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Apr 30, 2019
Phase 4 of Lok Sabha election: Election Commission seizes Rs 785.26 crore in cash and Rs 249 crore illicit liquorThe Election Commission said it has seized unaccounted money, illicit liquor, drugs and other inducements worth a total of Rs 3,274 crore in the fourth phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections on Monday.
Feb 25, 2019
Hooch tragedy claims 150 lives in Assam; Golaghat worst affected region as mass alcohol poisoning grips North East after UP, BiharHundreds 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.
Feb 23, 2019
Assam hooch tragedy: Toll rises to 102; state government cracks down on illicit liquor amid protestsThe toll in the Assam hooch tragedy has been rising with every passing hour, with over 400 still admitted in hospitals.
Feb 19, 2019
NHRC issues notice to UP government over spurious liquor production in Mainpuri; 150 women lost husbands to hooch, say reportsNHRC took suo motu cognizance of reports that in Pusaina village, out of 300 families, 150 have widows whose husbands died after consuming spurious liquor
Feb 11, 2019
In Uttar Pradesh Assembly, Opposition blames Yogi Adityanath for hooch deaths, demand his resignationThe uproar by Opposition members — over the hooch tragedies in Saharanpur and Kushinagar districts last week — led to adjournment of the entire Question Hour.
Feb 10, 2019
Toll in hooch tragedy crosses 80; over 200 arrested in Uttar Pradesh after crack down on sale, distribution of illicit liquorAfter 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.
Feb 10, 2019
Daily Bulletin: Toll in Uttarakhand, UP hooch tragedy rises; Gujjar protests continue in Rajasthan; Modi in Andhra; day's top storiesDaily 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
Feb 09, 2019
Hooch tragedy: Toll rises to 70; 24 died in Uttarakhand's Haridwar district, 46 others in UP's Saharanpur and MeerutThe 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.
Feb 08, 2019
34 die in Saharanpur and Haridwar after drinking hooch in Uttarakahand village; probe launched, 17 suspendedEighteen from Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district and 16 from Uttarakhand's Haridwar district died on Friday allegedly after drinking hooch (spurious liquor) at a village in Haridwar during a mourning ritual
Jan 08, 2019
Tamil Nadu minister Balakrishna Reddy resigns after court gives him three-year term in 1998 Hosur riots caseTamil Nadu minister P Balakrishna Reddy, then a BJP member, was convicted by special judge in a case related to a protest staged in Hosur in 1998.