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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Father of India’s first single malt whisky passes away at 66: Neelkanta Rao Jagdale shook the market with a home-grown liquor brand
Neelkanta Jagdale will be known as a visionary who never shied from taking risks
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
The Bihar Assembly passed a bill to amend some of the stringent provisions of the prohibition law in order to prevent its misuse.
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
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.
Makkal Neethi Mayyam founder president Kamal Haasan has argued against prohibition, saying a dry regime would lead to the creation of a 'mafia'.
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.
The Kerala government on Wednesday came out with a new Ordinance raising the minimum age for liquor consumption from 21 to 23.
The liquor industry in Gujarat is working discreetly.
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
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