Enslaved Teen Boys Dial for Help from Indian Shoe Factory

By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India, Oct 30 – Police have rescued 10 teenage boys, allegedly trafficked and held in bondage in a shoe-sole factory in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, after a tip-off from a children’s helpline. Hundreds of children, mostly from poor rural areas of northern Indian states like Bihar, are brought to

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Offices Reopen in Indian Tech Capital as Protests Wane

BENGALURU, Sept 14  – Indian and foreign companies reopened offices and staff trickled back to work in the technology capital Bengaluru on Wednesday, after two days of violent protests over access to water from a river severely disrupted life in the city. Multinationals like, as well as Indian technology firms such as Infosys, were

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