Tag: Liquor

UP hooch tragedy toll climbs to 29

Lucknow: With the death of one more person on Saturday, the death toll in the Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy has climbed to 29, officials said. The victim, Ravindra from Kushinagar district, died on Saturday morning at a hospital where he was being treated for the past two days, an official[Read More…]

2 Bihar policemen arrested for selling liquor

2 Bihar policemen arrested for selling liquor

Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Two police officers — a police station incharge and a sub-inspector — were arrested in Bihar’s Gopalganj district on Wednesday for selling liquor in the dry state, police said. Gopalganj Superintendent of Police Rashid Zaman said: “I have informed the top officers of the police department[Read More…]

Madhushala in the age of prohibition

“Musalman o hindu hain do, ek, magar, unka pyala, Ek, magar, unka madiralaya, ek , magar, unki hala, Dono rehte ek na jab tak masjid mandir mein jaate, Bair badhate masjid mandir mel karati madhushal ।” Many of us, poetry lovers, have enjoyed these lines of “Madhushala” sung by Manna[Read More…]

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