Narcotics

  • Easy access of morphine now as LS passes anti-Narcotics Bill 22-02-2014 09:32 AM

    New Delhi: In a decision that would be a relief for lakhs of cancer patients in India, Parliament on its last day of the winter session on Friday, passed a bill amending the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act to allow access to morphine as a pain-reliever. The move will...
  • Rajya Sabha to take up amendments to anti-Narcotics law today 21-02-2014 10:48 AM

    New Delhi: Amidst all the action over Telangana, there are some non-political bills that were ignored. The Rajya Sabha will take up the landmark amendment to the anti-Narcotics law which will help cancer patients manage their pain better on Friday. Dr Ravindra from Pune is fighting for more than two...
  • 24-year-old boy gets life term for kidnapping MP businessman, son 05-02-2014 07:38 AM

    A youth from West Bengal was on Tuesday awarded life sentence by a local court in a 2011 inter-state kidnapping case related to a Madhya Pradesh businessman and his son. Additional Sessions Judge DN Mishra found Abdul Momin guilty of criminal conspiracy and kidnapping for ransom and sent him to...
  • Top executive of the Yash Birla group arrested for drug possession 12-01-2014 06:20 PM

    Mumbai: A top executive of of the Yash Birla group has been arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for allegedly purchasing and possessing cocaine, and remanded in their custody till January 16 by a local court. Anant Pathak (31), president of corporate affairs of the group, his bodyguard Dilip Palekar...
  • Punjab: Ex-DGP alleges involvement of political parties in drug rackets 18-09-2013 07:56 PM

    Former DG of Prisons in Punjab Shashi Kant has alleged that major political parties in Punjab are involved in drug rackets. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo moto cognisance of the matter and issued notices to the Punjab government and the union government. In his letter Shashi...
  • Narcotics smuggler arrested; morphine worth Rs 2 crore seized 02-09-2013 11:26 AM

    An alleged narcotics smuggler was arrested with morphine worth about Rs two crore from village Dadra in Safdarganj area in Barabanki, police said on Monday. Acting on a tip off, Ramu Verma was arrested as soon as he arrived in a bus from nearby Ambedkar Nagar district, Superintendent of Police...
  • Goa, the new destination for smuggled gold? 26-08-2013 06:47 AM

    Drugs may not be the only contraband to find favour in Goa now. A rising pan-India trend of gold smuggling and sudden seizures of the yellow metal in Goa, otherwise a narcotics haven, has forced customs authorities in the state to step up vigil not only at the lone airport,...
  • Drug haul: Police unhappy as NADA leaves out vital test on Vijender 04-04-2013 07:45 AM

    Chandigarh: The rift between the Punjab Police and the Sports Ministry over India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh is out in the open now. Unhappy with the tests carried out by NADA, the police said that vital hair follicle test used to detect heroin use has been left out. Instead blood...
  • Hyderabad: Narcotics worth Rs 3.18 cr seized, 6 held 03-11-2012 10:39 PM

    Hyderabad: Six persons have been held in two separate cases for allegedly selling and carrying narcotics, with officials seizing over 10.5 kg of the banned substance worth around Rs 3.18 crore from their possession, police said. Two persons were held by Customs officials at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at...
  • Inspector suspended in Mumbai rave party case 27-06-2011 09:09 PM

    Mumbai: A night of revelry turned sour for more than 300 youngsters, as the police busted a rave party held at Mount view resort Khalapur, 2 hours away from Mumbai on Sunday night. Deputy SP Nirmala Patil said, "there were various types of drugs around. The investigations are on." The...
  • Mumbai: Inspector arrested in rave party raid 27-06-2011 07:33 AM

    Mumbai: Anti-narcotics unit Inspector Anil Jadhav has been arrested for attending a rave party. A rave party in the Raigad district near Mumbai was busted by the police late on Sunday night where about 300 people, including 63 girls were rounded up. Police said that most of those rounded-up were...
  • Drug lord held in Tamil Nadu while playing cricket 06-05-2008 09:02 PM

    Galle: England captain Andrew Strauss says the focus is more on rising to the challenge of coping with subcontinental conditions in the two-match series against Sri Lanka rather than defending the team's status as No. 1 in Test cricket. Strauss said on Sunday that it's important his team bounces back...
  • Drugs worth Rs 12 cr seized in Mumbai 25-12-2006 08:54 AM

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  • India a 'major' narcotics smuggler: US 14-12-2006 01:33 AM

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  • 2 tonnes of drugs to go up in smoke 09-11-2006 01:06 PM

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  • 3 arrested for Kala Ghoda shootout 24-10-2006 12:12 PM

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  • 2 shot dead outside Mumbai court 16-10-2006 04:58 PM

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