Tamil Nadu: Minor boy beaten to death by staff members of de-addiction centre, claims family

Image representation. (Photo credit: Pixabay) The police registered a case under CrPC 174 (unnatural death) on the complaint of the boy’s mother and have arrested three people including the owner of the centre. the news The boy was admitted to the center on January 21 He was found unconscious in the bathroom and … Read more

There is a crying need for de-addiction centres in Andhra Pradesh

What started as a harmless smell has turned into a tornado that destroyed Avinash’s (name changed) life. He applied to join one of India’s top technology colleges, but had to drop out because his drug addiction couldn’t let him be himself. His parents, both senior government officials in Visakhapatnam, joined a private college through management … Read more

Andhra Pradesh: Two minor girls escape from de-addiction centre in Visakhapatnam

The two minor girls, who were referred by the Child Welfare Commission (CWC) and the police to a de-addiction center in Visakhapatnam, ran away from the centre. A search has been launched after them, the authorities said. As the sources have revealed, the brothers and sisters, the first level of the Intermediate Level and the … Read more

Only Four Women’s De-Addiction Centers in India: Govt

Responding to a query, the Union Government recently told the Lok Sabha that there are only four drug de-addiction centers for women in the country, The Hindu reported. These centers – two of which are in Manipur and the others in Mizoram and Karnataka – are sponsored by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment. … Read more

In Bihar hooch deaths, a look at defunct de-addiction centres not many are talking about


Author: Darpan Singh: After years of heavy promotion of liquor, as the government’s revenue continued to increase, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar decided to implement total prohibition in the state in 2016. The reason he gave was this: women wanted a ban. Because drunken men beat their wives and children. When men blew everything from … Read more