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In four days, Mohali police recovers 44,340 tablets used by drug addicts

July 02, 2020 12:30 pm

The accused could not show any prescription for carrying the tablets, following which he was booked under the relevant Sections of the NDPS at Sohana police station.

Drugs, alcohol abuse becoming major concern in state: Manipur CM

December 24, 2019 9:20 pm

He urged the womenfolk of the state to take on a proactive role in fighting the menace.

Govt considers generic scheduling of drugs to curb abuse of synthetic drugs

November 21, 2019 3:15 am

New psychoactive substances (NPS) are a range of drugs designed to mimic established illicit drugs such as cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy and LSD.

Punjab to bring in law for action against artistes glorifying drug abuse in songs: Minister

August 13, 2019 6:46 pm

Punjab has been struggling to check the narcotics menace despite a crackdown by authorities against drug traffickers and syndicates that operate along the India-Pakistan international border.

Ahmedabad: Police to join hands with colleges to curb drug abuse

June 28, 2019 1:15 am

Students who are found selling and consuming drugs in campuses would face disciplinary action including rustication if the college authorities or police catches them.

Ahmedabad: Students sensitised against drug abuse

June 27, 2019 12:30 am

As per a report compiled by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on May 24, Gujarat ranked the highest when it came to the value of seized drugs, which amounted to Rs 524.35 crore, during the period when the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) was in effect in 2019.

Maintaining oral hygiene helps drug abuse patients improve quality of life, finds study

May 21, 2019 11:22 am

The study observed that drug abuse patients who consulted dental professionals for major oral health problems stayed in treatment almost two times longer and had recorded 80 per cent increase in chances of completing the drug abuse treatment.

Crime rate against women gone down after BJP came to power, claims Tripura CM Biplab Deb

March 08, 2019 11:23 pm

Speaking at the inaugural event of International Womens’ Day at Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhawan here today, Chief Minister Deb claimed a majority of violence against women were found to have occurred after use of drugs.

Government prepares national action plan on drug abuse, dumps draft policy

January 13, 2019 1:59 pm

The move comes after the ministry withdrew the draft National Drug Demand Reduction Policy from the Cabinet. It had been pending for more than five-and-half years and was redrafted twice during the period.

Drug abuse, mental illness on rise, J&K plans policy

November 04, 2018 7:04 am

As per a draft policy document, studies conducted in recent years have shown an “alarming” shift in the pattern of substance use in the state, in terms of the rise in the number of women users, decreasing age at first-use, as well as rising drug-related deaths.


Disney princesses struggle with sexual abuse and drug overdose in this thought-provoking photo series

May 12, 2017 4:41 pm

Photographer Shannon Dermody re​imagine​d​ what the princesses would go through if they were living in today's times.