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Ganga Jamuna sex workers fight to stay, officials firm to sweep prostitution from Nagpur's red-light area-SYTGanga Jamuna sex workers fight to stay, officials firm to sweep prostitution from Nagpur's red-light area-SYT

Ganga Jamuna sex workers fight to stay, officials firm to sweep prostitution from Nagpur's red-light area

Two weeks after Nagpur Police Commissioner Amitesh Kumar cordoned off Ganga Jamuna, the red light area in the city, life has come to a standstill for sex workers who reside here. The police, Mayor and civic authorities want to rehabilitate the prostitutes. However, they haven't received much support. Asianet News tries to deep-dive into the problem.

India News Aug 27, 2021, 7:00 PM IST

Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra trolled post his arrest; his old tweets on 'Porn vs Prostitution' resurface RCBShilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra trolled post his arrest; his old tweets on 'Porn vs Prostitution' resurface RCB

Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra trolled post his arrest; his old tweets on 'Porn vs Prostitution' resurface

Post Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra's arrest, a few old tweets of his talking about adult films and prostitution have resurfaced.

Entertainment Jul 20, 2021, 11:39 AM IST

Bangladesh Pakistan Sri Lankan nationals: How Karnataka is becoming hub for illegal immigrants-ycbBangladesh Pakistan Sri Lankan nationals: How Karnataka is becoming hub for illegal immigrants-ycb

Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lankan nationals: How Karnataka is becoming hub for illegal immigrants

After the viral video of a Bangladesh woman being brutally raped circulated and about 38 illegal Sri Lankans were recently arrested, it looks like Karnataka has become a hub for illegal immigrants.

India News Jun 15, 2021, 6:24 PM IST

Agra Sex trade racket bust at farmhouse puts landowner BJP leader in troubleAgra Sex trade racket bust at farmhouse puts landowner BJP leader in trouble

Agra: Sex trade racket bust at farmhouse puts landowner BJP leader in trouble

A farmhouse owned by BJP leader in Agra made headlines after police busted a prostitution racket. Police are interrogating nine persons, including three women, in connection with the case.

Crime Jul 27, 2020, 5:31 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh Stepbrother sells minor for Rs 27,000 alert girl dials 100 police rescue herAndhra Pradesh Stepbrother sells minor for Rs 27,000 alert girl dials 100 police rescue her

Andhra Pradesh: Stepbrother sells minor for Rs 27,000; alert girl dials 100, police rescue her

A 13-year-old girl was sold to a gang that runs prostitution racket for Rs 27,000. Her perpetrators are her stepbrother and sister-in-law. The incident happened at Andhra Pradesh
 

India Jul 22, 2020, 6:21 PM IST

Sexy job offers on the rise during lockdown Bengaluru cops warn after techie loses Rs 83,000Sexy job offers on the rise during lockdown Bengaluru cops warn after techie loses Rs 83,000

‘Sexy’ job offers on the rise during lockdown; Bengaluru cops warn after techie loses Rs 83,000

An advertisement about male prostitution resulted in a Bengaluru-based techie falling for it and lost Rs 83,500.The cops says, last year, 10,000 online fraud cases were registered and due to the coronavirus pandemic, such cases are only doubling this time

India Jul 15, 2020, 5:36 PM IST

Coronavirus Prostitution racket Girls from Maharashtra in Karnataka brothel stirs up panicCoronavirus Prostitution racket Girls from Maharashtra in Karnataka brothel stirs up panic

Coronavirus: Prostitution racket – Girls from Maharashtra in Karnataka brothel stirs up panic

 Vijayapur residents are in fear of contracting coronavirus with the arrival of women from Maharashtra to a brothel in the city 
 

India Jul 11, 2020, 5:03 PM IST

Coronavirus 2 women who lost job during lockdown turn to prostitution to feed familiesCoronavirus 2 women who lost job during lockdown turn to prostitution to feed families

Coronavirus: 2 women who lost job during lockdown turn to prostitution to feed families

Working women who took pride in supporting their families ended up as prostitutes in Nagpur as they lost jobs following the coronavirus lockdown

India Jun 13, 2020, 10:41 AM IST

Dreams do come true: From prostitution to Bollywood scriptwriter, Shagufta Rafique is an inspirationDreams do come true: From prostitution to Bollywood scriptwriter, Shagufta Rafique is an inspiration

Dreams do come true: From prostitution to Bollywood scriptwriter, Shagufta Rafique is an inspiration

Bollywood is a unique world in its own right and has its charm spread across the world. Thousands are a part of the industry and some of their stories are rare and unique. Such is the story of a Bollywood celebrity who works behind the cameras and has delivered hits.
 

Entertainment May 11, 2020, 2:38 PM IST

Illegal massage parlours, spas on the rise: DCP Isha Pant advises girls to be wary of job offersIllegal massage parlours, spas on the rise: DCP Isha Pant advises girls to be wary of job offers

Illegal massage parlours, spas on the rise: DCP Isha Pant advises girls to be wary of job offers

Following the arrest of two people for running an illegal massage parlour through which they forced girls into prostitution in Bengaluru's Rajajinagar, and the rescue of four young girls from the North and Northeast India, DCP Isha Pant has advised the families of young girls to run a background check on the company that is offering them a job

India Dec 19, 2019, 4:10 PM IST

Girls offered jobs as domestic workers, forced into prostitutionGirls offered jobs as domestic workers, forced into prostitution

Girls offered jobs as domestic workers, forced into prostitution

With housemaids making a decent income by working in the apartments gated communities, the police warn that offers of these kind of jobs are also traps set up by brokers to exploit vulnerable girls from Karnataka and force them into prostitution.

NEWS Feb 4, 2019, 5:23 PM IST

Human trafficking Bengaluru three arrested for vice crimeHuman trafficking Bengaluru three arrested for vice crime

Human trafficking in Bengaluru; three arrested for vice crime

Lured with job offers, vulnerable women and young girls were trafficked from Northeast and parts of North India and pushed into prostitution in Bengaluru's posh locality, Koramangala. Central Crime Branch, Bengaluru raided a house late night on Monday, rescued young girls and arrested three culprits.
 

NEWS Jan 30, 2019, 2:27 PM IST

Bengaluru spa caught in sex racket, 3 girls rescuedBengaluru spa caught in sex racket, 3 girls rescued

Bengaluru spa caught in sex racket, 3 girls rescued

Acting on a tip-off, the Central Crime Branch raided a spa that pushed Northeast girls into prostitution on the pretext of offering them a job. Three girls were rescued in the operation.

NEWS Jan 4, 2019, 3:37 PM IST

Tollywood sex racket: Clients gave up to $3,000 for each sexual encounter. Here are the detailsTollywood sex racket: Clients gave up to $3,000 for each sexual encounter. Here are the details

Tollywood sex racket: Clients gave up to $3,000 for each sexual encounter. Here are the details

Last week, Indian and international media widely reported about the Telugu film industry prostitution racket busted in Chicago, USA. 
 

ENTERTAINMENT Jun 19, 2018, 1:21 PM IST

Shocking: Popular actress Sangeetha Balan caught in sex-racket?Shocking: Popular actress Sangeetha Balan caught in sex-racket?

Shocking: Popular actress Sangeetha Balan caught in sex-racket?

Popular Tamil TV and film actress Sangeetha Balan has been accused of being involved in prostitution and sex racket
 

Jun 4, 2018, 1:55 PM IST