Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Drugs and Narcotics

SC Refuses To Interfere With HC Order On Plea Alleging Re-Use Of Expired Medicines

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The bench said the high court has “very rightly” said that the petitioner may approach the concerned authorities in respect of any particular manufacturer or a specific person for alleged breach of rules.

NIA Files Third Charge Sheet In Hizbul Mujahideen Narco-Terror Case

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the investigation in May last year. Earlier, a charge sheet against 12 accused was filed by the NIA in this case.

'Sacrilege' Bids, Bomb Blast Aimed At Disturbing Punjab's Peace: Kejriwal

A bomb had exploded in the Ludhiana district courts complex on Thursday, killing one and injuring six, prompting the Punjab government to declare a high alert in the state.

Enough Evidence Against Majithia; Won't Spare Those Involved In Drug Racket: Channi

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Channi told reporters here that the drug racket had come to the fore in 2013, when the SAD-BJP government was in power in the state.

77 Kg Heroin Worth Rs 400 Crore Seized From Pakistani Boat Off Gujarat Coast

Gujarat's defence PRO in a tweet said the Coast Guard in a joint operation with the state ATS apprehended the Pakistani fishing boat 'Al Huseini' with six crew members on board in the Indian waters. The boat was carrying 77 Kg heroin worth Rs 400 crore.

15 December, 2021

Aryan Khan Bail Conditions Modified; Bombay HC Grants Exemption From Weekly Attendance

Outlook Web Bureau

Aryan Khan requested an exemption from the weekly appearances that were part of his bail conditions in a drug-related case last week.

05 December, 2021

Arunachal To Provide Budgetary Support To Promote Sports Events: Khandu

Outlook Web Desk

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu Sunday said there will be budgetary allocation for promoting games and sports events in the state for shaping the character of youngsters like keeping them away from drug abuse.

01 December, 2021

Sanjay Dutt Roped In As Brand Ambassador Of '50 Years Of Arunachal Pradesh' Celebrations

Outlook Web Desk

The celebrations would start from January 20 to February 20 next year, commemorating the birth of Arunachal Pradesh as a state.

20 November, 2021

Gujarat Emerges As A Fertile Landing Ground For Narcotics Smuggling From Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran

Haima Deshpande

The NCB sources say that Pakistan’s ISI is using the network of the Dawood gang to smuggle narcotics via Gujarat.

15 November, 2021

Amazon India Says Alleged Sale Of Marijuana On Its Platform Will Be Investigated

Outlook Business Team

On Saturday, Bhind Police in Madhya Pradesh arrested two individuals with about 20 kg of contraband. The accused were allegedly operating the racket through a leading e-commerce firm, which received two-thirds of the profits generated.

08 November, 2021

Aryan Khan Drug Case: NCB Summons Independent Witness Prabhakar Sail Over Bribery Allegations

Outlook Web Desk

Cruise Drugs Case: The NCB has issued a summon to independent witness Prabhakar Sail on Sunday directing him to appear before the vigilance team at 2 PM on Monday.


05 November, 2021

NCB's Sameer Wankhede Removed From Aryan Khan Drugs Case: All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Desk

NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede who had been leading the investigation on the Aryan Khan drugs on cruise case said that he himself sought the transfer.

01 November, 2021

WhatsApp Chats Not ‘Enough Proof’ For Drugs Supply To Aryan Khan: Mumbai Court

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The Mumbai Court while granting bail to Aachit Kumar in the case said merely on WhatsApp chats, it cannot be established that he had supplied drugs to co-accused Aryan Khan, son Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Arbaaz Merchant.

30 October, 2021

Aryan Khan Back Home After 22 Days In Mumbai Prison, Emotional Reunion At 'Mannat'

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Fans of Shah Rukh Khan thronged in larger numbers outside the actor's bungalow, Mannat, celebrating with music, dance and firecrackers.

29 October, 2021

NCB Headquarters Neighbours With Drug Infested Slum In Delhi

Priyam Shukla

Across the boundary wall of the Narcotics Control Bureau HQ in South Delhi, lay a Dalit slum, Ambedkar Basti, infested with drugs, addicts and related violence.

28 October, 2021

Aryan Khan Drugs Case: Who Is KP Gosavi? NCB's Absconding 'Witness' Detained In Pune

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Gosavi, said to be a 'private investigator' whose selfies with actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan went viral after the NCB's raid on the cruise ship off the Mumbai coast on October 2, had been on the run.

26 October, 2021

Aryan Khan Bail: Lawyers Ask Why HC Treating Bollywood Star's Son Differently, Demand Parity

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A sessions court in Mumbai had rejected Aryan Khan’s bail plea on Oct 20. His lawyer filed a petition before the Bombay High Court the same day and the court agreed to hear it on Oct 26.


26 October, 2021

Aryan Khan Drug Case: ‘They’re All Watching The Drama’, Says Mika Singh On Bollywood’s Silence

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Singer-songwriter Mika Singh supported filmmaker Sanjay Gupta’s earlier tweet where he had slammed Bollywood for not standing up with Shah Rukh Khan in his son Aryan Khan's drug case.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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