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Brazilian woman, Afghan man with 155 drug capsules in stomach held in Delhi

Anti-narcotics sleuths have detained a Brazilian woman and an Afghani national for allegedly "swallowing" contraband capsules and acting as couriers for some high-quality party drugs during the new year in the national capital.

Precursor chemicals a concern in anti-narcotics drive: NCB

Psychoactive substances and precursor chemicals remain a source of "concern" for anti-narcotics enforcement agencies and other stakeholders in the country and across the globe, a top official today said.

Narcotics Control Bureau gets regular Chief after an year

Senior IPS officer RR Bhatnagar has been appointed as the new Director General of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), almost after an year the post got vacant and no regular chief was posted by the government for the central agency.

Court asks NCB to probe mismatch in weights of seized drugs

A Delhi court has expressed concern over incidents of Intelligence Officers of NCB keeping the contraband substance with themselves and directed the Director General to hold an appropriate inquiry over the mismatch in the weightage of drugs seized and produced before it.

Drug peddlers using postal route to send contraband in Maharashtra

With the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) cracking down on courier companies delivering parcels without checking, drug peddlers and dealers have begun to turn to the postal service to send the contraband.

Nigerian held for smuggling drug courier to UK

Anti-narcotics sleuths have arrested a Nigerian man for allegedly smuggling a drug-filled courier, concealed inside a painting, from here to United Kingdom.

Nigerian uses India Post for smuggling; nabbed with contraband

A Nigerian national was on Wednesday arrested here for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs, concealed in three cartons, to South Africa and Guinea through the government postal system, police said.

China blames rise in violence on drug smuggling from Southeast Asia

An increase in the smuggling of synthetic drugs like methamphetamine from Southeast Asia has fuelled a rise in violent crime in China this year, a state-run newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Drug kingpin, aide arrested: Heroin worth Rs 1 crore seized

A drug kingpin with links in Sri Lanka and Kuwait was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau officials at the international airport here on Saturday, while heroin worth Rs one crore was seized from his aide in Chennai.

Heroin worth Rs 1 cr seized in Chennai

Heroin worth about Rs one crore in the international market has been seized from a Kuwait-bound passenger at the international airport here, airport authorities said.

Mudgal committee questions Srinivasan and Meiyappan

ICC chairman and BCCI`s president-in-exile N Srinivasan and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan were among those who were on Saturday questioned by Supreme Court appointed Justice Mukul Mudgal panel members in relation to the IPL-6 betting and spot-fixing case.

Amount of drugs seized in Gujarat doubles in 2013-14

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized more than 100 kg of drugs in Gujarat in 2013-14, almost double the quantity it had seized in the previous year.

213 kg Manipuri ganja seized in Bihar

A truck from Manipur was today intercepted by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) personnel in Bihar and ganja worth Rs 21 lakh seized from it.

Top exec of business conglomerate held for possessing drug

A top executive of a business conglomerate and his two aides have been arrested for allegedly possessing contraband by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and remanded in their custody till January 16 by a local court.

Huge haul of party drug seized in Goa; three held

Ahead of New Year celebrations, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Goa has confiscated a large haul of `party drug`, a narcotic allegedly being paddled for the beach parties to be held in the state.

Clampdown on beach side shacks to curb drugs menace in Goa

In an effort to get rid of the growing menace of drugs along Goa`s shore line, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has launched a clamp down on the beach side shacks, eateries, discotheques and pubs in the state.

Clampdown on beach side shacks to curb drug menace in Goa

The Narcotics Control Bureau has launched a clamp down on the beach side shacks, eateries, discotheques and pubs in Goa.

Punjab narcotics case: NCB joins probe

Joining the Punjab police probe, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has decided to provide legal and other assistance to the local sleuths in the drug haul case in which the name of Olympic medallist boxer Vijender Singh has cropped up.

IPS officer gets 13 years jail for pilfering drugs

A court here Monday sentenced a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer to 13 years in jail in a case of pilfering seized contraband.

NCB to open Chhattisgarh office

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is set to open an office in Chhattisgarh.