India  /  Published 22.11.20

Ganja cuffs on Bharti Singh

Popular comedian Bharti Singh, a regular in comedy, reality and dance shows, was arrested on Saturday by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) following the seizure of a “small quantity” of g...
By PTI in Mumbai

World  /  Published 31.10.20

NZ votes to legalise euthanasia

New Zealand has provisionally voted to legalise euthanasia but is on course to reject law changes that would allow recreational marijuana use, the country’s Electoral Commission said on Friday. ...
By Reuters in Wellington

India  /  Published 30.08.20

American found dead in Varanasi

A 38-year-old American woman who had apparently been learning occult practices in Varanasi since November last year has been found dead in a guesthouse. Police said on Saturday that after an initial ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Calcutta  /  Published 13.07.20

Narcotics gangs tap lockdown laxity

The slackness in vigil on highways because of the lockdown has boosted the flow of marijuana and charas into the city, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officials said on Sunday. The bureau has seized a...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.20

Marijuana link to Koraput

The Koraput district of Odisha has been confirmed as the epicentre of the illegal marijuana business, after the recovery of the stuff on the Ranch-Patna Highway (NH-33) near Konar bridge close to Haza...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh


Jharkhand  /  Published 22.06.19

Ticked off for smoking weed, duo kill man

A murder and a case of suspected murder came to light between Friday night and Saturday morning in the city.In the first case, 30-year-old labourer Magru Pahan was stabbed to death when he tried to p...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 17.10.18

Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks Wednesday as Canada became the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace.In Toronto, people smoked joints as ...
By AP in

Culture  /  Published 17.11.18

Why it’s dope: Binge-watching Narcos: Mexico

By Saloni Meghani in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.19

Ganja peddler held near school

A man on a bike was arrested after he had turned up allegedly to sell ganja to students in front of a school on Park Street on Monday afternoon.Policemen in plainclothes were keeping an eye on the sus...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.10.18

Ganja brawl led to youth murder

As police unravelled the mystery behind the death of Mohammed Toufique Ansari — whose body was found near Hariom Tower on Circular Road here on Friday — another body surfaced near the State Bank o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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