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Mumbai: Increasing cost of rents force sex workers to flee Kamathipura

Vinay said he has been working with sex-workers since the 90s and he has seen the rent rise exponentially in the span of 20 plus years.

17 Aug 2019 11:53 AM

Canada denies visa to kids from red light area

The children aged between 11 and 16 years are from Kamathipura and Falkland road.

29 Apr 2019 4:07 AM

Surviving in the shadows

Photographer Sudharak Olwe’s images document the transformation of Mumbai’s oldest red-light district.

30 Sep 2018 6:10 AM

Market slump taking toll on redevelopment

Realtors refraining from taking up work in Dharavi.

26 Aug 2018 2:27 AM

Man stabs CSW near CST for theft

The woman had stolen Rs 9,000 from the man.

08 Mar 2018 6:15 AM


From red light to spotlight

In a first for a fashion show in the city, models will make way for daughters of sex workers to take to the ramp in designer finery.

30 Jan 2017 12:13 AM

There is beauty in survival, says Anosh Irani

Vancouver-based playwright and author Anosh Irani offers a gripping insight into the lives of Hijras of Kamathipura in his novel The Parcel.

22 Jan 2017 6:35 AM