Timely intervention by the police prevented a potential clash.
The Ganga Jamuna area was sealed on the order issued by the city police commissioner after several residents complained about open solicitation by commercial sex workers (CSWs) and other illegal activities.
The National Network of Sex Workers described this as a milestone in the fight for rights of sex workers in the country.
Experts and activists say that the study, which was not peer-reviewed, is being used by the police to harass sex workers in various cities.
Svetlana Gnezdilov, who holds the national record in the heptathlon, was accused of running a network of brothels under the guise of massage parlors
The FIA swung into action following reports of Chinese nationals being involved in organ trade and forced prostitution of Pakistani girls, mostly from the minority Christian community, after marrying them and taking them back to China.
Social activist and lawyer Aarthi Pai says mainstream cinema has done a lot of damage to "the identity of sex workers".
Hindu religious leaders have raised objections over the gathering of sex workers in the 'pious town of Ayodhya'.
15 people, including 5 foreigners were arrested from a spa centre in Gurgaon.
As the police team arrived to conduct "checking", a person on the ground floor alerted others which led to panic among sex workers who were on the upper floors, said the official.
The government has blocked condom ads from TV during “adult” hours, raising demands for even a complete ban on them.
Hari Kumar Anpalagan, 25, was found guilty of having sex with the girl, who had admitted she was 14-year-old and was providing services in exchange for cash
An effigy of Ravana burns during the Dussehra celebrations, in Amritsar.PTI Photo
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteers participate in the annual Vijayadashmi programme, in Nagpur.PTI Photo
Devotees pull the chariot of Lord Raghunath on the occasion of Kullu Dussehra.PTI Photo
Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia with his son Maha Aryaman Scindia offers prayers at Gorkhi Devghar on the occasion of Dussehra festival, in Gwalior.PTI Photo
An effigy of Ravana in flames marking the end of the Dussehra festival, in Jammu.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
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