Tag: Liquor shops

Home delivery of liquor to start in Punjab from today

NEW DELHI: Home delivery of liquor will start from May 7 in Punjab with the state excise and taxation department issuing an order for opening of liquor vends on Wednesday. The liquor stores would be allowed to open only during the curfew relaxation period, officials said. Meanwhile, the Punjab government on Wednesday evening changed the […]

After Delhi, Andhra Pradesh government hikes liquor prices by another 50 per cent

NEW DELHI: The Andhra Pradesh government has enhanced prices of liquor by another 50 per cent on Tuesday, only a day after imposing a 25 per cent hike as shops were reopened in relaxation of the ongoing lockdown. Special Chief Secretary (Revenue) Rajat Bhargava said the abnormal increase in liquor rates was to ‘discourage’ people […]

Delhi government imposes 70% ‘special corona fee’ on liquor from today

NEW DELHI: Liquor in Delhi will cost more from Tuesday as the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has decided to impose a 70 per cent ‘Special Corona Fee’ on its sale in the national capital, sources said. The move will boost the government revenue, which has been hit hard due to the coronavirus-forced […]

Andhra Pradesh government to resume sale of liquor from Monday

NEW DELHI: The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday said it will resume sale of liquor from its outlets from Monday, but will impose a new “prohibition tax” to discourage people from consuming alcoholic beverages. The prohibition tax could be up to 25 per cent on the existing prices, Special Chief Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Rajat […]

Liquor shops in Karnataka gearing up to start operations

BENGALURU: Erection of barricades and drawing up of boxes or circles aimed at maintaining social distancing were seen in front of liquor shops in different parts of Karnataka on Sunday, a day ahead of their reopening after a gap of over 40-days, due to the lockdown. Karnataka Excise Commissioner on Saturday had ordered that only […]

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