Articles about Excise Act

Delhi: Liquor shops can now offer up to 25% discount

03 Apr 2022

Delhi
Delhi: Liquor shops can now offer up to 25% discount

The Delhi government has permitted private shops to offer up to 25% discount on the maximum retail price (MRP) of liquor.

Show-cause notice to liquor store for flouting COVID-19 guidelines

24 Jun 2021

Delhi
Show-cause notice to liquor store for flouting COVID-19 guidelines

The state excise department issued a show-cause notice to a liquor store in the national capital for not maintaining social distancing norms amid the COVID-19 pandemic, finding it fit to suspend the store's L-6 license with immediate effect.

Now order full liquor bottle on table in Delhi clubs

24 Mar 2021

Delhi
Now order full liquor bottle on table in Delhi clubs

Delhiites will soon have an option to order a full bottle of liquor on their tables in hotels and clubs as a Group of Ministers headed by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia recommended several steps that are part of excise reforms.

Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

10 Mar 2020

India
Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

By next month, liquor stores and bars in India could be stocked with a new mahua-based alcoholic beverage called Mahua Nutribeverage.

Another violation hits JW Marriott, Chandigarh; hotel fined Rs. 5L

09 Aug 2019

Business
Another violation hits JW Marriott, Chandigarh; hotel fined Rs. 5L

Recently, actor Rahul Bose shared a video, voicing his concern of being charged an outrageous Rs. 442 for two bananas at the JW Marriott hotel, Sector 35.

Dantewada ASP Suraj Parihar's journey from call-center worker to IPS-officer

07 Aug 2019

Inspirational
Dantewada ASP Suraj Parihar's journey from call-center worker to IPS-officer

Cracking the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) isn't easy. Many candidates give up on their CSE dream after one or two unsuccessful attempts.

#CareerBytes: All about the life of an IRS officer

10 Jul 2019

India
#CareerBytes: All about the life of an IRS officer

Joining the Indian Civil Services is a dream for many. While the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most sought-after, the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) is also a coveted Civil Service in the country.

Gurugram Police re-launches Operation Romeo after two years, 125 held

07 Mar 2019

Delhi
Gurugram Police re-launches Operation Romeo after two years, 125 held

After almost two years, the Gurugram Police revived their 'Operation Romeo'.

Bihar: In dry state, rats are drinking seized alcohol

04 Oct 2018

India
Bihar: In dry state, rats are drinking seized alcohol

In the dry state of Bihar, a large number of rats are likely to die due to liver cirrhosis as they are drinking seized alcohol.

Deploy guards, install CCTV to curb open drinking: Delhi govt

09 Sep 2018

Delhi
Deploy guards, install CCTV to curb open drinking: Delhi govt

The Delhi government has directed liquor vends to deploy an adequate number of guards to curb open drinking near the outlets.

Bihar: Liquor worth Rs. 10 lakh seized in Muzaffarpur

21 Jul 2018

India
Bihar: Liquor worth Rs. 10 lakh seized in Muzaffarpur

Police today seized a huge consignment of Indian-Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), worth Rs. 10 lakh, from Sujawalpur Chowk in Muzaffarpur district of "dry" Bihar.

After criticism, Bihar dilutes anti-liquor laws

12 Jul 2018

India
After criticism, Bihar dilutes anti-liquor laws

More than two years after implementing stringent prohibition, the Bihar government is taking a step back, clearing at least five dilutions in the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act.

Changing tunes: Live music to replace recorded-songs in Delhi bars

21 May 2018

India
Changing tunes: Live music to replace recorded-songs in Delhi bars

Delhi government's new directive is ought to change your experience in the state's bars.

Five dead in Kanpur hooch tragedy, at least 10 ill

20 May 2018

India
Five dead in Kanpur hooch tragedy, at least 10 ill

A man died this morning at a private hospital in Kanpur after allegedly consuming spurious liquor, raising the toll of the hooch tragedy in Kanpur district to five.

How has two years of liquor ban changed Bihar?

05 Apr 2018

India
How has two years of liquor ban changed Bihar?

Bihar police conducted a raid every two minutes and seven people were put behind bars every hour in the last two years since the state banned alcohol.

Rajasthan proposes stricter laws to check cow smuggling

27 Feb 2018

India
Rajasthan proposes stricter laws to check cow smuggling

Clamping down on illegal cow slaughter, Rajasthan has ruled that vehicles used in unauthorized transportation of bovines will be seized and the accused arrested.

Bootleggers may now get death penalty in UP

09 Jan 2018

India
Bootleggers may now get death penalty in UP

Bootleggers dealing in illicit liquor might soon face the death penalty or life imprisonment in Uttar Pradesh after the governor cleared a bill for the same.

Bihar government to fire employees promoting dowry, child marriage

27 Oct 2017

India
Bihar government to fire employees promoting dowry, child marriage

In another attempt to rid Bihar of social and civic malpractices, the Nitish-Kumar led government will now sack its employees if found demanding or promoting dowry and child marriage.

In Yogi's UP, trading hooch is punishable by death

21 Sep 2017

Politics
In Yogi's UP, trading hooch is punishable by death

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to crack down on individuals involved in illicit liquor (hooch) trade has decided to amend the 107-year old UP Excise Act, 1910.

Delhi: Liquor stores on highways in municipal areas to re-open

06 Sep 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Liquor stores on highways in municipal areas to re-open

After five dry months, several liquor shops and bars in Delhi are set to resume businesses, thanks to Delhi Government's directions to deseal liquor vends within 500m of highways under municipal areas.

Uninterrupted power supply for Karnataka's 1,260 'model villages'

11 Jul 2017

Bengaluru
Uninterrupted power supply for Karnataka's 1,260 'model villages'

The Congress-led Karnataka government has proposed a scheme of providing 24X7 electricity supply to 1,260 villages in the next one year.

Oil, gas production sharing pacts get CCEA approval

24 Mar 2017

India
Oil, gas production sharing pacts get CCEA approval

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by PM Narendra Modi, approved a policy for extending the term of over two dozen pre-NELP (New Exploration Licensing Policy) oil and gas Production Sharing Contracts (PSC).