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.
Maharashtra sells over 16 lakh litres of alcohol, nets Rs 62 cr revenue on Day 2, with just one-third shops open
The state has over 10,000 licensed shops that sell country liquor, IMFL, wine and beer of which merely 3,500 operated on Monday and Tuesday
Coronavirus Outbreak: Mumbai records 635 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths today; total number of cases rise to 9,758
As many as 635 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Mumbai, taking the total number of cases in the city to 9,758, the Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: BMC orders closure of non-essential shops, including liquor stores, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Mumbai
The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) on Tuesday ordered the closure of all non-essential shops in the city, including liquor stores, after there were violations in social distancing norms.
West Bengal announces relaxations for standalone shops in various zones; liquor outlets reopen as people flout social distancing norms
The West Bengal government announced a series of relaxations on Monday in various coronavirus zones, even as reopening of liquor shops witnessed tipplers giving a thumbs down to the social distancing.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Social distancing norms flouted in Delhi after liquor shops reopen amid lockdown
Police had to resort to lathi-charge outside a liquor store in Kashmere Gate on Monday after social distancing norms were flouted by eager patrons
Tamil Nadu teen upset with father's alcohol addiction kills self, asks CM to shut down TASMAC shops in suicide note
A 17-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging from a rail overbridge in Tirunelveli on Wednesday as he was upset over his father's alcohol addiction.
Bengaluru bar blaze kills 5: Police cracks down on eateries to ensure implementation of fire safety norms
The death of five employees in a bar-cum-restaurant blaze on Monday stirred the civic body and police to crack down on all bars, pubs and eateries to ensure fire safety norms are followed, a top police official said.
All Maharashtra shops, except bars and liquor outlets, can stay open 24/7 following state government's notification
Maharashtra government issued a notification which allows shops and establishments to remain open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Swaraj India accuses AAP of granting 'illegal' liquor licences, breaking poll promise by not freeing Delhi of addictions
Yogendra Yadav's Swaraj India alleged that the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi broke Excise Department rules in allowing liquor shops to open inside shopping malls
Liquor shops near Delhi schools to be closed, action against officers who issued licenses, says deputy CM Manish Sisodia
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the liquor shops located near schools would be closed and action taken against officers who issued the licences to them.
In an interim order, the Bombay High Court Thursday allowed liquor shops situated on the highway passing through municipal corporation areas in Maharashtra to resume business
Tamil Nadu anti-liquor stir: Act against those organising protests without permission, says Madras High Court
The Madras High Court on Thursday asked the police to take action against those organising "sudden" agitations without obtaining prior permission and causing inconvenience to the public
UP CM Yogi Adityanath bans liquor shops on highways, near educational institutions and religious places
Uttar Pradesh will soon have a new excise policy under which liquor shops will not be allowed along highways, near educational institutions, religious places and in densely populated areas.
Uttarakhand liquor ban: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat says alcohol shops to stay open between 3 pm to 9 pm
Starting from 1 May, liquor shops in Uttarakhand will remain open only for six hours from 3 pm to 9 pm, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said on Tuesday
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the 15 December liquor ban on state highways but relaxed the rule a little.
A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India TS Thakur on Thursday directed to ban liquor on all State Highways. The apex court in its order said all the licenses of liquor shops in and around the National Highways in all the states would be closed.
The few authorised liquor shops in Gujarat selling Indian Made Foreign Liquor(IMFL) to those holding permits have been asked to remain shut till 17 December in view of the assembly elections.