Highways

Highway liquor ban: Delhi govt to re-verify 40 hotels, clubs, restaurants

Highway liquor ban: Delhi govt to re-verify 40 hotels, clubs, restaurants

In March, the Supreme Court had banned sale of liquor within 500 metres of state and national highways including in bars, pubs and restaurants.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

Court issues notice to Punjab over move to allow liquor sale in hotels near highways

The Punjab Council of Ministers had, on June 19, approved the proposal to amend the state excise act.

Jun 28, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
Hotels, restaurants on highways can now serve liquor: Punjab govt

Hotels, restaurants on highways can now serve liquor: Punjab govt

Ahead of the state budget, the Punjab Council of Ministers (CoM), led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday gave its nod to remove hotels, restaurants and clubs from the restrictions on serving of liquor within 500 meters of highways.

Jun 19, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

Odisha renames highways as urban roads to beat liquor vends ban

In a bid to avoid closure of liquor shops in the state in the wake of a Supreme Court order, the Odisha government has renamed the state highways passing through cities and towns as `urban roads`.

Apr 13, 2017, 14:53 PM IST

Liquor ban: Hospitality industry seeks govt intervention

"We are planning to meet the tourism minster to apprise him of the enormous losses to both states and to the industry," NRAI President Riyaaz Amlani told PTI.

Apr 02, 2017, 22:46 PM IST
Govt plans Rs 3-lakh-crore Economic Corridor project to build 35,000-km highway network

Govt plans Rs 3-lakh-crore Economic Corridor project to build 35,000-km highway network

Government may soon come up with an ambitious Rs 3-lakh-crore Economic Corridor project to develop 35,000 km of highways for faster movement of freight.

Sep 14, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

Remove encroachments along highways: Himachal HC

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the state to provide sufficient manpower to the authorities concerned to remove encroachments along the Kalka-Shimla and Shimla-Dharamsala national highways.

Aug 08, 2016, 19:16 PM IST