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Tag: Liquor Shop

Group Clash In Bolangir
Balasore: Group Clash At Liquor Outlet Leaves 2 Farmers Critically Injured

Balasore: At least two persons, reportedly farmers, sustained critical injuries in a clash that broke out near a liquor outlet in Soro area of the district on Monday. The incident took place at a foreign liquor shop in Jamuchadi Chhak under Simulia police limits. The two farmers who sustained injuries in the incident were admitted […]

Liquor shops reopen in Odisha
Odisha Excise Policy 2018-19: Govt says no to any more liquor shops

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday came up with a new excise policy for the year 2018-19 seeking improvement in the efficiency of processes associated with manufacture, import, export, transport and sale of alcoholic beverages while attaching due priority to health and well-being of the citizens of the State. As per the excise department, there […]

Women up the ante, ransack illegal liquor shop

Paradip: A group of women demolished an illegal liquor shop at Sukhuakhala slum in Paradip today, alleging that the outlet created disturbances in their area. They also broke hundreds of liquor bottles stocked in the shop. Police rushed to the spot and pacified the irate women. The women alleged that consumption of liquor had led […]

Locals oppose grant of new liquor licence for shop in Cuttack

Cuttack: Tension ran high after scores of residents and members of Balu Bazaar Puja Committee on Monday staged a demonstration against administrative approvals for opening of a licenced foreign liquor shop in the locality. Resentment was brewing among locals as they questioned how licence was granted to open the liquor shop in the area which […]

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 sell milk in front of liquor shop in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: In a novel protest, residents of Matha Sahi ward distributed milk in front of a liquor shop near Rajaghat square in Bhadrak. The anti-liquor protestors including women and children also urged people to stay away from liquor and drink milk instead. Though earlier the residents had staged protests in front of the Bhadrak Collector’s […]

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 […]

Women torch liquor shop, ransack local bars

Bolangir: Tension ran high in the town after a group of women ransacked a liquor shop and torched bars protesting the illegal liquor sale near the railway station here on Monday. According to reports, the women, armed with lathis and brooms, broke into the liquor shop today morning and destroyed all the bottles and torched […]

Kujang Murder Case: Family approaches DG seeking justice

Bhubaneswar: Alleging mishandling of investigation by the police into the murder of a youth inside a liquor shop near Pankapal under Kujang block of Jagatsinghpur district in November last year, the family has finally knocked the doors of the Odisha Police DG seeking justice. Ullash Jena, the deceased salesman in the liquor shop, was charred […]

Naxal violence again in Rayagada, liquor shop torched

Rayagada: A liquor shop run by the State government was torched by around 12 armed Maoists at Raghubari village under Ambadala police limits in Rayagada late last night. Besides, the ultras set a motorcycle on fire kept on the premises of the liquor shop and beat up three of its staff. The Maoists also left […]

Odisha seals 1167 liquor outlets, likely to lose Rs 1200 crore

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is likely to incur a loss of revenue to the tune of Rs 1200 crore per annum as 1167 liquor shops in the state closed down following the Supreme order banning liquor sale along highways. The 1167 liquor shops closed down from midnight of March 31 included 456 off shops, 205 restaurant on […]

A Remedy Worse Than The Malady

By Sandeep Sahu It has been just two days since the Supreme Court imposed a ban on liquor shops within 500 meters of national highways and we have already got a taste of the kind of problems the decision may lead to. There certainly is a lesson for the government in what happened in Nuapada […]

Nilagiri Tension
Tension erupts in Nilagiri after boy dies in road accident

Balasore: Tension erupted in Santaragadia in Nilagiri area of Balasore district following the death of boy after being hit by a truck this morning. Following the incident, irate locals stated a road blockade demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased. They also set the truck on fire and vandalised a nearby liquor shop. “The […]

Women ransack liquor shop

Bhubaneswar: Hundreds of women armed with sticks and stones today ransacked a foreign liquor shop and torched it near Naharakanta village on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. Agitated women armed with sticks and stones demanding closure of outlet barged into the shop pulled out cases of liquor bottles stored inside the shop and smashed them outside. […]

Women ransack liquor shops in Cuttack

Cuttack: Protesting against illegal liquor sale at Baigana slum in Kathojodi Vihar, over 100 locals, including women, ransacked two illegal liquor units here on Friday morning. According to reports, some youths of the slum sustained injuries in a tussle with the liquor seller on Thursday night. Following the incident, the locals staged a dharna in […]

Liquor shop salesman murdered

In a shocking incident, four miscreants allegedly murdered the salesman of a liquor shop in Samantarapur area in the city and fled after looting the cash available with him on late Monday night