Rapido Bike

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Why Govt Is Not Banning Alcohol But Taxi Bikes? Ask Bike Drivers

Thousands of ola, rapido and uber bike drivers questioned the recent ban on taxi bikes citing violation of Motor Vehicle Act, 1988. A rapid driver said, "How govt can ban it if it is feeding more than 20k families?" He further said, "If they are really concerned about the laws and morality, why don't they impose a ban on the sale of alcohol as it can kill the consumer." 

Sat, 04 Mar 2023 - 01:50 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ola Bikes, Rapido, alcohol, Delhi Government(637), Motor Vehicle Act

Courtesy: India TV News

Premsai Singh

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Chhattisgarh Education Minister Defends Alcohol At De-Addiction Event, Says ‘Mixing Ratio’ Crucial

Chhattisgarh School Education Minister Premsai Singh defended alcohol, as he spoke about its “benefits” in a de-addiction event. He stated that “dilution” is very important in consuming alcohol, and that the alcohol-water ratio must be carefully ensured to escape the side-effects of drinking. When asked about poor road conditions, he said that “whichever roads are in poor condition, accidents occur”

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Premsai Singh, Chhattisgarh, alcohol, Education Minister, De-Addiction Event

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Japan Introduces Massive Campaign For Youth To Consume More Alcohol To Stimulate Economy

Japan urged its young adults to consume more alcohol due to a decrease in income collections. In an effort to strengthen the economy and tackle a troubling demographic issue, Nationwide Tax Agency established a national business competition named 'Sake Viva' to encourage alcohol use among the country's youth. The initiative encourages young people to develop business concepts that will raise demand for Japanese alcoholic beverages.

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Japan, alcohol, fall in economy, economy crisis, campaign

Courtesy: DNA INDIA


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Gujarat Hooch Death Toll Reaches 40; 10 Detained For Selling Fake Liquor

Seven additional individuals have died in the past 12 hours on July 27 in Gujarat's Botad district, bringing the total number of fatalities attributable to the use of fake alcohol to 40. Thirty-one of them were from Botad villages, while nine were from the neighboring Dhandhuka taluka in Ahmedabad. So far, police have filed three First Information Reports (FIRs)… read-more

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 04:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Gujarat, alcohol, Death toll, arrest, fake liquor


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Death Toll In Gujarat Rises To 24 After Individuals Consumed Fake Liquor

Death toll in the hard liquor incident in Gujarat's Ahmedabad and Botad districts rose to 24 on July 26. The deceased included 15 from Botad districts and nine from Ahmedabad rural regions. The kingpin and Methanol suppliers have been apprehended and questioned. Throughout the night, a scouring operation was carried out, and 600 litres of Methanol were confiscated. The chemical was allegedly supplied by Jayeshbhbai of the Ahmedabad-based Amos… read-more

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 01:05 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Gujarat, Death toll, fake liquor, dry state, alcohol

Spurious Liquor

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Spurious Liquor Claims Lives Of 2 In Bihar's Aurangabad; Over 70 Arrested

In Bihar's Aurangabad district, two lives have come to a tragic end after consuming spurious liquor, on May 24. Reportedly, the liquor was brought from Jharkhand and over 70 persons have been arrested in the case so far. Further details on the matter is Underway. The Nitish Kumar led state government in Bihar banned the sake and consumption of alcohol in 2016. 

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 08:31 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: alcohol, aurangabad, Nitish Kumar, Jharkhand, Bihar

Courtesy: ANI

LPG cylinder (representational image)

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Patna Man Held For Smuggling Liquor in LPG Cylinder

Bhushan Rai from Patna was held for smuggling liquor, stored inside an LPG gas cylinder. Upon getting a tip-off regarding liquor smuggling in the area, police raided the location. Over 50 litres of liquor has been recovered from inside the cylinder. Under the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Amendment 2022, a first-time rule violator can be imprisoned for even a month upon refusing to pay the fine. 

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 05:38 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Liquor, alcohol, Liquor Smuggling, Police, Patna

Courtesy: ANI

Liquor Bottles


Karnataka's Alcohol Industry Veterans Urge Govt To Revise Excise Duties On Liquor

Veterans of Karnataka's Alcohol Beverages Industry, in a press release, urged the government to revise the excise duties on liquor. The press release further claimed that the current excise duty rates make the cheap segments "cheaper" and premium segments more "expensive". "By imposing additional excise duty on spirits and beer, Karnataka government is putting additional burden on consumers," said Bishan Kumar, Editor-in-chief of Spiritz… read-more

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 06:18 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Karnataka, alcohol, tax, Excise Duty, Liquor

Courtesy: Brifly News

Man urges people to quit alcohol in Pune

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Man Becomes 'Ravan' To Urge People To Quit Alcohol

On the internet, a photo of a Pune-based man is going viral for opting a quirky way to urge people to quit alcohol on New Year's Eve. The photo shows the man, clad in Ravan's costume and holding a sword-like object, is asking people to drink milk and give up alcohol at traffic lights. Reportedly, he also distributed milk and told the people about the harmful effects of alcohol. 

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 09:30 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: alcohol, Quit Alcohol, Ravana, Milk, Pune

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Chinese archaeologists discovers ancient pot.

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Chinese Archaeologists Find Traces Of 8,000-Year-Old Alcohol

In the Peiligang cultural site of China's Henan Province, Archaelogogists found evidence of alcohol in 8,000-year-old clay pots. Reportedly, the pots contain items that were used to make alcohol such as monascus hypha, and cleistothecia, together with fermented starch grains from rice. Furthermore, It will help the archaeologists to understand the origin of agriculture, pottery making, and alcohol making techniques of old times, reported read-more

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 10:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: China, Henan Province, Peiligang, Archaelogogists, alcohol

Courtesy: Time Now News