May 06, 2020 11:00 PM IST
Sale of liquor was allowed in parts of the state as the lockdown to contain coronavirus entered its third phase on Monday.
- May 05, 2020 09:54 PM IST
Industry bodies such as the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC), the International Spirits and Wines Association of India (ISWAI) and the All India Brewers' Association (AIBA) said refilling stocks at retail outlets is a major challenge under the current circumstances due to several issues in supply chain and labour shortage.
- May 05, 2020 06:00 PM IST
While some claimed the amount spent would be their entire month’s salary, others wondered how the buyers would manage to store all the liquor at home
- Apr 15, 2020 08:16 PM IST
Revenue earned from the duty levied on alcohol accounts for 25% of state government earnings
- Apr 09, 2020 06:38 PM IST
The Indian Spirits and Wine Association of India has informed the government that the illegal sale of alcohol has increased in the country due to the lockdown
- Mar 20, 2020 07:59 PM IST
"It appears that people have stopped liquor consumption on their own and several shops have shut following the district administration orders," a state government official said.
- Aug 26, 2019 07:00 PM IST
Liquor sales were majorly hit due to restrictions in place because of General Elections.
- Apr 11, 2017 04:05 PM IST
- Sep 28, 2012 05:16 PM IST
Aiming at reducing liquor consumption, Kerala High court has suggested prohibition of liquor sales and its consumption till 5pm and also sought penal provisions to dissuade people from hitting the bottle during day time.