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Jun 16, 2016
Udta India: Check out the country's drug menace in five chartsThe Udta Punjab row brought India's focus on to the state of drug menace in the state. But the issue is not restricted only to Punjab.
Jun 10, 2016
'Udta Punjab' fiasco: The drug menace is very real; censoring won't helpThere is enough statistical and empirical evidence to show that Punjab is in the midst of a drug time-bomb.
Apr 26, 2016
'Hash'tag Himachal: How this beautiful mountain state turned into a narcotics denLack of an alternate development model, lure of easy money and unscrupulous foreigners have turned the beautiful mountain state of Himachal into a drug den
Mar 18, 2016
Mexican state supplying half of America's heroin may soon legalise opium farming for medical useThe governor of one of Mexico's most violent states is making waves by proposing that impoverished farmers be allowed to grow opium poppies for legal medical use.
Feb 27, 2016
Opium mafia makes merry as funds crunch stalls poppy destruction drive in MaldaAs the state and Centre spar over funds, poppy cultivators and opium mafia are making the most of the opportunity
Feb 03, 2016
Smoke, snort, poof! Govt's lethargy in providing storage vaults for seized contraband will cost us dearlyThe willful inertia shown by successive governments in states and at the Centre in providing lawful storage vaults for quintals of seized contraband including brown sugar, excitement evoking pills, smack, ganja (marijuana) and heroine is responsible for spreading drug addiction in the country.
Jan 27, 2016
Inside Malda: A ground report on West Bengal's toxic cocktail of opium farming and communalismI spent three days in Kaliachak a fortnight after the riots, to understand what caused it and to examine if it was indeed communal in spirit or if it was purely criminal in intent. It became quickly apparent that clambering up such a binary tree would prove ill-advised. But a couple of preliminary indicators did point in the direction of unlawful rather than purely religious motivation, and bore the markings of a criminal conspiracy
Sep 18, 2015
Mexico seizes half tonne of drugs after small plane crashes in SinaloaAuthorities in Mexico have seized more than a half tonne of drugs after finding a small plane crashed in the northern state of Sinaloa.
Jun 26, 2015
Record Afghan opium output triggers rise in cheap heroin supply: UN reportOpium cultivation and production in Afghanistan have reached record levels, triggering "a large increase" in cheaper heroin supply in the US, the United Nations said on Friday.
May 12, 2015
For rent: 52-room villas in the Beverly Hills of KabulThe houses are painted in gaudy carnival colours, with multi-tier chandeliers, ornately gilded porticos and giant eagle rooftop sculptures, in a neighbourhood touted as the Beverly Hills of Kabul.