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  • Glamourised gambling

    Glamourised gambling

    But the Internet also records variously observant references to the association of three of India's iconic presences ~ Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli ~ with as many commercial entities specialising in what is being subliminally projected as a recreational pursuit, akin to watching films or listening to movies or gardening.

    November 29, 2020
  • Gambling ills must be brought into focus

    Gambling ills must be brought into focus

    A 2010 study in the UNLV Gaming Research and Review Journal revealed that those classified as problem gamblers were on average 84 per cent more likely to use hard drugs, 31 per cent more likely to binge drink and 260 per cent more likely to hire a prostitute.

    February 28, 2020
  • Delhi: Man gambles away money, gets father killed to take over business

    Delhi: Man gambles away money, gets father killed to take over business

    Gaurav Khera and his accomplices -- Vishal Garg (23) and Sadiq alias Suhan Khan (22) -- were arrested from Delhi's Azadpur area on Sunday.

    October 9, 2018
  • Cops on raid to bust gambling den; officer injured

    Cops on raid to bust gambling den; officer injured

    An additional officer in-charge (OC) was badly injured after a group of alleged goons led an assault on police after the cops went on a raid to bust a gambling den at Jyotinagar Colony, Chitpore on Friday night. Tension built up in the area after cops sustained injuries following an attack and the men in …

    April 1, 2018
  • Kinnaur panchayat orders clampdown on gambling

    Kinnaur panchayat orders clampdown on gambling

    A panchayat in the tribal district of Kinnaur has ordered a complete clampdown on illegal gambling. The action came following a complaint by a villager, who informed the panchayat and the villagers of the menace on social media. The complainant, Vidu Boris, had complained of gaming activities like snooker and tambola being run illegally, besides …

    March 19, 2018
  • Pragmatic, honest

    Pragmatic, honest

    In proposing to ask the judicial and administrative authorities to accord legal sanction to regulated betting on sports event etc, the Law Commission has exposed the politically-correct but morally-hypocritical stance taken by those in power but out of touch with prevailing reality. A report being finalised for presentation to the apex court and the central …

    December 18, 2017