Afghan opium and drug yield, concerns India

As per investigations undertaken by monitors of drug trafficking in India, 22 out of 34 states of Afghanistan are engaged in opium cultivation.

published on : 28th January 2023

‘Drugs made in Punjab labs, sent to Chandigarh clubs’

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) said on Monday it has arrested 16 suspects in the last few days after busting an international drug syndicate.

published on : 10th January 2023

No time frame to reconstitute NCBCs: Centre

Persons with socio-political works belonging to backward classes have to be identified for appointment as chairperson, the Centre said.

published on : 26th November 2022

Indian Coast Guard nabs four drug smugglers

Rameswaram and Ramanathapuram came under surveillance after NCB’s tip-off, resulting in the capture of four suspects on an Indian fishing boat.

published on : 23rd November 2022

NCB files charge-sheet against comedian Bharti Singh, her husband in 2020 drug case

The couple was arrested by the anti-drug agency in November 2020 following the seizure of ganja (cannabis) at their residence in suburban Andheri, the official said.

published on : 29th October 2022

Odisha drug bust: Six held with 10 kg brown sugar worth Rs 11 crore

The police conducted a raid at the Fuladi area in Sahadevkhunta on Thursday and nabbed the peddlers along with the contraband stuffed in six polythene packets.

published on : 28th October 2022

Man caught with drugs worth Rs 100 crore dies in NCB custody

The sleuths seized 48.3 kg of unprocessed amphetamine, which, sources said, was worth Rs 100 crore, from his car. 

published on : 23rd October 2022

Gang of drug lords marrying locals to evade cops busted

Based on preliminary investigation, interrogation and digital foot printing, the suspected source of the contraband was identified at a hotel in Masjid Bandar in Mumbai.

published on : 19th October 2022

Pakistan drug lord behind smuggling of heroin to India using Iranian boat: NCB

As per the NCB, the heroin was found in 200 packets which had markings identifying them to Afghan and Pakistan-based drug cartels

published on : 8th October 2022

Bengaluru researchers propose new evolution theory

The researchers studied fly species in Bengaluru, where they tried to find if changes in their brains could encourage them to further evolve.

published on : 19th September 2022

Caste panel gives clean chit to ex-NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, says he is from SC community not Muslim

The order says that Wankhede, an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, was not a Muslim by birth and it has been proven that he belongs to Mahar caste, which is a Scheduled Caste (SC).

published on : 13th August 2022

NCB says Rhea Chakraborty received multiple ganja deliveries, charges in drug case involving Sushant Singh 

As per the NCB's draft charges, Chakraborty, who was also arrested in the drug case and later walked out of the jail on bail, allegedly made payments and delivered ganja to the late actor.

published on : 13th July 2022

Drug case linked to Sushant's death: Actor Rhea Chakraborty procured ganja from co-accused, says NCB draft charges

The Central anti-drug agency had filed the draft charges last month in the Special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) Court against 35 accused.

published on : 12th July 2022

Cruiseship case: Special court takes cognisance of NCB's chargesheet, issues summons to accused

The court said that it perused the chargesheet and chemical analysis report of the seized banned substances and since the reports are positive, there is sufficient material to take cognisance.

published on : 24th June 2022

Sushant Singh Rajput death: NCB files draft charges against Rhea Chakraborty, others in drugs case

Special public prosecutor Atul Sarpande said the prosecution maintained charges against all the accused as mentioned in the charge-sheet filed before the court.

published on : 22nd June 2022

'He asked whether he really deserved it': NCB officer reveals conversation details with Aryan Khan

NCB deputy director-general Sanjay Kumar Singh, who headed the SIT which gave a clean chit to Aryan, revealed that he wasn't prepared for the queries Aryan had for him.

published on : 11th June 2022

'I started smoking ganja in 2018 as student in the US', Aryan Khan tells NCB in statement

He claimed that at that time, he was suffering from certain sleep disorders and he had read articles on the internet informing Ganja (also known as bhaang, pot, grass, etc) could help.

published on : 28th May 2022

Aryan Khan case: Day after Centre orders action against Sameer Wankhede; Maharashtra minister hits out at ex-NCB officer

The Centre's action came soon after the NCB gave a clean chit to Aryan Khan and five others and has not filed any chargesheet against them citing the lack of evidence.

published on : 28th May 2022

Bengaluru: NCB seizes heroin worth Rs 52 crore

He added that during interrogation, they revealed that one similar bag was kept in a lodge in the city where they were staying.

published on : 28th May 2022

No recovery of drugs or evidence to prove Aryan Khan conspired with others: NCB says in charge sheet

The NCB on Friday filed a charge-sheet in a Mumbai court against 14 out of 20 persons who were arrested in the case last October following a raid on a cruise ship and alleged seizure of drugs.

published on : 28th May 2022
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