Drug Abuse

News  /  Published 27.06.22

Kids march against child labour in Taratala

A group of children, many of whom are engaged in odd jobs, participated in a walk to sensitise men and women to give children a chance to study so that they are not forced into work. Around 60 childr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

North East  /  Published 09.04.22

Arunachal drug course for staff

The Arunachal Pradesh government has made it mandatory for its Group A and B employees to undergo an online certificate course on drug abuse prevention. The move is part of its ongoing effort to chec...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

News  /  Published 05.02.22

Hubballi-Dharwad police set out to create awareness on drug abuse

The Hubballi-Dharwad police has designed a series of drug abuse awareness programmes for students...
By Our Correspondent

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.08.21

Dhanbad: RJD protests against fuel price hike

Bokaro police has sped up its drive against sale of medicines without prescription to youths. The move comes to deter youngsters who have been using medicines made to relieve pain and allergies for in...
By Our Bureau


India  /  Published 26.06.21

Modi warns against Drug abuse

He added, "Let us reiterate our commitment to share facts on drugs and realise our vision of a drugs free India. Remember- addiction is neither cool nor a style statement." The prime minist...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.09.20

Sushant case: Narcotics bureau arrests member of actor’s personal staff

On Friday, the federal anti-narcotics agency had arrested Showik Chakraborty, 24, Rhea Chakraborty's brother, and Samuel Miranda, Sushant's house manager.   The agency said it has n...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.20

Caution on drug abuse signs

Drug abuse among adolescents is going up but parents and teachers can help curb the menace by becoming watchful and being role models, experts said at a webinar on Friday.Psychiatrists, clinical psych...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.19

Banned drug seized, 1 held

A 39-year-old man, a resident of Hooghly’s Uttarpara, was arrested from Russell Street on Saturday for allegedly possessing a banned drug, police said.An officer at Lalbazar said police seized about...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 26.06.19

Drug abusers stress role of society

Drug abusers who are undergoing rehabilitation feel that societal support is necessary for proper rehabilitation.Thirty-year-old Biraj Kardong is undergoing treatment at Felicity Foundation, a counsel...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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