Licence granted to 10 more bars: Kerala govt tells HC

The Kerala government on Monday informed the High Court that it has granted licences to 10 more bars in compliance with the court's directions.

Kerala liquor ban: 250 odd bars permitted to function till Feb 10

 The Kerala High Court on Wednesday permitted 250-odd bars to function till February 10.

Mumbai cops crackdown on bars, gambling and video parlours

Mumbai Police have raided seven commercial establishments since December 31 night and arrested as many as 110 people for allegedly carrying out illegal activities and violating rules, and rescued several bar girls.

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Kerala HC dismisses appeals against the closure of 418 bars

 Kerala High Court on Saturday dismissed as infructuous the writ appeals challenging the closure of 418 bar hotels in the state in view of the new excise policy declared by the government.

UDF leaders to discuss SC order on bar issue

With the Supreme Court order stopping the Congress-led UDF government from closing down bars before September 30 coming as a political setback to the coalition,senior Front leaders are meeting here to discuss its implications and work out the future course of action.

Tipplers may head to Kerala borders to get their fill

Liquor vends at Kerala's borders are likely to see a jump in sales as the state will see the introduction of prohibition in a phased manner.

Kerala govt tells hoteliers to shut bars within 15 days

Firming up plans to drastically reduce availability of liquor, the Congress-led UDF Government today decided to issue notices to hoteliers below the five-star category to shut their bars by September 12.

Kerala cautious in closing down 312 bars

The Kerala government on Monday said it would move very cautiously in closing down the 312 bars now operating in the state.

No reason to reopen 418 closed bars: Congress

Refuting media reports, state Congress president VM Sudheeran Wednesday said there is no reason for reopening any of the 418 closed bars.

418 bars closed but Kerala on a high

What if 418 bars in Kerala have not opened this fiscal -- liquor sales in the remaining 313 bars in the state have risen 95 percent compared to the same period of last year.

Police allows nightlife till 1 am in Bangalore

It`s three cheers to thousands of Bangaloreans who can soon party till 1 am throughout the week, thanks to the police permitting bars and restaurants to serve liquor and food past midnight for a year.

Fate of 418 closed bars in Kerala uncertain

The decision on re-opening 418 bars in Kerala that have been closed since April 1 this years hangs in balance as the ruling party is divided over the issue.

Chris Brown to remain behind bars on birthday

Rapper Chris Brown will have to spend his birthday behind bars as the court has extended his jail term for a week in the 2009 Rihanna assault case.

Lindsay Lohan clubbing, partying for moolah?

In her bid to stay clean and sober, troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has reportedly put herself up for hire to spend evenings in bars and nightclubs.

No past-midnight New Year eve revelry in Gurgaon pubs, bars

No pubs or bars will stay open past midnight in Gurgaon, or after 11.59 pm Tuesday night, an official said.

American tourist stabbed to death in Thailand

An American tourist was allegedly stabbed to death and his son injured by three Thai pub musicians after he refused to stop singing at a bar.

Regular raids, CCTVs in Gurgaon pubs and bars

A team of police and district officials will conduct a thorough checking of pubs, bars and lounges in Gurgaon to ensure that `hookah` and liquor are not served to youth below the age of 25.

Mumbai triple murder case: Ex-bar employee held

The Mumbai police claimed to have cracked the triple murder case at a suburban bar with the arrest of a former employee.

Kerala in Catch-22 situation over bar timings

Bar timings in corporation and municipal areas in the state are 9 am to midnight. In villages, such bar hotels open at 8 am and close at 11 pm.