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Modi govt plans changes to NDPS Act, could decriminalise possession of small quantities of drugs

The recommendations by various ministries are likely to be considered and included in the draft of an amendment bill that could be presented in the upcoming Parliament session.
File image of Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik | ANI

Nawab Malik — UP-born Maharashtra minister becomes household name with Aryan Khan case

Malik’s allegations against NCB’s Sameer Wankhede, and the latter’s rebuttals, have taken away some focus from Aryan Khan & etched a side narrative.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan and his son Aaryan | ThePrint

‘Difficult to prove conspiracy, only conspirators know’: What NCB said to oppose Aryan Khan bail

Bombay High Court rejects NCB’s submissions, grants bail to Aryan Khan & co-accused Arbaaz Merchant & Munmun Dhamecha, who were arrested after alleged drug bust on 2 October.
NCP leader Nawab Malik and NCB officer Sameer Wankhede | ANI

NCP’s Malik & NCB’s Wankhede keep butting heads — now with ‘extortion’ letter & proofs of caste

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik releases unsigned letter alleging NCB zonal director planted drugs, including on his son-in-law. Wankhede rebuts claims about faking his religion.
Sameer Wankhede of NCB talking to the media about the Aryan Khan case | ANI File Photo

Court refuses to pass blanket order over Wankhede plea on witness affidavit in drugs case

In separate affidavits, NCB, Wankhede sought the court to pass an order saying no court should take cognizance of the affidavit prepared by independent witness Prabhakar Sail.
Sameer Wankhede of NCB talking to the media about the Aryan Khan case earlier this month | ANI

NCB, Sameer Wankhede move court against extortion allegations in cruise drugs case

Wankhede claimed that he was being personally targeted by a well-known political figure. The NCB in its affidavit sought no tampering with the evidence or investigation in the case.
NCP leader Nawab Malik and NCB officer Sameer Wankhede | ANI

Now Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik says NCB’s Wankhede lied about religion to get IRS job

NCB officer Sameer Wankhede issued a statement denying allegations, accusing Malik of causing ‘mental and emotional pressure’ with his ‘defamatory and slanderous attacks’.
Sameer Wankhede of NCB talking to the media about the Aryan Khan case last month | ANI

NCB’s Sameer Wankhede writes to Mumbai Police chief, seeks protection against being framed

Sameer Wankhede wrote to Hemant Nagrale on the same day a witness in Aryan Khan case alleged talks of a payoff worth crores, pointing to the NCB official as a beneficiary.
K.P. Gosavi (left) with Aryan Khan (right) after the raid, in a selfie that has gone viral | ANI

Witness in Aryan Khan raid claims he was made to sign blank paper, alleges payoffs worth crores

Prabhakar Sail is an aide of another witness, K.P. Gosavi, who is not associated with NCB but was purportedly seen escorting Aryan Khan at its HQ. Sameer Wankhede of NCB denies claims.
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) logo. | Photo: Facebook/NCB India

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.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.