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  • Ujjain: Illicit liquor seized, says MP excise department

    MP excise department started a drive against liquor peddlers, raided many areas including Kalbhairav temple area and Mahakal area and seized illicit liquor. Hotel owner and 7 women tourists were also booked for sale and consumption of illegal alcohol.
    Liquor worth more than Rs 61000 was seized and accused Vinod Malviya and his 3 accomplices were booked in Kalbhairav area. The department also seized 11 liters of raw wine along with 220 kg

  • Karnataka Elections 2018: Illegal liquor seized from Bidar MLA Ashok Kheny’s residence

    Bidar: Income Tax officials and the Excise Department on Friday conducted a raid at the residence of Bidar MLA Ashok Kheny and seized illegal liquor. District Election Commissioner A Shravan told ANI that an FIR has been lodged against Karnataka Makkala Paksha (KMP) leader as he had failed to show any bills to the officers who raided his residence.

  • Bhopal: Excise dept may lose revenue up to 35%

    Bhopal: The excise department may lose revenue upto 35 percent if ‘No Ahata policy’ is implemented. This was revealed at the meeting of state excise department held here on Wednesday. The excise department had called liquor shop licensees to discuss the effect of policy, which will come into force from next financial year. At the meeting, the traders raised objections against ‘No Ahata policy’ and said it will affect liquor

  • Hyderabad drug racket: actor Kajal Agarwal’s manager held

    Hyderabad: The manager of actor Kajal Agarwal was today arrested in connection with the drug racket which the Telangana Prohibition and Excise Department claimed to have busted in the city earlier this month.

  • Dry state Manipur on a high during electioneering

    Imphal : Manipur, which is officially a dry state, seems to be on a high during electioneering with huge amount of liquor being regularly seized by the Excise department.

  • Bhopal: Demonetisation leads to slump in liquor sale on New Year

    BHOPAL: Unlike every year, sale of liquor has dropped on New Year celebrations in the state capital. Excise department attributed it to demonetisation which did not allowed people to loose their purse string in celebration.

  • Ujjain: Excise department seizes liquor worth over Rs 1 lakh

    Ujjain: The excise department seized liquor of over Rs 1 Lakh outside the Kalbhairav Temple. Despite the presence of a government authorized beverage shop in the vicinity, some florists in the area sell illegalliquor frequently.  Liquor is usually used here as an offering to the deity by the devotees. The excise police arrested 8 shop keepers involved in selling illegal liquor. The police have registered a case against them.

  • Dhaba owners serving liquor to be penalise

    New Delhi: Tightening the noose around ‘dhaba’ owners serving liquor, the Excise Department of Delhi government has directed them to put up sign boards clearly stating that drinking is not allowed in the premises failing which they will be slapped with a penalty of Rs 10,000.

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    85 cartons of liquor being smuggled to lure voters seized

    Muzaffarnagar: A team of district excise department officials has seized 85 cartons of liquor which were allegedly being smuggled to lure voters for the gram pradhan elections, an official said here today.

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    Panchayat polls: 154 cartons of illegal liquor seized, 1 held

    Muzaffarnagar: In a drive against illegal supply of liquor in the Panchayat polls, officials of the excise department seized 154 cartons of liquor worth Rs 7 lakh, and arrested one person near Talda village under Jansath police station in the district. “A vehicle was intercepted here last evening and 154 cartons of liquor worth Rs 7 lakh were seized,” district Excise officer Karundra Singh said. One accused identified as Saurabh was arrested while Vikas, N K Choudhry

  • Excise department raid wine shops for overcharging

    Jammu: Acting on customers’ complaints against the wine shops in the Jammu region of overcharging, the excise department today raided several such shops in the entire Jammu division. “To arrest the menace of overcharging by the wine shops, deputy Excise Commissioner, Executive Jammu conducted extensive raids in Jammu division and raided several shops”, an official spokesman said.

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    Nine suspended in UP after hooch tragedy

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended nine officials of the excise department and transferred the superintendent of police (SP) of Unnao district after five people died of consuming illicit liquor, officials said on Monday.

  • Women give memorandum opposing sale of liquor

    DHAMNOD : .Around 25 to 30 women gave a memorandum on Friday at the local Thana. They also pleaded the Collector to make the village liquor free, and to make sure that no illicit liquor is sold.

  • Excise dept seizes huge quantity of illicit liquor

    BHOPAL: A joint team of Excise department personnel from Bhopal and Raisen districts raided Jhiri and Kajlikhera villages on Kolar Road on Sunday morning and seized around 150 litres country liquor, 2000 kg of raw material to be used for making liquor and 10 boxes of IMFL. The seized material was concealed on the banks of river and nullah in more than a dozen drums and barrels. According to the information, the

  • Women demand ban on liquor shops

    Dharmpuri : Agitated with the openly distribution of liquor in the colonies, women submitted a memorandum to the officials of the excise department demanding ban on liquor shops. Women also alleged that the illegal sellers of the liquor said that their protest would not matter as they give extortion to the officials.

  • Holograms soon on all liquor bottles made in state

    Mumbai :  The decision of the state excise department to introduce holograms on all liquor bottles manufactured in the state to certify the originality of liquor should be implemented at the earliest, excise minister Eknath Khadse told officials of the department here on Wednesday.

  • HC tells state govt to file response in two days

    Indore : Reprimanding the state government for not filing its reply within the stipulated time, Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday gave two days to the government to submit its response on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against extending closure time of liquor shops, bars and pubs in the city.