Liquor Shop
West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

Four beaten to death in rage

A man in West Burdwan’s Jamuria thrashed to death four persons early on Friday allegedly to take revenge on three of them for filing a complaint of theft and assault against him with the police ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.20

The glass is empty

Sometimes, observing the sideshows thrown up by a major crisis reveals a lot about the chief figures who feature in the situation and the forces at play. While the ongoing tragedy of the gross cruelty...
By Ruchir Joshi in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.20

Three held for off-shop loot

Liquor bottles and cash were stolen from two liquor shops on two consecutives nights during year-end.Calcutta police have arrested a gang that had allegedly stolen Rs 5 lakh and at least 25 liquor bot...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.01.20

Airports fume

The Modi government’s airport privatisation plans could be hit if the move to restrict the sale of liquor in duty-free shops at airports is implemented, private airport operators association APAO sa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 05.05.20

Locked in camps, fitness-wary athletes restless for practice

Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju said on Sunday that his ministry is devising a plan to ensure a phased resumption of national camps for Olympic-bound athletes by May-end.But some of the national co...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 03.05.20

At last a drop to drink

Sir — It was both amusing and worrying to witness the reactions of Indian citizens, especially on the internet, to the news that liquor shops would reopen from today, albeit with certain restriction...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.20

Liquor store reopen plan in Bengal

Liquor shops may be allowed to remain open for eight hours from Monday in Bengal, an informal communication sent by the state excise department to retailers suggests.The shops could open at 10am and c...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.20

Bottoms up

Longing for a draught of vintage, the poet conjured up a full beaker with beaded bubbles winking at the brim. And all for the desire to fade far away with the nightingale’s song. In these distinctly...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 09.05.20

Liquor shops shut for 2 days in Assam

A day after the Assam cabinet decided to hike the prices of Indian-made foreign liquor by 25 per cent, shops were shut down on Saturday to enable retailers to change the price stickers.Sources said th...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.20

Flow to booze shops triggers tension

Some people of containment zones allegedly flout stay-at-home orders and sneak out to visit liquor shops in exempted zones where residents protest the presence of the “outsiders” in the fear that ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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