Alcohol

Man undergoes surgery to remove liquor bottle he had inserted through rectum while drunk

A man in Tamil Nadu inserted a 250 ml liquor bottle into his anus while drunk which had to be removed surgically. The 29-year-old man from Nagore approached the Nagapattinam District Headquarters Hospital for severe pain in his abdomen and rectum on May 28. An X-ray revealed a 250ml glass bottle was lodged in his...

Delhi HC asks state govt to file detailed reply on 70% special corona fee

The Delhi High court has asked the Delhi government to file a detailed reply on its decision to levy 70% ‘special corona fees’ on the MRP of liquor in the capital. This comes after a bunch of affidavits were filed challenging the Delhi government’s decision. A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Sangita...

HC seeks Delhi govt’s reply on petitions challenging 70% corona fee on liquor

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the AAP government on several pleas challenging the levy of 70 per cent “special corona fee” on the maximum retail price of all liquor brands in the national capital. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued a notice...

Man held in MP for making liquor from sanitizer

Call it an act of desperation or jugaad at work, a man in Madhya Pradesh got so desperate for a peg that he attempted to make liquor from hand sanitizers. His attempts at reverse engineering were cut short after the police came knocking on his doors. The man identified as Indal Singh Rajput was arrested...

Amid lockdown, man distributes free alcohol to the ‘needy’

As the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic continues, the short supply of alcohol has left many people wanting a drink. Amid this pandemic, a Hyderabad resident on Sunday distributed alcohol pegs among the people in the state’s old city. According to a news agency, the person, who identified himself as Kumar, said: “Yesterday, while...

Cheers! Get alcohol during lockdown on doctor’s prescription

With suicide cases being reported from various parts of Kerala after liquor sales were stopped following the implementation of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, CM Pinarayi Vijayan has directed the Excise Department to provide liquor to those with a prescription from doctors. Moreover, the Kerala government has also asked the Excise Department to provide free treatment...