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Monday, May 25, 2020



Covid cess of 5% and excise duties hiked by 12%

May 22, 2020 4:47 pm

According to the notification, the five per cent Covid cess will be levied on the minimum retail price.

J&K opens up commerce, industry; clampdown still in place in red zones

May 20, 2020 2:35 am

Apart from liquor shops, all private hospitals, clinics and nursing homes (including OPD services) will resume normal functioning including OPD services, the order said.

Slight decline in domestic violence complaints to Haryana Police’s women helpline during lockdown

May 18, 2020 2:21 pm

Police say reduced liquor availability, unwillingness to seek help during lockdown may be among reasons.

HC seeks Delhi govt stand on pleas challenging levy of 70 pc special corona fee on liquor

May 15, 2020 3:28 pm

The Delhi government imposed the "special corona fee'' on alcohol, a day after allowing re-opening of 150 state-run liquor vends in the city from May 3.

Liquor vends open today after Capt govt toughens stand

May 15, 2020 2:03 pm

As the Epidemic Act is in place in the state, the government can force any shopkeeper to open in state’s interest.

Delhi: No interim stay on 70% ‘Special Corona Fee' on liquor

May 15, 2020 1:05 pm

Delhi government’s Standing Counsel Ramesh Singh opposed the contentions raised in the petitions and submitted that the government will file a detailed reply, pointing out how the coronavirus levy is valid.

Here's how to apply for Delhi government's e-token to buy liquor

May 14, 2020 11:05 am

Delhi government launched a new e-token system. Under this e-token system, the government is letting people register and collect an e-token to purchase liquor from a nearby liquor shop.

Where will liquor shops open today? Here are the details

May 05, 2020 3:58 pm

Liquor shops open update: Barring containment zones, where there is strict perimeter control and almost total ban on public movement except for emergencies, liquor stores will open almost everywhere from tomorrow.

Delhi: Hotel owner arrested for serving liquor without permit

September 15, 2019 5:07 am

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

July 08, 2019 2:20 pm

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.


Six of the world’s most interesting liquor bottles

May 28, 2016 7:46 pm

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.