Indian police raided rural hamlets and made arrests to break up a bootlegging cartel on Sunday, after 86 people died from consuming illegally-produced alcohol this week in the northwestern state of Punjab, officials said.
Around 60 people are now known to have died when a train ploughed into a crowd of revellers watching a firework display in India, officials said Saturday.
A commuter train travelling at high speed struck a crowd of people seated on tracks in northern India on Friday and at least 50 were feared killed, Punjab state police and witnesses said.
Allegations that the Canadian government backs Sikh separatists cast a shadow as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday toured India's Sikh-dominated state of Punjab.
India's top court ordered authorities in northern Punjab state Thursday to share river water supplies with a neighbouring state, triggering a spate of resignations by angry lawmakers.