Amid reports of strained ties with its ally Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjnab, BJP on Wednesday said it has "zero tolerance" on issues like terrorism and narcotics and the party will not tolerate any political shelter to those involved in such activities.
Facing heat over drug menace in Punjab, the ruling SAD on Saturday asked Centre to ban the "cultivation of narcotics" in other states like Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh in order to eliminate the problem.
A man has been arrested for starting a spinoff version of the shuttered Silk Road website, enabling more than 100,000 people to buy and sell illegal drugs in the last year, authorities announced Thursday.
A new research has revealed that opioid painkillers carry higher risk of death, overdose, addiction or serious side effects than benefits in chronic, non-cancer conditions like headache, fibromyalgia and chronic low back pain.
Having embarked on a crackdown on sale of narcotic drugs within the state, the UDF government in Kerala has decided to urge the Centre to tighten the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act).
A 33-year-old African national, who allegedly supplied drugs to teenagers in pubs and discotheques in the national capital and residing in the country since the last one year without valid visa, has been arrested, police said.
Four people arrested in New York have been charged with drugs offences possibly connected to narcotics found at the home of film star Philip Seymour Hoffman following his death of an apparent heroin overdose, police officials said on Wednesday.
As cross-border trade continues to be hit following the arrest of a Pakistani truck driver for allegedly ferrying 100 kg of brown sugar to India, the Indian government rebuffed Pakistan`s demand for release of the driver.
Amidst the clamour of a Ugandan woman being accused of indulging in a purported drug racket in Delhi, records show that Nepalese nationals followed by Nigerians were among the maximum foreigners arrested by central anti-narcotics agencies for such crimes in the country.