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Tag: Liquor Sale

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Offline Sale Of Liquor In Odisha From Tomorrow, Home Delivery To Continue

Bhubaneswar: After a gap of more than three months, offline or counter sale of liquor is all set to resume in Odisha from tomorrow. In exercise of power conferred by Section 93 of the Odisha Excise Act 2008, Government hereby allows counter sale of FMFL/IMFL/wine/beer/RTD in the licensed IMFL off and on shops in addition […]

Liquor Manufacturers Urge Odisha Govt To Cut 'Special COVID-19 Fee' To Boost Sales

Bhubaneswar: Manufacturers of alcoholic beverages have urged the Odisha government to reduce the ‘special COVID-19 fee’ imposed on liquor from 50 per cent to a reasonable rate and allow retailers in the state to sell such products from outlets. In a representation to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC) […]

Liquor Sale: SC Asks States To Consider Home Delivery

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday observed that the state governments should consider online sale or home delivery of liquor during the nationwide lockdown that’s in place to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The remarks came from a bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and B.R. Gavai during the hearing of a PIL […]

OTV Expose: Book Shop Owner Nabbed For 'Selling Liquor' Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Unperturbed by the lockdown restrictions clamped to contain the spread of novel coronavirus, a bookseller in Odisha’s Nayagarh district was found blatantly selling liquor in his shop. This has come to the fore when a formal decision on resumption of liquor sale is yet to be taken by the State government. The illegal act […]

Women stage anti-liquor protest in Balasore, urge collector to take action

Balasore: Hundreds of women of Kudia village under Sadar block in Kuala panchayat of Balasore gathered outside the collector office yesterday demanding closure of liquor shops in the village. Protesting sale of country-made liquor in the area, the agitating women holding brooms raised slogans against illicit liquor trade. As per reports, they later submitted a […]

Govt revises timings for liquor sale in Bhubaneswar during HWC 2018

Bhubaneswar: Following massive protests by various anti-liquor organisations over the State government’s decision on relaxation of timings for liquor sale in ‘ON’ shops and bars in the capital city, Excise Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera today stated the decision was an unintended error. Behera clarified that the timings for liquor sale have been changed and only […]

Odisha records growth in beer, liquor sale

Bhubaneswar: The sale of beer in Odisha has increased by 21.13 percent this year, informed Excise Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera while replying to a question of Congress MLA Naba Kishore Das in the Odisha Assembly on Monday. Not only beer, the sale of foreign liquor has increased by 2.86 percent and sale of country-made liquor […]

Country, foreign liquor seized in Capital City; woman arrested

Bhubaneswar: Expediting its drive against illegal sale of liquor, police conducted raids on Dhirkut Slum in Mancheswar area in the city and seized huge cache of country and foreign liquor late Tuesday night. A woman was also arrested in this connection. According to sources, during the police raid at around 1pm last night, huge quantities […]

Women tie woman to tree, thrash her for selling liquor

Kendrapara: Tension prevailed in Pattamundai after a group of women allegedly tied another woman to a tree and thrashed her for hours for allegedly selling liquor in Gagua Chhak here on Saturday. According to sources, the SHG activists had been protesting and demanding closure of the liquor vend opened by the woman, Sasmita Patra, in […]

Tit for Tat! Women sell liquor outside Collector's office

Bhadrak: A group of women on Monday came up with a novel way of staging a demonstration when they opened a liquor counter outside the District Collector’s office protesting a newly-opened liquor shop in Mathasahi village here in the district. Involved in a campaign against illegal liquor trade, the women had been protesting and demanding […]

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Odisha orders ban on sale of liquor during Panchayat Polls

Bhubaneswar: In response to the directive of the State Election Commission (SEC), the Odisha Excise department today issued a ban on sale and purchase of liquor during the upcoming Panchayat polls in the State. As per the directions of the Excise Commissioner Prasant Kumar Senapati to all district collectors, no purchase and sale of liquor […]