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Punjab drug abuse


194 kg heroin haul in Punjab: After ‘Akali man’, son of Cong leader under scanner

February 02, 2020 10:25 am

The father and son run a hotel in the city and STF suspect that the hotel was used for drug smuggling and knowingly accommodating the accused, said sources.

In Punjab, over three accused in drug cases walk out on bail every day

June 26, 2019 9:18 am

Accused in 296 NDPS cases got bail from Jan to March; Non-filing of challans in court major reason

Bathinda: Woman dies of suspected drug overdose

June 19, 2019 9:10 am

Addicted to heroin for over seven years, the girl was undergoing treatment at a de-addiction centre at Bathinda civil hospital since June 3.

In three years, steep rise in number of Punjab drug addicts visiting centre

April 04, 2019 9:51 am

In 2018, this number almost doubled with 17,159 addicts being rehabilitated at the centre in PGI. The number of addicts from Punjab has significantly increased over the years.

Punjab: CM Amarinder Singh asks sarpanches to make their villages drug-free

January 11, 2019 9:54 pm

In his address, the chief minister observed that panches and sarpanches had been elected through the grassroots Panchayati Raj process, which was the pillar of strength for the nation.

In 2012, Narcotics special court had awarded death to a drug trafficker

July 03, 2018 8:27 am

The judgment was first of its kind, wherein a capital punishment was awarded under NDPS Act.

Bikram Singh Majithia patronising drug traders: AAP MP Bhagwant Mann

July 03, 2018 8:32 am

Addressing AAP MLAs and office bearers at a sit-in protest organised at the MLA hostel against the recent drug-related deaths in the state, Mann alleged that it appears that Congress and SAD are, both, running the government in the state as 'alliance partner'.

Punjab: At Cabinet meet, ministers say wary of public backlash

July 03, 2018 8:35 am

As the meeting of the Cabinet and another meeting of officials, Guardians of Governance (GoGs), ministers and PPCC president Sunil Kumar Jakhar preceding the Cabinet meeting, discussed drugs, most of the ministers vociferously stated that ‘Chitta’ was available in the state.

Protests greet Shiromani Akali Dal’s 15 km march against drug menace

July 03, 2018 8:44 am

SAD leaders also submitted a memorandum addressed to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh seeking action against those behind supply of drugs to all those who have died due to overdose.

Punjab: Four more suspected drug deaths

December 12, 2019 9:19 pm

In Talwandi Sabo area of Bathinda district, a 24-year-old man was found unconscious in Rampura area with a syringe lying nearby. He was taken to a hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival.