Illicit Liquor
India  /  Published 25.12.21

Nitish exhorts Jeevika Didis in liquor drive

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday exhorted Jeevika Didis — women associated with self-help groups under the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project — to raise a stink and agitate if they...
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 26.10.21

4 hooch deaths in dry Bihar’s Siwan

At least four persons died after allegedly consuming illicit liquor in Siwan district of dry Bihar, which has witnessed a series of hooch tragedies this year. The deaths occurred on Sunday night but ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.21

Fake liquor unit busted in Darjeeling

A team of Phansidewa police station in Darjeeling district based on a tip-off raided Power House area of Phansidewa on Saturday and busted a spurious liquor-making unit. Five persons allegedly runnin...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.21

When Gadkari speaks his mind on Covid surge

Truckloads of liquor bottles are being smuggled into dry Bihar daily; some of them are getting caught. The mafia involved is hiding the contraband in oil tankers, trucks loaded with cattle fodder, bri...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 29.03.21

Cops blame liquor loss on rats

A probe has been initiated into a claim by a police station that rats were behind the disappearance of a large number of seized cartons of illicit liquor from a strongroom. A senior police officer ha...
By PTI in Etah

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.02.21

Liquor racket busted at Burmamines

Acting on a tip off, a team of Jharkhand Excise officials raided a mini factory at Carriage Colony in Burmamines and seized Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) worth over Rs 7 lakh on Monday. ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.01.21

5 liquor deaths in UP's Bulandshahr

Five persons have died after consuming spurious country liquor in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district on Thursday night.  “A youth brings liquor on his motorcycle every evening and ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.20

Woman held in liquor raid

Acting on a tip off, a team of Jharkhand Excise Department’s Jamshedpur office raided a small illicit liquor manufacturing unit in a densely-populated area in Kadma on Monday morning. The opera...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.20

2-week drive against illicit liquor

Jharkhand police will roll out a special two-week drive against the sale of drugs and illegal liquor across the state from November 1, DGP M.V. Rao announced on Tuesday ahead of Diwali next month. Ad...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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