Child rights activists demand CBI probe

PRERNA SODHI / TIMES OF INDIA NEW DELHI: Disappointed with the pace of the probe into alleged cases of sexual abuse at Arya Anathalaya, affected families, city residents and NGOs protested at Jantar Mantar and demanded a CBI inquiry on Monday. Members of about two dozen NGOs, including Udayan Care,...

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NGO shield for trafficker

Guwahati, Feb. 14: A human trafficker from Assam, currently out on bail after being arrested last year, is allegedly back to his old ways, this time in the name of an NGO. A source in Assam police told The Telegraph that Munna Jaiswal alias Munna Choudhry, hailing from Paneri in...

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Toddler sold for Rs 1L, 4 held

DWIPAYAN GHOSH IN THE TIMES OF INDIA NEW DELHI: The arrest of three women and a man for selling a four-month-old infant for Rs 1 lakh has once again highlighted the rampant trafficking of children in the city. The accused were picked up from Virat Cinema at Dakshinpuri in south...

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Bengal’s blot: 8000 missing girls

IMRAN AHMED SIDDIQUI IN THE TELEGRAPH New Delhi, March 6: Number of girls who disappeared from Bengal last year — 3,000. Over 5,000 children went missing in 2010. But the state doesn’t seem to be bothered. “During an inquiry we found that Bengal is yet to set up anti-trafficking cells...

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