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Jul 16, 2018
Punjab drug menace: In Mansa district's Tamkot village, women take the lead in fight against addictionAfter finishing their daily chores, every night, women in Tamkot, a village in Punjab's Mansa district, comb all isolated areas in the village to catch drug addicts and peddlers
Jul 07, 2018
Punjab Speaker undergoes dope test, urges all political parties to help govt make state drug freeChief Minister of Punjab Amarinder Singh underwent a dope test on Thursday and urged other politicians to follow suit.
Jul 06, 2018
Punjab government instructs doctors to give priority treatment to drug addicts admitted in hospitalsIn any reported case of dereliction of duty on this front, strict departmental action would be initiated against the erring civil surgeon, Brahm Mohindra,Punjab's Health and Family Welfare Minister, said.
Jul 03, 2018
Punjab Police officer arrested for allegedly pushing Ludhiana woman into drug abuseA senior Punjab Police officer, dismissed over allegations of pushing a woman into drugs, was on Tuesday arrested and sent to four-day police remand, officials said.
Jun 27, 2018
Meghalaya emerging as heroin distribution hub, says police; growing drug use also leading to rise in crime rate"With Shillong, Meghalaya as the transit point, many players, some with militant background or affiliations, are involved in the drug trafficking business to fund their anti-social activities," East Khasi Hills Superintendent of Police Davis Marak said.
Apr 18, 2018
DCW chief Swati Maliwal must act, not fast: Delhi's depleting de-addiction centres put women at risk, fuel drug abuseSwati Maliwal also wants a high-level committee comprising the Union home minister, Delhi’s chief minister, Delhi’s Lt Governor and police commissioner and head of the Delhi Commission for Women to be set up to discuss crimes against women and that these meetings be broadcast publicly.
Mar 19, 2018
Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid epidemic in US includes death penalty for drug traffickers, says White House officialUS President Donald Trump will present, on Monday, his plan to combat an opioid abuse epidemic, which will include seeking the death penalty for drug traffickers.
Dec 31, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir police chief says 206 militants killed, 75 persuaded to shun violence in 2017A total of 206 militants were killed by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir and 75 others persuaded to shun violence in 2017, state police chief SP Vaid said
Nov 09, 2017
Delhi's Drug Crisis: With poison cheaply available and few rehab options, addiction grips heart of cityThe addiction issues of the youth of Delhi aren’t as obvious as their counterparts in Punjab, but for those who wish to see, the problem is as clear as day.
Nov 04, 2017
BJP raises drug abuse issue in Himachal Pradesh polls, Congress calls it false propagandaPrime Minister Narendra Modi had targeted the Congress government on drug, mining, tender, transfer and forest mafias.