July 24, 2021 7:41 pm
Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema alleged that due to a collusion between the drug kingpins and the government, the STF's sealed report was gathering dust since February 2018 and no official authority had made any effort at to get it unsealed.
August 14, 2019 4:04 am
“The Punjab government is going to bring in a law soon for action against artistes promoting drugs (in songs),” said Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Charanjit Singh Channi.
August 14, 2019 8:10 pm
On the basis of a complaint filed by his paternal uncle Varinder Kumar, police booked three persons — Gopi, Sukhdarshan and Jagdeep alias Chindi — under Section 304 of IPC (Culpable homicide not amounting to murder).
August 14, 2019 3:55 am
Police said he shot himself using a service rifle. As per Supreme Court orders, a judicial inquiry will be conducted in the case.
June 17, 2019 4:55 am
Manish Saini is not only drug-free today but also works as a manager at a shop selling raw material for the hosiery industry, earning Rs 12,000 per month. He has also managed to pull ten others out of addiction.
June 17, 2019 4:51 am
In the video, after listening to villagers who had come to the seminar, the Ferozepur SSP is purportedly seen saying that he is thankful to all villagers “who showed us the mirror”.
June 11, 2019 3:13 am
The latest overdose death comes at a time when Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has alleged that during the two years of the Congress’s government, the state saw the highest drug-related deaths.
January 15, 2019 9:27 am
The NGO, Insaaf, chose the occasion of Maghi Mela in Muktsar to put forth the idea and even announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh and 20 marla plot to any person who was able to explain that poppy was not a solution to the synthetic drugs.
July 29, 2018 1:05 am
Central to Punjab’s battle against drugs, the state’s OOAT clinics have been seeing a rush since the recent spate of deaths. Dr Singh attends to hundreds of patients a day, besides dealing with relentless phone calls, media interviews and some prying policemen.
July 06, 2018 12:32 am
Chief secretary says will take advice from medical experts.
June 22, 2020 6:24 pm
5 takeaways from the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Aam Aadmi Party versus L-G power tussle.
June 22, 2020 6:24 pm
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