Hooch tragedy

MP hooch tragedy: Two cops held; three bootleggers booked under NSA

A doctor and a medical store employee have also been arrested for allegedly making the spirit available to bootleggers and helping in their spurious liquor business.

published on : 18th October 2020

Punjab hooch tragedy: CM raises compensation to Rs 5 lakh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced an increase in compensation from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to the kin of the deceased.

published on : 8th August 2020

Punjab hooch tragedy: SAD leaders including Bikram Majithia detained during protest

Talking to reporters at the protest site, Majithia dubbed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's visit to Tarn Taran to meet families of the victims as a mere photo op.

published on : 7th August 2020

None will be spared: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to hooch victims' families

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh spoke to the families and took ground assessment of the action taken against the culprits.

published on : 7th August 2020

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to meet hooch tragedy victims' families in Tarn Taran

Singh will be accompanied by Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar, Director General of Police Dinkar Gupta and his Chief Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar.

published on : 6th August 2020

Punjab hooch tragedy: Book accused on murder charges, CM Amarinder Singh tells DGP

At least 116 people have died in Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Gurdaspur districts of Punjab after drinking spurious liquor in last few days.

published on : 6th August 2020

Book those directly involved in hooch tragedy for murder: Punjab CM to police chief

The chief minister asked the sub-committee, set up under minister Brahm Mohindra, to examine the provisions of the proposed law, to finalise and submit its report at the earliest.

published on : 5th August 2020

PCC chief comes in rescue of Amarinder Singh

Asserting that the actions of Bajwa and Dullo could not be tolerated any longer, he said, leaders like these, who did not have even the courage to face elections, were no asset to the party.

published on : 5th August 2020

Punjab hooch tragedy: Cops, Excise department didn’t act on intel report

The intelligence wing of state police had given a confidential report in this regard to both these departments 11 months ago, but no action was taken.

published on : 4th August 2020

Punjab hooch tragedy: Toll touches 101, liquor link traced to Noida

Sources said that many families of the deceased were not coming forward to report the deaths due to social stigma.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Punjab hooch tragedy: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal demands CBI probe

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal demanded a CBI probe into the Punjab hooch tragedy which has claimed 86 lives so far.

published on : 2nd August 2020

Punjab hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 86, five police teams arrest 25 people

Many families are not coming forward to record their statements as they do not want any action and are also not getting the post mortem done due to the fear of social stigma, police officer said.

published on : 1st August 2020
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