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Tripura, Mizoram liquor shops relocate to follow Supreme Court order

The Tripura and Mizoram governments have implemented the Supreme Court order in toto to ban liquor shops and outlets along the National Highways.

Without State Capacity, will highway liquor ban pave safer roads?

The current issue of the relocation of liquor shops 500 meters away from the National Highways is causing unrest in some parts of the country. In a few days, the furore will die down and most shops will settle in their new locations.

Chhattisgarh to impose liquor ban in village with population more than 3,000: CM Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh to impose liquor ban in village with population more than 3,000: CM Raman Singh

Following the footsteps of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday announced that prohibition of alcohol would be imposed in the state.

MCD polls: Nitish campaigns for JD(U) candidates, pitches liquor ban

Addressing a public rally in North Delhi's Burari, the Janata Dal (United) chief said though elections are held in Delhi, the city administration does not have any power.

Goa to move Supreme Court over ban on liquor vends near national highways

Goa to move Supreme Court over ban on liquor vends near national highways

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said his government will approach the Supreme Court in two-three months for relief in connection with an order to ban liquor vends near state and national highways.

Bar owners, hoteliers turn to state govts for relief

With the apex court banning the sale of liquor within 500 metres of highways, the affected hotel, bar and restaurant owners in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh are pinning hopes on the respective state governments to save their trade.

Man behind highway liquor ban says he too feels the pinch

Man behind highway liquor ban says he too feels the pinch

The issue of liquor being sold on national and state highways was first brought to the Supreme Court's notice by this Chandigarh-based man.

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.

Highway liquor ban: Watering holes along highways go high and dry following SC order

Highway liquor ban: Watering holes along highways go high and dry following SC order

Thousands of watering holes, iconic clubs and swanky pubs went high and dry as authorities went full steam to enforce a Supreme Court order banning liquor sale along highways while states gauged revenue losses.

SC order to affect 200 bars in Haryana, mostly in Gurugram

Around 200 bars in Haryana will be affected by the Supreme Court order banning sale of liquor within 500 meters of highways, while Punjab is yet to work out the number of bars and pubs which will feel the burnt.

Ban liquor for poor across the country, consumption resulting in crimes: YSR Congress MP

Liquor should be banned across the country for the poor people as its consumption was resulting in crimes, a Lok Sabha member said today.

Bihar liquor ban: Supreme Court refuses to extend license of four companies

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to extend license of four liquor companies in Bihar.

Liquor ban in Bihar is not successful: Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav

Asserting that liquor ban in Bihar is not successful, Union Minister of State for Panchayat and Rural Development Ram Kripal Yadav today claimed that illegal sale of liquor has increased to a large scale in the state.

Bihar liquor ban: Thousands form human chain to support Nitish Kumar's prohibition policy

Bihar liquor ban: Thousands form human chain to support Nitish Kumar's prohibition policy

Hundreds of thousands of people across Bihar on Saturday, including men, women and children, formed a human chain in support of the state government's prohibition policy.

Alcohol ban: Bihar Police arrests 14 including liquor supplier in Patna

Alcohol ban: Bihar Police arrests 14 including liquor supplier in Patna

In a stepped-up campaign in favour of prohibition, the Patna Police nabbed 14 persons including a big liquor suppliers last night, a police statement said on Thursday.

Liquor ban: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds all-party meet on prohibition

Liquor ban: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds all-party meet on prohibition

A week after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar interacted with prominent persons to know their views on total prohibition, on Tuesday he held an all-party meet here on the recently enforced stringent Bihar Excise & Prohibition Act, 2016, officials said.

Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's grandson held for carrying liquor

Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's grandson held for carrying liquor

The grandson of Jitan Ram Manjhi was arrested in Gaya for possesing liquor bottles with the former Bihar Chief Minister calling it a "conspiracy" to malign him.

Liquor ban: If India wants to compete with China, prohibition will have to be imposed across nation, says Nitish Kumar

Liquor ban: If India wants to compete with China, prohibition will have to be imposed across nation, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said if India is keen to compete with China, prohibition will have to be imposed across the country.

JD(U) We are adamant about taking liquor ban forward: JD(U)

After the Supreme Court stayed a Patna High Court order quashing the Bihar government's ban on liquor, the Janata Dal (United) has said that the liquor ban cannot only be looked through a legal spectrum; it is also fundamentally wrong to consume alcohol.