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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.

Madhya Pradesh: Man kills daughter, shoots wife over money to buy liquor

Monu Jha shot at and injured his wife Jyoti (30) with a country-made pistol after she refused to give him money to buy liquor. He then attacked his five-year-old and six-month-old daughters with a knife.

Gujarat: Labourers hired for destroying liquor bottles run away with some of them

Jaysukh Mithapara, police sub-inspector of Gondal city police station said the investigation was ongoing. “We have launched an FIR and investigation is on. Nobody, however, has been detained or arrested so far,” said Mithapara.

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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.