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Amarinder Singh terms Punjab hooch tragedy as 'sheer murder', says won't spare anyone found complicit
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Amarinder Singh terms Punjab hooch tragedy as 'sheer murder', says won't spare anyone found complicit

As many as 111 people have died after consuming spurious liquor in Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Gurdaspur's Batala

Tamil Nadu Lockdown Diary: From enforcing COVID-19 quarantine to managing alcohol withdrawal symptoms, health workers in rural TN have their task cut out
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Tamil Nadu Lockdown Diary: From enforcing COVID-19 quarantine to managing alcohol withdrawal symptoms, health workers in rural TN have their task cut out

In rural Tamil Nadu, a health sub-centre is the first institution from the primary health care system that anybody from the community would turn to,

Phase 4 of Lok Sabha election: Election Commission seizes Rs 785.26 crore in cash and Rs 249 crore illicit liquor
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Phase 4 of Lok Sabha election: Election Commission seizes Rs 785.26 crore in cash and Rs 249 crore illicit liquor

The 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.

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.

Assam hooch tragedy: Toll rises to 102; state government cracks down on illicit liquor amid protests
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Assam hooch tragedy: Toll rises to 102; state government cracks down on illicit liquor amid protests

The toll in the Assam hooch tragedy has been rising with every passing hour, with over 400 still admitted in hospitals.

NHRC issues notice to UP government over spurious liquor production in Mainpuri; 150 women lost husbands to hooch, say reports
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NHRC issues notice to UP government over spurious liquor production in Mainpuri; 150 women lost husbands to hooch, say reports

NHRC took suo motu cognizance of reports that in Pusaina village, out of 300 families, 150 have widows whose husbands died after consuming spurious liquor

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.

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.

34 die in Saharanpur and Haridwar after drinking hooch in Uttarakahand village; probe launched, 17 suspended
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34 die in Saharanpur and Haridwar after drinking hooch in Uttarakahand village; probe launched, 17 suspended

Eighteen 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

Tamil Nadu minister Balakrishna Reddy resigns after court gives him three-year term in 1998 Hosur riots case
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Tamil Nadu minister Balakrishna Reddy resigns after court gives him three-year term in 1998 Hosur riots case

Tamil 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.

Delhi Police arrests man in Tilak Nagar for storing 625 kilograms of firecrackers without a licence
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Delhi Police arrests man in Tilak Nagar for storing 625 kilograms of firecrackers without a licence

Delhi Police claimed this is the third case registered in the Tilak Nagar police station within the last 3 days in connection with illegal firecrackers.

Maharashtra State Excise dept seizes over 200 boxes of scotch worth Rs 2 crore; two arrested
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Maharashtra State Excise dept seizes over 200 boxes of scotch worth Rs 2 crore; two arrested

In one of its largest seizures, the flying squads of Maharashtra State Excise on Sunday raided and seized over 200 boxes of scotch valued at Rs 2 crore.

Death penalty in UP following hooch tragedies may be another way of introducing blanket ban on liquor
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Death penalty in UP following hooch tragedies may be another way of introducing blanket ban on liquor

The Uttar Pradesh government's decision to introduce the death penalty for culprits found guilty of producing hooch may be another way of introducing a blanket ban on liquor consumption.

Uttar Pradesh govt to add death penalty section in Excise Act for hooch deaths
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Uttar Pradesh govt to add death penalty section in Excise Act for hooch deaths

Acting tough on illicit liquor manufacturers, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to add a new section in the Excise Act to provide for death penalty for spurious liquor makers if its consumption causes death or permanent disability.

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar's 'flying squad' makes 355 arrests in surprise raids
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Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar's 'flying squad' makes 355 arrests in surprise raids

A special team of the Haryana chief minister's flying squad has raided 750 places, registered 384 cases and arrested 355 persons at various locations during last three days

Bihar hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 17 as 25 gets cops suspended and six arrested
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Bihar hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 17 as 25 gets cops suspended and six arrested

Twenty-five policemen were suspended, six people arrested in Bihar's Gopalganj district even as the death toll in the hooch tragedy rose to 16.

Bihar panchayat polls: Two people killed, 310 arrested, 10.8 litres of illicit liquor seized
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Bihar panchayat polls: Two people killed, 310 arrested, 10.8 litres of illicit liquor seized

Stray incidents of violence, in which one person was killed, marred the first phase of the Bihar panchayat polls which recorded a 55 percent voter turnout.

UDF promises 'liquor-free Kerala' in 10 years, Left's stand remains ambiguous
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UDF promises 'liquor-free Kerala' in 10 years, Left's stand remains ambiguous

Liquor has become a major poll plank in Kerala with the UDF government granting licence to six new five-star hotels and LDF shying away from taking a stand