Spurious

  • Toll in hooch tragedy climbs to 35; excise officials suspended 20-10-2013 02:26 PM

    Azamgarh: With 13 more deaths, the toll in the hooch tragedy in several villages of Mubarakpur area climbed to 35 even as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav took serious note of the incident and suspended five excise department officials. Thirteen people have died since last night after consuming spurious...
  • 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...
  • Major pharmaceutical firm under scrutiny for producing spurious drugs 17-10-2013 09:53 AM

    Ambala: Fake drugs are one of India's worst kept secrets. Almost 45 per cent of drugs distributed in the country are manufactured in Himachal Pradesh and a major company based in the state, Vardhaman Pharmaceuticals, is under scrutiny for producing and distributing spurious drugs across the country. Filthy machines prepare...
  • J&K: Fake drugs racket busted, Omar government orders probe 28-05-2013 08:50 AM

    Srinagar: A shocking fake drug racket has been busted in Jammu and Kashmir. CNN-IBN has found that spurious medicines are being administered in place of life-saving drugs at various hospitals. Kashmir has been consuming drugs of clay and chalk literally over the past two years. Around a dozen life-saving drugs...
  • 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...
  • J&K: Crime Branch to probe spurious drug scam 21-04-2013 09:36 AM

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered separate probes by the Crime Branch and the Vigilance Department into the purchase and supply of spurious drugs in the state. These spurious drugs were being administered to patients over the last three years according to reports. A shutdown was observed in...
  • 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...
  • Beware of spurious sweets this Diwali 25-10-2011 07:07 AM

    New Delhi: With the sale of thousands of kilograms of sweets being sold this Diwali, adulteration is on the rise and is making news. Agencies are carrying out raids across the country in order to avoid the sale of spurious sweets. Lucknow Additional City Magistrate Arun Kumar said, "We have...
  • Bitter medicine: quarter of drugs in India fake 25-07-2008 03:04 AM

    The racket is worth $34.9 billion and it is taking lives. ...
  • 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....