Under the Bombay Prohibition Act, offering online or on-call liquor delivery attracts Rs 5,000 fine or up to 6 months jail
The product will be delivered through platforms (which will operate on the lines of e-commerce websites), just like citizens get groceries and vegetables at home,” Bawankule said.
A recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report states that close to 1lakh deaths in India are directly related to alcohol abuse.
Call it ingenuity or the helplessness of a lonely woman, but an 87year-old widow from a village in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra has devised a novel way to keep her neighbours aware of her state.
Every day at dusk, Kaushalya Devi sticks a neatly folded sheet of white paper on the window of her house. At dawn, she removes it. The ritual is meant to inform her neighbours that she has not died in her sleep. Devi has been alone ever since she lost her husband 6 years ago and her son left home 5 years back. Shri Puri reports,