Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: NCB

Comedian Bharti Singh’s husband jailed day after her arrest, duo accused of ganja consumption

Comedian Bharti Singh was arrested by the NCB after seizure of ganja (cannabis) from her house in Mumbai's suburban Andheri on 21 November.

Comedian Bharti Singh arrested by NCB after she & husband accept consumption of drugs

The NCB searched Singh's house and office in the morning as part of its probe into alleged drug use in the Hindi film industry and found 86.5 grams of ganja (cannabis).

NCB recovers small quantity of cannabis from comedian Bharti Singh’s house

The NCB has been probing alleged drug use in Bollywood after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June on the basis of WhatsApp chats involving drugs.

NCB questions Arjun Rampal in drugs case, arrests his friend

The 47-year-old model-turned-actor is being questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau in connection with the case related to alleged drug use in the Hindi film industry.

NCB arrests film producer Firoz Nadiadwala’s wife after ‘finding ganja at home’

NCB Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede told PTI that Firoz Nadiadwala was summoned by the anti-drugs agency earlier in the day, but he failed to appear.

Mumbai court extends judicial custody of Rhea, Showik Chakraborty till 20 October

The duo was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in connection with a drugs probe related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case last month.

NCB says Rhea Chakraborty, brother active members of drug syndicate, opposes bail pleas

The agency, in an affidavit filed before the Bombay HC, said the duo facilitated drug transactions and hence were booked under a stringent act that includes 10 years of jail time.

Bollywood is the new JNU and Deepika Padukone the new opium of distraction

Even selfies with Prime Minister Narendra Modi are no longer a shield for Bollywood stars and filmmakers.

Deepika Padukone & Shraddha Kapoor at NCB offices, to give statement in Bollywood drugs probe

The two actors' names have cropped up in investigations into an alleged Bollywood-drugs nexus that has been linked to Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.