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North East

Police, state govt very serious in tackling drug menace: Manipur DGP

Imphal, October 21: Manipur Police DGP Rajiv Singh has said the state government and police are extremely serious about tackling the drug menace and several intiatives have been taken to tighten security along the Indo-Myanmar border from where drugs are entering the state. Talking to reporters here on Thursday, Singh said the menace is not only affecting Manipur, but all the Northeastern states. “We are very concerned about the drug menace. It is not only hampering Manipur, but the entire Northeast. Both the Centre and the state are very serious...
North East

Mizoram Police intensifies crackdown on drug menace as state emerges alternative smuggling route

Aizawl, Octobere 8: Amid the ongoing strife in Manipur, neighbouring Mizoram has emerged as the new route for smuggling drugs from Myanmar, prompting the state police to step up efforts to counter the menace. The police action has led to the recovery of drugs worth Rs 60 crore and arrest of two Myanmar nationals within a week, according to officials. More than 180 people have been killed and several hundreds injured since ethnic violence broke out in Manipur on May 3 when a ‘Tribal Solidarity March’ was organised in the...
North East

Arunachal Home Minister calls for a ‘Jan Andolon’ to curb drug menace

Itanagar, August 5: Arunachal Pradesh Home Minister Bamang Felix on Saturday called for a 'Jan Andholan' against drug abuse, saying that every stakeholder should play their part in raising awareness against the menace. Inaugurating a football and volleyball tournament at Rakap village in Papum Pare district, the minister said that though the state government's stand against drugs is 'zero-tolerance', it is almost impossible for the administration and the police alone to eradicate the drug menace. "Eradication of drug menace is only possible if people from all walks of life come...
North East

Felix calls for concerted efforts to eradicate drug menace in Arunachal

Itanagar, April 3: Arunachal Pradesh Home Minister Bamang Felix on Monday appealed to people of the state to come together to fight against drug menace and said creating awareness alone cannot eradicate the problem unless it is backed by concerted efforts. Launching an anti-drug campaign by the North Eastern Regional Youth Commission, the minister said that everyone should rise above their religious affinity and work together to fight against drug abuse on humanitarian grounds. He advised the NERYC to have a result-oriented approach in its campaign. The campaign is being...