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Delhi imposes 70% 'corona tax' on alcohol to curb overcrowding

Police baton-charged hundreds of people who had flocked to liquor shops when they opened on Monday for the first time in a relaxation

05 May 2020 2:55 PM

Liquor shops biggest crowd-puller on Day 1 of Lockdown 3

In Kerala, however, liquor shops stayed shut while most other shops opened.

05 May 2020 9:48 AM

India getting drunk more than ever before

China, India contribute to the growing global alcohol thirst according to the latest study by The Lancet journal.

08 May 2019 3:01 PM

Delhi man gives 3-year-old liquor after she cries for food

The Delhi Commission For Women has rescued a three-year-old girl, who was allegedly neglected by her alcoholic father.

07 Apr 2019 9:01 AM

Anil Baijal directs cops to increase beat patrolling

The L-G on Thursday chaired a law and order meeting and reviewed action against street crime in the city.

29 Jun 2018 3:34 AM


CM may amend Prohibition Act

Nitish Kumar indicates on ammeding the stringent Bihar Prohibition Act to prevent its misuse.

27 Jun 2018 2:24 AM

UP minister’s house attacked over statement on liquor

The minister had drawn the ire of the two communities for allegedly saying that Rajputs and Yadavs consume more liquor than others.

29 Apr 2018 4:32 AM

Women keen to run liquor outlets

The Punjab excise department has drawn lots for 56,000 liquor vends this year already and 750 area-specific groups.

31 Mar 2018 6:21 AM

Mixology - art and science at play in a glass

Indian palette has always been spice driven and we all know the history of spices.

11 Mar 2018 4:17 PM

Dry Bihar struggles to curb drugs menace

Heroin, cannabis replace liquor in parties to cut chances of getting caught.

10 Mar 2018 4:38 AM


‘Check age proof of liquor buyers’

Mr Singhal said the new directions also bring government-owned vends under its ambit, which was not there earlier.

24 Feb 2018 1:45 AM

Parents initiating teens to drinking a bad idea: Study

The findings were reported in the medical journal The Lancet Public Health.

27 Jan 2018 3:07 PM

Liquor sale without barcode scan to invite action

According to an official, the move is aimed at plugging tax loopholes.

21 Jan 2018 6:35 AM

DCW notice to police over illicit sale of liquor

The police has confiscated several stacks of liquor from these houses in the presence of the DCW.

19 Nov 2017 2:46 AM

Liquor sale should be made only against digital payment: CAIT

Any person purchasing liquor from any shop should be made obligatory to make payment through digital mode.

08 Sep 2017 2:11 PM


Bihar gets high on liquor from Delhi

The maximum seizures of liquor were reported from Anand Vihar railway station, from where several Bihar-bound trains originate.

15 Aug 2017 1:48 AM

Supreme Court rejects clubs’ plea to serve liquor

Many federations of associations of hotels and restaurants, clubs in Jaipur and other states also pleaded for relaxation.

12 Jul 2017 2:12 AM

Punjab to allow highway hotels to serve alcohol

In December last year, the SC had ordered that liquor vends located within 500 metres of state and national highways, should be closed down.

24 Jun 2017 1:38 AM

Main accused in hooch tragedy held in Indore

Tomar was produced in the court and will be remanded in police custody till Thursday.

23 May 2017 2:28 AM

Noida: Ambulance carrying 40 cartons of illegal liquor impounded; 2 arrested

The police on Tuesday night seized 40 cartons of liquor which were being smuggled into Uttar Pradesh from Haryana in the ambulance.

17 May 2017 5:10 PM