4,700 opium plants on 31 acre destroyed during joint raids

Sources said acting on a tip off, the Excise officials led by Rourkela-based superintendent Sheikh Asaf Ali along with police and forest officials walked 10 km to the spot through hostile terrains.

published on : 4th April 2023

How cannabis in Himachal's hills is turning phirangs into locals

The snow-capped mountains and gushing brooks of Himachal seem straight out of a Tennyson poem but there’s a stark side to this seeming serenity: ever-increasing drug cultivation and abuse.

published on : 2nd November 2017