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Punjab hooch tragedy: 12 more held, taking total arrests to 37; toll crosses 100
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Punjab hooch tragedy: 12 more held, taking total arrests to 37; toll crosses 100

A manhunt has been launched for Ludhiana-based paint business owner Rajesh Joshi, who had initially allegedly supplied the three drums of spurious liquor that had triggered the wave of deaths

Maharashtra Excise dept to start e-token system for sale of liquor; to start on pilot basis in Pune
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Maharashtra Excise dept to start e-token system for sale of liquor; to start on pilot basis in Pune

The move comes after tipplers gathered in large numbers outside liquor shops at several places in the state last week, defying the physical distancing norms to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Allow liquor sale; illicit trade burden on exchequer, industry body tells 10 states
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Allow liquor sale; illicit trade burden on exchequer, industry body tells 10 states

The Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC) has urged 10 states to allow sale of alcoholic beverages saying that a blanket ban during the lockdown to contain coronavirus has resulted in sale of illicit and spurious liquor while causing burden on exchequer

How HipBar Bengaluru’s digital agenda to home deliver liquor suffered a setback with Karnataka HC verdict
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How HipBar Bengaluru’s digital agenda to home deliver liquor suffered a setback with Karnataka HC verdict

As the first liquor home delivery vendor in Bengaluru, HipBar set lofty compliance standards with regard to delivery timing and possession limits. When the Excise Department ‘arbitrarily’ withdrew its Letter of Authority, the company challenged it. However, the Karnataka High Court’s judgement has gone against the company and is a significant setback in its endeavour to digitally transform the industry.

Biren Singh says Manipur Police to launch mass drive against sale of illegal liquor
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Biren Singh says Manipur Police to launch mass drive against sale of illegal liquor

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh has said that police will launch a massive drive against illegal sale of liquor and unlawful production of spurious liquor in the state

Delhi Metro Rail: Things you are allowed to carry and things you cannot
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Delhi Metro Rail: Things you are allowed to carry and things you cannot

While metro passengers are allowed to carry most daily use items there are some exceptions. It is important to know these to avoid fines.

Liquor prices soar in Rajasthan as state hikes excise duty, provision not applicable to defence personnel
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Liquor prices soar in Rajasthan as state hikes excise duty, provision not applicable to defence personnel

Liquor will cost more in Rajasthan as the state government hiked the excise duty on the Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) and liquor by 20 percent and 35 percent, respectively.

Banning liquor cannot be the standalone solution
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Banning liquor cannot be the standalone solution

Prohibition is not the only answer. India needs a comprehensive national policy to tackle alcohol

Why India’s deprived still consume hooch
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Why India’s deprived still consume hooch

Long ago, the country made a promise to end booze, but 71 years later, only six states prohibit alcohol, in varying degrees

Mahua's make-over: The spirit indigenous to central India is now bringing a 'happy high' to Goa
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Mahua's make-over: The spirit indigenous to central India is now bringing a 'happy high' to Goa

Desmond Nazareth's goal is to make mahua India’s national spirit. "After all, mahua is the only distilled spirit in the world to be made from naturally sweet flowers," he says

Bihar Assembly passes amendments to prohibition law; Nitish Kumar says objective to save innocent people from punishment
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Bihar Assembly passes amendments to prohibition law; Nitish Kumar says objective to save innocent people from punishment

The Bihar Assembly passed a bill to amend some of the stringent provisions of the prohibition law in order to prevent its misuse.

10 dead, 16 ill after consuming spurious liquor in two Uttar Pradesh districts; police arrest 11
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10 dead, 16 ill after consuming spurious liquor in two Uttar Pradesh districts; police arrest 11

At least 10 people died and 16 were taken seriously ill after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in this district and its neighbouring Kapur Dehat, officials said on Sunday.

UP minister draws public ire for saying Rajputs, Yadavs drink more liquor, protesters hurl tomatoes, eggs at his home
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UP minister draws public ire for saying Rajputs, Yadavs drink more liquor, protesters hurl tomatoes, eggs at his home

Protesters hurled tomatoes and eggs at the home of UP minister Om Prakash Rajbhar for saying that Rajputs and Yadavs consume more liquor than others.

Kamal Haasan opposes prohibition in Tamil Nadu, says dry regime will lead to creation of 'mafia'
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Kamal Haasan opposes prohibition in Tamil Nadu, says dry regime will lead to creation of 'mafia'

Makkal Neethi Mayyam founder president Kamal Haasan has argued against prohibition, saying a dry regime would lead to the creation of a 'mafia'.

Nitish Kumar calls for nationwide ban on alcohol, says all religions criticise liquor consumption
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Nitish Kumar calls for nationwide ban on alcohol, says all religions criticise liquor consumption

Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar on Sunday pitched for a nationwide ban on alcohol, and asked party activists here to raise awareness among people.

Kerala raises minimum age for consuming liquor from 21 to 23; Congress labels move a 'gimmick'
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Kerala raises minimum age for consuming liquor from 21 to 23; Congress labels move a 'gimmick'

The Kerala government on Wednesday came out with a new Ordinance raising the minimum age for liquor consumption from 21 to 23.

As Kerala mulls liquor vending machines, NGO releases report saying 34% people consume alcohol everyday
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As Kerala mulls liquor vending machines, NGO releases report saying 34% people consume alcohol everyday

At a time when the Kerala government is mulling installing liquor vending machines in the state, an NGO has come out with an alarming report that claims 34 percent of the state's population consume alcohol everyday

Paris thieves get frisky with whisky, loot rare bottles worth $800 mn from famous LMDW liquor store
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Paris thieves get frisky with whisky, loot rare bottles worth $800 mn from famous LMDW liquor store

A group of thieves targetted one of France's La Maison du Whisky store near the upscale Champs-Élysées in Paris and made their way through $800,000 worth whisky