liquor shops

Lockdown extension in Pune: Drinkers throng to buy alcohol after announcements

Lockdown extension in Pune: Drinkers throng to buy alcohol after announcements

After a 15-day lockdown was announced in Pune, tipplers thronged to liquor shops to buy alcohol. And guess what social distancing went fo...Read More

Liquor shops flout social distancing norms to sell from the counter; cops seek permit cancellation in Mira-Bhayandar

Liquor shops flout social distancing norms to sell from the counter; cops seek permit cancellation in Mira-Bhayandar

The state government has allowed home delivery of liquor – barring containment zones – in Thane amid the lockdown which has been imposed...Read More

Madhya Pradesh Congress accuses Shivraj Singh Chouhan government of making women sell alcohol; shares picture on social media

Madhya Pradesh Congress accuses Shivraj Singh Chouhan government of making women sell alcohol; shares picture on social media

Well, several restrictions have been lifted in non-containment zones in a phased manner. Liquor shops too have reopened and are also offe...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Despite 30% ‘corona tax’, boozers line up to stock liquor

Madhya Pradesh: Despite 30% ‘corona tax’, boozers line up to stock liquor

If the MSP of one bottle is Rs 1000, the buyers will have to pay Rs 1,300 for same.

Madhya Pradesh: Government to run liquor shops amid row with contractors

Madhya Pradesh: Government to run liquor shops amid row with contractors

The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday kick-started the process to run liquor shops whose licences were "surrendered" by contractors am...Read More

Unlock 1.0 in Indore: Good news for tipplers, the city opens the liquor shops

Unlock 1.0 in Indore: Good news for tipplers, the city opens the liquor shops

It was a sigh of relief for the boozers when after a wait of almost two months; the city witnessed the functioning of the liquor shops. P...Read More

Indore: Liquor shops remain shut despite district collector's nod to re-open

Indore: Liquor shops remain shut despite district collector's nod to re-open

IndoreDespite a nod from district collector on Friday to open the liquor shops of rural area and Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) limit...Read More

Tipplers in Kerala can now buy liquor on BevQ app: Here's how you can book a slot from your Android phone

Tipplers in Kerala can now buy liquor on BevQ app: Here's how you can book a slot from your Android phone

Over two months after liquor outlets in Kerala were closed due to the nationwide COVID-19 induced lockdown, the Kerala government on Wedn...Read More

Maharashtra govt collects Rs 300 cr in taxes after liquor shops reopened

Maharashtra govt collects Rs 300 cr in taxes after liquor shops reopened

On May 20, the Maharashtra government collected Rs 42 crore of excise in just one day after liquor shops were opened and allowed home del...Read More

Indore amid lockdown: Liquor contractors join hands to shut the shops despite government’s nod

Indore amid lockdown: Liquor contractors join hands to shut the shops despite government’s nod

Despite the government's order, liquor shops remained closed in the rural areas of few districts of Indore on Wednesday. It is said that ...Read More

Good news for smokers: Green light for cigarette, paan shops to open amid lockdown 4.0

Good news for smokers: Green light for cigarette, paan shops to open amid lockdown 4.0

As the total number of novel coronavirus cases crossed 90,000 on Sunday, the Ministry of Home Affairs revealed the guidelines surrounding...Read More

Beware of crooks as wine shops gear up for home delivery

Beware of crooks as wine shops gear up for home delivery

As wine and beer shop owners fine tune their arrangements to launch a mechanism for home delivering Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) ami...Read More

Relief for liquor shop owners as Bombay High Court announces that they can pay licence fees by June 1

Relief for liquor shop owners as Bombay High Court announces that they can pay licence fees by June 1

In a major respite for liquor shops, the Bombay High Court has extended the deadline for them to pay the license fees from April 30 to Ju...Read More

Are wine shops open in Mumbai, Pune, etc? Maha govt may allow home delivery of liquor during lockdown

Are wine shops open in Mumbai, Pune, etc? Maha govt may allow home delivery of liquor during lockdown

Mumbai: Maharashtra government may release a notification allowing the home delivery of liquor during the coronavirus lockdown in permitt...Read More

Maha's Excise system considers e-token system to sell liquor - how it will work including pilot basis in Pune

Maha's Excise system considers e-token system to sell liquor - how it will work including pilot basis in Pune

Mumbai: The Maharashtra excise department has decided to start an online token system on a pilot basis for sale of liquor in Pune city to...Read More

Living with the virus: Not just liquor, open non-essential stores to generate revenue

Living with the virus: Not just liquor, open non-essential stores to generate revenue

The 7-week lockdown to flatten the curve has been a conjecture at best. Equipped with a dwindling revenue to spend on relief, State gover...Read More

Good news for tipplers in Kerala: State govt mulls to resume online sale of liquor

Good news for tipplers in Kerala: State govt mulls to resume online sale of liquor

The signs appear ominous for all tipplers as the first move to restart sale of liquor after it was stopped on March 25, began with the st...Read More

Of men, morals, and madira: Is the government doing enough to tackle the liquor shop issue?

Of men, morals, and madira: Is the government doing enough to tackle the liquor shop issue?

This article must be read alongside another written for FPJ last week. At that time, there were indications that Maharashtra would lift t...Read More

Assam govt collects over Rs 100 crore as revenue from liquor sales in five days

Assam govt collects over Rs 100 crore as revenue from liquor sales in five days

After the liquor shops were allowed to open, the Assam government has collected over Rs 100 crore as revenue from liquor sales in the sta...Read More

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