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Karnataka excise revenue grows by 15% as liquor, beer sales surge amid COVID-19 pandemic-dnmKarnataka excise revenue grows by 15% as liquor, beer sales surge amid COVID-19 pandemic-dnm

Karnataka’s excise revenue grows by 15% as liquor, beer sales surge amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Karnataka Excise Department achieved a 15 per cent increase in revenue collection of Rs 19,306.44 crore in revenue between April and December last year, compared to Rs 16,786.78 crore in 2020-21.

India News Jan 4, 2022, 9:54 AM IST

Planning a liquor party at home in Lucknow? Apply for licensePlanning a liquor party at home in Lucknow? Apply for license

Planning a liquor party at home in Lucknow? Apply for license

According to the instructions issued by the Excise Department, now you have to get a license before having a liquor party at home.

India News Nov 17, 2021, 9:55 AM IST

Over 850 liquor shops in Delhi to reopen today Prices to timings know it all gcwOver 850 liquor shops in Delhi to reopen today Prices to timings know it all gcw

Over 850 liquor shops in Delhi to reopen today; Prices to timings, know it all

According to Excise Department authorities, the new liquor vends will be open from 10 am to 10 pm. Here's everything you need to know.

India News Nov 17, 2021, 9:26 AM IST

Karnataka Letter shot to PM Modi accusing Cabinet minister of demanding Rs 1 crore bribe-ycbKarnataka Letter shot to PM Modi accusing Cabinet minister of demanding Rs 1 crore bribe-ycb

Karnataka: Letter shot to PM Modi accusing Cabinet minister of demanding Rs 1 crore bribe

BJP government which promised to give clean administration is hit by 'bribe for transfer' controversy as CM BS Yediyurappa's minister H Nagesh is accused of demanding Rs 1 crore from an official in the Excise department. The matter reached the central leader level after the daughter of the officer sent a letter to PM Modi about 'clean' administration.

Top Stories Dec 23, 2020, 5:52 PM IST

Gold biscuits worth Rs 12 crore seized from Siliguri; 3 arrested-dbrGold biscuits worth Rs 12 crore seized from Siliguri; 3 arrested-dbr

Gold biscuits worth Rs 12 crore seized from Siliguri; 3 arrested

A joint team of Darjeeling police and excise department arrested three persons with 130 gold biscuits worth Rs 12 crore. According to information received from police sources, each gold biscuit weighs 166 grams. A total of 130 pieces of gold biscuits recovered on this basis weighs 21 kg 580 grams. The gold biscuits had been smuggled into India through the Indo- Myanmar border and were being taken to Bihar from Assam.
 

India Nov 10, 2020, 4:18 PM IST

Mangaluru cops nab seven people for marijuana consumption -ymnMangaluru cops nab seven people for marijuana consumption -ymn

Mangaluru cops nab seven people for marijuana consumption

Mangaluru Police have arrested seven people for consuming marijuana in a raid conducted within the Mangaluru division of Excise Department on Tuesday. The team also seized 500gm of marijuana during the raid.

Crime Sep 30, 2020, 3:24 PM IST

Kerala 500kg marijuana seized in Thiruvananthapuram in one of states biggest ganja busts-snjKerala 500kg marijuana seized in Thiruvananthapuram in one of states biggest ganja busts-snj

Kerala: 500kg marijuana seized in Thiruvananthapuram in one of state’s biggest ganja busts

Excise department officials seized 500 kg ganja from a lorry in Thiruvananthapuram's Attingal
 

Crime Sep 6, 2020, 2:04 PM IST

Excise Department proposes low-priced local liquor in market to reduce consumption of spurious spirits-dbrExcise Department proposes low-priced local liquor in market to reduce consumption of spurious spirits-dbr

Excise Department proposes low-priced local liquor in market to reduce consumption of spurious spirits

The Excise department has started thinking of bringing low-priced local liquor to the market to reduce the impact of spurious liquor. If the policy formulation prepared by the Excise Directorate is approved, then the yellow-coloured local liquor bottle will be available at a price of Rs 50-Rs 60 in the market before the next Assembly election.
 

India Sep 4, 2020, 4:16 PM IST

Bengaluru sees no buzz for fizz as pubs, bars reopen to slow start -ymnBengaluru sees no buzz for fizz as pubs, bars reopen to slow start -ymn

Bengaluru sees no buzz for fizz as pubs, bars reopen to slow start

Pubs, bars and restaurants see a slow start in Unlock 4.0. Despite being shut for close to 6 months, bars and pubs must pay yearly license fee of Rs 9 lakh to the Excise Department.

India Sep 2, 2020, 10:30 AM IST

Liquor sales hit record as Bengaluru goes into week-long lockdownLiquor sales hit record as Bengaluru goes into week-long lockdown

Liquor sales hit record as Bengaluru goes into week-long lockdown

According to data available with the Excise department, on Tuesday, the state saw an overall sales worth Rs 179 crore, with 3.8 lakh case boxes of Indian Made Liquor and 68,653 case boxes of beer being sold.

India Jul 15, 2020, 1:12 PM IST

Paliyekkar spirit case: Kerala excise dept seizes wrong truck, hand in glove with smugglers?Paliyekkar spirit case: Kerala excise dept seizes wrong truck, hand in glove with smugglers?

Paliyekkar spirit case: Kerala excise dept seizes wrong truck, hand in glove with smugglers?

According to sources, the excise department of Kerala helped smugglers by letting their truck carrying spirits get away
 

India May 7, 2020, 7:39 PM IST

Lockdown 3.0: Karnataka records highest liquor sales worth Rs 45 crore on day 1 as wine shops openLockdown 3.0: Karnataka records highest liquor sales worth Rs 45 crore on day 1 as wine shops open

Lockdown 3.0: Karnataka records highest liquor sales worth Rs 45 crore on day 1 as wine shops open

According to the Karnataka excise department, around 3.9 lakh litre of beer was sold and 8.5 lakh litre of Indian-made foreign liquor on day one of the restrictions being lifted
 

India May 5, 2020, 9:16 AM IST

Ordering booze on Instagram, WhatsApp: Youth arrested for selling liquor onlineOrdering booze on Instagram, WhatsApp: Youth arrested for selling liquor online

Ordering booze on Instagram, WhatsApp: Youth arrested for selling liquor online

As the lockdown days go by, the desperation for alcohol has forced many to try different avenues in search of booze. Seizing the opportunity, a youngster took the online route to sell liquor for more than double the price. The excise department however dashed his hopes when they arrested him

Coronavirus India Apr 11, 2020, 4:10 PM IST

Home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: Mamata govt to give green light?Home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: Mamata govt to give green light?

Home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: Mamata govt to give green light?

Sources claimed that after sweet shops and flower markets, the Mamata Banerjee government is going to exempt liquor also. Reportedly, the West Bengal Excise Department is about to launch home delivery service for alcohol in Kolkata and elsewhere in West Bengal during the lockdown soon.
 

Coronavirus India Apr 9, 2020, 7:39 PM IST

Home delivery of liquor? Wait a minute: High court stays Kerala Government's planHome delivery of liquor? Wait a minute: High court stays Kerala Government's plan

Home delivery of liquor? Wait a minute: High court stays Kerala Government's plan

The government had issued the order to home-deliver liquor to those with prescription from doctors via the Excise Department after the state witnessed five suicides of addicts suffering from withdrawal symptoms when the state run BEVCO outlets, as well as the bars closed in compliance with the lockdown declared by the Centre.
 

Coronavirus India Apr 2, 2020, 6:51 PM IST