The petitioners have alleged in the petition that the policy was made to favour some people who are “…near and dear to the head of the party in Delhi”.
In his complaint on June 7, Sirsa also accused Sisodia of holding a meeting at his Delhi residence on 30.05.22 with Punjab excise and taxation officials to draft a similar policy for Punjab.
Monthly revenue from sale of liquor goes up to Rs 2,150 crore from Rs 1,900 crore.
In tribal-dominated Badakudi village under Jeypore block, the anti-liquor movement started by a group of 30 women in April this year has started showing results.
On June 9, a video showing the child allegedly forced by four persons into consuming liquor and smoking beedi went viral and shocked activists.
Prakasam SP Malika Garg explained that police and SEB officials have taken up a special drive in the last two months to eradicate illicit and ID liquor in the district.
The court had passed the order directing Tasmac to introduce the buyback scheme on a PIL seeking action against the littering of empty liquor bottles in forest areas.
Last year, Bevco had stopped advance payment of excise duty for liquor purchased from companies.
A whopping 80,000 empty liquor bottles are returned every day under the buyback scheme introduced by Tasmac in the Nilgiris, the State government informed the Madras High Court on Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, the RTC MD said instructions were given to officials concerned to conduct breathalyser test on the drivers.
As many as 22 villagers engaged in bootlegging were bound over and a total of eight cases were booked against them.
The government should strictly enforce the norms and cancel the licenses to those who have violated norms.
SEB director Avula Ramesh Reddy said tha the raids were conducted in villages, check posts and interstate borders from May 27 to June 2.
Beer sales in Karnataka have made a whopping comeback after the pandemic which had adversely impacted the Food & Beverage (F&B) industry.
The Puducherry Excise Department (ED) has invited applications, saying licences will be granted for “augmentation and employment generation”. No deadline to apply has been mentioned.