The NGO had questioned a notification of Chandigarh administration denotifying three stretches of state highways as “major district roads”, alleging that this was done to circumvent the court’s order banning sale of liquor along highways.
The impact of GST on food and liquor will be lighter on the pocket as the tax on food and drinks in air-conditioned restaurants will drop from 20.5 per cent to 18 per cent, whereas non-air-conditioned restaurants will levy a 12 per cent tax on food and drinks.
Daman and Diu BJP president Gopal Tandel was among 12 whose wholesale liquor licences were suspended by Central Excise. An official, said that the 12 had obtained wholesale license from department to sell liquor only to retailers, restaurant and bars.
The Punjab Assembly on Friday passed the amendment to allow serving liquor in hotels, restaurants and clubs on the highway.
In the new liquor policy, Kerela has decided to open closed bar outlets in three star and above classified hotels besides allowing serving of toddy in these hotels from July one. The age limit for consumption of liquor from has also been changed from the present 21 to 23.
Kerala’s new policy has given significant relief to bars and hotels which had to be closed down following the recent directive of the Supreme Court.
The highest amount generated during the Akali-BJP regime for the contracts was Rs 40 crores, while the Congress government generated revenue to the tune of Rs 1,026 crore for relatively lesser number of mines, the letter said.
The liquor, which was brewed in Diva, was to be supplied to Andheri West.
The timings suggested by BJP leaders are: noon to 7pm, instead of the existing 9am to 10pm.
According to government records, there are 332 wholesale liquor shops in Goa, besides 9,445 bars and restaurants serving alcohol.
According to the FSSAI official, the Customs should seek its clearance before an auction. “No unsafe food should enter the country,” he said.
Mukundkumar Patel, 52, was charged in criminal information with one count of bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds, US Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio Steven Dettelbach said in a statement.
The vends include three located in Ramdarbar Colony and Phase II of Industrial Area, one in Sector 17, two in sectors 36 and 37, two in in Motor Market, Manimajra, and two in Badheri and Sector 41.
Citing Section 33 of the Excise Act 2009, officials said a person cannot bring more than 1 litre of liquor to Delhi from other states.
A defence spokesperson said the airman and the sailor were passing by when they saw the fight under way and went over to intervene.