hooch tragedy

Nitish Kumar's selfie with 2012 hooch tragedy accused leaves JD(U) red-faced

Nitish Kumar's selfie with 2012 hooch tragedy accused leaves JD(U) red-faced

Acting swiftly, the party terminated the membership of the accused member Rakesh Singh

Nov 01, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

RJD takes a dig at Nitish Kumar, says no guarantee hooch tragedy won't happen again

The RJD on Sunday took a dig at the Nitish Kumar government for banning liquor in state and said there was no guarantee that the prohibition would prevent hooch tragedies such as the one that claimed four lives in Rohtas yesterday.

Oct 29, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
Bihar hooch tragedy claims four lives, nine cops suspended

Bihar hooch tragedy claims four lives, nine cops suspended

RJD launched an attack on the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in the state, claiming that prohibition was implemented "only on paper".

Oct 28, 2017, 20:15 PM IST
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar talks tough on punishing hooch tragedy culprits; toll 16

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar talks tough on punishing hooch tragedy culprits; toll 16

As the death toll in the hooch tragedy in Bihar's Gopalganj district rose to 16, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday promised to punish the culprits under the stringent new excise law, which provides for death sentence and life imprisonment.

Aug 18, 2016, 19:16 PM IST
Hooch kills 13 in Bihar; cops arrest four, seize huge quantity of country-made liquor

Hooch kills 13 in Bihar; cops arrest four, seize huge quantity of country-made liquor

Bihar Police on Wednesday detained at least four persons from Gopalganj area and seized huge quantity of country-made liquor from their possession.

Aug 17, 2016, 14:34 PM IST
Hooch tragedy in UP: Death toll rises to 21, CM Akhilesh suspends four officers

Hooch tragedy in UP: Death toll rises to 21, CM Akhilesh suspends four officers

At least 21 persons died and more than a dozen were taken ill after consuming spurious liquor at Aliganj in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh.

Jul 17, 2016, 11:06 AM IST

Midnapore hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 10

At least ten persons have died and four others have fallen sick allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Tamluk of East Midnapore District of West Bengal.

Sep 28, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

Nine suspended in UP after hooch tragedy

The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended nine officials of the excise department and transferred the superintendent of police (SP) of Unnao district after five people died of consuming illicit liquor, officials said on Monday.

Aug 24, 2015, 09:36 AM IST

Police asks court to add more charges in Malvani liquor case

 Mumbai police crime branch moved an application on Friday to invoke murder as well as attempt to murder charges, in the Malvani hooch tragedy, in which around 104 people lost their lives, a police official said here today.

Jul 10, 2015, 23:12 PM IST
Hooch tragedy: Mumbai Crime Branch nabs one more accused

Hooch tragedy: Mumbai Crime Branch nabs one more accused

 One more accused has been arrested by the Mumbai Crime Branch in connection with the Malwani hooch tragedy, taking the total number of arrests in the case to nine.

Jun 27, 2015, 09:16 AM IST
Mumbai hooch tragedy kingpin to be produced before court today

Mumbai hooch tragedy kingpin to be produced before court today

The main accused in the Mumbai hooch tragedy, in which at least 102 people have died, will be produced before a court here on Thursday.

Jun 25, 2015, 08:50 AM IST

Hooch tragedy: Supplier remanded in police custody till July 3

A local court on Wednesday remanded Mansoor Ali alias Atiq, the alleged supplier of illicit liquor which claimed lives of 102 persons in suburban Malvani last week, in police custody till July 3.

Jun 24, 2015, 21:15 PM IST

Hooch tragedy: Khadse's 'nudge' prompts Congress to seek CM's resignation

Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra excise minister Eknath Khadse, who is not keeping good terms with chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday sought to shift the blame over the worst hooch tragedy, which has claimed over 100 lives, on his arch rival.

Jun 24, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

Hooch tragedy: NHRC notice to Maharashtra govt, Mumbai Police

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to Maharashtra Government and the Mumbai Police Commissioner over the hooch tragedy which has claimed over 100 lives so far.

Jun 24, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

Mumbai hooch tragedy: Crime branch destroys 10,000 litres of liquor

The Mumbai Police crime branch has destroyed around 10,000 litres of alcohol after 104 people were killed and a further 36 were admitted to the Critical Care Unit due to the consumption of spurious liquor in the city.

Jun 24, 2015, 09:55 AM IST
Mumbai hooch tragedy: Devendra Fadnavis favours death penalty for guilty

Mumbai hooch tragedy: Devendra Fadnavis favours death penalty for guilty

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has favoured death penalty for those responsible for the Mumbai hooch tragedy, in which at least 102 people have died.

Jun 24, 2015, 09:25 AM IST

Mumbai hooch tragedy: Toxic alcohol consumption causing vision loss in many

People who have consumed the poisonous liquor are complaining of a partial to complete vision loss as a later side effect.

Jun 23, 2015, 19:48 PM IST
Mumbai hooch tragedy: Police arrests main accused Atiq from Delhi; Maha govt orders probe

Mumbai hooch tragedy: Police arrests main accused Atiq from Delhi; Maha govt orders probe

Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested the main accused of Mumbai hooch tragedy from the national capital, in which more than 100 people succumbed to the killer brew in suburban Malwani in Mumbai.

Jun 23, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

Maharashtra govt orders probe into hooch tragedy

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday ordered a probe into the hooch tragedy deaths after 102 people succumbed to the killer brew in suburban Malwani here.

Jun 23, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

4 dead in Mumbai's Malad, police suspect spurious liquor behind it

4 dead in Mumbai's Malad police suspects poisonous liquor

Jun 22, 2015, 11:57 AM IST