Drug Abuse
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

North East  /  Published 13.06.19

Drug kingpin surrenders in Golaghat

Drug kingpin Jojo alias Mrinal Gogoi surrendered before the court of chief judicial magistrate (CJM) here on Thursday.After absconding for four days, Jojo appeared in court disguised as a woman. He fi...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.19

JU move to curb alcohol & drug abuse

Jadavpur University has issued a circular calling for making the campus free of alcohol, drug and tobacco, the move following a meeting vice-chancellor Suranjan Das held with teachers to discuss alleg...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

North East  /  Published 25.12.19

Campaign against drug abuse

Women Against Social Evils, an NGO, conducted an awareness campaign and coordination meeting at Torajan village under Dhemaji district of Assam on Sunday to fight unitedly against drug trafficking/abu...
By Maksam Tayeng in Pasighat

North East  /  Published 30.11.19

Assam gets new DGP in-charge

 Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, who took charge as the director-general of police, (in-charge) of Assam on Saturday, said his priority would be to fight against the ever-growing menace of drugs and not l...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 22.04.19

Black and white allows you to say a lot more: Ronny Sen

The 94-minute film Cat Sticks — written and directed by 32-year-old Calcutta boy Ronny Sen — had its world premiere in the competition section at Slamdance Film Festival this January where it won ...
By Ushnota Paul in

North East  /  Published 15.02.20

Minister call to shun drugs

Assam social welfare minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Saturday expressed concern over teenagers in the Bodo belt falling prey to drug and alcohol and called for more sensitisation sessions among the yo...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri


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