Category Archives: Criminal

BJP seeks tighter security for Tripura CM

By | September 22, 2018

The BJP in Tripura will write to the Union Home Ministry, seeking more security for Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who, the party says, is facing a threat to his life from drug cartels because of his drive against opium and cannabis growers. On Thursday, BJP MLA Ratan Chakraborty said the Centre was aware of the need… Read More »

CRIMENine held for smuggling ganja in Malkangiri

By | September 3, 2018

ByPragativadi News Service Malkangiri: As many as nine persons were arrested by Malkangiri police at Pangam near Kaudiguda village in the district on Saturday for allegedly smuggling ganja. A total of thirty-seven bags of contraband weighing around 546 kilograms were seized. The accused were identified as Rajaram Harijan, Ratan Bhatra, Sama Dami, Chaitan Harijan, Jagabandhu Harijan,… Read More »

Over 20,000 excise cases registered in Odisha

By | May 15, 2018

During the review, it was found that as many as 20,587 excise cases have been registered in the four zones of the State in 2017-18. CUTTACK: Principal Secretary of Excise Department Nikunja Bihari Dhal has asked all the 31 Excise Superintendents, officials of Excise Intelligence and Enforcement Bureau (EI&EB) and Flying Squads of the State… Read More »

3 arrested for opium smuggling in Haryana’s Sirsa

By | May 12, 2018

Police today arrested three persons and seized 50 kg of opium from them near Umedpur area in Haryana’s Sirsa district. The accused were allegedly trying to smuggle the opium in a car which was intercepted by the police at a checkpost in Umedpur. “After spotting the police, the accused tried to make a U-turn. The police team chased the car and nabbed the three… Read More »

Three reasons why the crisis in Maldives has India worried

By | February 9, 2018

India is closely watching the Maldives crisis which has geographic and strategic consequences for the region as it is home to some 22,000 Indians. Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency on Monday, deepening the political crisis in the Indian Ocean nation. A few hours later, the country’s top judge was arrested on Tuesday… Read More »

US Busts a Chinese Golden Triangle Billionaire

By | February 9, 2018

For some it is a playground where one between gambling sessions can order stir-fried pangolin, an anteater-like endangered species that has been called the most trafficked animal on earth. For others, it is an alternative way to develop Laos’ northeast. But according to a January 30 press release by the US Treasury Department, which issued… Read More »