Liquor

  • Women agitated over illegal sale of liquor set shop ablaze 13-04-2014 02:21 PM

    A group of women allegedly set a shop on fire on Bhopa road in Muzaffarnagarfor illegally selling liquor, police said on Sunday. The agitated women have alleged that they had complained to the district authorities earlier but no action was taken against the shop owner, they said. The accused owner...
  • Liquor worth Rs 4.85 crore seized in MP ahead of LS polls 07-04-2014 02:50 PM

    With an aim to conduct free and fair Lok Sabha elections, poll officials have seized 1.75 lakh litre liquor worth Rs 4.85 crore from different parts of Madhya Pradesh. Besides, nearly Rs 1.01 crore cash, gold and silver items worth Rs 2.80 crore, narcotic drugs worth Rs 2.40 crore and...
  • ABVP opposes liquor godown near school 01-04-2014 11:59 PM

    The ABVP on Tuesday strongly opposed the East Singhbhum district administration's proposal to open a liquor godown in the premises of Krishi Bazar Samity in Parsudih and demanded abrogation of an agreement signed with the Jharkhand State Beverage Corporation in this regard. Amitabh Senapati, National Executive Committee member of Akhil...
  • AP: Jagan vows to restrict liquor sale, promises 5 important decision 28-03-2014 12:33 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Expressing anguish at the youth going astray with liquor addiction, YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy vowed to remove the belt shops from all villages in the state by restricting them to constituency headquarters and star hotels. Addressing a huge YSR Jana Bheri public meeting at Yalamanchili...
  • Liquor mafia attacks police officials in a bid to free their jailed associates 27-03-2014 03:04 PM

    Miscreants associated with liquor mafia injured at least eight policemen after allegedly pelting stones and freed three persons from police custody who were arrested in connection with selling illegal liquor at Khatoli town in Muzaffarnagar. A team of Excise and Police department had arrested three liquor mafia during raids on...
  • Panchayat bans girls from wearing jeans, consuming liquor 25-03-2014 07:59 PM

    A mahapanchayat of Yadav community has barred their girls from wearing jeans and banned consumption of liquor. The mahapanchayat, held at Rahera village in Mathuraon Sunday, also decided to ban child marriages, use of DJ at weddings, grant of dowry and gambling by members of the community. "The decision will...
  • EC surveillance team seizes Rs 10 lakh cash in Nalanda 25-03-2014 08:54 AM

    The Election Commission's Static Surveillance team on Monday seized Rs 10 lakh from a person in Patnas Nalanda district. Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan told reporters that the person, who was riding a bike, was stopped and searched after which Rs 10 lakh was seized from him. The police...
  • Police seize over 25 lakh litres of illicit liquor in Bihar 20-03-2014 08:38 PM

    As part of the drive against election malpractices, over 25.02 lakh litres of illicit liquor have been seized from across Bihar, since the Model Code of Conduct for elections came into force, Election Commission sources said on Thursday. The seizure of liquor illegally stocked, transported without permission and distribution among...
  • Over 97,000 litres of illicit liquor seized ahead of polls 18-03-2014 08:23 PM

    Over 97,000 litres of illicit liquor has been seized by teams of Excise and Income Tax departments in Uttar Pradesh since March 5 when the model code for the parliamentary elections came into force. "After the announcement of Lok Sabha polls schedule, 97,642 litres of illicit liquor worth Rs 2.12...
  • Delhi Police seizes 5,000 quarter bottles of illicit liquor 16-03-2014 09:48 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police has seized around 5,000 quarter bottles of illicit liquor from different parts of the city since it launched a special drive to check its smuggling in the run up to the general elections. According to police, smugglers are purchasing liquor from Haryana on a large scale...
  • Police seize truck carrying 800 cartons of liquor 16-03-2014 08:13 AM

    State excise officials on saturday seized a truck loaded with 800 cartons of liquor bottles, on the Delhi-Agra highway near Farah here. Excise inspector Sanjay Yadav said that two persons were arrested for trying to smuggle the liquor allegedly meant for distribution in the area ahead of Lok Sabha polls....
  • 132 cartons of smuggled liquor seized 15-03-2014 12:02 AM

    As many as 132 cartons of illegal liquor was seized and 12 persons arrested in connection with the seizure here, officials said on Friday. The District Excise Depatment, in a joint operation with the police, seized 132 cartons of illegal foreign liquor meant for distribution to voters, and arrested 12...
  • EC to mount a vigil for cash, liquor at railway stations 14-03-2014 11:58 PM

    The Election Commission (EC) on Friday said a strict vigil will be maintained at railway stations in Bihar to watch movement of cash, liquor, gold and any other undesirable items in the run up to the elections. This is being done with an intention to monitor poll-related expenditure during the...
  • 700 boxes of liquor worth lakhs seized from Yamuna Expressway 13-03-2014 11:48 PM

    Seven-hundred boxes of liquor worth over Rs 21 lakh in market was seized on the Yamuna Expressway on Thursday, police said. "On a tip-off, three members of the smuggling gang including the driver have been arrested and 700 boxes of wine were recovered from their canter," they said. The Kanpur-bound...
  • Police seize cartons of illegal liquor meant for elections 12-03-2014 02:34 PM

    As many as 87 cartons of illegal liquor, meant for distribution during election time, were seized from a godown at Bisrakh area in Greater Noidaon Wednesday. Police also seized an SUV with beacon light and fake licence plate, crime branch in-charge Gamai Prasad Yadav said. The illegal liquor was brought...
  • Monitor illegal flow of money, liquor in Delhi: EC 10-03-2014 11:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday directed the excise and the income-tax departments to strictly monitor the flow of illegal alcohol and flow of money in the national capital prior to the Lok Sabha polls. Delhi's seven constituencies go to polls on April 10. In a clear instruction,...
  • CPI-ML shutdown hits transport in Bihar 23-02-2014 04:42 PM

    Road and train traffic in Bihar was partly hit on Sunday during a shutdown called by the CPI-ML to protest against the power tariff and licensing policy for alcohol shops. Activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist squatted on rail tracks, halting several trains, officials said. Thousands of CPI-ML...
  • Policeman shoots at waiter for being asked to drink liquor outside hotel premises 21-02-2014 03:31 PM

    A police official shot at a waiter in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city when he was asked not to drink liquor in the restaurant premises since the eatery did not have a permit. The victim Inderjeet (33) was rushed to a hospital where he was stated to be in critical condition....
  • 30 bottles of illegal liquor seized, 2 arrested 16-02-2014 12:20 PM

    Forty-five pouches and 30 bottles of liquor, to be sold illegally, were seized in Jammu region's Akhnoor belt and two persons were arrested in this connection, police said on Sunday. Forty-five pouches of illegal liquor were seized from Jeet Raj near main Chowk Akhnoor, 30-km from Ghaziabad, on Saturday, they...
  • Vasundhara Raje's anti-crime drive on, 677 arrested in last 48 hrs! 14-02-2014 09:38 AM

    Rajasthan police has arrested 677 people in last 48 hours as part of its special drive against petty crimes in different parts of the state, government officials said on Thursday. Among those apprehended, 75 people were arrested for crimes against women, 169 for smuggling and sale of liquor, 342 for...
  • 377 bottles of smuggled liquor seized, 2 arrested 27-01-2014 10:10 PM

    In a crackdown on bootleggers, the Excise Department and police conducted joint raids in different places of the district last night and seized over 350 bottles of smuggled liquor. The Sector 49 police arrested liquor smuggler Raja Ram from Sarafabad area on Sunday night and seized 130 bottles brought in...
  • Drunk policeman calls Kejriwal god, barge into his apartment, arrested 15-01-2014 09:15 PM

    A Delhi Police constable high on liquor who described Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as "god" and tried to force his way into his apartment in Ghaziabadhas been arrested. Police in Ghaziabadseized the constable Tuesday night for trying to get into the Girnar Tower where Kejriwal lives with his family....
  • Muslim clerics to boycott marriage of drunkards, dowry seekers 14-01-2014 03:36 PM

    Drunkards and dowry seekers in eastern states will find it difficult to get their marriage solemnised with a group of Muslim clerics deciding to boycott such people. The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of clerics called in Biharsharif by Kazi Maulana Mansoor Alam, chief of "Darul-Qaza",...
  • Ponty Chadha murder: Court orders framing of charges against Namdhari, 21 others 13-01-2014 05:13 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today ordered the framing of charges against former Uttarakhand Minorities Commission chief SS Namdhari and 21 others in connection with the killing of Uttar Pradesh liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep. The charges will be framed on January 29 against the accused. The...
  • Elderly man charred to death while sleeping 13-01-2014 02:09 PM

    "An elderly man was charred to death while sleeping when his quilt caught fire in the wee hours on Monday", police said. Madan, in his early seventies, was sleeping under a flex canvas along the road side near Apex circle on Sunday night when his quilt caught fire from wood...
  • Two bootleggers arrested, 22 cartons of liquor seized during raid 10-01-2014 09:46 AM

    A District Excise Department team on Thursday raided a house at Swaran Nagar and seized two cars loaded with 22 cartons of smuggled liquor bottles. Two persons were arrested while two others managed to escape during the raid. "The car was having a police logo. On interrogation the arrested men...
  • After facing criticism, govt says it will reconsider decision on IMFL sale in shops 08-01-2014 02:49 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister ShivrajSingh Chouhan on Wednesday said his government will reconsider thedecision to allow sale of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) atthe shops selling country-made liquor. The state Cabinet in its recent meeting decided to allowsale of IMFL from the existing country liquor shops which wascriticised by the...
  • Shivraj Cabinet to allow sale of Indian made foreign liquor 07-01-2014 02:50 PM

    The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet hasdecided to allow shops selling country liquor in big villagesof the state to also sell Indian Made Foreign Liquor.A decision to this effect was taken by the state Cabinetat a meeting in Bhopal on Monday under the chairmanship of ChiefMinister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, official sources said....
  • 3 cops take bribe to allow liquor sale, arrested 04-01-2014 08:47 AM

    Three police officers were arrested in Rajasthan on Friday on charges of taking bribes to allow sale of liquor, officials said. The state police's anti-corruption bureau (ACB) caught the three officers -- Deputy Superintendent of Police Manish Sharma, Inspector Dhoolji Meena and police outpost in-charge Prabhu Lal -- taking bribes...
  • ASI attacked by liquor mafia dies 02-01-2014 08:33 AM

    An Assistant Sub-Inspector was brutally attacked here allegedly by liquor mafia and he succumbed to his injuries in a hospital on Wednesday, police said. ASI Rajesh Meena was assaulted by criminals of liquor and drug mafia at the Rai Ka Bagh bus station on Friday night, when he had asked...