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NDPS court grants Rhea Chakraborty permission to travel Abu Dhabi, attend IIFA Awards ceremony
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NDPS court grants Rhea Chakraborty permission to travel Abu Dhabi, attend IIFA Awards ceremony

The court has directed Rhea Chakraborty to report to the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi during her stay and submit a cash deposit of Rs 1 lakh

Shaheen Bagh drugs case: NCB arrests one more person from Laxmi Nagar, total five nabbed till now
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Shaheen Bagh drugs case: NCB arrests one more person from Laxmi Nagar, total five nabbed till now

On Thursday, NCB said it seized about 50 kg of 'high-quality' heroin packed in Flipkart and other e-commerce companies' wrappers, following raids at a residential premise in the Shaheen Bagh-Jamia Nagar and it claimed to have unearthed an Indo-Afghan drug-smuggling racket

World Cannabis Day: How cannabis, the ‘food of the gods’, became illegal in India
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World Cannabis Day: How cannabis, the ‘food of the gods’, became illegal in India

While cannabis is illegal in India today, it wasn't always the case. The Indian Hemp Commission of 1894 had concluded that its use is very ancient, and is harmless in moderation. So, what brought about this change?

Bollywood drugs has no credible evidence or seizures, shows internal NCB report
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Bollywood drugs has no credible evidence or seizures, shows internal NCB report

The drug racket case rocked Bollywood following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput is based majorly on his then girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty’s statement. An internal NCB report reviewed by News18 has led to questions over the initial investigation

Drug seizures in India in 2020 highest in five years, finds NCB report
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Drug seizures in India in 2020 highest in five years, finds NCB report

The agency, in the report, also expressed concerns over the ‘increasing abuse’ of prescription drugs as India has one of the biggest pharmaceutical industrial bases and their products were getting ‘diverted’

NCB gets nod for 1,800 additional posts; cyber wing to crack down on crypto, Darknet drug deals
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NCB gets nod for 1,800 additional posts; cyber wing to crack down on crypto, Darknet drug deals

As per its expansion plan, the Narcotics Control Bureau aims to have zonal offices, to be headed by deputy D-G level officers, in all states in a phased manner

Nawab Malik fires fresh barb at Sameer Wankhede's sister-in-law, NCB officer responds
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Nawab Malik fires fresh barb at Sameer Wankhede's sister-in-law, NCB officer responds

This comes a day after Wankhede's father Dhyandev Kachruji Wankhede filed a defamation suit in the Bombay High Court against Nawab Malik and sought Rs 1.25 crore in damages

Drugs-on-cruise case: NCB SIT team summons Aryan Khan, others for questioning
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Drugs-on-cruise case: NCB SIT team summons Aryan Khan, others for questioning

The agency has already summoned Arbaaz Merchant and Achit Kumar for questioning in connection with the case. Both reached the NCB office today

Mumbai cruise drugs case: Arbaaz Merchant released from Arthur Road prison three days after getting bail
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Mumbai cruise drugs case: Arbaaz Merchant released from Arthur Road prison three days after getting bail

While Aryan Khan was released from the Arthur Road jail on Saturday, Munmun Dhamecha walked out of the Byculla women's jail around 11 am on Sunday.

Mumbai cruise drug bust: Special court grants bail to nine more accused
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Mumbai cruise drug bust: Special court grants bail to nine more accused

Of the 20 persons arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau after the raid on 2 October, as many as 14 have got bail so far

Why Sameer Wankhede, Prabhakar Sail and Kiran Gosavi are making headlines in the Aryan Khan drug case
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Why Sameer Wankhede, Prabhakar Sail and Kiran Gosavi are making headlines in the Aryan Khan drug case

The investigation into the Mumbai cruise drug case has devolved into allegations and counter-allegations, making the case murkier than it already is

Sameer Wankhede faces NCB heat; Nawab Malik adds another twist to tale
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Sameer Wankhede faces NCB heat; Nawab Malik adds another twist to tale

NCB Deputy Director General Gyaneshwar Singh said Wankhede shared many things before the team which will collect some more documents from him in the coming days

It's terrible that being Shah Rukh Khan's son has gone against Aryan Khan: actor Rajit Kapur on cruise drugs case
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It's terrible that being Shah Rukh Khan's son has gone against Aryan Khan: actor Rajit Kapur on cruise drugs case

“Of course, as a parent, I would be traumatised. But think about the young man. What is he going through, what will he think, ‘My father is Shah Rukh Khan, and he can’t do anything'," says Rajit Kapur.

Mumbai cruise drugs case: NCB tells court Sameer Wankhede, others officers have impeccable record
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Mumbai cruise drugs case: NCB tells court Sameer Wankhede, others officers have impeccable record

Prabhakar Sail, an independent witness in the case, on Sunday claimed Rs 25 crore was demanded by an official of the NCB and other persons to let off Aryan Khan

Nawab Malik claims Sameer Wankhede forged birth certificate; NCB official slams minister
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Nawab Malik claims Sameer Wankhede forged birth certificate; NCB official slams minister

The NCB official in a press release said the minister's act of publishing his personal information on Twitter was "defamatory in nature and unnecessary invasion of his family's privacy"

'Open for Inquiry': Sameer Wankhede faces heat as NCB orders vigilance inquiry into 'extortion' affidavit
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'Open for Inquiry': Sameer Wankhede faces heat as NCB orders vigilance inquiry into 'extortion' affidavit

The inquiry will be conducted by Gyaneshwar Singh, the NCB deputy director general (DDG) of northern region.

Cruise drugs case: 'Independent witness' visits Mumbai top cop after explosive 'bribe' claim
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Cruise drugs case: 'Independent witness' visits Mumbai top cop after explosive 'bribe' claim

Sail, the 'independent witness', had claimed that Rs 25 crore was demanded by an official of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and other persons, including absconding witness KP Gosavi, to let off Aryan Khan in the cruise drugs case.

Javed Akhtar reacts to Aryan Khan's arrest: 'Bollywood has a price to pay for being high profile'
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Javed Akhtar reacts to Aryan Khan's arrest: 'Bollywood has a price to pay for being high profile'

"When you're high profile, people have fun pulling you down, throwing muck at you. If you're a nobody, then who has the time to throw stones at you?" Javed Akhtar reacts to drug raids in Bollywood

‘No such information’: Maharashtra home minister on Sameer Wankhede's claim of being spied on
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‘No such information’: Maharashtra home minister on Sameer Wankhede's claim of being spied on

NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede has been investigating the Cordelia drug bust case, in which Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was arrested last week.

No bail for Aryan Khan today in Mumbai drug bust case; next hearing on Wednesday
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No bail for Aryan Khan today in Mumbai drug bust case; next hearing on Wednesday

This was the third time when the 23-year-old's bail plea was rejected since he was sent to judicial custody on 7 Oct