October 15, 2022 4:49 pm
With J&K among lowest alcohol-consuming areas, Valley parties see the move as another sign of “cultural aggression” by the Centre
October 11, 2022 10:11 pm
NC state spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said the administration claims it has waged a war against drug addiction and substance abuse, but is still promoting the sale of alcoholic beverages at public places.
August 07, 2022 12:20 pm
Delhi Liquor Traders’ Association said L-7 and L-10 licensees (private) account for 40% of the retail vends in Delhi, but contribute 60% to the overall revenue.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.