Saturday, 1 April, 2023

Topic: NCB

Amit Shah asks Goa, Maharashtra govts to play ‘proactive role’ in fighting drug menace

At a meeting on 'Drug Trafficking and National Security’ in Gandhinagar, the home minister said flagged concern about increase in smuggling of heroin from the western coast of India.

Scheduled Caste panel seeks report after Sameer Wankhede alleges ‘harassment’ by NCB officer

NCB officer Gyaneshwar Singh had headed a probe that found irregularities in Wankhede's work on Aryan Khan case. Scheduled caste panel has sought report from MHA, amongst others.

Irregularities, procedural lapses during probe into case involving Aryan Khan, NCB says

An NCB official said that an SIT also flagged 'suspicious behaviour' of 7-8 officers of the federal anti-drug agency and dismissed the extortion bid angle in the case.

‘Headed to Sri Lanka’, intercepted in India — ‘Afghan’ heroin worth Rs 1,200 cr seized by NCB, Navy

Trafficking of Afghan heroin to India via Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean has exponentially increased in last few years, says top NCB officer. Intelligence inputs led to interception.

‘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.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.