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Maharashtra sells over 16 lakh litres of alcohol, nets Rs 62 cr revenue on Day 2, with just one-third shops open
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Maharashtra sells over 16 lakh litres of alcohol, nets Rs 62 cr revenue on Day 2, with just one-third shops open

The state has over 10,000 licensed shops that sell country liquor, IMFL, wine and beer of which merely 3,500 operated on Monday and Tuesday

Why India’s deprived still consume hooch
India

Why India’s deprived still consume hooch

Long ago, the country made a promise to end booze, but 71 years later, only six states prohibit alcohol, in varying degrees

Assam hooch tragedy: At least 84 killed, 200 hospitalised; 12 arrested for making spurious liquor
India

Assam hooch tragedy: At least 84 killed, 200 hospitalised; 12 arrested for making spurious liquor

A 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.

Assam hooch tragedy: Over 80 tea plantation workers dead after consuming spurious liquor in Golaghat, Jorhat districts
India

Assam hooch tragedy: Over 80 tea plantation workers dead after consuming spurious liquor in Golaghat, Jorhat districts

Police say at least 50 people have died and another 50 fallen sick after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in Assam

West Bengal: Toxic country liquor kills six, 30 criticial in Burdwan
India

West Bengal: Toxic country liquor kills six, 30 criticial in Burdwan

Six people have died and thirty others were critically injured after consuming toxic alcohol in Burdwan district of West Bengal, reports said.

Cash strapped tipplers choose country liquor over IMFL, as demonetisation hits alcohol hard
India

Cash strapped tipplers choose country liquor over IMFL, as demonetisation hits alcohol hard

The 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

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

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.

Punjab govt makes country liquor cheaper, but no one's cheering
India

Punjab govt makes country liquor cheaper, but no one's cheering

The decision was announced in the new excise policy of the Punjab government for the year 2015-16.

Truck carrying huge amount of country liquor overturns in Mumbai
Mumbai

Truck carrying huge amount of country liquor overturns in Mumbai

At 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.

Why Chouhan's rollback of a decision on liquor sale is important for the BJP
Politics

Why Chouhan's rollback of a decision on liquor sale is important for the BJP

Though 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.