Kochi man duped of Rs 1.9 lakh after trying to buy liquor online

“People should know that there are several websites created by fraudsters and the numbers given on these websites pop up when searching for contact numbers for any service-related purpose.

published on : 29th May 2023

Man kills alcohol addict son in fit of rage, arrested 

However, when Surendra started drinking excessively, Samara tried to force him to stop abusing alcohol.

published on : 17th May 2023

Two more die in Villupuram after consuming 'illicit liquor'; death toll from separate incidents now 12

Inspector General of Police (North) N Kannan on Sunday said the victims possibly consumed liquor that contained a mixture of ethanol-methanol and other chemical substances.

published on : 15th May 2023

Liquor allowed only at IPL & investors' summit, not in marriage halls: TN Minister

Meanwhile, AIADMK general secretary K Palaniswami alleged: "It has ruined the future of the youth by making them addicted to alcohol."

published on : 24th April 2023

AIADMK, BJP slam TN govt's decision allowing liquor to be served at marriage halls, stadiums

“This move will destroy the future of youngsters by encouraging alcohol addiction,” said the AIADMK's general secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami

published on : 24th April 2023

Hop on 'beer bus' from Chennai to Puducherry from April 22

The trip, initiated by Catamaran Brewing Company, will have its inaugural run on April 22, Saturday.

published on : 12th April 2023

Dubai nixes alcohol tax to retain edge as tourist hub

The development comes in the wake of the opening up of the economy and the loosening of regulations by its neighbouring countries to lure more tourists and businesses to their future-ready cities.

published on : 10th April 2023

Woman kills alcoholic husband with dosa pan in Tamil Nadu

On March 22, Ravikumar came home inebriated and started to assault Jyothimani. Unable to bear it, Jyothimani retaliated and hit Ravikumar with a dosa pan. Ravikumar fainted and died.

published on : 7th April 2023

Drinking in public: 138 cases registered

As a part of it, the police have conducted patrolling under their respective police station limits.

published on : 4th April 2023

In a first, cops gun down bootlegger in ‘dry’ Bihar

Late on Sunday, a 25-year-old bootlegger was gunned down and three others were arrested following an encounter with police in Sitamarhi, close to India-Nepal border. 

published on : 21st March 2023

Kerala excise department wants GPS fitted to vehicles ferrying alcohol

The proposal has been floated after the excise officials felt that inter-state transportation of spirit requires more scrutiny.

published on : 13th March 2023

Conspiring with Bacchus: Alcohol and suicide in India

The idea that alcohol and suicidal behaviour are linked is not a new one, and indeed this relationship has been substantiated by a number of research studies. 

published on : 7th March 2023

There is no safe limit of alcohol consumption for health: WHO analysis

'We need cancer-related health information messages on labels of alcoholic beverages, following the example of tobacco products,' an expert said.

published on : 12th January 2023

Telangana HC slams govt for not filing counter for six yrs on de-addiction centres

The residuary State of AP established 18 de-addiction centres in its 13 districts following the State’s bifurcation.

published on : 8th January 2023

Flight pee case resonates in Nimhans’ study on harm of alcohol

More than looking at it from a moral angle it is primarily a medical health issue.

published on : 8th January 2023

Dubai cuts alcohol tax to boost tourism amid competition between major cities

The personal liquor licence, available to non-Muslims aged over 21 and required to buy alcohol at Dubai's small number of licensed shops, is now free.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Jumbo warning: Venture into the forest when tipsy at your own risk, says Bengal forest dept

Alcohol has a way to attract and distract; the spirit of the occasion is in parallel with the elephant’s curious way to draw closer and trample the innocent tippler to death.

published on : 30th September 2022

After Manjhi, Tejashwi also challenges CM Nitish Kumar to do random breathalyzer test

Jitan Ram Manjhi had challenged Nitish Kumar to conduct breathalyzer tests on ministers and some bureaucrats, reality of prohibition would come to be known.

published on : 21st February 2020

‘Portraying women as sex objects helps booze, cigarette firms’

This was according to a study aimed at understanding the influence of women in TV commercials.

published on : 12th May 2019

Singer Lily Allen drank a bottle of vodka a day due to image insecurity

At one point, during her tour in 2014, she even struggled to decipher between hard liquor and still water, reports

published on : 20th May 2018
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