Hooch Tragedy

Lucknow: In a landmark decision against hooch manufacturers, an ordinance has been passed in Uttar Pradesh which may lead to life imprisonment or death penalty to the spurious liquor manufacturers if its consumption leads to death or permanent disability. UP Governor Ram Naik on Wednesday gave green signal to the Uttar Pradesh Excise (Amendment) Ordinance, …

Lucknow: In a landmark decision against the hooch manufacturers, the Uttar Pradesh government has planned to introduce a new section in the Excise Act which will award death penalty to the illicit liquor makers if its consumption leads to death or permanent disability. The state cabinet took the decision at a meeting presided by Chief …

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on the second day of the budget session on Wednesday got slammed by the opposition parties, who accused the it of being unable to handle the major problems people are facing. Leader of the Congress Legislature Party Ajay Kumar Lallu raised the matter of floods in many districts and accused the …

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday announced Rs 2 lakh compensation amount for the kins of each person died in Azamgarh hooch tragedy. Announcing the financial help to the affected families, CM Yogi expressed condolence and ordered the officials to eradicate the illegal liquor trade across the state. Earlier on Friday, 12 …

Patna: Prohibition has taken its toll in Bihar. In the first incident of its kind, nearly  four months after  total prohibition in the state, as many as 10 persons have died due to consumption  of spurious liquor. Officials, however, refused to confirm that any  hooch tragedy has taken  place in the state. Members of the …

Lucknow: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Thursday, announced compensation of rupees Five lakhs each for the victims of Etah Hooch tragedy. The CM had earlier announced a compensation of rupees two lakhs each fo the families of the deceased  but keeping in view the weak financial conditions of the families the amount has been increased …

Etah: Death toll in the Etah hooch tragedy has risen to 26 on Monday, while over fifty people are still being treated in various hospitals. 22 casualties were reported in Etah and four others died in adjoining district Farrukhabad. Police raids at various places: Police teams have raided several areas across the district Huge quantity …