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‘Change is inevitable’: HC refuses to interfere with closure of liquor vends in Delhi

September 30, 2021 8:37 am

The government had earlier announced a new liquor policy and several petitions challenging it are pending before the court.

HC notice to Delhi govt on plea seeking age verification at liquor shops

August 24, 2021 10:12 pm

The petition mentions that none of the liquor-selling places maintain records and no valid age proof is asked for when the alcohol is served

Mohali liquor sales on a high as Chandigarh goes dry

May 07, 2021 8:51 am

Even as the state grapples with multiple problems of availability of Covid-19 vaccination, shortage of oxygen supply and ICU beds at government hospitals, the liquor vends here have been doing brisk business.

Explained: How Delhi govt plans to make more money from booze, defang the liquor mafia

March 24, 2021 9:14 am

The recommendations include lowering the age of consumption of liquor to 21 from 25; barring the entry of those under the age of 21, and without “supervision”, in places that serve liquor; and shutting all government-run vends and giving them to private players

Punjab: Liquor manufacturers rue export fee hike, govt points to other states

September 08, 2020 12:49 am

The government had, in July, revised the export fee from Rs 0.40 to Rs 0.80 per proof litre for IMFL, Rs 0.50 per BL on beer from previous Rs 0.10 per BL. The export fee on Extra Neutral Alcohol (ENA) was raised from from Rs 0.5 BL to Rs 0.20 BL.

Chandigarh: MC collects Rs 7 crore through 5 per cent Covid cess on liquor

August 30, 2020 2:31 am

The Covid-19 cess was imposed on the liquor vends across Chandigarh on May 21. The city has about 124 liquor vends. Besides the Covid-19 cess, a cow cess of Rs 5 per bottle is also collected.

UP malls can soon sell liquor, allowed to apply for permits from Monday

July 26, 2020 5:41 am

The process will take around a month and selling from shopping malls is likely to start after August 20. Fully air-conditioned shops will be allowed operate from 10 am to 9 pm. Consumption of liquor is banned on the premises of the shops.

Unhappy hours: Maharashtra sees a sharp drop in alcohol consumption in April-June

July 13, 2020 2:31 am

As against 24.08 crore bulk litres (bl) consumed in April-June 2019, the consumption was barely 9.89 crore bl this year. Senior excise officials and industry players indicate the recovery to 2019 consumption level may take a while.

HC seeks state, BMC reply on plea seeking nod for all liquor shops to conduct online sale

June 04, 2020 2:21 am

Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal had allowed the online sale of liquor through home delivery in Mumbai from May 23. The service was to be allowed from 10 am to 6 pm.

West Bengal govt scouting for partners to boost online liquor sale

June 02, 2020 2:14 pm

The WBSBCL, the only wholesaler of liquor in the state, has already introduced e-retail and home delivery by enlisted off-shops to ensure social distancing and minimising footfall at outlets during the lockdown.