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Rahul Vaidya talks to paparazzi about drug menace, says it ‘ends very badly’

  • Rahul Vaidya shared a message about saying no to drugs as the paparazzi caught up with him at the Mumbai airport on Monday. Watch video here.
Rahul Vaidya addressed the drug menace in society.
Rahul Vaidya addressed the drug menace in society.
Published on Aug 30, 2021 06:27 PM IST
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Joint action plan with Punjab, Hry chalked out to curb drug menace: Thakur

He said that even the current law was not doing much to curb the menace, which continues to take the lives of the youth
Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur during a graduation ceremony at Chandigarh University, Gharuan.(HT PHOTO)
Himachal chief minister Jai Ram Thakur during a graduation ceremony at Chandigarh University, Gharuan.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 07, 2020 11:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByIdrees Bukhtiyar, Mohali:

Curbing drug menace is top priority of new Ludhiana police commissioner

The new commissioner of Ludhiana police, IPS officer Rakesh Agarwal, who joined his office on Tuesday, expressed determination to curb the drug menace and termed public-oriented policing one of his top priorities. While talking to media after assuming charge, Agarwal emphasised on resuming police-public meetings in the city in a bid to minimise gap between cops and people.
New Ludhiana police chief Rakesh Agarwal after joining his office on Tuesday. Seen standing next to him is his predecessor Sukhchain Singh Gill.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
New Ludhiana police chief Rakesh Agarwal after joining his office on Tuesday. Seen standing next to him is his predecessor Sukhchain Singh Gill.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 10:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

In Independence Day message, Punjab governor calls for eradicating drug menace, water crisis

letterschd@hindustantimes.com Punjab governor and UT administrator, VP Singh Badnore, raised the issue of drug trade and water conversation in his Independence Day message to people. “Let us all strengthen our resolve to fight the issue of drugs with an iron hand with the motto: Na Karunga Na Karne Doonga,” said Badnore.
Punjab governor and UT administrator, VP Singh Badnore, raised the issue of drug trade and water conversation in his Independence Day message to people. Photo by Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times
Punjab governor and UT administrator, VP Singh Badnore, raised the issue of drug trade and water conversation in his Independence Day message to people. Photo by Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 12:21 PM IST
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Team formed to check drug menace in Gurugram

Other members of the team included deputy chief medical officer, district drug controller officer, two assistant commissioners of police and a panel advocate.
District and sessions judge Ravi Kumar Sondhi (right) and chief judicial magistrate Narender Singh address a press conference at the District Court in Gurugram on Wednesday.
District and sessions judge Ravi Kumar Sondhi (right) and chief judicial magistrate Narender Singh address a press conference at the District Court in Gurugram on Wednesday.
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 02:46 AM IST
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Noida police launch campaign to curb drug menace, hunt for ‘student peddlers’

In the past one week, the Knowledge Park police have arrested at least three students belonging to a private university for allegedly being in possession of marijuana.
Noida police say they are targeting students who act as conduit on campus for drugs procured from suppliers.(HT Photo)
Noida police say they are targeting students who act as conduit on campus for drugs procured from suppliers.(HT Photo)
Published on Dec 10, 2018 03:19 PM IST
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Four northern states, Chandigarh stand together in fight against drug menace

The conference was attended by Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat while Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur participated through a video conference.
From left — Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh and Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar during regional conference on drug menace held at Haryana Bhawan in Chandigarh on Monday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
From left — Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh and Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar during regional conference on drug menace held at Haryana Bhawan in Chandigarh on Monday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 10:22 AM IST
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The Centre must help Punjab on the drug issue

The 2009 notification to the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Act, 1985, that emphasises a punishment-based approach must be revoked
Participants during a relay run organised by Ludhina District Administration to make Punjab a drug free state, June 20, 2018(HT)
Participants during a relay run organised by Ludhina District Administration to make Punjab a drug free state, June 20, 2018(HT)
Updated on Aug 01, 2018 11:07 AM IST
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Armyman arrested with 2.6kg of opium in Nabha

The accused is posted as a naik in 5th armed workshop in the cantonment area, Nabha.
Updated on Jul 25, 2018 10:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala/Nabha | By, Patiala/nabha

Who’s afraid of viral videos on the drug menace in Punjab?

Are you not filled with dread every time another video of a young man ravaged by drugs surfaces on social media? In the last two weeks, videos have been emerging from all corners of Punjab.
The government has time and again told the public that drug abuse is a complex problem.(HT File)
The government has time and again told the public that drug abuse is a complex problem.(HT File)
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 12:10 AM IST
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Oath with ‘gutka’: Akal Takht receives complaint against Capt Amarinder

Independent Students Federation with a complaint met Giani Gurbachan Singh, jathedar of Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs.
ISF leaders submitting the complaint on Saturday.(HT Photo)
ISF leaders submitting the complaint on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 01, 2018 10:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By, Amritsar

Drug menace can’t be eradicated overnight, says Punjab sports minister

Sodhi said the state government was implementing a sports policy that would be help in uprooting the drug menace and provide employment to the youth
Punjab sports minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi(HT File Photo)
Punjab sports minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 01:18 PM IST
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Uttarakhand police to form 3-tier task force to fight drug menace

The Uttarakhand police is soon going to create a three-tier task force to “bolster its fight” against drug abuse and illicit trafficking, said a senior police officer
The task force will be formed at three levels -- police station, district and state , says a police officer.(HT Photo)
The task force will be formed at three levels -- police station, district and state , says a police officer.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 27, 2018 10:17 PM IST
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