Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

liquor sale


Sale of alcohol from J&K department stores: Hard to stomach, say parties

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

J&K admin approves sale of beer in departmental stores in urban areas; NC demands rollback

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.

Fearing revenue loss, private liquor traders request Delhi govt to let their vends operate

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.

‘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.