liquor ban

Freedom fighter attempts suicide in Agra over liquor ban

A nonagenarian freedom fighter, Chimmanlal Jain, tried to commit suicide to protest against "the Uttar Pradesh government`s failure" to implement prohibition.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
Bihar: Bottles containing 60,000 liters of liquor crushed

Bihar: Bottles containing 60,000 liters of liquor crushed

The Bihar police on Friday crushed bottles and pouches containing total 60,000 liters of liquor in Rohtas district.

Jun 02, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
Relief for Bihar liquor manufacturers, SC extends time for disposing old stock

Relief for Bihar liquor manufacturers, SC extends time for disposing old stock

Several liquor manufacturers approached the apex court seeking an extension of the May 31 deadline for moving liquor stocks out of the state.

May 29, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

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.

Apr 14, 2017, 22:37 PM IST
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.

Apr 12, 2017, 00:24 AM IST

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.

Apr 08, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
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.

Apr 04, 2017, 20:35 PM IST

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.

Apr 03, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
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.

Apr 03, 2017, 18:10 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
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.

Apr 02, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

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.

Apr 02, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

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.

Mar 27, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

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.

Mar 21, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

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.

Mar 18, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
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.

Jan 21, 2017, 14:25 PM IST

270 days after Bihar liquor ban, major crimes up 13%

Devanik Saha/IndiaSpend/IANS

Jan 13, 2017, 20:55 PM IST
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.

Dec 08, 2016, 21:16 PM IST
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.

Nov 22, 2016, 21:16 PM IST