Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

Topic: NCB

‘I don’t harp on negative’: Real Sameer Wankhede tweets ‘motivation’ after Aryan Khan clean chit

Wankhede is former lead investigator in an alleged NCB drug bust over which Aryan Khan was arrested last year. His latest tweet comes two days after Khan was given clean chit in the case.

NCB gives clean chit to Aryan Khan in cruise drugs case

Khan, who had spent almost a month behind bars last October, was arrested with 19 others in the drugs-on-cruise case last year. All the accused, except two, are currently out on bail.

Witness in drugs case involving Aryan Khan, dies of heart attack, family says ‘no foul play’

Prabhakar Sail (37), an independent witness of the Narcotics Control Bureau had alleged that he heard K.P Gosavi, another NCB witness, discuss a RS 25 Crore ‘pay-off deal’ after Khan was arrested.

FIR against ex-NCB officer Sameer Wankhede says he ‘lied’ about age for hotel & bar license

According to excise department’s complaint, Wankhede, who had shot to fame during the Aryan Khan case, posed as an adult to obtain the license even though he was 17 at the time.

10x rise in heroin seizures, Gujarat tells drug panel, wants Coast Guard to track with drones

At meeting of Narco Coordination Centre, chaired by Amit Shah, Gujarat admits it's facing challenges. Karnataka & Maharashtra flag problem of foreigners overstaying their visa.

NCB’s former Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede appears before vigilance team in Delhi

Official sources said Wankhede presented his version and official documents related to the raid, which took place in October last year at the international cruise terminal in Mumbai.

IRS officer Vijendra Singh replaces Sameer Wankhede as NCB zonal director

Wankhede, whose tenure with Mumbai NCB ended on 31 December, was in news during his stint with the NCB due to action against Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan in an alleged drug case.

Sameer Wankhede ‘detached’ from NCB, will report back to revenue intelligence as ‘loan’ ends

Wankhede, Mumbai Zonal Director of NCB, was in spotlight for Bollywood-linked cases like arrests of Rhea Chakraborty and Aryan Khan. His tenure at NCB ended on 31 December.

Bombay HC exempts Aryan Khan from weekly appearance at NCB’s Mumbai office

The high court also modified another condition laid down in the bail order that required Aryan Khan to furnish his itinerary to the NCB every time he travels out of Mumbai.

Aryan Khan moves Bombay HC seeking relief from weekly attendance at NCB office

Khan's plea argued that since the probe has been transferred to Delhi NCB's SIT, the bail condition of appearing every week in Mumbai can be relaxed. He was granted bail on 28 Oct.

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
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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.


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Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

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.