Telangana opposition parties join hands against cheap liquor

The opposition parties in Telangana have come together to launch a movement against the state government's move to introduce cheap liquor in the state.

Rae Bareli jailor attacked by prison inmates

Prisoners lodged in Uttar Pradesh`s Rae Bareli Jail attacked the jailor on Tuesday, leaving him seriously injured after he ordered an inspection of the inmates for contraband, officials said.

'Beer bar owner' priest banned from Nashik Kumbh Mela 2015
'Beer bar owner' priest banned from Nashik Kumbh Mela 2015

In a bid to maintain the sanctity of the gathering of saints at Nashik Kumbh Mela this year, the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad has decided to ban the priests with criminal charges against them, from participating in the holy event.

Trouble for tipplers getting over 1 litre liquor to Delhi

 Now, getting over one litre liquor to Delhi from neighbouring areas like Gurgaon and Faridabad to save a few bucks may land you in jail with the AAP Government stepping up efforts to catch hold of defaulters.

CRPF bans open purchase of liquor across units

 CRPF, the country's largest paramilitary force, has prohibited routine purchase of liquor for its jawans and officers after it found consumption of hard drinks was having an "adverse" effect on the health of the troops.

BJP releases video, accuses Uttarakhand​ CM​ of liquor scam; Rawat rejects allegations
BJP releases video, accuses Uttarakhand​ CM​ of liquor scam; Rawat rejects allegations

With no end in sight to the ongoing tussle in Parliament, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) opened a new front against the Congress by releasing a video of a purported sting operation against Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat's personal secretary Mohammed Shahid, in which he is seen as negotiating with middlemen to change the excise policy in the state.

Ruling AIADMK dependent 'solely' on liquor sales for revenue: MDMK

 MDMK on Monday slammed the Tamil Nadu government's stand against implementing prohibition saying the ruling AIADMK was dependent 'solely' on liquor sales through state-run outlets for revenue and condemned it for not showing concern for people's welfare.

Two dead, five hospitalised after drinking 'toddy' in Bihar

 Two men died and five others were hospitalised after allegedly drinking 'toddy' in Saran district.

BJP demands ban on liquor in Tamil Nadu

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers staged a protest here on Friday, demanding a ban on liquor in Tamil Nadu.

Cut water supply to liquor factories by 15 pc: Munde

 Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council, Dhananjay Munde on Thursday demanded the Maharashtra government to cut water supply by 15 per cent to liquor- producing factories in Marathwada so as to mitigate the water crisis in the region.

Madras HC dismisses petition seeking action on liquor with higher quantity of toxicity

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking to initiate action against liquor suppliers of state-owned TASMAC, in which toxic chemicals more than the permitted quantity were reportedly found, with an observation to inspect the liquor quality in these shops.

PMK, MDMK express concern over videos of children drinking

With shocking videos of some children in Tamil Nadu consuming liquor going viral, PMK and MDMK on Wednesday expressed concern over such incidents and stepped up demand for implementing prohibition in the state.

Agra: Three die after consuming toxic liquor

At least three people died while three others were admitted to a hospital for treatment after allegedly consuming toxic liquor.

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.

Complaint against DDCA for serving liquor on dry day

A complaint, purportedly by BJP MP Kirti Azad, has demanded action against Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) officials for allegedly serving alcohol on a dry day, in violation of the law.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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