Narcotics worth around Rs 2.5 crore seized in UP

In a major drug haul, Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday seized over three quintals of narcotics worth around Rs 2.5 crore in the street market and also claimed to have busted a gang of smugglers with the arrest of five persons in Gorakhpur district.

Pakistani driver nabbed for carrying narcotics, trade across LoC suspended

Police have arrested a Pakistani truck driver along with two of his local contacts from Uri district of Jammu and Kashmir for carrying narcotics, resulting in suspension of trade across the Line of Control (LoC).

Narcotics in trucks from Pakistan to be examined

Forensic experts will Saturday examine the contents of packets containing narcotics seized from a truck that entered Jammu and Kashmir`s Baramulla district from Pakistan.

60,000 arrested in China anti-drug operation

Police in China arrested 60,500 suspects for drug-related crimes in an operation that saw the seizure of 11.14 tonnes of narcotics, the ministry of public security announced Thursday.

No political shelter be given to those involved in terror, narco trafficking: BJP

 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.

Forensic lab to be set up in every district of Maharashtra

 Maharashtra government today decided to set up forensic laboratories in every district and at nine police commissionerates.

Ban on sale of narcotics in other states: Sukhbir asks Centre

 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.

Pakistan, Iran agree to enhance border cooperation

Pakistan and Iran Monday agreed to enhance mutual cooperation and coordination to fight terrorism, narcotics and human smuggling.

PM Narendra Modi to talk about drug menace on 'Mann Ki Baat'
PM Narendra Modi to talk about drug menace on 'Mann Ki Baat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts on the drug menace in his radio address – 'Mann Ki Baat' - on Sunday.

Silk Road sequel leads to California arrest

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.

Opioid painkillers carry high risk of addiction, even death

  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.

Kerala wants Centre to tighten anti-drug law

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).

Goa CM assures crackdown on foreigners selling drugs

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar Tuesday promised a crackdown on foreigners illegally staying or carrying out businesses, especially in narcotics, in the state.

Man arrested for peddling drugs to students

An alleged drug peddler was today arrested while he was allegedly selling narcotics to students here.

US governor signs legislation to combat heroin epidemic

New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a legislation to combat the growing heroin epidemic across the state, a media report said Tuesday.

Chemists in Punjab protest against "harassment" by police

Over 31,000 chemist and drug shops in Punjab remained shut on Thursday in protest against the alleged harassment caused by state police in its state-wide drive against drug menace.

Narcotics worth Rs 100 cr seized, 4 arrested

A big haul of narcotics, including 21 kg heroin, worth around Rs 100 crore in street market has been seized and four persons were arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police.

Gujarat coast used for narcotics smuggling: Congress

The Congress Sunday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of major security lapses in his state`s coastal region leading to narcotics smuggling.

Gujarat coast used for narcotics smuggling: Congress

The Congress Sunday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of major security lapses in his state`s coastal region leading to narcotics smuggling.

African national arrested for supplying drug, overstaying

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.