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Bihar hooch tragedy: About 40 dead in several districts since Diwali
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Bihar hooch tragedy: About 40 dead in several districts since Diwali

The latest deaths have been recorded in Samastipur district. Earlier, at least 33 people died in Gopalganj and West Champaran districts upon consuming spurious liquor.

Seven people die after consuming spurious liquor in Rajasthan's Bharatpur, five still critical
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Seven people die after consuming spurious liquor in Rajasthan's Bharatpur, five still critical

Three people have been arrested under various sections of the Rajasthan Excise Act, district collector Nathmal Didel said

Barabanki Hooch Tragedy: 16 dead, three arrested; Uttar Pradesh govt announces 2 lakh compensation
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Barabanki Hooch Tragedy: 16 dead, three arrested; Uttar Pradesh govt announces 2 lakh compensation

Following the unfortunate death of 16 people due to consumption of spurious liquor, Uttar Pradesh police have arrested three people while the state government has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the deceased.

Hooch tragedy: 10 people die in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki after consuming spurious liquor; district official, police officers suspended
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Hooch tragedy: 10 people die in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki after consuming spurious liquor; district official, police officers suspended

Months after Saharanpur and Kushinagar hooch tragedy, at ten least people, including four members of the same family, died after consuming spurious liquor in Ramnagar area of Barabanki district on Tuesday.

Hooch tragedy claims 150 lives in Assam; Golaghat worst affected region as mass alcohol poisoning grips North East after UP, Bihar
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Hooch tragedy claims 150 lives in Assam; Golaghat worst affected region as mass alcohol poisoning grips North East after UP, Bihar

Hundreds of mainly poor people die each year in India from tainted liquor, which normally costs just a few US cents a bottle. Cheap, locally made booze is common in rural parts and bootleggers often add methanol — a highly toxic form of alcohol sometimes used as an antifreeze — to their product to increase its strength.

Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy: Main accused arrested from Rajasthan's Bhilwara
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Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy: Main accused arrested from Rajasthan's Bhilwara

The main accused in the Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy Harendra Yadav has been arrested from Rajasthan’s Bhilwara

Hooch tragedies: Lack of uniformity in taxation, pricing leads to inter-state smuggling; India needs National Alcohol Policy
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Hooch tragedies: Lack of uniformity in taxation, pricing leads to inter-state smuggling; India needs National Alcohol Policy

Hooch deaths aren't a one-off incident caused by negligence of a government, it's a collective failure of conscience and method.

Hooch tragedy: Haridwar police arrest main accused Sardar Hardev, son Sukka, two others at Roorkee
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Hooch tragedy: Haridwar police arrest main accused Sardar Hardev, son Sukka, two others at Roorkee

The Haridwar police have arrested the prime accused Sardar Hardev and his son Sukka in Jhabrera in connection with the deaths that occurred due to consumption of illicit liquor or hooch in Uttarkhand's Roorkee.

In Uttar Pradesh Assembly, Opposition blames Yogi Adityanath for hooch deaths, demand his resignation
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In Uttar Pradesh Assembly, Opposition blames Yogi Adityanath for hooch deaths, demand his resignation

The uproar by Opposition members — over the hooch tragedies in Saharanpur and Kushinagar districts last week — led to adjournment of the entire Question Hour.

Uttar Pradesh govt constitutes five-member SIT to investigate hooch tragedy; two arrested in Kushinagar
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Uttar Pradesh govt constitutes five-member SIT to investigate hooch tragedy; two arrested in Kushinagar

The Uttar Pradesh government constituted a Special Investigation Team to probe recent deaths due to consumption of illicit liquor in Saharanpur, Kushinagar

Two arrested in connection with Kushinagar hooch tragedy; toll in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh crosses 80
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Two arrested in connection with Kushinagar hooch tragedy; toll in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh crosses 80

Two persons have been arrested in connection with Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar hooch tragedy, which claimed eight lives, said Superintendent of Police Rajeev Narayan Mishra

Toll in hooch tragedy crosses 80; over 200 arrested in Uttar Pradesh after crack down on sale, distribution of illicit liquor
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Toll in hooch tragedy crosses 80; over 200 arrested in Uttar Pradesh after crack down on sale, distribution of illicit liquor

After poisoning from illicit liquor led to over 80 deaths in Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring Uttarakhand, authorities launched a crackdown on the sale and distribution of spurious alcohol and took action against excise and police officials.

Daily Bulletin: Toll in Uttarakhand, UP hooch tragedy rises; Gujjar protests continue in Rajasthan; Modi in Andhra; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Toll in Uttarakhand, UP hooch tragedy rises; Gujjar protests continue in Rajasthan; Modi in Andhra; day's top stories

Daily bulletin: The CBI to continue interrogation of Rajeev Kumar in Shillong today, Narendra Modi to visit Andhra Pradesh; the toll in the illegal liquor tragedy in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh rises to 70; day's top stories

Hooch tragedy: Toll rises to 70; 24 died in Uttarakhand's Haridwar district, 46 others in UP's Saharanpur and Meerut
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Hooch tragedy: Toll rises to 70; 24 died in Uttarakhand's Haridwar district, 46 others in UP's Saharanpur and Meerut

The viscera of some more people reported killed in the hooch tragedy since Friday is still being examined to determine if those deaths are also alcohol-related.

Lalu Prasad Yadav calls alcohol prohibition a 'big failure', claims liquor is being delivered at home in Bihar
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Lalu Prasad Yadav calls alcohol prohibition a 'big failure', claims liquor is being delivered at home in Bihar

RJD president Lalu Prasad Sunday branded the prohibition in Bihar as a "big failure" and said liquor was now being delivered at home in the state

Uttar Pradesh govt promulgates excise ordinance to include death penalty to punish illicit hooch makers
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Uttar Pradesh govt promulgates excise ordinance to include death penalty to punish illicit hooch makers

Those who cause hooch deaths in Uttar Pradesh can now be sentenced death, the state government said, promulgating an ordinance for amending the UP Excise Act.

Hooch tragedy: Death toll rises, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar vows action against perpetrators
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Hooch tragedy: Death toll rises, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar vows action against perpetrators

The toll in the hooch tragedy in Bihar's Gopalganj district has risen to 16, even as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced tough action against those responsible for it, including manufacturers of liquor banned in the state

Bihar hooch tragedy: Strict actions will be taken against people, says Nitish Kumar
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Bihar hooch tragedy: Strict actions will be taken against people, says Nitish Kumar

With the death toll in alleged Bihar 'hooch tragedy' rising to 13, the state government has gone into a damage control mode by dismissing opposition's claim that the tragedy happened because of consumption of spurious liquor

Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy: Death toll climbs to 37, NHRC seeks report
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Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy: Death toll climbs to 37, NHRC seeks report

The toll in the spurious liquor tragedy in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday climbed to 37 with four more deaths reported even as the NHRC took suo moto cognisance.

Prosecutor in Salman Khan hit-and-run case appointed as special public prosecutor in hooch case
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Prosecutor in Salman Khan hit-and-run case appointed as special public prosecutor in hooch case

Advocate Pradeep Gharat, the prosecutor in the hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan, has been appointed as the special public prosecutor in the Malwani hooch tragedy case in Mumbai.