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liquor ban

Minister hints at reviewing liquor ban in Chandrapur

The other two districts to face liquor ban are Wardha and Gadchiroli.

18 Jan 2020 5:47 AM

Liquor sale in Bengaluru to resume at 6 pm today

Section 144 was imposed for 48 hours after clashes broke out between Congress and BJP workers.

24 Jul 2019 3:09 PM

BJP MLA’s son, 4 others held for keeping liquor

The police said that all the five youths including the high profile politician son were arrested from UP- Bihar border near Siwan.

03 Jul 2018 7:25 AM

‘Liquor ban has changed the face of Bihar. People now buy milk, honey’

The JD(U) is part of the NDA government and anything being said otherwise is baseless, says Neeraj Kumar.

01 Jul 2018 7:13 AM

Bihar turning to expensive clothes, honey, cheese after liquor ban, say studies

The studies pointed out that 19 per cent of households acquired new assets from the money they earlier splurged on alcohol.

17 Jun 2018 2:45 PM


Bihar: RJD vows to relax liquor ban on winning

The Oppostion RJD has announced that liquor consumption norms in the state will be relaxed if the party is elected to power.

19 Feb 2018 1:14 AM

Nitish Kumar calls for liquor ban across country

Hitting out at the Congress and left parties, he asked why they could not support ban on liquor and campaign against its consumption.

11 Dec 2017 12:17 AM

Indian states can't get into what tourists eat, drink: NITI Aayog CEO

The NITI Aayog CEO also said, "Tourism is essentially civilisational in character, one can't have garbage and say we have heritage sites."

07 Oct 2017 10:40 AM

Highway ban: Lifeline for 40 liquor joints in sight

Over 100 liquor vends, restaurants & hotel bars had been shut down in the city following the order.

01 Aug 2017 1:21 AM

Goa may lose Rs 7 cr due to liquor sale ban along highways

A total of 2,443 licences for retail sale of liquor have not been renewed.

20 Jul 2017 3:07 PM


Delhi: Bar owners relieved, welcome SC order

RWAs unhappy over apex court observation on highway liquor ban.

06 Jul 2017 3:31 AM

Liquor should not reach Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Giving necessary directions to the DMs and SPs, the chief minister asked offcials to take action against the liquor mafias.

11 May 2017 9:07 AM

Had planned liquor ban in MP during my stint as CM: Uma Bharti

The Minister for Water Resources said that she had become CM at a time when the financial position of MP was not sound.

01 May 2017 4:51 PM

CM rules out total ban on liquor in Uttarakhand

Regulation is always a better option than total prohibition and the state government is moving steadily towards that goal, said Rawat.

18 Apr 2017 5:01 PM

Drug abuse jumps after liquor ban in Bihar

The state government has now decided to eliminate all kinds of intoxicants and also enforce strict laws to deal with the menace.

18 Apr 2017 1:49 AM


Age Debate: Safety or job killing?

Shutting bars in roadside hotels and restaurants won’t make our highways safer.

13 Apr 2017 3:23 AM

Bar-highway distance measurement begins in Gurgaon

The move comes in the wake of the apex court order banning sale and serving of liquor near the highways with effect from April 1.

12 Apr 2017 11:40 AM

After NH ban, government set to speed up booze licences

Previously, the application for licence renewal came to the excise commissioner through the district magistrates.

10 Apr 2017 3:23 AM

360 Degree: New bar too far

It is up to the state to find solutions because public good always outweighs short-term losses.

09 Apr 2017 6:55 AM

Take all roads to safety

The SC gave its judgment in the light of the rising incidence of road accidents.

09 Apr 2017 6:43 AM


Liquor ban: Himachal govt denotifies 16 state highways to major district roads

The apex court earlier on March 31 reserved its order on banning liquor vends on the state and national highways.

06 Apr 2017 6:48 PM

Shiv Sena seeks moratorium on excise licences in Goa

The Uddhav Thackeray-led party also demanded a complete ban on cow slaughter in Goa.

06 Apr 2017 6:10 PM

Exercise restrain during protest against liquor shops: YogiAdityanath

The Adityanath government also accused the previous governments of not adhering to the Supreme Court order.

06 Apr 2017 5:02 PM

Women chase away liquor shops staff to protest vends' shifting in UP

The women of Parsiya village staged protests against the liquor shops which have been shifted to the residential areas of the village.

06 Apr 2017 4:05 PM

After SC ban, Madhya Pradesh runs liquor vends on wheels

The shops are seen selling liquor under the vigilance of excise officials.

06 Apr 2017 6:48 AM


Amul appeals liquor shops on highways to sell milk bars

'No High On The Way'! Amul's fantastic ad on SC's highways liquor ban appeals for a healthy India.

04 Apr 2017 7:10 PM

Goa govt assessing impact of liquor ban on tourism

The Travel and Tourism Association of Goa, a body representing the travel trade, said there is no immediate impact of the SC order.

04 Apr 2017 2:52 PM

To escape liquor ban, Rajasthan PWD to de-notify state highways to 'urban'

The SC in its December 15, 2016 order ruled that licenses of shops along national and state highways will not be renewed after March 31.

04 Apr 2017 12:49 PM

High(way) and dry

Business and fun took a hit as popular party hubs in Gurgaon wore a deserted look in the first weekened after the recent liquor ban.

04 Apr 2017 12:08 AM

Supreme Court order leaves pubs along highways high and dry

States fear a loss of several thousand crores of rupees due to the ban on liquor vends.

03 Apr 2017 6:52 AM


Highway liquor ban: Tweaking is needed

Hotels, restaurants, clubs and standalone bars that pay huge sums for liquor licences have been badly hit.

03 Apr 2017 2:10 AM

Over 250 bars, liquor vends go dry in city, NCR

Restaurant & bar owners in Gurgaon have decided to meet Union minister Mahesh Sharma & the Haryana CM seeking resolution to their problems.

03 Apr 2017 12:46 AM

TN complies with SC order, 3,320 liquor outlets closed

Asked on the relocation of shops, government sources said that the liquor outlets will be relocated without violating the court directive.

02 Apr 2017 6:34 PM

Maharashtra: At least 1,000 star hotels hit by SC's liquor ban

Many five star hotels are located near the domestic airport in Mumbai and most of them are affected due to the order.

02 Apr 2017 5:19 PM

Over 100 liquor vends, bars shut in Delhi

There are around 350 government-run liquor vends and around 400 private vends operating in the national capital.

02 Apr 2017 1:09 PM


Supreme Court upholds liquor ban on highways, shortens distance

The bench said since the time limit of March 31 was granted based on the request of Tamil Nadu no further extension can be granted.

01 Apr 2017 4:25 AM

Bihar liquor ban: SC refuses to extend license of four companies

The apex court has also asked the Patna High Court to constitute a bench and hear the matter and dispose it by May 10.

21 Mar 2017 1:41 PM

Bihar: Liquor traders allegedly beat up school girls, 3 arrested

The complainants accompanied a police team that seized huge quantity of spiced alcohol hidden in houses of around 12 people of Beda village.

24 Jan 2017 4:33 PM

Bihar unites against liquor ban

Over 3 crore participate in world’s largest human chain.

22 Jan 2017 1:44 AM

Bihar forms world's largest human chain against alcoholism

The 45-minute-long human chain started at 12:15 pm at the historic Gandhi Maidan when Nitish Kumar floated colourful balloons.

21 Jan 2017 3:56 PM


Bihar to form world's longest human chain to support liquor ban

The state government had moved the apex court challenging the High Court's order of striking down the Bihar Prohibition of Liquor Act.

21 Jan 2017 9:59 AM

Order liquor ban in BJP-ruled states, Nitish Kumar tells Modi

The Dalai Lama, who is in Bodh Gaya, has also praised Kumar for trying to ensure complete ban on liquor.

12 Jan 2017 6:22 PM

Modi praises Nitish Kumar for liquor ban in Bihar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar had earlier praised Modi's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes.

05 Jan 2017 2:58 PM

SC order banning liquor on highways vindicates prohibition: Nitish

Nitish Kumar, who has taken the prohibition in a mission mode, highlighted positive impacts of liquor ban in the state since April

16 Dec 2016 3:52 PM

Shut liquor shops along all national, state highways: SC

The apex court in its order said all the licenses of liquor shops in and around National Highways in all states would be closed.

15 Dec 2016 11:28 AM


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