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Punjab police seize 1.5 kg heroin, one arrested

The arrested has been identified as Varinder Singh, a resident of Kapurthala district.

Sep 09, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

Main accused in India's biggest-ever heroin drug haul case dies in police custody in Punjab

Weeks after the biggest ever drug haul was unearthed in Punjab, the main accused in the case died on Sunday in police custody. Gurpinder Singh, who was arrested in a raid by Customs Department at the Attari border in Punjab's Amritsar on June 30, was reportedly sick for some time while he was lodged in an Amritsar jail.

Jul 21, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Venezuelan national held at Delhi airport; cocaine seized

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday arrested a Venezuelan national and seized cocaine here at Indira Gandhi International airport, according to a press release by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NBC).

May 27, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

6 Pakistani men arrested for smuggling 218 kg narcotics at Gujarat port

On board the Pakistani boat, 194 packets of illicit drugs were recovered by the Coast Guard, the statement said.  An Indian fishing boat which was found to be suspicious was also detained along with its crew.

May 25, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

30 kg heroin seized from Hotel Chinar in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban

During a search at Hotel Chinar in Ramban, a bag carrying 30 packets of heroin was found lying unattended in one of the rooms.

May 10, 2019, 07:46 AM IST

India remains on major illicit drug producing nations list: Trump administration

India has been on the list when George Bush administration first issued it the list in 2003-04.


Sep 12, 2018, 09:23 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi takes cocaine and will fail dope test: Subramanian Swamy's latest barb

Swamy was reacting to Union Minister Harsimrat Badal's comment that 70 per cent Punjabis are 'Nashedis' should undergo a dope test.

Jul 05, 2018, 21:39 PM IST

Even girls are drinking beer. Tolerance limit is being crossed: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar said tolerance limit is being crossed.

Feb 10, 2018, 09:21 AM IST

10,000 kg narcotics, Rs 49 lakh fake notes, cattle heads seized from Indian borders

The Border Security Force, raised in 1965, comprises about 2.5 lakh personnel and is the country's largest border guarding force. 

Nov 30, 2017, 06:44 AM IST

American arrested in Delhi with drugs worth Rs 10 crore

In 2017, the Delhi NCB has seized 26.34 kg of cocaine and arrested at least 20 foreigners.

Nov 29, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Modi govt renews war on drug trafficking with new policy

With a new national policy, driven by the PMO, set to be put in place soon, the Centre renews its war on drug trafficking.

Oct 15, 2017, 08:25 AM IST

ICG seizes 1,500 kgs heroin worth Rs 3,500 crore off Gujarat coast

Indian Coast Guard has seized 1,500 kgs of heroin from a merchant vessel off the Gujarat coast.

Jul 30, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

Trade between Srinagar, Muzaffarabad suspended

Pakistani authorities gave no reasons for suspending the trade that takes place from Tuesday to Friday every week.


Jul 25, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: Ten criminals including two narcotics smugglers held

Ten alleged criminals, including two narcotics smugglers, were arrested from different parts of the city today, police said.

Mar 29, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

Two foreigners arrested for drug trafficking in Bengaluru; narcotics seized from them

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Zonal unit of Andhra, Karnataka and Telangana on Tuesday arrested two foreigners and seized drugs from them.

Mar 28, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Staggering 51 tonnes of drugs including heroin and cocaine worth $239 mn torched in Pakistan

A staggering 51 tonnes of drugs, including heroin and cocaine, were burnt by the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) in Rawalpindi on Thursday.

Dec 15, 2016, 18:24 PM IST

'El Chapo' appeals extradition to US

Court documents said the appeal was filed Thursday in Mexico City by two lawyers for Guzman, who is considered the world's most wanted drug boss as leader of the Sinaloa cartel.

May 28, 2016, 05:43 AM IST

'Pakistan's ISI using narcotics syndicate in country to fuel riff raffs agitation, several Indian politicians involved'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said that Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is using the narcotics syndicate in India to fuel riff raffs agitation.

Feb 23, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

Narcotics seized near Bangladesh border

The BSF on Monday seized over one kg of narcotics from near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal.

Dec 21, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

No leniency to those involved in narcotics business: Delhi court

 No leniency should be shown to those involved in narcotics business which should be dealt with firm hands, a Delhi court observed as it sent two convicts to prison for 12 and six years.

Sep 15, 2015, 18:41 PM IST