Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar Tuesday promised free passes as well as authority to journalists to snoop around music festival venues for drug use, and said police were not able to tackle the drug mafia in the state.
Jaycee Chan, son of Chinese kung fu star Jackie Chan, was prosecuted in Beijing Monday for allegedly providing a venue for drug users, according to the People`s Procuratorate of Beijing`s Dongcheng district.
The Congress on Friday demanded a special anti-narcotics task force and implementation of recommendations made by legislative committee probe on the police-politician-drug mafia nexus in order to made Goa drug-free by 2016.
Informing that 615 essential drugs have been brought under price control mechanism, government on Thursday told the Lok Sabha that the costs of medicines have reduced over the last six months and more steps are in the offing to check prices.
Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned about the acute drug problem in Punjab in his `Mann ki Baat` programme on radio, state Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Tuesday said Modi and the home minister should take steps to stop the entry of drugs into the state.
DNA analyses Pakistan hockey players' behaviour at different matches all these years. The team was caught on camera making obscene gestures towards Indian fans and media after their victory over India in the semi-final clash of Champions Trophy on Saturday.
In an attempt to curb down prevailing drug addiction menace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on All India Radio. He had earlier thanked the people for sharing their thoughts on the drug addiction issue.
The Delhi Police Commissioner has been directed to take "appropriate action" against two erring policemen for their shoddy probe in an drug haul case by a local court which acquitted four accused from whom 12 kg charas was allegedly recovered.