Goons attack UP policemen, officials

About half-a-dozen Uttar Pradesh policemen and excise department officers were injured after a liquor mafia attacked a raiding team here, police said Wednesday.

AP excise officials seize 120 kg of ganja

Prohibition and Excise Department officials of the Narsipatnam station seized about 120 kg of ganja, worth more than Rs 30 lakh in two separate incidents and arrested two inter-state drug peddlers.

Fifty probationary sub-inspectors of Excise Dept hospitalised

As many as 50 excise probationary sub-inspectors were admitted to a government hospital in Nallakunta here after they complained of throat infection besides fever and body-pain, officials said.

Court rejects excise official`s plea to transfer graft case

A Delhi court has dismissed the suspended Central Excise Commissioner Anup Srivastava`s plea for transfer of the graft case against him to another court on the ground that the counsel for him had worked under the special judge.

`Irregularities` in excise dept to be probed

D V Sadananda Gowda ordered a probe into alleged irregularities in the Excise Department in Dakshina Kannada district, according to R Janardhan.

Step up vigil after hooch tragedy, Excise Dept told

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy directed officials of the Prohibition and Excise Department to step up vigil and check illicit liquor trade in the state.

Odisha: Three arrested with ganja

Intelligence wing of
the excise department has arrested three persons from West Bengal here while allegedly smuggling ganja.

Auctioning of licenses for retail sale of arrack begins in Puducherry

The Excise Department has
commenced granting of licenses online to sell arrack and toddy
in the Union Territory for the 2010-2011 excise year.

BSNL moves SC challenging penalty imposed by excise department

State-owned telecom major BSNL has
moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of penalty and
interest of more than Rs 6.25 crore imposed by the excise and
customs department for alleged delay in payment of service tax
collected.