Hooch

Bihar hooch tragedy: 25 police officials suspended, FIR against 14 people

The illegal liquor unit was running at Khajurwani village under the jurisdiction of Town Police Station.

Aug 19, 2016, 09:29 AM 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
Five dead, over dozen injured after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Etah

Five dead, over dozen injured after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Etah

At least five persons died and more than a dozen were taken ill after consuming illicit liquor.

Jul 16, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Special report on drugs and spurious alcohol in Haryana

Fatehabad in Haryana is in news not only in the state but throughout the nation for the dubious racket of narcotics and illegal alcohol which is carried without any fear of the administration.

Dec 02, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

Hooch claims three more lives in West Bengal, 11 seriously ill

Three persons died and 11 were seriously ill after consuming illicit liquor at Maniktat in South 24-Parganas district on Monday.

Aug 17, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Hooch claims six lives in Bengal

Six persons, including a woman, died and ten others were seriously ill after they consumed illicit liquor at Radhaballavpur in South 24 Parganas district, an official said on Sunday.

Aug 16, 2015, 13:45 PM IST

Prime accused in Malvani hooch tragedy held in Ahmedabad

A key accused in Malvani hooch tragedy, which claimed over a hundred lives, was arrested by Ahmedabad police.

Aug 05, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

Two die after consuming illicit liquor in UP

Two people were killed on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh after consuming spurious liquor, police said.

Jun 23, 2015, 15:20 PM IST

North Mumbai to become 'countrymade liquor-free' area, says police

Learning a lesson from one of the worst hooch tragedies that has claimed nearly 100 lives in last four days in suburban Malad, the Mumbai Police has decided to seize all stock of illicit liquor from the city's north zone to make it 'countrymade liquor-free' area.

Jun 22, 2015, 17:33 PM IST

Mumbai Hooch tragedy: Congress demands Khadse's resignation

The opposition Congress Monday demanded the resignation of Maharashtra Excise Minister Eknath Khadse over the hooch tragedy in Malwani here that has claimed nearly 100 lives so far.

Jun 22, 2015, 17:28 PM IST

Athawale urges govt to crack down on illicit liquor vendors

 In the wake of the Malad hooch tragedy that has so far claimed 94 lives, RPI(A) chief Ramdas Athawale on Sunday urged the government to take immediate action against those selling illicit liquor.

Jun 21, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Four dead, 98 critical after consuming hooch in Assam

Four persons have died and 98 others, including 25 children, are battling for their lives after consuming illicit liquor in Jorhat district, police said today.

Apr 29, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Hooch claims 12 lives in UP; 100 others fall ill, 10 serious

In a major spurious liquor tragedy, 12 persons, including three of a family, died in the two districts on Monday and over 100 others were taken ill, police said.

Jan 12, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

Deaths due to illicit liquor: UP govt suspends six officials

Taking serious note of deaths due to consumption of spurious liquor in Bhadohi district, Uttar Pradesh government has suspended the excise inspector and five others of the excise department.

Nov 26, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

Man assaulted in Bengal for protesting against hooch dens

Barely a fortnight after a youth was killed and his body thrown on the railway track for protesting against illegal hooch dens at Bamangachhi in North 24 Parganas, another person was allegedly beaten up in the area for protesting against consumption of hooch in the open.

Jul 17, 2014, 14:33 PM IST

Bihar starts process for seizure of wealth of liquor traders

In wake of serial hooch incidents that claimed more than 50 lives, Bihar police initiated process for confiscation of properties of dozen of "big fish" in the business including brother of a RJD MLA.

Dec 27, 2012, 20:00 PM IST

Bihar has launched massive crackdown on hooch trade: Nitish

Stung by a series of hooch incidents, Bihar government has launched a massive crackdown on illegal liquor trade network, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Friday.

Dec 21, 2012, 18:24 PM IST

Bihar mulls confiscating properties of hooch culpr

Stung by the recent hooch deaths, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday hinted at a conspiracy behind serial hooch cases and said his government would confiscate properties of the culprits.

Dec 18, 2012, 00:31 AM IST

Gaya hooch tragedy toll rises to 12

With the death of two more persons today, the toll in the hooch tragedy in Bihar`s Gaya district rose to 12, a police official said.

Dec 12, 2012, 14:49 PM IST

Hooch tragedy in Vijayawada, four dead

Four persons died and two were in a serious condition after consuming illicit liquor in old town area of the city this morning, police said.

May 11, 2012, 12:28 PM IST