Alcohol

Bengaluru: Wife, family forced kid to consume alcohol, says father

He recently noticed status messages on the social media accounts of his wife and daughter, which had photographs of the family at a pub and hosting parties at home.

published on : 27th September 2022

Manipur Cabinet gives nod to partially lift prohibition

The state government is also mulling to export traditionally brewed liquor from the villages of Sekmai and Andro which are renowned for it.

published on : 21st September 2022

Chronic alcoholism causes 6 deaths in Haldikund in Odisha

The blood test reports of 43 villagers revealed that creatinine level was high which is the reason for the damage to kidney and liver.

published on : 12th September 2022

Dry Bihar funds rural women to make bangles from seized liquor bottles

The Prohibition Department of the state government has sanctioned Rs 1 crore as seed money for setting up bangle manufacturing units with women linked to the rural livelihood programme.

published on : 10th September 2022

Tipplers say 'cheers' as usual this Onam in Kerala; Bevco sold liquor worth Rs 624 crore in a week

The Ashramam outlet recorded a sale of Rs 1.06 crore on Wednesday, the highest in the state.

published on : 9th September 2022

DCW summons police over video of children selling liquor

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Thursday issued summons to the city police over a video purportedly showing children selling illegal liquor and ganja.

published on : 9th September 2022

Sharp rise in drug and alcohol-related suicides in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh reported 571 deaths related to drug abuse and alcohol addiction in 2021 as against 385 in 2020.

published on : 6th September 2022

WATCH | Burglars in Tamil Nadu caught boozing after boring hole in bar

A policeman who saw a bicycle parked outside the shop went around the building on suspicion and saw the two unsuspecting men boozing inside through the hole on the wall.

published on : 5th September 2022

Telangana: Nine-year-old complains against drunkard, abusive dad

The boy, identified as Sunkapati Bharath, requested Station House Officer V Venkateshwarlu to take action against his father who he said had badly beaten up his mother.

published on : 27th August 2022

Alcohol use drops in India, more men are daily drinkers, spike in women tipplers is a myth, says study

The study published in Oxford Academic journal claimed that drinking among Indian men has come down by 22.37 percent compared to the previous NFHS-4 (2015-16) survey.

published on : 26th August 2022

Alcoholic man kills pregnant wife, ends life in Telangana

The couple, who married six years ago, has a four-year-old girl child. The accused used to depend on his wife and her parents for his daily expenses.

published on : 26th August 2022

Alcoholism and related crimes among Wayanad tribes cause concern

From January till August this year, a total of five murders were committed by persons, who were in an intoxicated state, in ST colonies in Wayanad. 

published on : 22nd August 2022

Drunk driving: Man, five-year-old son killed as car rams scooter in Thiruvananthapuram

The car had two Njarayilkonam natives in it, who have been identified as Shiraz, 32, and Jafar Khan, 42.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Delhi Excise dept gears up for opening liquor vends

The decision came in the wake of Lt Governor VK Saxena recommending a CBI probe into alleged violation of rules and procedural lapses in its implementation.

published on : 19th August 2022

Smoking and drinking will hurt later: Doctors

Advise people to aim for a balanced life, with a healthy diet and regular exercise

published on : 8th August 2022

In ‘dry’ Gujarat, booze, drugs taking centre stage ahead of Assembly polls

The recent hooch tragedy in the BJP-ruled state, wherein 50 people died and many fell ill after consuming spurious liquor, has brought embarrassment to the state leadership.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Alert! More children contract hepatitis globally

Most children are asymptomatic and the disease might be incidentally detected during liver tests

published on : 28th July 2022

Gujarat liquor ban only on paper, shows government data amid spurious alcohol row

The government told the Assembly during the budget session this year that liquor worth more than Rs 300 crore has been seized in two years.

published on : 28th July 2022

Gujarat hooch death toll rises to 40; 10 people held so far for selling spurious liquor

Out of the deceased, 31 belonged to different villages in Botad and nine were natives of neighbouring Dhandhuka taluka in Ahmedabad district, the official of Botad police control room said.

published on : 27th July 2022

Gujarat hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 21, Kejriwal to visit Bhavnagar hospital

Around 30 people are still undergoing treatment at various government hospitals in Bhavnagar, Botad, Barvala and Dhandhuka, officials said.

published on : 26th July 2022
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