Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

Topic: Drugs

Customs, service tax, drugs: If Bollywood is in trouble, Sameer Wankhede, IRS, must be around

Sameer Wankhede, in the spotlight over drugs against Aryan Khan, says he isn't going after Bollywood. We arrest many people, but media only highlights a case involving a celebrity, he adds.

‘I needed an escape’ – Juveniles are crowding rehabs, but Indians care more about Aryan Khan

The Aryan Khan-NCB fiasco has led many to argue whether an addict or a young person consuming illegal substance belongs in jail or in a care facility.

NCB is high on NDPS — the law with loopholes. Rhea Chakraborty to Aryan Khan

From being a law that represented India's will against supply of drugs to being used as a tool to prosecute a select few, the NDPS Act has changed.

Killing of a Dalit Sikh at Singhu shows the need to set politics aside, address farmers’ protest

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Mumbai court denies bail to Aryan Khan, two others in cruise party drugs case

ASG Anil Singh, appearing for the NCB, opposed the bail pleas Friday, arguing that if released on bail, Khan might tamper with evidence as he is from an influential family.

Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan, 7 others detained after NCB raid on Mumbai cruise, probe on

New Delhi: Actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son is among those detained after a team of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) raided a cruise ship...

DRI arrests 8 including 5 foreign nationals in 3,000kg heroin seizure case at Mundra port

The drug haul is considered to be one of the biggest in the world with the value of the seized heroin estimated to be Rs 21,000 crore in the international markets.

3,000 kg heroin worth Rs 21,000 cr seized in Gujarat’s Mundra port, DRI’s ‘biggest’ catch yet

The consignment was imported by a Vijaywada-based company from Iran’s Bandar Abbas Port and the heroin was scheduled to be taken to Delhi.

This is how the ‘most expensive drug in the world’ works

There are two recently licensed drugs to treat the devastating disease of spinal muscular atrophy in babies.

Fish are getting addicted to meth as illegal drugs pollute water bodies, study finds

According to the study in Czech Republic, even low levels of illicit drugs in waterways can affect fish and meth was found in their brains up to 10 days after it was withdrawn.

On Camera


New Brezza is not just a facelift. Maruti-Suzuki has worked to make it tough

I drove the automatic variant and it felt a bit languid on the open road. Prices start from Rs 8 lakh and go up to Rs 14 lakh for the automatic dual-tone variant.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.