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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.
Jan 24, 2018
Punjab's drug menace: Secrecy renders women substance abusers 'invisible', stigma makes treatment near impossibleDespite the easy availability of drugs in Punjab, empirical data available on drug use seems to indicate that women appear to have resisted the urge to use drugs.
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.
Sep 20, 2017
Mehbooba Mufti asks police to adopt 'humane' approach to not cause fear among massesJammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday asked the police to adopt a more "relaxed and humane" approach in dealing with situations, so that the men in uniform acted as an "institution of public reassurance", rather than a "cause of fear" among the masses.
Aug 24, 2017
Drug abuse on the rise in Kashmir as growing militancy, hostilities provide safe ground for poppy cultivationThe Kashmir unrest seems to have fuelled not just drug abuse but also drug cultivation in the Valley with poppy cultivators finding a safe haven amid rising hostilities and militancy
Jul 03, 2017
Patna SSP, SP issued show cause notices for using phones during Nitish Kumar's eventThree police officials, including two superintendent-rank officers, in Bihar were issued show-cause notices on Monday for allegedly fiddling with their mobile phones during Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's address at an event last week.
Jun 26, 2017
Delhi Police mulls setting up of SHGs to spread awareness on drug abuseThe Delhi Police is mulling over setting up self-help groups to dissuade youngsters from falling prey to drug abuse.