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Delhi: Hotel owner arrested for serving liquor without permit

The club owner, Anil Khilwani, denied the charges and claimed the club was not operational when police carried out the raid. Khilwani and the club manager, Malay Kumar, were granted bail by the court.

Gujarat: Determined sarpanch, school principal clean up liquor-addicted Singod village

The change was brought about by 29-year-old village sarpanch, Kaushik Halpati, 10 other gram panchayat members and Sunil Patel, the principal of a government primary school in Singod village.


Kerala records whopping Rs 14,508 crores in liquor sales in 2018-19

While brandy was the clear favourite among the tipplers followed by rum and vodka, McDowell's Number 1 was the most sold brand.

UP CM orders 15-day drive by excise, police teams against those involved in hooch trade

As many as six people died after consuming spurious liquor, UP, where authorities have suspended excise inspector, two head constables and two constables of the department. Besides, four cops, including SHO Tarya Sujan police station, have been sent to the police line.

Liquor available in Gujarat despite prohibition law, says Congress spokesperson Doshi

The Congress leader alleged that the entry of liquor when there was a tight surveillance was not possible without the connivance of the police and politicians.

Chandigarh: Excise dept fines four persons Rs 2 lakh each for smuggling liquor

In August, the department had even installed boards on all entry-exit points of Mohali warning people that Rs 2 lakh fine shall be imposed on anybody caught bringing liquor from neighbouring cities into Mohali.


Bombay High Court de-seals liquor outlets, slams Maharashtra excise commissioner

The petitioners told the court that Joshi did not hear their grievances and they approached the District Collector, Sachin Kurve, for relief, as Kurve is the licensing authority in the suburbs.

Punjab: Illicit liquor seized, three booked

Satnampura SHO intercepted a truck on Hadiyabad Road in Phagwara and during its checking 468 boxes of liquor were seized. Three persons, who were traveling in a car, along with this truck, tried to bribe the SHO with Rs 1 lakh to hush up the matter.

164 IMFL bottles found in car headlight, three held

The Visnagar police in Mehsana district recovered 164 bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) from the cavity of a car’s headlight on Friday. Acting on a tip-off, the police intercepted the car and found the liquor bottles. In a video, recorded at the time of the operation, policemen can be seen removing the headlight […]

Caught smuggling liquor into Mohali, be ready to pay Rs 2 lakh

The sudden crackdown on liquor smuggling is also seen as a step to give benefits to some politicians who have stakes in liquor business in the state.

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Six of the world’s most interesting liquor bottles

In an increasingly competitive liquor market, it isn’t enough to merely produce a good spirit. You’ve also got to make sure it is ‘visible’ to customers in bars, at airport duty-free outlets and at the local liquor store. And these six bottles featured here are sure to be noticed.