World  /  Published 01.03.19

30 years since beer ban lifted, Iceland says cheers

Thirty years ago, a sobering dry spell in Iceland's history came to an end. On Friday, the country celebrates the anniversary of the lifting of a decades-long ban on beer with — what else? — a nat...
By AP in Reykjavik

India  /  Published 19.03.20

No distance, even 1 metre, too far for a drink

The latest coronavirus protocol in Kerala: Stand one metre apart in the liquor queues.The state government has acknowledged that it cannot afford to deny itself a substantial chunk of its revenues or ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.19

New Year fun, but responsibly

Hic, hic, no hurrah. Those caught driving in a drunken state on the first day of 2020 will be asked to go home walking, leaving behind their vehicles with the police. A Ranchi police officer told this...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

India  /  Published 08.05.20

Supreme Court keeps hands off liquor sale

The Supreme Court on Friday suggested that it was for the states to explore the idea of “home delivery” and “indirect sale” of liquor to avoid the large-scale chaos in the wake of the Centre...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.09.19

Tipplers keep date with Onam

Kerala’s love affair with the bottle continued this festive season, the state recording Rs 487 core in liquor sales in the eight days leading to Onam, bettering last year’s figure by Rs 30 crore.S...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Home delivery choice: whisky

Whisky has emerged as the preferred choice of liquor for consumption procured through home delivery, while the service is gaining popularity in urban and semi-urban areas of Jharkhand amid the nationw...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bokaro

Style  /  Published 23.04.20

Louis Vuitton making hospital gowns

Louis Vuitton has reopened their ready-to-wear atelier at their headquarters in Paris to make something that is the need of the hour: hospital gowns.The luxury brand is making the gowns for frontline ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 04.04.20

Every drop counts

Sir — India may have an alcohol problem. Many states in the country are reporting theft of alcohol, at times to the tune of lakhs of rupees. In West Bengal, thieves even cut an old-fashioned seendh ...
By The Telegraph


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