Tamil Nadu Covid-19 Lockdown Extended till June 21; Liquor Shops Open in 27 Districts, Including Chennai

Tamil Nadu Covid-19 Lockdown Extended till June 21; Liquor Shops Open in 27 Districts, Including Chennai

Tamil Nadu government on Friday extended the state-wide lockdown till June 21 and announced some relations in Covid-19 curbs, including allowing the sale of liquor in 27 districts. Chief Minister M K Stalin, while making the announcement, underscored the need for adherence to norms like using thermal screening and hand sanitisers in retail shops and … Read more

Patna Cops Attacked by Liquor Mafia’s Family for Trying to Conduct Raid at Their House

Patna Cops Attacked by Liquor Mafia’s Family for Trying to Conduct Raid at Their House

A team of Patna police that went to conduct a raid on the house of a liquor mafia in Digha’s Vikas Nagar area, on Wednesday, were allegedly attacked by the mafia and his family members. During the alleged assault, the uniforms of two policemen were torn. The family members managed to free the mafia Vikas … Read more

Liquor Buyers in Maharashtra Prefer Purchasing Across Counter Over Home Delivery: Report

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Home delivery of liquor does not seem to be the most favourable option for people in Maharashtra as they probably find it unreliable and prefer buying their alcohol across the counter. According to state excise department figures, during the shutdown, customers in Maharashtra registered up to 60,000 home delivery orders per day, which dropped to … Read more

Liquor Mafia to Pay Compensation to Kin of Victims in Uttar Pradesh

Death Toll Rises to 36, Top Excise Officials Suspended

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will now make the liquor mafia give financial assistance to families of those who die due to consumption of spurious liquor. The decision comes after spurious liquor claimed three dozen lives in Aligarh last week. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered that all illegal liquor outlets would be … Read more

Factory, Brick Kiln Owners in UP’s Aligarh Told to Caution Workers Against Drinking Dumped Liquor

Factory, Brick Kiln Owners in UP's Aligarh Told to Caution Workers Against Drinking Dumped Liquor

District authorities in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh have asked factory and brick kiln owners to caution their workers about the grave danger of consuming booze that they may find dumped in canals and deserted areas by liquor vend owners fearing police raid after the recent hooch tragedies. Posters have been also put up in several villages … Read more

6 Dead, 24 Hospitalised After Drinking Toxic Liquor Dumped In Canal In UP

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Doctors are battling to save the lives of the remaining 24 victims, police said. (Representational) Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh): Six people died and 24 more were undergoing treatment after consuming spurious liquor in a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh, days after another hooch tragedy resulted in the death of at least 35 in the district, police … Read more

Delhi Allows Home Delivery of Liquor Via App, Web Portal to Avoid Queues. Here’s How to Book

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The Delhi government on Tuesday permitted home delivery of Indian and foreign liquor by ordering through mobile app or online web portal. According to the Delhi Excise (Amendment) Rules, 2021, published in a gazette notification on Monday, holders of L-13 license will be allowed to deliver liquor at the doorstep of people. “Licence in Form … Read more

Delhi Allows Home Delivery of Liquor Via App, Web Portal to Avoid Queues. Here’s How to Book

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The Delhi government on Tuesday permitted home delivery of Indian and foreign liquor by ordering through mobile app or online web portal. According to the Delhi Excise (Amendment) Rules, 2021, published in a gazette notification on Monday, holders of L-13 license will be allowed to deliver liquor at the doorstep of people. “Licence in Form … Read more

Andhra Pradesh Govt Switches Liquor Policy from Prohibition to Restriction

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday announced a major shift in his government’s liquor policy, moving away from prohibition (nishedham) to restriction (niyantrana). “We will implement restrictions on liquor in a phased manner to protect the families from the evil,” the Chief Minister spelt out in a 16-page booklet released … Read more

18 Die in UP’s Aligarh After Consuming Spurious Liquor, Kin Allege Was Sold At Govt Licensed Shops

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Eighteen people died in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh after consuming spurious liquor and it is said that the toll may rise further. Authorities have sealed five liquor stores in connection with the incident. The deceased include four drivers of the gas bottling plant. The District Magistrate has ordered an inquiry into the matter. “Three separate cases … Read more

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