The Madras High Court Bench here on Wednesday directed Tirunelveli Collector and Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) to permanently close down a liquor shop at Kalingapatti, the native of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko.
The Tasmac outlets in the city are selling liquor 24×7 by flouting the government prescribed working hours, the All India Youth Federation (AIYF) said in a petition submitted to the district administration on Tuesday.
The Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) has witnessed a 10-15 per cent drop in sales across Tamil Nadu after scrapping of the Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes.
Demanding that the Tasmac outlet in New Road be closed, the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) attempted to picket the shop here on Monday.
Liquor sales through the Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) netted a revenue of around Rs. 250 crore for the government during the Deepavali weekend. On Saturday, as the State celebrated the festival of lights, TASMAC’s sales touched Rs. 135 … Continue reading
Staff manning twenty TASMAC shops at prime locations in Chennai including T. Nagar, Egmore and Anna Salai echoed the same views. The recent decision of Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Ltd (TASMAC) to curtail the working hours of its outlets … Continue reading
Over thirty women from Kozhiporvilai village in Kalkulam taluk thronged the Collectoate here on Monday and submitted a petition urging the government to close down TASMAC shop No. 4852 located at a junction in their village.
Two months after exposing illegal sale of liquor in Tamil Nadu post business hours, there has been no change on the ground. Liquor sales continue to soar despite prohibition in the state and customers lining up in front of shops … Continue reading
The AIADMK government is serious about bringing in total liquor prohibition in the state and it will be done, assured chief minister J Jayalalithaa in the assembly.
TASMAC employees have alleged that after the closure of 500 oulets, they were under pressure from officials to increase sales and also meet targets set every month. TASMAC district mangers were summoned for a meeting recently at the agency’s headquarters … Continue reading