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If BJP Increases Minimum Drinking Age To 25 In Other States, We Will Increase It To 30 In Delhi: AAP

If BJP Increases Minimum Drinking Age To 25 In Other States, We Will Increase It To 30 In Delhi: AAP

The Delhi Cabinet on Monday approved a new excise policy lowering the minimum age for consumption of liquor to 21 years from 25 years,

23 March 2021
Delhi Government Lowers Minimum Drinking Age To 21

Delhi Government Lowers Minimum Drinking Age To 21

Prior to this, the age limit to consume alcohol in the national capital was 25 years.

22 March 2021

Delhi Govt Warns Clubs, Bars To Refrain From Using Liquor Bottles Without 2D Bar-Code

Deputy commissioner Ranjeet Singh said the absence of 2D bar-code on the bottle will be treated as 'non duty paid liquor' and action will be taken.

Nati Image On Liquor Bottles Sparks War Dance In Himachal

Nati Image On Liquor Bottles Sparks War Dance In Himachal

Government acts after images of traditional Himachali dance form appear on country liquor bottles.

24 February 2021

Elderly Couple Beaten To Death In Jharkhand For Protesting Liquor Consumption

The couple were beaten to death near Satpara Ghatta village on Sunday evening after a dispute over drinking in public

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05 November 2020
Hooch Tragedy: 20 Deaths Reported In Sonipat

Hooch Tragedy: 20 Deaths Reported In Sonipat

According to Sonipat Deputy Superintendent, the deaths have taken place in Mayur Vihar, Shastri Colony, Pragati Colony and Indian Colony.


21 June 2020
J-K Govt Says 'No Decision Taken' On Liquor Sale Points After Threats Of Protest

J-K Govt Says 'No Decision Taken' On Liquor Sale Points After Threats Of Protest

The government said no list of unserved areas has either been considered or approved for liquor sale points in the Union Territory.


20 June 2020
J-K Administration To Open Valley For Liquor Sale At Large Scale, Over 60 Spots Identified

J-K Administration To Open Valley For Liquor Sale At Large Scale, Over 60 Spots Identified

The excise department, after a survey, identified 183 new locations, 116 in Jammu and 67 in the Kashmir valley for sale of liquor.


21 May 2020
Swiggy, Zomato Begin Home Delivery Of Alcohol, Start From Ranchi

Swiggy, Zomato Begin Home Delivery Of Alcohol, Start From Ranchi

A Zomato spokesperson said that its alcohol home delivery service will go live in Ranchi on Thursday and seven other cities in Jharkhand over the next couple...


18 May 2020
Liquor Levy: Delhi Govt Pioneers A Consumer Rip-off

Liquor Levy: Delhi Govt Pioneers A Consumer Rip-off

The levy on alcohol is an act of executive excess and deserves to be struck down for political, economic and moral reasons, among others.


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15 May 2020
SC Allows Liquor Shops To Reopen In Tamil Nadu, Stays Madras HC Order

SC Allows Liquor Shops To Reopen In Tamil Nadu, Stays Madras HC Order

The Madras High Court had ordered closure of liquor outlets noting that there were huge crowds and no social distancing was being maintained by tipplers.


15 May 2020
Delhi HC Seeks Govt Response On Pleas Challenging 70% Special Corona Fee On Liquor

Delhi HC Seeks Govt Response On Pleas Challenging 70% Special Corona Fee On Liquor

The unprecedented levy of 'special corona fee' resulting in overall increase in MR of liquor by 70 per cent was "arbitrary, uncalled for and bad in law", the...


10 May 2020
Liquor Makers, Restaurants Pitch For Home Delivery Of Booze, Suggest Several Models

Liquor Makers, Restaurants Pitch For Home Delivery Of Booze, Suggest Several Models

Restaurants and hotels, which are sitting on a liquor stockpile of around Rs 3,000 crore, are asking state governments to allow them to sell the stock lying...


09 May 2020
Murders And Self-immolation: Tipplers Wreak Havoc In Tamil Nadu After Liquor Shops Reopen

Murders And Self-immolation: Tipplers Wreak Havoc In Tamil Nadu After Liquor Shops Reopen

Since the bars attached to the TASMAC shops are closed, buyers of liquor have been asked to consume their alcohol at home. This, in turn, has created a new set...


09 May 2020
Tamil Nadu Moves SC Against HC Order Barring Counter Sale Of Alcohol

Tamil Nadu Moves SC Against HC Order Barring Counter Sale Of Alcohol

The Madras High Court had ordered closure of liquor outlets noting that there were huge crowds and no social distancing was being maintained by tipplers.


08 May 2020
'States Should Consider Home Delivery Or Indirect Sale Of Liquor,' Says Supreme Court

'States Should Consider Home Delivery Or Indirect Sale Of Liquor,' Says Supreme Court

The apex court was hearing a petition that challenged the opening of liquor shops during the nationwide lockdown.


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07 May 2020
In Tamil Nadu, Tipplers Queue Up Outside Liquor Shops With Rarely-seen Discipline

In Tamil Nadu, Tipplers Queue Up Outside Liquor Shops With Rarely-seen Discipline

The buying behaviour was in contrast to the crazy rush one witnessed in Delhi, Bangalore and other parts of the country when liquor shops reopened earlier this...


05 May 2020
Liquor Bill Of Over Rs 50,000 Goes Viral, Bengaluru Shop Owner Booked

Liquor Bill Of Over Rs 50,000 Goes Viral, Bengaluru Shop Owner Booked

The incident came to light after the unidentified customer posted a receipt on social media, showing he bought liquor worth Rs 52,841 from Vanilla Spirit Zone...


04 May 2020
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Liquor shops opened on Monday after a 40-day lockdown and people were seen buying multiple bottles in several parts of the country.


21 December 2018
The Subcontinental Menu

The Subcontinental Menu

In this week's The Subcontinental Menu, read about the first female manager at Assam's tea estate and a band of Dalit women from landless families in Bihar,...





20 December 2017
Maharashtra Allows Malls, Cinemas, Restaurants And Business Houses To Stay Open 24X7

Maharashtra Allows Malls, Cinemas, Restaurants And Business Houses To Stay Open 24X7

The Maharashtra Shops and Establishment Act, 2017, allows all the shops to decide on their work hours.


10 December 2017
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Calls For Nationwide Liquor Ban, Hits Out At Congress, Left Parties

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Calls For Nationwide Liquor Ban, Hits Out At Congress, Left Parties

The Bihar chief minister also listed out various benefits of ban on liquor like fall in crime rate, road accidents and various diseases.


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