Narco-terrorism: Afghanistan, the rise of a narco-terrorist state

News: According to United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), opium production in Afghanistan has crossed 6,000 tonnes for the 5th consecutive year. It led to an increase in the production of opiates by 8%. What were the reasons behind the increase in opium production in Afghanistan? Source of income: Taliban is involved in promoting… Continue reading Narco-terrorism: Afghanistan, the rise of a narco-terrorist state

Drug Regulations in India – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction  An adulterated cough syrup of a private firm, Digital Vision, has caused the death of 13 children in 2020. Publicly available data (RTI) shows that Seven Indian state regulators, including that of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Kerala, have found drugs from the company to be substandard at least 19 times since… Continue reading Drug Regulations in India – Explained, pointwise