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Heath Ledger responsible for his own death: Father

Heath Ledger responsible for his own death: Father

Actor Heath Ledger's father, Kim has revealed his son was himself responsible for his tragic death and also blamed his fame for not letting him had proper medical treatment.

60 kg ganja seized, three persons held

Acting on a tip-off that a big consignment of narcotics was being unloaded from a four-wheeler, a police team conducted a raid and searched a vehicle.

Five dead, over dozen injured after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Etah

Five dead, over dozen injured after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Etah

At least five persons died and more than a dozen were taken ill after consuming illicit liquor.

Here's why there are empty spaces in medicinal tablets!

One reason is to give space for additional info about the medicine - expiry dates, chemical composition, method of intake, side effects, etc.  

New Delhi police arrest drug supplier with 1.5 kg charas in car

An alleged drug supplier has been arrested along with 1.5 kg of fine quality charas (cannabis resin) he was bringing from Manali in his car, police said today.

Myanmarese woman held with 84 gm of heroin worth Rs 8 lakh in Aizawl

Myanmarese woman held with 84 gm of heroin worth Rs 8 lakh in Aizawl

A Myanmarese woman was arrested for allegedly carrying 84 grams of heroin in Zemabawk area, near here, police said on Tuesday.

Thirty dealers killed in four days in Philippine war on drugs

Thirty "drug dealers" have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, police said, announcing the seizure of nearly $20 million worth of narcotics but sparking anger from a lawyers group.

Bollywood, TV actors under scanner in ephedrine drug bust case

Bollywood, TV actors under scanner in ephedrine drug bust case

The ephedrine power is used for sniffing and is also used to produce popular party drug methamphetamine.

Ephedrine haul case: Accused gets threat not to turn approver

Ephedrine haul case: Accused gets threat not to turn approver

An accused in the recently busted multi-crore drug racket case has allegedly been threatened by the drug mafia in Thane jail.

Punjab teenager shoots mother for refusing money for drugs

A teenaged boy was arrested on the charge of murder after he shot dead his mother in Punjab's Mansa district when she refused to give him money to buy drugs, police said on Wednesday.

42 essential medicines to be cheaper by up to 15%: NPPA

42 essential medicines to be cheaper by up to 15%: NPPA

Prices of 42 essential medicines used in treatment of various ailments including tuberculosis, cancer, cardiac diseases, asthma, epilepsy, rheumatoid arthritis and depression have been capped by the government, reducing their cost by up to 15 percent.

Locals, tourists trying to make drug-peddling a business: Goa CM

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar appealed to children to act as 'informants' of state police to help in curbing anti-social activities.

Congress condemns Punjab Health Minister's 'shameful' remark on drugs

Congress condemns Punjab Health Minister's 'shameful' remark on drugs

 Punjab Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jyani's remark on drugs has recieved criticism from Congress, calling it an as extremely shameful act. Adding that one should comment on such sensitive issues only after proper information.

Myanmar national held for smuggling heroin

Myanmar national held for smuggling heroin

A 27-year-old Mayanmar national was arrested in connection with the seizure of 420 gms of heroin here, police said today.

Terrorism, smuggling, drugs linked: President Pranab Mukherjee

President on Sunday presented the National Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drugs) Abuse on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Indian youth severely addicted to toxic drugs

Indian youths severely addicted to cheap and toxic drugs. Watch complete news story of for getting detailed updates!

Charlie Sheen gives up drink, drugs

Charlie Sheen gives up drink, drugs

Actor Charlie Sheen says he has quit drinking and taking drugs for good.

CBFC clears Bollywood film "Udta Punjab" under 'A' category with 13 cuts: Pahlaj Nihalani

CBFC clears Bollywood film "Udta Punjab" under 'A' category with 13 cuts: Pahlaj Nihalani

After much controversy the Central Board of Film Certification (CFBC) on Sunday gave the nod to Bollywood film 'Udta Punjab' with 'A' certificate.

Two Pakistani smugglers shot dead by BSF jawans; drugs, weapons recovered

Two Pakistani smugglers shot dead by BSF jawans; drugs, weapons recovered

In a major development at the Indo-Pak border area two Pakistani smugglers were shot dead by BSF jawans.

Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress sit-in against drugs in Punjab

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will lead a protest sit-in by the party on June 13 at Jalandhar against the scourge of drugs and deteriorating law and order in Punjab, a senior party leader said on Thursday.