Illicit Liquor

  • Over 97,000 litres of illicit liquor seized ahead of polls 18-03-2014 08:23 PM

    Over 97,000 litres of illicit liquor has been seized by teams of Excise and Income Tax departments in Uttar Pradesh since March 5 when the model code for the parliamentary elections came into force. "After the announcement of Lok Sabha polls schedule, 97,642 litres of illicit liquor worth Rs 2.12...
  • Delhi Police seizes 5,000 quarter bottles of illicit liquor 16-03-2014 09:48 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has seized around 5,000 quarter bottles of illicit liquor from different parts of the city since it launched a special drive to check its smuggling in the run up to the general elections. According to police, smugglers are purchasing liquor from Haryana on a large scale...
  • As New Year approaches, police tighten noose on liquor smugglers 19-12-2013 09:56 PM

    The Ghaziabad Police have launched aspecial drive to control inter-state smuggling of liquor inthe run-up to the New Year. Two persons were arrested for alleged liquor smugglingfrom Vijay Nagar area on Wednesday night and 20 cartons of Indian-madeliquor were seized from them, police said on Thursday. The duo have been...
  • 15 more deaths reported in hooch tragedy, toll climbs to 37 19-10-2013 10:24 AM

    With 15 more deaths reported early on Saturday, the toll rose to 37 in the illicit liquor tragedy in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district, making it one of the worst hooch tragedies in the state, police said. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suspended 10 people, including the district excise inspector...
  • Man hangs self to death in jail lock up 09-10-2013 01:01 PM

    A man arrested with illicit liquor allegedly committed suicide in a lock up by hanging himself in Aligarh following which three constables have been suspended and a case registered against them. Pappu (35), arrested with illicit Haryana-made liquor, hanged himself from the window of the lock up in Banna Devi...
  • Hapur: 2 arrested, 60 booked for attack on DSP 22-08-2013 10:05 AM

    As many as 60 people were booked on Thursday and two arrested a day after a police team, lead by a Deputy Superintendent of Police, was attacked by alleged liquor smugglers in Hapur's Pilkhuwa area. The police claimed that DSP Amit Nagar, excise inspector Ajay Yadav and three constables were...
  • DSP, 3 officials attacked with bricks, rods by liquor smugglers during raid 21-08-2013 11:42 AM

    A Deputy Superintendent of Police was assaulted by armed liquor smugglers when he along with his team went to raid an illicit liquor shop in Pilkhuwa area in Ghaziabad, police said on Wednesday. DSP Amit Nagar sustained injuries on his head and hands in the attack on Tuesday night. An...
  • Bihar: Eight more die after drinking illicit liquor 11-12-2012 02:20 PM

    Gaya: Eight persons have died in Gaya district after drinking illicit liquor, taking the total number of hooch deaths in Bihar this month to 28. Of the victims, seven persons died in Rampur Police station area and one in Cherki police station area on Monday night, while four were admitted...
  • Illicit liquor kills 15 in Andhra Pradesh 01-01-2012 09:20 PM

    Hyderabad: The New Year began on a tragic note in Andhra Pradesh with 15 people losing their lives due to illicit liquor in two separate incidents since Saturday, officials said. The toll in the hooch tragedy in Krishna district claimed 14 lives since Saturday evening, while one person died in...
  • Spurious liquor claims 63 lives in West Bengal 15-12-2011 03:31 AM

    Diamond Harbour At least 63 people, mostly rickshaw pullers and labourers, died and 80 others were hospitalised on Wednesday after consuming spurious liquor in a West Bengal village. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the government was contemplating demolition of illegal liquor dens. Four people have been arrested for supplying the...
  • Spurious liquor claims 40 lives in West Bengal 14-12-2011 07:53 PM

    Canning (West Bengal): In one of the worst hooch tragedies in West Bengal, at least 40 people died and over 100 were admitted to hospitals on Wednesday after drinking toxic liquor at Mograhat in South 24-Parganas district. "Thirty-four people died and over 100 were admitted to hospitals at Diamond Harbour...
  • Hooch claims nine lives in Kerala 06-09-2010 07:02 PM

    Malappuram: Tragedy struck the sleepy town of Kuttippuram in Malappuram district, as the death toll in the suspected hooch tragedy in Kerala, has risen to nine, after reportedly consuming illicit liquor from a toddy shop at Kuttippuram on Monday. Out of the nine who had died, five people were from...
  • Hooch tragedy: Mob protests, Oppn wants Modi to resign 10-07-2009 01:36 AM

    Over 80 people have died after drinking illicit liquor. ...
  • Police arrest hooch kingpin in Tamil Nadu 22-05-2008 07:04 PM

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore's bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad is hoping to achieve a first by beating Mumbai Indians when they clash in an Indian Premier League match in Bangalore on Monday. RCB have never beaten Mumbai at the M Chinnaswamy stadium in any of the IPL editions so far. I...