Govt liquor shops sell through midnight
Sep 2, 2008
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust India | Thursday July 30, 2015
The Madras High Court today said "liquor is an essential commodity for 30% of people in Tamil Nadu and hence government-run Tasmac shops vending liquor in retail could not be ordered by it to be closed during the funeral ceremony of former President APJ Abdul Kalam."
PTI | Thursday July 9, 2015
The petitioner asked for the Court to seek a detailed report on it and if necessary take legal action against the liquor suppliers and manufacturers. He also demanded a ban on the same if the quality results to contain toxic content more than the recommended specified quantity.
Top Stories | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Observing that liquor is "a poison to the society," the Madras High Court today 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.
South | KS Nagarajan | Thursday March 21, 2013
MDMK Chief Vaiko has just finished his fortnight-long 450-km padayatra demanding that the Tamil Nadu Government close all liquor shops. PMK Supremo Ramadoss has long been vocal against TASMAC (state owned corporation that has a monopoly over selling of liquor in the state) culture in Tamil Nadu. These two have one more thing in common: their suppor...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 7, 2012
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced a 20 per cent bonus to employees of public-sector undertakings, including electricity board, and to the Transport Corporation, costing over Rs 185 crore to the exchequer.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 15, 2012
In a case of binge drinking, two men died after they gulped down too many glasses of liquor at a state-run retail outlet in the district, police said. Twenty-four-year old Anandan, an autorickshaw driver, and his friend Balamurugan, an ambulance driver, had gone to the Indian Made Foreign Liquor outlet of TASMAC in Bhavani town on Sunday evening to...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 4, 2012
Two TASMAC employees were killed on the spot when the motorcycle which they were riding rammed against a stone road sign near Moolavaikka today, police said. The mishap occurred when the duo were returning to Kasipalayam village near Gobichettipalayam, they said.
Tamil Nadu News | Express News Service | Saturday December 3, 2011
There's good news for tipplers! The city is likely to get the much-awaited TASMAC elite liquor shops by the third week of this month.