Singapore saw 47 liquor-related riot cases in 2014: Govt

Singapore on Friday said that 47 cases of rioting and 115 incidents of serious hurt linked to liquor consumption was reported in the country last year, prompting the government to restrict the sale and consumption of alcohol in public places.

Recipe: Berry Sangria praline
Recipe: Berry Sangria praline

Blueberries in liqueur covered with red wine Ganache

Makes: 20 pcs
Prep time: 20smins
Cook time: 1.30hr


Blueberry Preparation:
Fondant paste: 200gm
Blueberries: 200gm (frozen will do)
Kirsch liquor: 4tsp

First and last day of month to be 'dry day' in Assam

Assam has declared the first and last day of every month, except December 31, as "dry day" and prohibited sale of any type of alcoholic product in the state.

Most Expensive Liquors
Most Expensive Liquors

Nikhil Merchant shows you how to indulge

Vodka –Diva Vodka

NHRC notice to UP govt over hooch tragedy in Lucknow

The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports on hooch tragedy resulting in the death of many people in Malihabad near Lucknow and its bordering Unnao district.

Hooch toll mounts to 41, UP police intensifies crackdown

The toll in the hooch tragedy in Lucknow and Unnao districts on Thursday climbed to 41 with the death of three more persons even as 2,939 persons were arrested in the state-wide crackdown launched by police against sale of spurious liquor.

Man in Bihar tries to sell son for liquor, arrested

A man was arrested in Bihar's East Champaran district after he tried to sell his minor son to purchase liquor, police said Thursday.

13 held, 2,000 litres spurious liquor seized in crackdown in UP

 In the wake of Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy, a state-wide crackdown against the sale of illicit liquor has been launched with the police arresting 13 persons till now and seizing more than 2,000 litres of spurious liquor.

12 arrested, 1700 litre liquor seized in UP raids

In the wake of Uttar Pradesh hooch tragedy, police and excise department have arrested twelve persons in the raids conducted at several places selling spurious liquor.

UP hooch tragedy claims major scalp; excise commissioner removed

Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday removed State Excise Commissioner Anil Garg from his post in the wake of spurious liquor tragedy which has so far claimed 31 lives with 17 more people dying overnight in various hospitals here and in Unnao.

Hooch tragedy: Liquor toll mounts to 31, over 100 hospitalised

The toll in the hooch tragedy in Lucknow and Unnao districts on Tuesday climbed to 31 with 17 more people dying overnight in various hospitals here.

52 people die after drinking poisoned beer in Mozambique

Health authorities in Mozambique say 52 people have died after drinking a contaminated traditional beer.

State Congress leaders patch up over Kerala liquor policy

Kerala will now implement total prohibition in the state in 10 years, state Congress president VM Sudheeran said Wednesday, hinting that a consensus has been reached within the party over the new liquor policy.

KFC's Australian liquor plan criticised

A new Australian restaurant outlet being planned by international giant KFC on Monday attracted strong criticism after applying for a licence to serve alcohol.

Onus on outlets serving liquor to check drunken driving: Mumbai police

Establishments here serving liquor on New Year eve will be held responsible if their patrons are found driving in an inebriated state.

Liquor policy sabotaged, says KPCC President

 Coming down heavily on Kerala government for the dilution of the new liquor policy, KPCC President V M Sudheeran, who had spearheaded the anti-liquor campaign, on Friday said the policy has been virtually sabotaged.

Kerala tweaks liquor policy

 Bowing to pressure from various quarters, the Kerala government on Thursday decided that from now on Sundays will no longer be dry days and 418 bars that have not opened since the beginning of this fiscal would become beer and wine parlours, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

VHP to hold conference demanding liquor ban

Demanding total prohibition and removal of liquor shops in the state, the Vishwa Hindu on Monday said it would hold a conference at Hosur on January 25 2015.

Kerala CM urged not to dilute new liquor policy

 Christians, including priests and nuns, Sunday held a peace march in Chief Minister Oommen Chandy`s home town Puthupally, urging him not to dilute the new liquor policy, which aims to implement prohibition in Kerala in a phased manner.

Madras HC poses questions to state, central govts on liquor sales

Observing that liquor is "a poison to the society," the Madras High Court on Wednesday posed a set of 16 questions to the state and central governments, asking how can governments run liquor business when the Constitution advocates total prohibition.