Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicDrug trafficking

Topic: Drug trafficking

Trafficking for prostitution is more heinous than drug trafficking: Orissa High Court

Orissa HC bench said there is a yawning gap between the law and its enforcement, which results in abysmally low conviction rates in trafficking cases.

How Covid-19 has disrupted even illegal drug trade around the world

The disruption to trafficking may lead to stockpiling of drugs along supply chains, creating an increase in supply once restrictions are eased, a UN report said.

India has adopted zero tolerance policy towards narcotics, says Amit Shah at BIMSTEC

Home Minister Amit Shah added that India has devised a well laid out strategy to ensure inter-agency coordination and revamped the prosecution mechanism.

Amit Shah to inaugurate India’s first BIMSTEC conference on drug trafficking

The two-day conference, on 13-14 February, aims to deliberate on the threats posed by drug trafficking in the seven member countries and steps to negate them.

Punjab has a new enemy to fight in war on drugs: Punjab Police

There are two dozen cases of policemen accused of peddling drugs, helping peddlers, smugglers. DGP says it is aberration and there is no tolerance.

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.