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UP Cops Blame Rats For Disappearance Of 1,450 Cartons Of Seized Liquor

Uttar Pradesh Etah district police on March 28 started a probe into a weird claim by certain officials that rats caused disappearance of 1,450 cartons of seized liquor from a strongroom. Reportedly, the Kotwali Dehat police officials, in a general diary, had mentioned that 239 cartons were damaged by rodents. However, senior officials called it an act to "cover the good-up". Meanwhile, two officials from the police station concerned have been… read-more

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 09:14 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Etah, Liquor, UP Police

Courtesy: Live Mint

Liquor Shops

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Delhi Govt Lowers Legal Drinking Age To 21 From 25 Years

Delhi government on March 22 announced to reduce the legal liquor drinking age to 21 years from 25 years. Leveraging age-limit on the lines of the Centre’s new liquor excise policy, Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia stated that no new liquor shops would be opened in Delhi. Moreover, Sisodia stressed on equitable distribution of liquor shops to shun liquor mafias. Reportedly, the Delhi government runs 60% of the UT's liquor shops.

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 08:21 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Delhi, Liquor, Manish Sisodia, Legal age, New Liquor Excise Policy

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Punjab Amends Law Of Death Penalty To Counterfeit Liquor Sellers

The Punjab cabinet, by amending the Punjab Excise Act, 2014 has initiated death penalty provision for those selling spurious liquor in the state. Amending various sections, the act makes culprit liable for death penalty or life imprisonment besides fine by Rs20 lakh. Moreover, while for the disabilities the perpetrators will be liable for minimum six-year imprisonment with Rs 10L fine, even for cases of no injury bears Rs 2.5L fine and six… read-more

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 11:50 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Punjab, Liquor, Punjab Excise Act, life imprisonment, Death Penalty

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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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Toxic Liquor Swallows 14 Lives In Madhya Pradesh's Morena District

After consuming illicit liquor, 14 people died in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district. Additionally, over 20 people fell ill, consuming the poisonous liquor. Coming down with heavy hands, the district authorities suspended four government officials, including a policeman and has registered a case under IPC section 304. Calling for a probe the district police awaits the post-mortem reports of the deceased to confirm the presence of poison in the… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 07:15 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Death, Liquor, Poisonous liquor, Madhya Pradesh

Courtesy: The Telegraph

Bottles Of Liquor

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UP's New Policy Mandates Rs 21,000 Licence Fee To Stock Liquor

In the newly approved Liquor Policy, the Uttar Pradesh government has mandated to avail licence to store liquor at home. Under this, one can store up to 1.5 litres of country-made and Indian made foreign liquor along with four beer bottles. Moreover, to store above the prescribed limit, people will have to obtain Rs 12,000 worth annual licence and pay Rs 51,000 as security to the state excise department.

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 07:23 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Liquor, Indian Made Foreign Liquor, Yogi Adityanath



ITBP Rolls Out Online Liquor Distribution System For Its Personnel

An online Centralised Liquor Management System (CLMS) has been launched by the ITBP to provide desired liquor brands to the Army personnel guarding the LAC. The recently cleared long-standing move will help the in-service and retired ITBP personnel to buy liquor from their nearest unit and also check the stock online. Previous system provisioned them to purchase the liquor only from the canteens of the units, where they were posted.

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 10:07 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: ITBP, LAC, Liquor, Digitization, Canteen

Courtesy: The Tribune

Stabbing to death

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Newlywed Groom In UP Stabbed To Death For Liquor By Friends

In Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh district, a newlywed man has been stabbed to death by his friends for not providing them with alcohol. The 28-year-old Bablu was unable to arrange liquor for his friends, whom he visited soon after his marriage. In a heated argument, one of the drunk friends attacked and stabbed Bablu. While the police have arrested the main accused Ramkhiladi, they are in search of the absconders.

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 07:20 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Crime, Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh, Stabbed, Liquor

Courtesy: NDTV

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Uttar Pradesh: 4 Die After Consuming Illicit Liquor; 5 Hospitalised

Consumption of illicit liquor has caused at least 4 deaths in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district, while 5 people are admitted to a hospital. The incident happened at Amilia village of the district on November 20. Police and excise departments are probing the incident. Reportedly, the villagers informed that the victims got the liquor from a local shop, following which the police have taken a man into custody.

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 12:40 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Liquor, Death, Prayagraj


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West Bengal Government Revises Price Structure Of Liquor

After requests from the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC), the West Bengal government has restructured the pricing scheme for alcohol retailers. The new price structure has 22 slabs for wine and beer. A CIABC official stated the government was supportive in altering the price tag ahead of the festive season. Earlier, the government had raised the prices to increase the revenue; however, it resulted in decline in… read-more

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 04:47 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Liquor, Bengal, alcohol, Beer, Wine

Courtesy: The Indian Express