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Goa Election 2017: Election Commission to keep strict watch on drug peddlers
India

Goa Election 2017: Election Commission to keep strict watch on drug peddlers

The Election Commission of India has kept a strict watch on drug peddlers in the state to ensure that narcotics does not become a conduit to push in money.

Kochi substance abuse skyrockets: Kerala government points to worrying trends of drug use
India

Kochi substance abuse skyrockets: Kerala government points to worrying trends of drug use

The state’s financial capital, Kochi may soon be christened ‘narcotics’ own city’ if the latest figures released by the state government is anything to go by.

Shillong's drug problem: Alcoholism does not scare families the way addiction to narcotics does
India

Shillong's drug problem: Alcoholism does not scare families the way addiction to narcotics does

Drug addiction in Shillong and different parts of the state among young men is a growing problem that could mirror Manipur of the 90s

Narcotic dept traces drug trade through darknet, bitcoin for the first time in India
India

Narcotic dept traces drug trade through darknet, bitcoin for the first time in India

Our estimate is that due to effective clampdown by the agencies tasked to check the drug menace, there is a 30 percent decline in trafficking in Punjab

Udta India: Check out the country's drug menace in five charts
India

Udta India: Check out the country's drug menace in five charts

The Udta Punjab row brought India's focus on to the state of drug menace in the state. But the issue is not restricted only to Punjab.

'Hash'tag Himachal: How this beautiful mountain state turned into a narcotics den
India

'Hash'tag Himachal: How this beautiful mountain state turned into a narcotics den

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

Decoding Malda violence: Unrest was more than communal incident, it was narco mafia's message to cops
India

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.

Court pulls up Mumbai Police for not following NDPS provisions in Pak narcotics boat case
Mumbai

Court pulls up Mumbai Police for not following NDPS provisions in Pak narcotics boat case

A special court on Tuesday pulled up Mumbai Police for not following the mandatory provisions of NDPS Act in connection with the arrest of eight Pakistani nationals who were apprehended by the Coast Guard off Gujarat coast last month.

Coast guard seizes 200 kg heroin from suspected Pak boat off Porbandar coast in Gujarat
India

Coast guard seizes 200 kg heroin from suspected Pak boat off Porbandar coast in Gujarat

The Indian Navy and Coast Guard off Porbandar in Gujarat seized 200 kg of heroin worth nearly Rs 600 crores from a suspected Pakistani boat on Monday.

Not music to the ears; Goa DJs face drug probe
India

Not music to the ears; Goa DJs face drug probe

The arrest of yet another DJ for possessing and peddling drugs in Goa has forced police to increase surveillance on musicians who are regular fixtures at electronic music dos

Driver from PoK arrested for carrying contraband across Line of Control
India

Driver from PoK arrested for carrying contraband across Line of Control

driver belonging to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir region was arrested for allegedly smuggling narcotic substance from across the LoC

Delhi polls: Liquor worth Rs 1.26 crores, Rs 40 lakh cash seized by EC teams
Politics

Delhi polls: Liquor worth Rs 1.26 crores, Rs 40 lakh cash seized by EC teams

A total of Rs 40 lakh cash and over 53,000 litres of illicit liquor valued at Rs 1.26 crore has been seized by Election Commission teams in Delhi.

Drug smuggling in India: 94% cases detected in 4 international airports
India

Drug smuggling in India: 94% cases detected in 4 international airports

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.

Doping cover ups could result in death of elite sports: WADA vice-chairman
Sports

Doping cover ups could result in death of elite sports: WADA vice-chairman

Arne Ljungqvist says that the credibility of elite sport is in danger of being lost altogether if it does not deal with a historic acceptance of doping in some quarters.

Thailand a narcotics hub, said to have worst drug situation among Asian countries
World

Thailand a narcotics hub, said to have worst drug situation among Asian countries

Thai Justice Minister Paiboon Khumchaya has said that the country has the worst drug situation among all ASEAN members.

Rahul Gandhi pitches anti-drug campaign in Punjab
India

Rahul Gandhi pitches anti-drug campaign in Punjab

It was Rahul Gandhi's second interaction with PU students. His first interaction was held in 2012.

India among 22 major illicit drug producers, says US
Economy

India among 22 major illicit drug producers, says US

US President Barack Obama has identified India among 22 major illicit drug-producing or drug-transit countries that "significantly affect the United States" and asked it to support Afghanistan's counter-narcotics efforts.

Jhadu wave sweeps Punjab: Why Akali Dal needs to learn from AAP
Politics

Jhadu wave sweeps Punjab: Why Akali Dal needs to learn from AAP

The unexpected surge of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab is an outcome of the disheartening disconnect between the politics of elites and the grassroots reality.

Drugs, militancy and a standoff: Why trade along LoC has come to a halt
India

Drugs, militancy and a standoff: Why trade along LoC has come to a halt

The seizure of a truck with narcotics estimated to be worth Rs 100 crore has brought trade along the LoC to a standstill.

BJP says Delhi minister is racist, AAP says BJP backing prostitution
Politics

BJP says Delhi minister is racist, AAP says BJP backing prostitution

Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said Bharti has created serious problems for Africans staying in the capital.