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UP to provide financial aid of Rs 20K to kin of hooch victims

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 20:02

Uttar Pradesh government has announced a financial assistance of Rs 20,000 to the kin of those who died in the illicit hooch tragedy last week.

`No news on compensation given to victims of Hooch tragedy`

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 20:14

Barely two days after 39 people were killed after consuming spurious liquor, a top Uttar Pradesh official on Sunday said the government did not have any information about compensation given to those killed in the tragedy "due to series of holidays last week".

Toll in hooch tragedy climbs to 35, excise officials suspended

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 09:01

With 13 more deaths, the toll in the hooch tragedy in several villages of Mubarakpur area on Saturday climbed to 35

Mizoram hooch tragedy: 2 dead, 30 fall ill

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 18:18

The death toll in hooch tragedy here remained two but the number of people taken ill due to consumption of spurious liquor rose to 30 on Tuesday, officials said.

Hooch tragedy: Naidu Commission submits report

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 23:03

The Justice AS Naidu Commission of Inquiry on Saturday submitted its report on the hooch tragedy which claimed 43 lives in Odisha`s Cuttack and Khurda districts last year.

Panchayat launches anti-hooch drive

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 13:58

Panchayat in Ammanullahpur village in this district has launched a drive against hooch, which has ruined many families in the hamlet, saying it will impose fine on sellers and buyers of the country-made liquor.

Toll rises to 11 in Bihar hooch tragedy

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 14:48

With one more death reported early Sunday, the toll rose to 11 in the illicit liquor tragedy in the Bihar capital Patna, police said.

Bihar starts process for seizure of wealth of liquor traders

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 20:00

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

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 01:06

Stung by a series of hooch incidents, which claimed over 50 lives in different parts of the state recently, Bihar government has launched a massive crackdown on illegal liquor trade network, CM Nitish Kumar said on Friday.

Bihar has launched massive crackdown on hooch trade: Nitish

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 18:24

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 begins process to seize liquor mafia property

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 14:19

Bihar Police have written to the state government to seize the properties of liquor mafia dons following the deaths of more than 50 people.

Bihar mulls confiscating properties of hooch culpr

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 00:31

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.