Gujarat drug seizure case likely to go to NIA

DRI recently seized almost 3000 kg of heroin that was originally shipped from Afghanistan and its market value is pegged at around ₹ 21000 crore The Central government may enlist the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for undertaking a comprehensive probe into the country’s largest drug seizure by the Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Mundra […]


Drug seizure: excise steps up surveillance in Kollam

MDMA seized from flat following raid The Excise Department has stepped up surveillance in the district after the seizure of premium synthetic drugs from a flat at Kilikolloor on Thursday. Three persons, including a woman, were taken into custody with methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), a synthetic drug commonly known as ecstasy or Molly, during a raid on […]


Spirit seizure in T.N. keeps Excise dept. on its toes

16,000 litres of illicit spirit seized from Coimbatore godown The seizure of 16,000 litres of illicit spirit by Tamil Nadu Police from a godown in Coimbatore recently has alerted the State Excise Department to the spectre of arrack-fortified synthetic toddy flooding the State. The Tamil Nadu Police had found the contraband spirit stacked in a […]


Dairy farmers complain against cash seizure

MADURAI A group of dairy farmers petitioned Collector’s office on Saturday alleging indiscriminate seizure of cash by officials monitoring the implementation of model code of conduct in Madurai Parliament constituency. The immediate reason for the farmers to submit a petition was the seizure of ₹ 2,43,000 near Nagamalai Pudukkottai by a flying squad. The amount, […]


Seizure of Bathukamma sarees creates a stir

Local residents, including functionaries of various Opposition parties, seizing a consignment of about 25,000 Bathukamma sarees from a DCM truck at V. Venkatayapalem on Khammam-Kothagudem main road created a flutter on Sunday. Members of Opposition parties, including the CPI (M), Congress, TDP and CPI, staged a protest demanding a thorough probe into the episode, which […]