Spurious Liquor

  • UP: 6 dead after consuming spurious liquor in Azamgarh 18-10-2013 12:32 PM

    Azamgarh: Six people have been killed after consuming spurious liquor in Azamgarh. Police said another 24 others were taken ill after consuming spurious liquor in several villages in Mubarakpur area. While some people died at home after consuming the country-made liquor yesterday, others died at a hospital, Superintendent of Police...
  • BJP demands Acharya's resignation on moral grounds 11-05-2013 01:30 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Opposition BJP in Odisha on Friday demanded resignation of state finance minister Prasanna Acharya in the wake of a Commission finding fault with the drugs administration for spurious liquor tragedy of February 2012 that claimed 41 lives. "Acharya, who was then the state's health minister should resign from the...
  • Hooch claims 7 lives in West Bengal 13-11-2012 09:27 PM

    Hooghly: Seven persons have died after drinking illicit liquor at Payradanga village in this district, police said on Tuesday. About 20 villagers drank liquor on Sunday night and fell sick, following which they were brought to Panduah rural hospital. After their condition deteriorated, they were shifted to the Imambara Sadar...
  • Spurious liquor kills eight in Andhra village 31-12-2011 11:38 PM

    Hyderabad: What could have been New Year's Eve celebrations turned into mourning and tragedy in a village in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district on Saturday as eight people died and at least 10 others were battling for their lives after consuming spurious liquor, police said. According to police, among the eight...
  • 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...
  • 160 killed in K'taka, TN after consuming illegal hooch 22-05-2008 02:39 AM

    Superb batting by Chris Gayle and disciplined bowling gave the Royal Challengers Bangalore a 35-run victory over the Pune Warriors India in their Indian Premier League match at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium on Friday. Chasing 174 to win, Pune's pursuit was effectively doomed from the start. Zaheer Khan struck...
  • Hooch toll mounts to 85, five arrested in Karnataka 20-05-2008 12:06 PM

    AB de Villiers smashed an unbeaten 47 off just 17 balls to help Royal Challengers Bangalore to a sensational five-wicket win over Deccan Chargers in match No. 50 of the Indian Premier League season five at the M Chinnaswamy stadium here on Sunday. Chasing 182 TO win, Tillakaratne Dilshan stroked...
  • Spurious liquor claims 47 lives in Karnataka, TN 19-05-2008 09:24 AM

    After tasting their second win of IPL 5 in the last match, Deccan Chargers will be confident when they clash with an inconsistent Chennai Super Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday. The game assumes greater importance for both the teams as they find themselves in a must-win situation....