Liquor Policy Current Affairs, GK & News

Delhi’s Excise Policy 2021-22

Delhi’s Excise Policy 2021-22 was launched for public on July 5. Delhi government has made new norms for bars in hotels, clubs and restaurants under the policy. Why excise policy reformed? As per policy document, Delhi is the 28th most visited city worldwide by foreign visitors. In India, Delhi holds first rank in the most ..

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UAE allows cohabitation of unmarried couples, relaxes Islamic laws

On November 7, 2020, the United Arab Emirates announced major changes to its Islamic laws. It includes loosening of alcohol restrictions, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate and loosening criminalization of honour killings. Key Highlights Previously the users had to purchase license for liquor and to have alcohol at homes. The new rule now allows Muslims ..

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Kerala CM rules out the closing of liquor shops

The Chief Minister of Kerala ruled out closing down liquor shops in the state as part of the state-wide lockdown. Reasons The revenue from the liquor sector in the state is significant. The government is reluctant to shut down the revenue source especially given its struggling financial conditions. The state is affected by the demonetisation ..

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Liquor in Constitution and Topics Related to Liquor Prohibition

Right since 1948, many states in India have imposed ban on sale and consumption of liquor. The issue was being debated recently in connection with prohibition in Bihar. Facts and Fundamentals Liquor in Indian Constitution Liquor finds its place in the constitution in seventh schedule (article 246) and Article 47 (DPSP). Seventh Schedule The entry ..

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