Hooch Death
India  /  Published 08.11.21

Nitish calls meet on liquor ban

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called a meeting with his ministerial colleagues to figure out how to tighten the state's liquor ban policy. The move comes after over 40 people died due to d...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Proprietary rights will kill the collaborative culture of the internet

Hidden costs Sir — You can buy just about anything these days — even what you cannot actually own. Amitabh Bachchan’s collection of non-fungible tokens has been sold for a record $1...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 08.11.21

Allies BJP and JDU at odds on prohibition

Bihar’s ruling allies are sparring over the liquor ban in the state, the BJP suggesting the recent hooch deaths have necessitated a review of the prohibition law and the Janata Dal United ruling...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 06.11.21

Prohibition-failure cry as Bihar hooch toll rises

The Diwali-time hooch death toll in Bihar’s West Champaran and Gopalganj districts is said to have risen to 33 on Friday with at least 16 more people succumbing to spurious liquor, prompting the...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 05.11.21

Hooch death toll reaches 33 in Bihar

The death toll in the latest hooch tragedy in Bihar climbed to 33 on Friday, while arrests were made and errant officials punished in connection with sale of illicit liquor, even as Chief Minister Nit...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna, Bettiah, Gopalganj


India  /  Published 04.11.21

Bihar: Spurious hooch kills eight

Eight people died on Thursday morning and several others fell ill after consuming suspected spurious liquor in West Champaran district of dry Bihar. Locals claimed that the victims, all residents of ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 30.10.21

Fresh hooch deaths in Bihar

At least five persons were killed while several others battling for their lives in hospitals on Friday after allegedly consuming liquor in dry Bihar. Around 50 people have died in different parts of ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 26.08.21

Hooch deaths in dry Bihar

At least three persons were killed and several others were battling for their lives in Bihar’s Vaishali district on Wednesday in yet another hooch tragedy in the state, which was declared dry by...
By PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 17.07.21

Hooch death whiff in dry Bihar

At least eight persons have lost their lives in West Champaran district of dry Bihar over the past three days after allegedly consuming spurious liquor. Residents of the affected areas — Deorwa...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 04.06.21

Fresh hooch deaths in Aligarh

Five people, including two women, died on Wednesday night after consuming spurious liquor in Aligarh days after another hooch tragedy killed at least 87 in the district. The five deceased, who used t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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