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Tamil Nadu: Liquor shops shut in lockdown, tipplers brew spurious liquor

June 01, 2021 10:06 pm

In Mayiladuthurai, two people died Sunday after allegedly consuming spurious arrack; the local police said the duo had used an unknown chemical to brew it.

Two Punjab policemen shot while checking vehicles for contraband

May 16, 2021 11:08 am

Police said that a team of three policemen had gone for checking at Grain Market after receiving a tip off that drugs and illicit liquor were allegedly being smuggled in a vehicle.

Punjab reported second highest deaths due to illicit liquor last year: NCRB report

September 03, 2020 12:54 am

As per the report, Punjab is also placed at number seven in terms of drug overdose deaths in 2019. Maximum drug overdose deaths were reported from Tamil Nadu (108), followed by Karnataka (67), Uttar Pradesh (64), Rajasthan (60), Gujarat (49) and Andhra Pradesh (47).

2 days after latest hooch deaths: Police points to mitigating factor for one accused, gives clean chit to another

August 21, 2020 10:29 am

Two fresh deaths had been reported in Pandori Gola Tuesday. Soon after, police had booked Joga Singh and Karanbir Singh for selling spurious liquor.

Illicit liquor racket: HC to take up plea seeking CBI probe as PIL

August 11, 2020 11:06 am

Hearing the petition, filed by Taresem Jodhan of Ludhiana and Hargopal Singh of Nawanshahr, the bench of Justice Alka Sarin on Monday referred the matter to Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha.

AAP leaders demand CBI probe, Capt resignation

August 05, 2020 3:51 pm

When the AAP leaders were taken to the Phase 1 police station, they raised slogans against the Punjab government alleging that the state government failed to stop the hooch tragedy which claimed more than 100 lives.

Cops bust illegal liquor factory in Cong MLA’s native village; locals say had complained over a month ago

August 05, 2020 12:03 pm

The factory was raided only after a fresh crackdown in light of the hooch tragedy. Two people were arrested and police also claimed to have recovered over 2 lakh ML illicit liquor.

Raw material for hooch flowed into Tarn Taran from 2 sources, supply reached 3 districts

August 05, 2020 11:40 am

According to the police probe, the two streams of raw material supply converged at a family of illicit liquor suppliers from Pandori Gola village in Tarn Taran.

Bajwa, Dullo copying Pilot's playbook, need to be shown the door, says Jakhar

August 04, 2020 11:46 pm

Targeting their own party's government in Punjab over the spurious liquor tragedy that has claimed 111 lives, Bajwa and Dullo Monday termed it a “clear cut failure” on part of state's administration and petitioned Governor VP Singh Badnore for a probe by the CBI.

2 Cong MPs flag 'clear-cut failure' of Capt govt, demand CBI, ED probe

August 04, 2020 1:30 am

This comes even as the Punjab Police is looking for an absconding self-styled godman who along with his brother had joined the Congress ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.