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Hooch Death
India  /  Published 22.03.22

Toll rises to 39, officers say hooch not confirmed

The Bihar government went into denial mode as the count of the number of people who had died allegedly after drinking hooch on Holi climbed to 39 on Monday from 19 the day before. Bihar is a dry stat...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 21.03.22

Holi hooch kills 19 in dry Bihar

At least 19 people have died and many are battling for their lives after allegedly consuming hooch during Holi in Bihar, a state where prohibition laws are so stringent that owning a bottle of liquor ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 21.01.22

Hooch kills again in Bihar

“All family members and villagers are saying that the deaths happened after consuming liquor, but the district administration is not accepting it. “The incident seems to be a result of ho...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 17.01.22

Hooch death: Nitish faces flak

“Those selling and consuming liquor should be punished, but they are just like multi-headed hydra. New ones will spring up if you cut them. If you want to weed out liquor, you will have to destr...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 08.12.21

Hooch kills again in Bihar

At least three people died and several others were battling for their lives in hospitals in Samastipur district of dry Bihar as another hooch tragedy surfaced on Tuesday. Chief minister Nitish Kumar i...
By Dev Raj in Patna

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India  /  Published 06.12.21

Hooch blamed for deaths in Bihar

At least three persons died allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Bihar’s Vaishali district on Sunday, barely a month after over 50 people died after taking hooch at several places in the...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 12.11.21

Methanol suspected in Bihar hooch

Preliminary investigations indicated that methyl alcohol or methanol has been used in making hooch that led to 46 deaths in four separate incidents within a span of eight days that shook dry Bihar dur...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 10.11.21

Hooch kills 4 in Bihar, toll reaches 45

At least four persons are said to have lost their lives after consuming spurious liquor in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar on Tuesday, taking the hooch deaths to 45 in the state in the past one week. T...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 10.11.21

Bottled message: prohibition

It has taken the death of 37 people from drinking spurious liquor in three of Bihar’s districts — five people lost their eyesight and many others fell seriously ill — for the chief m...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.11.21

Hooch makes Nitish vet ban enforcement

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday vowed to conduct a full review of the implementation of prohibition in the state and fix the responsibility of government officials in compromising the ban after ...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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