PMO asks home ministry, NCB to map sources of iIllicit drugs to end menace before addiction becomes endemic
Sources told Firstpost that Prime Minister Narendra Modi insisted that entire country should be mapped for the availability of illicit drugs and main centres of activity should be identified so that specific strategies could be put in place to address this serious issues.
65-year-old activist jumps from public gallery onto floor of Dutch Parliament in apparent suicide attempt
A 65-year-old man jumped several metres from a public gallery onto the floor of the Dutch Parliament on Thursday with something tied around his neck, police said.
Drug abuse on the rise in Kashmir as growing militancy, hostilities provide safe ground for poppy cultivation
The 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
Lack of an alternate development model, lure of easy money and unscrupulous foreigners have turned the beautiful mountain state of Himachal into a drug den
BJD’s chief whip in the Lok Sabha, Tathagata Satpathy has called for legalisation of cannabis consumption, citing its ban has increases the consumption of alcohol.
Over 119 Indian nationals were arrested in the last three years for possession and attempting to sell drugs ranging from natural drugs like hashish and marijuana to exotic synthetic drugs like LSD and Metamphetamine also known as MDMA.