Liquor policy

Not involved in Delhi liquor business, says Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy

Reacting to the Enforcement Directorate raids on his residences in New Delhi, Chennai, and other places, the MP said they were carried out as part of the raids on all Delhi liquor businessmen.

published on : 19th September 2022

Delhi excise case: AAP claims ED has also given 'clean chit' to Sisodia as agency carries out raids

'The ED carried out raids at various locations but did not come to Manish Sisodia's residence; they left him because they felt that going to his house would be humiliating,' Saurabh Bharadwaj said.

published on : 6th September 2022

Delhi Excise policy scam: ED raids 40 locations pan-India excluding Sisodia's house

Besides, it has also alleged the liquor businessmen were given an exemption of Rs 30 crore, while the licence holders were given an extension as per their own will.

published on : 6th September 2022

AAP govt rejects private retailers’ plea to restore licences

The government has decided to allow only the state-owned companies to operate the new retail vends. The four state PSUs will start operating 240 vends 

published on : 1st September 2022

Hazare writes letter to Kejriwal, slams Delhi govt's new excise policy

The activist said after becoming the CM, Kejriwal forgot about the Lokpal and Lokayukta law.

published on : 30th August 2022

'Sisodia's honesty stands vindicated in front of entire nation': Delhi CM Kejriwal after CBI raids

After the CBI team went through his locker for about two hours, Sisodia said the probe agency has given him a "clean chit".

published on : 30th August 2022

CBI found nothing in my bank lockers, says Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia after raids

A team of about five Central Bureau of Investigation officials reached the PNB branch at Sector 4 Vasundhara in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of Delhi, to execute the search, officials said. 

published on : 30th August 2022

Sisodia alleges BJP wants all Delhi govt schools to be shut down for private players

 Sisodia also claimed the BJP was bringing up such a 'fake story of corruption' under 'a conspiracy' to close down all government schools and pave the way for the opening of private schools.

published on : 27th August 2022

BJP 'purifies' Rajghat with Ganga jal after AAP MLAs' visit; compares Kejriwal to Goebbels 

The Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) also hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), saying its various allegations were like a "movie script" meant to mislead the public on the "scam".

published on : 25th August 2022

BJP stages protests across Delhi over excise policy 'scam'

Participating in a protest at R K Ashram, Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta asked what was Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal waiting for before sacking Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

published on : 25th August 2022

Political gaming in the wake of the liquor policy scam

The unease in the ruling AAP in Delhi is palpable as the Central probe agencies are in the process of unravelling the liquor policy scam. 

published on : 25th August 2022

Excise policy: Delhi govt gave licenses to firms that paid 'hefty commissions' to AAP, claims BJP 

At a press conference here, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said CM Arvind Kejriwal is the "kingpin" of the liquor policy "scam" but he did not sign a single file in an attempt to avoid investigation.

published on : 24th August 2022

Arvind Kejriwal government calls special session of Delhi Assembly on Friday 

The Assembly session is scheduled to be held from 11 am on August 26, according to a document issued by the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday.

published on : 24th August 2022

Congress wants probe into KCR family’s role in Delhi liquor scam

Accusing MLC Kavitha of indulging in corruption, Madhu Yashki alleged that she had a role in Chikoti Praveen’s casino case, black money in Bahubali profits, sand mafia and liquor mafia.

published on : 24th August 2022

ED registers money laundering case to probe alleged irregularities in Delhi Excise policy 

The federal agency has filed the case under the criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) after taking cognisance of a CBI FIR that has named Sisodia and 14 others.

published on : 23rd August 2022

We have recording of BJP's offer to Sisodia, will release it when time comes: AAP sources 

Earlier, Sisodia claimed that he was "offered the CM's post" by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and closure of all cases against him if he quit the AAP and joined the saffron party.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Sameer Mahendru: From CBI witness in 2013 graft case to accused in Delhi excise 'scam'

The agency has accused Mahendru as one of the businessmen who were "actively involved" in alleged irregularities in framing and implementation of the excise policy of Delhi government.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Excise policy: Delhi government sources refute chief secy report flagging violations, procedural lapses

On the issue of opening of liquor vends in non-conforming areas, the government sources said it was in practice since long in their point-by-point rebuttal.

published on : 22nd August 2022

BJP raps Kejri, Congress hits out at AAP government

The Congress also attacked the BJP, saying a blacklisted Madhya Pradesh company that was allotted liquor vends in Delhi was a “major donor” to that party.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Power games: The Anatomy of a Scam

The fact that all was not well with the policy became evident when the government withdrew it citing a huge drop in the state’s revenue after its implementation.

published on : 22nd August 2022
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