Onus on Kerala govt to take steps to increase number of liquor outlets, says HC

Instruction given to relocate 32 outlets, and upgrade facilities in 57 others, Bevco tells Court 

published on : 16th September 2021

Kerala government mulls BEVCO outlets at KSRTC bus terminal complexes

The state government is exploring the possibility of allowing liquor outlets at KSRTC bus terminal complexes.

published on : 5th September 2021

Non-intervention by court to reduce queues at liquor shops would have been catastrophic: Kerala HC

The court told BEVCO that merely because it was the highest revenue making entity in Kerala does not mean it was doing a good job.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Kerala HC pulls up state govt, Bevco over long queues continuing at liquor outlets

"You may be the highest revenue making entity in the state. But that doesn't mean you are doing a good job," the court told Bevco

published on : 2nd September 2021

HC directive: Image makeover to lift spirits of Bevco outlets

The Beverages Corporation’s liquor outlets are going in for an image makeover with more customer-friendly services.

published on : 28th August 2021

Bevco sells Rs 750 crore worth of liquor in Onam

Bevco is offering premium service to customers who have made online booking.

published on : 24th August 2021

Why isn’t ‘immunity passport’ must to visit bars, liquor shops?: Kerala HC

The court was considering a contempt case against the excise commissioner for not implementing the order to take steps to improve facilities at Bevco outlets.

published on : 11th August 2021

No dip in Bevco revenue as consumers find ways to get daily quota

This is despite a large number of Bevco outlets remaining closed on account of TPR-based restrictions.

published on : 5th August 2021

No plan to hike prices of foreign liquor brands, says Bevco chairman

Reports that Kerala State Beverages Corporation is getting ready to hike the prices of foreign-made foreign liquor (FMFL) brands in the state have created a flutter. 

published on : 3rd August 2021

Kerala HC takes note of shabby liquor outlets, wants remedial steps

The High Court said that people are scared of such shops coming to their areas as the environment becomes vitiated since the outlets are so dirty.

published on : 30th July 2021

Kerala's love affair with alcohol a myth? Bottom's up trend lowest here among southern states

The high density of population and limited number of shops often lead to serpentine queues in front of Bevco outlets, which is one of the reasons Kerala is branded an alcoholic state, say experts

published on : 14th July 2021

Bars in Kerala to resume liquor sales after Bevco slashes profit share from 25% to 13%

After the second lockdown, Bevco had raised the profit share for liquor supplied to bars to 25% and that for Consumerfed to 20%

published on : 9th July 2021

Liquor or contraband? HC slams Kerala government over crowds outside Bevco outlets

When customers line up in front of liquor shops and spill over to public places and roads, it certainly is an affront on the collective dignity of society as a whole, observed the court

published on : 8th July 2021

Amid rising COVID TPR in Kerala, Bevco outlets likely to turn super spreaders

Though a few policemen have been posted in front of outlets to control crowd, they have become mute spectators. 

published on : 5th July 2021

Police facing tough time after liquor outlets opened, two injured in attacks

Days have been tough for police personnel deployed on Covid duty at public places after the liquor outlets reopened.

published on : 24th June 2021
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