Wednesday, Nov 29, 2023 | Last Update : 01:35 AM IST


Covid-19: Close red light areas to avoid 72% of projected cases, say experts

Indians are at a much lower risk of getting Covid-19 if red light areas are kept closed until an effective treatment is found.

16 May 2020 4:00 PM

Curtains fall on strip clubs in Israel's 'Sin City'

Once popular among even the TV stars and military, Israel's strip clubs are now converted into centres for social activism

03 May 2020 8:53 AM

DCW rescues minor Assamese girl held captive as domestic help

The complainant said the minor was held captive and forced to work in adverse conditions without pay.

09 Sep 2019 10:07 AM

2 Bangladeshis arrested for human trafficking in Hyderabad, minor rescued

Police also found that the juvenile was purchased by Hussain who allegedly used the victim for their prostitution racket.

23 Aug 2019 1:22 PM

'Political prostitution' happened in Goa: Cong MLA on switching parties

After the merger of the breakaway Congress MLAs, the BJP's strength in the 40-member assembly has gone up to 27.

12 Jul 2019 5:07 PM


Pakistan women sold in marriage, then prostitution

Families of poor girls targeted as officials remain silent not to offend Chinese.

18 Jun 2019 6:58 AM

‘Monster’ man forced wife into prostitution, sexually abused daughter; jailed

Public Prosecutor said man forced wife to advertise her sexual services online 'to ensure that she fulfilled daily quota of customers'.

20 Feb 2019 11:22 AM

Girl raped for 10 days at Konark

Victim was brought from West Bengal by a woman on job promise.

18 Oct 2018 6:40 AM

Malaysian woman to be caned for prostitution under Islamic law

The 30-year-old single mother of one admitted to offering sexual services in a hotel after being caught by religious enforcement officers.

27 Sep 2018 3:15 PM

Police bust Sex racket, rescue 17-year-old

However, the owner and operator, the actual beneficiaries of the illegal act-ivities are still at large.

09 Sep 2018 7:13 AM


Israel set to ban lap dances, declares them ‘sexual act of physical contact’

State Attorney's office said the move aimed to wipe out an activity that 'in certain circumstances constitutes prostitution.'

31 Aug 2018 2:38 PM

In the flesh: Cops turn blind eye to sex trade

It’s the perfect crime as no potential client dares to approach the police. The money collected ranges from Rs 400 to Rs 700, say locals.

31 Aug 2018 2:34 AM

Man held for forcing wife into sex trade

Two others were arrested for their alleged role in the case.

03 Aug 2018 2:04 AM

DCW against move to legalise prostitution

She said she was in touch with the education department to make the curriculum more gender sensitive.

25 Jul 2018 5:19 AM

Four arrested for flesh trade at night club

The girls revealed that club’s owner and manager, who are at large, encouraged them to lure customers.

20 Jul 2018 4:35 AM


Why we need to have the Anti-Trafficking Bill 2018

The bill covers prevention of trafficking and self-evaluation of the victims.

20 Jul 2018 12:10 AM

Couples caned in front of crowd for showing affection in public in Indonesia

Sharia police wanted to convict them of adultery, which would’ve resulted in a greater number of lashes, but lacked enough witnesses.

20 Apr 2018 2:07 PM

Two women fall to death during raid on brothel

During the raid people on the floor panicked and tried to flee by stairs in the back which had no railings.

12 Apr 2018 2:04 AM

Prostitution goes hi-tech in Kerala with smartphones, apps being used: Study

The study was conducted by the Kerala State Aids Control Society (KSACS) along with NGOs.

08 Apr 2018 7:06 PM

Two caught in prostitution racket

The decoy struck a deal with the pimps and scheduled a meeting with them at a restaurant on Uttan-Bhayandar road.

01 Apr 2018 6:57 AM