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'Spirit' of abstinence: Maharashtra govt mulls liquor ban

Jul 24, 2015

'Spirit' of abstinence: Maharashtra govt mulls liquor ban

The Maharashtra government is contemplating on whether to emulate its neighbour Gujarat by enforcing a ban on liquor. A ban is already in place in three districts in the state. #NewsTracker #Bombay High Court #Maharashtra #Maggi #Devendra Fadnavis #liquor ban
DMK taught Tamils to drink: AIADMK blasts rivals, says efforts on to make state liquor-free

Jul 23, 2015

DMK taught Tamils to drink: AIADMK blasts rivals, says efforts on to make state liquor-free

Amid a growing chorus for implementing prohibition in Tamil Nadu, AIADMK on Thursday said the Jayalalithaa-led government was taking all steps to make the state 'liquor-free', and lambasted arch rival DMK for having "taught Tamils to drink" by removing prohibition in 1971. #Tamil Nadu #DMK #NewsTracker #AIADMK #Prohibition #TASMAC #Liquor
Safety standards for alcohol: Beer, whisky and rum could soon come under FSSAI scanner

Jul 20, 2015

Safety standards for alcohol: Beer, whisky and rum could soon come under FSSAI scanner

With plans to set standards for alcoholic drinks including beer, whisky and rum among others central food safety watchdog FSSAI is likely to come out with a draft notification within a few weeks. #NewsTracker #Vodka #Beer #Alcohol #Food Safety Standards Authority of India #whisky #Liquor #rum #Central Advisory Committee #brandy gin
Bihar: Nitish Kumar promises to ban liquor if he is re-elected as chief minister

Jul 10, 2015

Bihar: Nitish Kumar promises to ban liquor if he is re-elected as chief minister

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday promised to impose a ban on liquor when he forms the government next time. #NewsTracker #Government #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Women #Patna #CM #Alcohol #Booze #Liquor #Bihar CM
'Drinking is a fundamental right': Another gem from Madhya Pradesh home minister Babulal Gaur

Jun 29, 2015

'Drinking is a fundamental right': Another gem from Madhya Pradesh home minister Babulal Gaur

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur fuelled another controversy with his remarks that drinking liquor is a "fundamental right". #India #TheySaidIt #Madhya Pradesh #Alcohol #Drinking #Babulal Gaur #Liquor #Madhya Pradesh Home Minister #fundamental right
Mumbai hooch tragedy: Govt orders state-wide drive against illicit liquor, complicit officers

Jun 24, 2015

Mumbai hooch tragedy: Govt orders state-wide drive against illicit liquor, complicit officers

Following the death of 102 personsin the Malwani hooch tragedy in the city last week,Maharashtra government has asked the police to undertake amassive #NewsTracker #Maharashtra government #illicit liquor #spurious liquor #Mumbai hooch tragedy #Malad Malwani
Hooch tragedy: Opposition fires gun at CM Fadnavis from Excise Minister Khadse's shoulder

Jun 24, 2015

Hooch tragedy: Opposition fires gun at CM Fadnavis from Excise Minister Khadse's shoulder

Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra Excise Minister Eknath Khadse, who is not on good terms with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Wednesday sought to shift the blame of the worst hooch tragedy, which has claimed over 100 lives, on his arch rival. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Mumbai #hooch tragedy #Eknath Khadse #Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis #spurious liquor
Mumbai hooch tragedy: NHRC issues notices to state govt, police

Jun 24, 2015

Mumbai hooch tragedy: NHRC issues notices to state govt, police

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to Maharashtra Government and the Mumbai Police Commissioner over the hooch tragedy which has #NewsTracker #National Human Rights Commission #Maharashtra government #Malad #Mumbai Police Commissioner #spurious liquor #Mumbai hooch tragedy #illegal liquor #alwani
Mumbai hooch deaths: Police, govt, excise dept learnt nothing from a similar tragedy in 2004

Jun 23, 2015

Mumbai hooch deaths: Police, govt, excise dept learnt nothing from a similar tragedy in 2004

Eleven years after a hooch tragedy took the lives of 107 people in Mumbai, the police and excise department seem to have not learnt a thing. #country liquor #Mumbai hooch tragedy #Mumbai hooch deaths #Hooch in Mumbai #Country liquor in India
102 people die after consuming spurious liquor: Maharashtra govt orders probe into hooch tragedy

Jun 23, 2015

102 people die after consuming spurious liquor: Maharashtra govt orders probe into hooch tragedy

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