Jharkhand  /  Published 21.05.20

Tap app for liquor at home

Swiggy, a leading on-demand delivery platform, started delivering alcohol at home from Thursday. The service went live in Ranchi on Thursday after obtaining necessary approvals from the state governme...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 26.09.19

Delhi High Court clears air over age of drinking

The Delhi Excise Act does not prescribe 25 years as the minimum age for drinking, it merely prohibits liquor sales to people below that age, Delhi High Court ruled on Thursday.It dismissed a petition ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 24.09.19

Bone up on calcium

Our bones are a sturdy inner framework on which our muscles and skin are firmly attached. If we did not have bones, we would be reduced to quivering masses of jelly-like protoplasm. Bones are dynamic....
By Dr. Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 27.10.18

Break The chain of addiction

The urge to escape, the longing to transcend themselves, if only for a few minutes, is and always has been one of the principal appetites for the soul.— Aldous Huxley...
By Sangbarta Chattopadhyay & Namita Bhuta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

7 trucks laden with liquor seized

Police seized seven mini-trucks carrying foreign liquor from the official store of the excise department in Bankura’s Bhadul village after a group of residents detained the vehicles claiming that th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura


West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.20

Sikkim wine shops reopen amid lockdown

Wine shops opened in Sikkim on Monday, although the Centre has banned the sale of liquor during the lockdown.The wine stores will be open from 9am to 5pm. The shops have been asked to ensure soci...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

India  /  Published 06.08.19

No trace of alcohol, IAS officer gets bail

A Kerala court on Tuesday granted bail to IAS officer Sriram Venkitaraman, accused of drink-driving that led to the death of a journalist, on the ground that police had failed to establish that the yo...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 21.09.18

Alcohol-use disorders double

India’s prevalence of alcohol-use disorders has doubled in men over a six-year period but per capita alcohol consumption among drinkers declined in men and women, according to a World Health Organis...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Calcutta police start refusal probe

Lalbazar has started a probe into the alleged refusal by officers of at least two police stations to respond to a man’s call for help after an alleged incident of road rage early on Friday. Accordin...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.03.20

Booze is tougher than coronavirus to fight in Kerala

Liquor, which earns the Kerala government hefty revenues, is proving to be an Achilles’ heel in the state’s fight against the coronavirus.While stringent measures have been put in place in Kerala ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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