KK Pathak

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Bihar IAS Officer Uses Filthy Language In Official Meeting, Video Goes Viral

Bihar excise principal secretary KK Pathak was caught on camera hurling abuses in an official meeting as he was livid over people of the city not following traffic rules. The video went viral on social media, gaining criticism from netizens. Bihar excise minister Sunil Kumar said he has heard about the video and will be taking the necessary action against the IAS KK Pathak soon.

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 05:11 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IAS Officer, Bihar Government, Excise Department, Viral video, Sacking demand

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor VK Saxena

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Delhi L-G Endorses Suspension Of Excise Department Personnel For Failing To Execute Policies

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor VK Saxena on August 6, authorized suspension of Arava Gopi Krishna, former commissioner of excise department, and Anand Kumar Tiwari, former commissioner of Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service. LG made the judgment in light of substantial failures in the application of Excise Policy by the officials… read-more

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 02:48 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi Lieutenant Governor, VK Saxena, Excise Department, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Suspension

Courtesy: India Today

NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede

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Maharashtra Excise Department Issues Notice To Sameer Wankhede Over Bar License

On December 13, the Thane unit of the Maharashtra Excise Department has issued a notice to NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede regarding his bar & restaurant. Allegations are that Wankhede was not eligible for a bar & restaurant license, which was given in 1997. He was 17 years old at the time, far below the eligible age of 21. As per the notice, Wankhede has to reply within a week. 

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 02:15 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Mumbai, Sameer Wankhede, Excise Department, NCB, Thane

Courtesy: ANI

Delhi High Court

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Delhi HC Issues Notice To Excise Department Over Liquor Shop License

On December 13, a division bench of Delhi HC issued notice to the excise department over liquor license approval. The notice was in regard to a petition filed against approval of liquor shop in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. Notably, the liquor shop had been approved in a residential area with several necessary commodities' shop, creating panic amongst people. The Delhi HC directed the department to file a reply by January 28.

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 08:27 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi HC, Liquor, License, Delhi High Court, Excise Department

Courtesy: ANI

People in queue at a liquor store, Delhi.

Photo: BBC

Delhi Govt Orders Deployment Of Marshals At Liquor Stores

Delhi's Excise Department has ordered the four state-run liquor sellers and private bodies to deploy marshals and staff to ensure COVID-appropriate behaviour at shops. The order aims primarily to ensure social distancing among customers, use of masks and sanitizers along with prohibiting consumption of gutka, pan and liqour at shops. Meanwhile, liquor shops in Delhi are currently operating on an odd-even basis from 10am to 8pm. 

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 11:04 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Delhi, Excise Department, social distancing, Covid-19

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Kerala: Boys Group Plant Marijuana To Mark World Environment Day

A group of youths planted Cannabis saplings to mark the World Environment Day on the side of a road in Kollam, Kerala. Reportedly, the plantation and posing with plants was noticed by a neighbour who informed the relevant authorities. The episode gained notoriety as police and excise authorities launched an investigation to discover the mischiefs behind the scheme, and a video showing them taking the plant went viral.

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 08:01 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Cannabis, World Environment Day, Kerala, Excise Department

Liquor stacked in house, UP.

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UP Excise Deptt Eyes To Reduce Limit Of Liquor Storage At Home

The UP's excise department is eyeing to reduce the home stock limit of liquor bought for private consumption. As per Excise commissioner P Guruprasad, the current 26-litre of possession limit is "unreasonable". He also stated that stocking liquor above the prescribed limit without license will be an offense. However, the new permissible limit has not been disclosed yet. Earlier, the UP government had passed a new excise policy mandating… read-more

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 11:58 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: UP, Excise Department, P Guruprasad, Liquor

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Drugs Worth Rs 2.5 Billion Seized In Sri Lanka; Pakistan's ISI Suspected

Seizing drugs worth Rs 2.5 billion, Sri Lanka's Excise Department has arrested four people who were carrying the seized contraband from the Chinese-controlled Gwadar port of Pakistan. The arrest took place on December 6 in the Marawila Thoduwawa region. The officials seized 100 kilograms of heroin and 100 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine (ice). Moreover, it is suspected that Pakistan's ISI and Chinese intelligence officials are involved… read-more

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 05:05 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Sri Lanka, Drugs, Gwadar, Excise Department

Courtesy: Zee News