Liquor

  • Liquor prohibition: Do partial bans work? 1 week ago

    It is a big day for the bar owners in Kerala, whose plea against cancellation of their licences will be heard in the Supreme Court on Thursday. CNN-IBN asks whether the partial liquor bans work. ...
  • Policy making elected government's prerogative: Congress on Kerala liquor ban 1 week ago

    In a temporary relief for bar owners in Kerala, the Supreme Court has directed the Kerala government not to cancel bar licences till September 30. The apex court observed that if such a move has to happen, it should be in one go. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 22, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Kerala liquor ban prompted by political considerations? August 22, 2014

    There are mixed reactions in Kerala as one of India's top consumers of liquor heads for prohibition with a proposal to make God's Own Country alcohol-free in 10 years. The big question is whether the ban is prompted by political considerations and whether prohibition will actually work on the ground. ...
  • News 360: Braveheart takes on hecklers who assaulted her husband August 22, 2014

    In an inspiring story coming in from Meerut, a woman defended herself and her husband when a group of miscreants attacked them. ...
  • Does prohibition of alcohol work? August 22, 2014

    In a move that has sent ripples across Kerala, the state which was once infamous for its love for liquor is soon set to run dry. The state government has bowed down to pressure from within to announce that it will enforce prohibition in a phased manner. ...
  • Bahraich gangrape: Liquor mafia threatened us, says victim's husband June 12, 2014

    With the increase in the crime against women, a woman was found hanging from a tree in Bahraich in Uttar Pradesh after being allegedly gangraped. Three people have been arrested and an FIR is being registered in the case. The husband of the woman claimed that they were facing threats...
  • Does money power still influence the voter? December 3, 2013

    Ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party has released a video of how in violation of the Election Commission guidelines, alcohol is being distributed in Delhi by rival parties. Pointing fingers at the Congress and BJP, Arvind Kejriwal's party has filed a complaint with the EC and has...
  • Peer pressure lead youngsters to experiment with alcohol: Doctor July 31, 2013

    Dr Sameer Malhotra, HOD of Mental Health at Max Healthcare says lifestyle changes and peer pressure lead many youngsters to experiment with alcohol. ...
  • Face The People: Should 18 become the legal age for drinking? July 17, 2013

    A pub in Gurgaon's DT City Mall is in trouble after police found that alcohol was being served to school children. At the time of the raid, 115 people between ages of 15 and 20 were present in the pub and consuming alcohol. ...
  • Mayawati has taxed alcohol, will lose: SP January 6, 2012

    Akhilesh Yadav said that Mayawati will lose UP polls as she has increased the price of liquor. ...
  • Worst hooch tragedy in West Bengal kills 101 December 15, 2011

    101 people have died after consuming illegal countrymade liquor in South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal. ...
  • CJ gets police to shut down an illegal liquor vend October 1, 2011

    CJ Pradeep Bhatia exposes how a tea shop was selling alcohol illegally right under the noses of police officers. ...
  • CJ fights against illegal sale of liquor May 28, 2011

    CJ Surinder Singh Khatri fights against illegal sale of liquor in his village. ...
  • Saif Ali Khan's Cannes connection May 6, 2011

    Actor Saif Ali Khan to endorse a liquor brand at Cannes film festival. ...
  • Andhra activists get reason to jeer: more bars August 5, 2010

    Andhra Pradesh government plans to issue licenses for liquor bars in the state based on 2001 census. ...
  • Delhi liquor shops to install CCTV cameras July 14, 2010

    The action is to keep a check on rowdy drinkers and also make sure shop owners adhere to rules and timings. ...
  • Bangalore pubs may remain open past midnight June 17, 2010

    The deadline for Bangalore's midnight revellers may be extended to upto 2 am if the state excise minister has his way. While the excise minsiter's proposal has the backing of a majority of Bangalore's younsters as also the hotel industry, the state home minister has blocked it, citing law and...
  • Not wheat but liquor stored in FIC godown March 30, 2010

    Jaipur: While thousands of metric tones of wheat for civil supplies in Rajasthan is left to rot out in the open there's liquor stacked in the FCI godown in Jaipur. ...
  • Modi snubs Mallya for spirited, unsolicited advice July 12, 2009

    The hooch tragedy in Gujarat that has claimed a 140 lives- has sparked off a debate over prohibition. Now liquor baron Vikay Mallya has asked the Gujarat CM to shed "political hypocrisies" and allow liquor in the state. The Modi govt is not taking well to the unsolicited advice. ...
  • Hooch tragedy: Mob protests, Oppn wants Modi to resign July 10, 2009

    Protest continued in Ahmedabad for the third consecutive day. The death toll in the country's one of the worst hooch tragedies has risen to over 80. Angry mob disrupted traffic in Odhav and Viratnagar areas of the city. In the assembly also, there was an uproar with the Opposition demanding...
  • Liquor laws change, not drinking age | Have your say May 13, 2008

    The Delhi Government is all set to crack down on boot legging, which will draw strict punishment. Consumption of liquor in public places can invite a fine upto Rs 5000. A fine as high as Rs 10,000 and three-month gaol sentence awaits those who are caught drinking and misbehaving in...
  • With or without drinks, Delhi rocks in Christmas December 25, 2007

    Controlled drinking is fine but heavy drinking must be avoided. People in New Delhi feel that it is best to avoid liquor in Christmas. Some feel that celebrations are best with family and friends, however, there are a few who feel celebrating Christmas with liquor gives a different kick. See...