Spurious Liquor
India  /  Published 13.01.21

‘Toxic’ liquor kills 14 in Morena

Fourteen people died and 20 fell ill after drinking suspected spurious liquor in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district on Monday night. According to preliminary reports, some residents of Manpur and...
By PTI in Bhopal

North East  /  Published 16.03.19

Alert on wild mushroom in Assam

After spurious liquor which killed more than 150 people recently, there is a call to spread awareness in the tea gardens of Assam against consumption of chhatu or wild mushrooms which could be poison...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 03.03.19

Hariya pill to wean away sulai addicts

A section of doctors treating victims of the hooch tragedy in Assam feel that the moderate use of legally permissible drinks such as hariya could help wean away habitual tea garden drinkers from spuri...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Golaghat

North East  /  Published 01.03.19

Halmira letter could have played saviour

Halmira tea estate in Golaghat district and its neighbouring areas have lost 57 persons, some of whom could have been “saved” had the local excise department and police acted on a September 18 let...
By Umanand Jaiswal in

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.10.18

Excise squads to cork festive hooch trade in Jharkhand

Three special excise squads have been formed to stop the manufacture and sale of spurious liquor in and around the city during Durga Puja, the move coming in the wake of six hooch deaths in Ranchi ear...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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