  • Innocence lost forever?

    In Sync |  Trupti Rane
    Last night I was reading an article on victims of child labour and child abuse. I went to sleep with a very disturbed mind. I...

  • TN: Trust formed by Nithyananda dissolved 21-10-2012 07:40 PM

    Madurai: The senior pontiff of a 1,500-year-old Saivite Mutt, who sacked self-styled controversial godman Nithyananda as his successor, on Sunday said the trust formed jointly by them had been dissolved. "The Madurai Adheenam Trust has been dissolved in the backdrop of HR& CE department stating before the Principal Sub court...
  • It's not okay for you to look at me that way

    The Chastity Belt |  Madhuri Banerjee
    I was 12 when we moved from Boston, USA to Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It was a huge culture shock for me. I had been living...

  • Kerala girl accuses father of sexual abuse 20-06-2011 12:03 PM

    Kochi: Police teams have been sent to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and various parts of Kerala to nab at least 70 persons for alleged sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old girl in connivance with her father. The action came after the girl revealed to police about her sexual exploitation, by her own...
  • Activist fights for Dalit girl's rights, pays hefty price 16-02-2008 07:44 AM

    Nottingham: Abhinav Mukund won't go slam bang if India make first use of the batting crease in Friday's second Test at Trent Bridge. But there will be a fair degree of internal aggro for sure considering what he said yesterday in the build-up to the Test. I just want to...
  • UP: Sex angle or saffron vendetta? 06-02-2007 09:19 AM

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  • No NRI treat for Kerala Gulf workers 10-01-2007 09:16 PM

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