Drugs

Stalin seeks public help in making TN drug-free

Chief minister MK Stalin said around 41,000 offenders have been arrested and `50 crore worth of properties of accused were seized since the DMK came into power. 

published on : 12th August 2022

Toll-free number, special cops to tackle TN’s drug menace

Stating that drug addiction was not an individual’s problem, but a social problem, the CM appealed to schools, colleges, parents, NGOs, and traders to join hands in the fight against it.

published on : 11th August 2022

'No leniency be shown to those convicted for offences under NDPS': SC

The apex court, which upheld the conviction of a woman for the offences under the Act, reduced the sentence to 12 years rigorous imprisonment while considering her old age.

published on : 10th August 2022

47 per cent inmates in Punjab jails addicted to drugs

Prisoners have been found to be using drugs like morphine, tramadol and buprenorphine, according to the screening drive.

published on : 7th August 2022

Drugs worth Rs 1,400 cr seized near Mumbai; chemistry post-graduate among five held

Following a raid, 700 kilograms of mephedrone were seized from a drug manufacturing unit at Nalasopara in Palghar district.

published on : 4th August 2022

Thiruvananthapuram heroin smuggling duo part of TN criminal network: DRI

The DRI probe revealed that both of them were involved in serious criminal offences in the past and one of them even faced murder charges.

published on : 4th August 2022

In ‘dry’ Gujarat, booze, drugs taking centre stage ahead of Assembly polls

The recent hooch tragedy in the BJP-ruled state, wherein 50 people died and many fell ill after consuming spurious liquor, has brought embarrassment to the state leadership.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Offering jobs in Gulf, drug rackets target youths, warn police

The modus operandi of the rackets came to light after a 23-year-old youth, Yashwanth P of Varappuzha, landed in the custody of enforcement agencies in Qatar for carrying drugs. 

published on : 1st August 2022

Ganja chocolate racket busted in Kovai, one held

During the inquiry, he revealed that he had a network of 15 people, primarily youngsters, in the city.

published on : 1st August 2022

Centre, states have to come together to curb drug trafficking: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke about exclusive fast-track courts for cases dealing with drugs and assured the Punjab government of complete support from the centre to fight against drugs. 

published on : 31st July 2022

27 arrested after clash over drug menace in Delhi

Residents of Prem Bari at Shalimar Bagh pick fight with drug peddlers, disrupt traffic; eight cops injured

published on : 29th July 2022

Adequate stock of antiretroviral drugs for 95 per cent 'People Living with HIV' in India: Sources

There is no reported stock out for any antiretroviral (ARV) drugs at the state level and fresh supply orders for procurement of the next lot of several drugs are already placed.

published on : 26th July 2022

Six peddlers held with 102 kg ganja

In a joint operation, sleuths of the South Zone Task Force and Hussaini Alam police on Saturday arrested six interstate peddlers with 102 kg of ganja at Puranapool Darwaza.

published on : 24th July 2022

Drug shortage may be affecting treatment regimen of kids with HIV in Tamil Nadu

However, officials denied these claims and maintained that the State has enough stock of the drugs Atazanavir and Ritonavir. 

published on : 19th July 2022

Ernakulam tops list of under-21 drug peddlers

Ernakulam Deputy Excise Commissioner P V Elias said a specific reason could not be said in the case of the district.

published on : 15th July 2022

NDPS court allows Aryan Khan to take back his passport, cancels bail bond

Aryan, the son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, got a clean chit from the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs-on-cruise case in May this year.

published on : 13th July 2022

Drug controller allows sale of Serum Institute’s cervical cancer vaccine

The DCGI’s approval came following a recommendation by the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on Covid-19 of the CDSCO on June 15.

published on : 13th July 2022

New Bill seeks regulation of e-pharmacies

Currently, conduct of clinical trials and the provisions for compensation for injury or death during such trials, medical management of the trial participants and regulation of ethics committee etc.

published on : 10th July 2022

Tech-savvy peddlers use apps to hide proof, hoodwink cops

It was only during sustained interrogation that the peddlers revealed that they were using applications that can hide the presence of the social media applications on the phone. 

published on : 30th June 2022

Odia scientist gets international award

Mishra presented his discovery on the drugs targeting breast cancer, such as DZNepA, MLN4924, which is going into pre-clinical trials.

published on : 28th June 2022
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