Ganja now legal as Canada allows recreational use

The day was historic for the country as adult Canadians will be able to legally smoke recreational marijuana after nearly a century-long ban.

Oct 18, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Odisha: 21 ganja smugglers arrested in Koraput

The wild grass, illegally cultivated in the hills and jungles in Malkangiri district and Lamataput and Machkund areas of Koraput district is smuggled to states like Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Rajasthan.

Aug 20, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

Narcotics dept seizes 314 kg of ganja in Kolkata, two persons arrested

"A total of 314 kg of ganja, worth approximately Rs 35 lakh, was seized from a pick-up truck from South Kolkata's Taratala Road on Tuesday morning," the NCB official said.


Jul 18, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Assam: 40 quintal tobacco, 800 kg of Ganja destroyed in Kokrajhar

On the order of the Supreme Court, the Kokrajhar Police with the permission of the Kokrajhar High Court on Tuesday burnt and destroyed at least 40 quintal tobacco, 800 kg of Ganja, 1,400 bottles of phensedyl and 465 kg of intoxicants in premises of former MLA Pradip Kumar Bramhho.

May 16, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

Drugs worth Rs 1.17 crore seized in Gujarat's Mahisagar; six arrested

Police on Wednesday seized 1,177.76 kg of ganja having a market value of Rs 1.17 crore and arrested six persons in Gujarat's Mahisagar district.

Nov 09, 2016, 23:04 PM IST

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.

Jul 17, 2016, 00:48 AM IST

Enjoyed street side parantha? Found it addictive? You might have consumed drug-laced parantha!

Many of us must have consumed paranthas at street side shops. You must have liked it and maybe found it tasty. But, if you find it addictive, there is a strong possibility that you might have consumed drug-laced parantha - 'ganja parantha' or 'opium parantha'. 

Jan 14, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Lankan Navy arrests four TN men for smuggling ganja

 Sri Lankan Naval personnel on Tuesday arrested four persons from Thangachimadam in this island for allegedly smuggling ganja from here, according to information reaching local police.

Jul 14, 2015, 22:25 PM IST

Manish Sisodia inspects govt school after drug complaint

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday made a surprise visit at a government school in South Delhi's Bhati Mines area after he received a complaint that drugs were allegedly being supplied inside it.

Jul 03, 2015, 00:57 AM IST

Narcotics smuggler arrested in Noida

Noida police has arrested a narcotics smuggler and seized 1.9 kg of ganja from him.

May 30, 2015, 00:43 AM IST

'Maoists encouraging farmers to grow cannabis in Odisha'

The Odisha government may have successfully contained the Maoist militants in some pockets of the state but the government is yet to plug the cannabis cultivation which, police believe, is a major source of funding for the ultras.

Apr 03, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Youth arrested with 450 gm ganja in Faridabad

A youth has been arrested for illegal possession of 450 gms of ganja, police said today.

Mar 02, 2015, 17:35 PM IST

Two youths get 12-year jail for possessing over 100 kg ganja in Delhi

Two youths, who were found in possession of over 100 kg 'ganja', have been sentenced to 12 years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court.

Oct 27, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

At least 875 kg of dry ganja seized in AP; 3 held

Police on Monday seized 875 kilograms of dry ganja valued at Rs 43 lakh from the agency area here and arrested three smugglers transporting the contraband in a van.

Aug 25, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Ganja seized, three SL refugees held in TN

Three Sri Lankan Tamil refugees were on Monday arrested after 44 kg of ganja, valued at about Rs 44 lakh, was allegedly seized from them, police said.

Aug 04, 2014, 12:13 PM IST

Ganja seized; three SL refugees held in TN

Three Sri Lankan Tamil refugees were Monday arrested after 44 kg of ganja, valued at about Rs 44 lakh, was allegedly seized from them, police said.

Aug 04, 2014, 11:48 AM IST

400 kg ganja seized, eight held

Eight persons were arrested and 400 kg of ganja was seized from their possession in Maredumilli forest in the agency area of East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh today, police said.

Jul 27, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

Three teens, two minors held with ganja in Panaji

Three teenaged boys were arrested and two minor boys detained in Panaji for consuming ganja and possessing 0.6 gms of the drug.

Jul 05, 2014, 14:31 PM IST

Eight quintal ganja seized, six smugglers held in Bihar

The Special Task Force (STF) and district police today seized eight quintal ganja valued at Rs 20 lakh and arrested six smugglers of an inter-state gang in Bihar`s Bhagalpur district, police said.

Jun 11, 2014, 19:39 PM IST

Nigerian national and two others held with six kg ganja

A Nigerian national and two others were arrested from Paibigha bazar area in Bihar`s Gaya district after they were found to be carrying contraband substance with them, a police officer said.

Apr 28, 2014, 20:39 PM IST