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.

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.

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.

Two die after consuming illicit liquor in UP

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Truth behind hooch - Glass of death at Rs10!

Sangrampur, a sleepy village in North 24 Parganas` Diamond Harbour, has since Wednesday witnessed at least 143 deaths in a hooch tragedy.

Major hooch tragedies in India

More than 140 people were killed in a West Bengal village after consuming illicit liquor Tuesday night. Following are major hooch tragedies in India in the past few years:

55 dead after drinking toxic liquor in WB

In an untoward incident Wednesday, 55 people died and over 100 were admitted to hospitals after drinking toxic liquor in South 24-Parganas district.

Accused in Jodhpur hooch tragedy arrested

One person has been arrested in
connection with the hooch tragedy in Jodhpur and Pali, which
has claimed 23 lives, police said on Tuesday.