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The trafficking of methamphetamine or meth, by far the region's most popular drug, suffered a short-lived disruption during the height of the pandemic but rebounded to a higher level than a year before, the UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in a report.
Published on Jun 10, 2021 10:32 AM IST
Agnihotri also slammed the CM for continuously transferring government officers
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 01:21 AM IST
Hindustan Times/Shimla | HT Correspondent, Shimla
The key accused in the drug case Anoop Mohammad was in constant touch with K T Ramees, an accused in the gold smuggling case, an official said.
Published on Sep 03, 2020 06:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram |HT Correspondent
Five filmmakers recommend movies that were a miss at the celluloid but a hit for them
Published on Jul 05, 2020 06:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Veenu Singh
Non-bailable warrants issued against Ludhiana DSP, three ASIs and head constable in 2018 drug recovery case
Published on Jan 10, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | , LudhianaAneesha Sareen Kumar
Paliencar said he has now written to the prime minister, revealing the names of politicians allegedly involved in protecting the drug trade.
Updated on Dec 08, 2019 01:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Panaji |Gerard de Souza
Assets of seven smugglers worth ₹4 crore freezed; all belong to border villages notorious
Published on Nov 04, 2019 11:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |HT Correspondent
Updated on Oct 11, 2019 11:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | , GurugramHT Corresondent
The Khanna police on Monday arrested a civil engineer for smuggling drugs after 1.5kg heroin was recovered from his possession. The accused has been identified as Varinder Singh, 26, a resident of Kapurthala’s Mothawali village. He had been practising architecture.
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 10:35 PM IST
, LudhianaHT Correspondent
According to home ministry officials, a joint coordination committee, formed only last month under NCB director general Rakesh Asthana, met on Wednesday for the first time to discuss ways to curb the drug trade. According to estimates, India is abusing 36 tons of heroin each year.
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 07:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Shishir Gupta
This village has been in the news since the Customs at the Attari check-post found 532 kg of heroin and 52 kg of mixed narcotics concealed in a consignment of rock salt from Pakistan on June 29.
Published on Jul 14, 2019 07:06 AM IST
HAVELIAN (TARN TARAN) |Anil Sharma
After coming to power in the state in 2018 by toppling the two-decade-old Left government, the BJP-IPFT dispensation in the northeastern state had launched the ‘Nasha Mukta Tripura’ or Drug-free Tripura campaign.
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 02:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Agartala |Priyanka Deb Barman
Police had recovered 30-kg of a synthetic drug, Pseudoephedrine, at his disclosure .
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 07:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |Jatinder Kaur Tur
Terming, drugs as a great menace to society, the prime minister said, as per WHO estimates, over three crore people around the world are suffering from drug addiction.
Updated on Feb 20, 2019 10:04 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
In Uttar Pradesh medicine trade has an annual turnover of ₹17,000 cr, and 1.5% of this could be from fake drugs, say officials.
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 12:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Gaurav Saigal, Lucknow
Interpol, based in the French city of Lyon, said an operation codenamed Pangea XI had led to 859 arrests worldwide and the seizure of some $14 million worth of potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals.
Updated on Oct 23, 2018 05:15 PM IST
The Uttarakhand high court had recently asked the state administration and police to curb drug menace and arrest the kingpins, instead of small peddlers.
Published on Oct 01, 2018 02:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | Kalyan Das, Dehradun
India has called for crippling the illicit drug trade which provides financial sustenance to terror outfits like Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba. It said these groups draw sustenance and benefit significantly from criminal networks operating drug cartels and stealing Afghanistan’s natural resources.
Published on Sep 18, 2018 06:50 PM IST
United Nations |Press Trust of India
Mann had quit the party post on March 16 in protest against Arvind Kejriwal’s unconditional apology to SAD leader Bikram Majithia to settle a defamation case over drug-related allegations.
Updated on May 05, 2018 09:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |HT COrespondent
Thane police had issued notices against her three flats in Versova in Mumbai, which cost around Rs20 crore.
Updated on Apr 27, 2018 03:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Arvind Walmiki, Thane
Addressing a press conference here, Sidhu said he has procured the 340-page report prepared by the special task force (STF), which has sufficient evidence to arrest Majithia
Updated on Mar 16, 2018 10:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |HT Correspondent
The Delhi chief minister had on Thursday apologised to Majithia for accusing him of being involved in the drug trade in Punjab, saying he had learnt that his allegations were unfounded.
Updated on Mar 16, 2018 05:31 PM IST
Agencies, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent