Tag: alcohol (last 300)

Flaming poetry

Rushdie’s vodka ad tweaked the fundies.

Break out the Night Train

(WSJ) Indian Manhattan liquor store owner: ‘People used to spend $70, $80 on a bottle of wine, all the bankers, the young kids. Nothing is moving now more than $15.’
Previously: alcohol, economy

Duck dry days with Jaani Vakar

(WSJ) The EU complained about Indian tariffs on alcohol. Maharashtra levies a 200% tax on imported wines, while the state of Goa adds a label-recording’ fee. At stake is access to one of the world’s biggest alcohol markets.
Previously: alcohol

Dry daze

(WaPo) India’s health minister called on movie heroes to stop drinking alcohol on camera, while hinting that the booze could stay in villains’ tumblers.
Previously: alcohol, bollywood