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Oct 04, 2018
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls for national policy to curb 'drug menace' after Navjot Sidhu's remarks on legalising opiumCongress leader and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday created a new controversy by calling for the legalisation of opium in the state.
Jul 18, 2018
'Udta Punjab' needs a decisive war on drugs; governments, parties need to stop using crisis as a poll plankIt is suspected that the menace of drugs in Punjab spread in the state because of support from local leaders and officials.
Jul 16, 2018
Punjab drug menace: In Mansa district's Tamkot village, women take the lead in fight against addictionAfter finishing their daily chores, every night, women in Tamkot, a village in Punjab's Mansa district, comb all isolated areas in the village to catch drug addicts and peddlers
Jul 14, 2018
Deaths in Punjab due to drug menace give Congress sleepless nights, with no easy solution in sightAt least 23 drug-related deaths were reported in Punjab in June.
Jul 10, 2018
Punjab govt employees who test positive for drugs will be treated not punished, says CM Amarinder SinghPunjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday made it clear that government employees who are found positive in the dope test to be conducted on them would not be punished or sacked but would be provided treatment.
Jul 04, 2018
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to MHA, recommends death penalty for first-time drug peddlersIn his letter, Amarinder Singh stressed on the need to strengthen the existing enforcement measures to provide for more deterrent punishment to the offenders.
Mar 09, 2017
Punjab Election 2017 Exit Poll Results LIVE: Close contest between Congress and AAP predictedAround 78.6 percent of the 1.98 crore electors on 4 February had exercised their franchise in the election to the 117 Assembly seats of Punjab.
Jun 15, 2016
Not 'Udta Punjab': 76% drug users are youth, says official report that govt killedThe report titled Punjab Opioid Dependence Survey with disturbibng revelations was submitted to the government sometime in “middle of 2015”, but that report was never made public
Jun 09, 2016
Modi has covertly ensured 'Udta Punjab' is banned, claims CongressCongress on Thursday latched on to the comments of the censor board chief in the row over film "Udta Punjab" to allege that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "covertly ensured" that it be banned or "at least neutered" to hide the scale of the drug problem there.
Jun 08, 2016
If you kill creativity, you kill the soul: Amitabh Bachchan on 'Udta Punjab' rowBollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday joined the debate on Udta Punjab censorship saying "killing creativity" can kill the "soul" of artistes.