Liquor Excise Policy: News

BRS leader Kavitha sent to ED custody till March 23 

Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leader K Kavitha has been placed in Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody until March 23 in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case.

14 Mar 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi excise policy: Arvind Kejriwal moves sessions court against summons 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday filed a petition in the Sessions Court challenging the summons issued to him by a magisterial court.

12 Feb 2024


Manish Sisodia granted 3-day interim bail for niece's wedding

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court on Monday granted a three-day interim bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia, allowing him to attend his niece's wedding in Lucknow.

31 Jan 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

ED issues fresh summons to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued a fifth summons to Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case.

03 Jan 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal skips 3rd summons in Delhi liquor policy case

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has chosen not to appear for questioning in the alleged liquor policy case on Wednesday.

30 Oct 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi liquor policy scam: Kejriwal's arrest imminent, says BJP 

Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Monday said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's arrest in the alleged liquor policy scam was imminent.

30 Oct 2023

Manish Sisodia

AAP to file review petition against SC rejecting Sisodia's bail

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is reportedly considering filing a review petition against the Supreme Court's verdict denying bail to former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in connection to the alleged Delhi liquor scam.

19 Oct 2023


Gurugram residents are paying 33% more for booze: Here's why

Gurugram liquor retailers are cashing in on the ongoing shortage of popular alcohol brands in Delhi. Thanks to Delhi's controversial excise policy and the rejection of sale licenses for major companies, there's a scarcity of sought-after brands in the capital.

13 Oct 2023

Sanjay Singh

AAP MP Sanjay Singh sent to 14 days judicial custody

Delhi's Rouse Avenue court on Friday sent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh to judicial custody until October 27.

05 Oct 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP to protest Sanjay Singh's arrest outside BJP headquarters today

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be holding an agitation outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in Delhi on Thursday in protest of the arrest of its Rajya Sabha leader, Sanjay Singh.

Supreme Court questions ED on AAP's role in liquor case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Enforcement Directorate (ED) about the Aam Aadmi Party's role in Delhi's now-scrapped liquor policy case.

21 Dec 2022


Delhi liquor scam: AAP leaders, KCR's daughter named in chargesheet

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) claimed in its chargesheet that the daughter of Telangana Chief Minister, Kalvakuntla Kavitha, was part of the "South group" that paid kickbacks of Rs. 100 crore to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders for reek benefits under the Delhi Excise Policy.

01 Sep 2022


Delhi's old liquor policy comes back today with big changes

The Delhi government has reinstated the old policy of retail liquor sales in the capital city on Thursday. The decision follows a major uproar over the state's new liquor excise policy.

03 Jun 2022


Kolkata: Start-up to deliver liquor in 10 minutes at doorstep

In a first, a Hyderabad-based startup has launched a 10-minute express liquor delivery service in Kolkata.

08 Feb 2022


Liquor gets cheaper in Delhi as vendors offer heavy discounts

Several liquor vendors in Delhi are offering huge discounts on alcohol prices as the state government adopts the new liquor policy.

25 Jan 2022


Delhi reduces number of 'dry days' from 21 to 3

The Delhi excise department has reduced the number of dry days in the national capital to just three this year, down from 21.

17 Nov 2021


Delhi's new excise policy comes into effect. What changes?

The Delhi government has officially bid goodbye to the retail liquor business as the new excise regime kicks in from Wednesday (November 17).

30 Sep 2021


Hundreds of Delhi liquor stores to shut temporarily from tomorrow

All private liquor vends across Delhi will be temporarily shut as the national capital looks to enforce its updated liquor policy.

06 Jul 2021


Bars open till 3 am, microbreweries promoted: Delhi's liquor policy

The Delhi government made its excise policy for 2021-22 public on Monday with the aim to clean up malpractices and user experience.