Manipur Police claims illegal cross-border drug smuggling from Myanmar on the rise despite measures taken
Illegal cross-border smuggling of drugs from neighbouring Myanmar to Manipur is witnessing a rapid rise despite measures being undertaken, police said.
Political parties use drug menace in Punjab as perennial election fodder, but none have any solution to offer
Punjab has been plagued by a drug menace for years, with political parties bringing up the problem at every election rally but with no solutions.
The prosecution’s case against El Chapo, a roughly 5-and-a-half-foot figure whose nickname translates to “Shorty,” included the testimony of several turncoats and other witnesses.
At least 23 drug-related deaths were reported in Punjab in June.
Drug smuggling is never one-sided, a senior Pakistani official said as Islamabad offered to assist British authorities in a probe into the alleged seizure of heroin on a PIA plane at Heathrow airport.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday pledged to arrest Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia after six months for alleged drug smuggling
Decoding Malda violence: Unrest was more than communal incident, it was narco mafia's message to cops
The clinching reason behind the violent eruption in Kaliachak block of West Bengal's Malda district has come to the forefront 15 days after the unrest.
Lessons from Pathankot: Stop pointing fingers at BSF; Punjab Police must put its house in order first
The Pathankot incident is a wake up call to address the long standing problem with International Border management in the Punjab area, and it is time to act now.
Indonesia brushed aside last-minute appeals and executed eight people convicted of drug smuggling, according to foreign governments and local media reports on Wednesday, although a Philippine woman was granted a stay of execution.
The data has been compiled by the central Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) which is the nodal authority for drugs and narcotics enforcement in the country.
Reports said that 3 Sri Lankans had also been sentenced to death along with the Indian fishermen, after "they were found guilty of transporting heroin".
A preschooler's mom has been arrested after her daughter brought 249 packets of heroin to daycare centre in Delaware and handed them out to other students.
Cocaine trafficking has historically been very limited in South Asia but it appears to be rising significantly and 42 kg of cocaine were seized in India in 2012,up from 14 kg in 2011.