NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES
Central drugs regulator asks states, UTs to stop online sale of medicines
DCGI has asked all drug regulators in states and Union Territories to prohibit sale of drugs by online pharmacies.
Pakistan pumping drugs into J&K to finance terrorism: DGP
Seeking people's cooperation to wipe out the threat from the society, the DGP said ...
Bombay HC strikes down plea against online drug sales
The petition had said certain categories of drugs (schedules H and X) cannot be sold wi...
Drug racket case: Special court orders to seize absconding former actress Mamta Kulkarni's assets
The court's order is a fallout of one of the biggest operations against drugs in April 2016.
It is important for Congress to give more power to regional leaders: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
I am more confident, having learnt from my previous experiences, of tackling the problems and bringing the state back on the track of progress, Amarinder Singh said.
Opium trade sluggish as norms, infra beg for upgrade
India is having to import opium byproduct codeine phosphate and is in danger of losing its leadership in the international legal narcotics trade.
Ness Wadia given jail term in Japan on drug charges
A Japanese court sentenced the elder son of industrialist Nusli Wadia to two years in jail for possession of 25 gm of cannabis resin last month.
Substance abuse disorder directly affects kidney & brain; can further cause anxiety, paranoia, delusions
Multiple factors come into play, which decide whether someone becomes an addict or not.
Reward for tip offs on GST evasion on anvil
The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGSTI) has already made several arrests for evasion of the indirect tax and an informant reward scheme is expected to help the directorate to keep an eye on such activities.
India calls for coordinated international effort to cripple narcotics trade
India has said there is a need for coordinated effort by the international community to cripple narcotics trade that feeds the global terror nexus.
Pakistan drug smugglers skirt border fence with drones
Intelligence sources confirmed to TOI that recently smugglers were found using a drone in a border village in Gurdaspur.
Smuggle gold, not drugs, bail is easier: Rajasthan MLA
In a video that went viral on social media, the BJP legislator was heard telling his audience that getting caught for gold smuggling is a matter of pride.
Pathankot militants consumed psychotropic substances
All four terrorists who carried out attacks at the Pathankot air base on January 2 had consumed psychotropic substances.
Supreme Court cannot exercise power of pardon vested with President, Governor
A bench of justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh said that Article 32 can only be invoked when there is violation of any fundamental right or in the "realm of public interest litigation".
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