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Mar 11, 2019
Why India’s deprived still consume hoochLong ago, the country made a promise to end booze, but 71 years later, only six states prohibit alcohol, in varying degrees
Feb 23, 2019
Assam hooch tragedy: At least 84 killed, 200 hospitalised; 12 arrested for making spurious liquorA number of women are among the casualties in the Assam hooch tragedy. Many of those that drank the liquor were tea plantation workers who had just received their weekly wages, according to a state government official.
Feb 23, 2019
Assam hooch tragedy: Over 80 tea plantation workers dead after consuming spurious liquor in Golaghat, Jorhat districtsPolice say at least 50 people have died and another 50 fallen sick after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in Assam
Jan 03, 2017
West Bengal: Toxic country liquor kills six, 30 criticial in BurdwanSix people have died and thirty others were critically injured after consuming toxic alcohol in Burdwan district of West Bengal, reports said.
Nov 23, 2016
Cash strapped tipplers choose country liquor over IMFL, as demonetisation hits alcohol hardThe central government's decision to demonetise higher-value currency notes has had an unlikely victim; sale of alcohol has been hit badly in the state of Maharashtra
Jun 23, 2015
Mumbai hooch deaths: Police, govt, excise dept learnt nothing from a similar tragedy in 2004Eleven 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.
Mar 17, 2015
Punjab govt makes country liquor cheaper, but no one's cheeringThe decision was announced in the new excise policy of the Punjab government for the year 2015-16.
Apr 10, 2014
Truck carrying huge amount of country liquor overturns in MumbaiAt about 2:30 in the morning a truck carrying a large amount of country liquor overturned. While no one was injured, bottles were strewn all over the road with locals and cops clearing the area.
Jan 12, 2014
Why Chouhan's rollback of a decision on liquor sale is important for the BJPThough the Congress also has had great affinity for liquor mafiosi, it jumped at the opportunity of alleging a secret understanding between the BJP and the liquor barons.