Gujarat government extends gutka ban by a year

Gujarat government extended a comprehensive ban on the sale, stocking, production and distribution of gutka as well as pan masala containing nicotine on Wednesday for another year in the state.

Gutka ban to stay, Karna govt rejects BJP demand to revoke it

Karnataka government on Tuesday said the ban imposed on gutka would stay, rejecting the demand of the opposition BJP which argued that the move would hit arecanut growers in the State.

Tripura, Meghalaya to ban gutka, pan masala

Following the direction of the union government, Tripura and Meghalaya will ban the sale, manufacture and distribution of gutka (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) and pan masala (a chewing mixture), officials said Tuesday.

Gutka ban: SC seeks report from states, UTs

The Supreme Court Wednesday directed Health Secretaries of the states and Union Territories (UTs) to file compliance report on implementation of ban on sale and manufacture of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco.

HC declines to stay Delhi govt notification on gutka ban

The Delhi High Court declined to stay the city government`s notification imposing a blanket ban on manufacture, sale, storage and display of all gutka products under the Food Safety and Standards(FSS) Act.

Gutka ban: UP govt files affidavit in HC

Uttar Pradesh government filed an affidavit in the Allahabad high court stating that it will impose blanket ban on the production and use of pan masala and gutka in the state from April 1, 2013.

UP govt announces ban on gutka industry from April 2013

Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to impose a ban on gutka industry in the state with effect from April next year.

Modi justifies gutkha ban in Gujarat

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the state has set an example by implementing the Prohibition Policy and banning gutkha.

Ban on gutka in Delhi comes into effect

A blanket ban on manufacturing, sale, storage and display of all gutka products in the national capital came into effect from Thursday.

Gutka to be banned in Guj from Sept 11: Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi announced a comprehensive ban on gutka, which will come into effect from September 11.

Maharashtra to ban gutka, pan masala

Maharashtra government was contemplating a ban on gutka and pan masala products, Deputy Chief Minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar said Sunday.

Kerala bans gutka, paan masala

The Kerala government imposed a complete ban on sale and consumption of gutka and paan masala in the state, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said.

Madhya Pradesh bans tobacco-mixed `gutka`

The first day of the new financial year has seen a ban on the sale of tobacco-mixed gutka in Madhya Pradesh.