Liquor Policy Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Category: International Current Affairs
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 ..
Category: States Current Affairs
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 ..