Union govt to be made a party in gutkha ban PIL

Orissa High Court asked the petitioner of a PIL to file an amended petition on the ban on gutkha here making the Central government as a respondent.

Gutkha ban will hit arecanut farmers hard, revoke it: BJP

The opposition BJP in Karnataka on Tuesday demanded immediate withdrawal of Government notification banning gutka, asserting that it would hit arecanut growers of the state.

File compliance report on gutkha ban or face contempt: SC to states

Sending a stern message to states and Union Territories, the Supreme Court today warned them to file compliance report on gutkha ban in their areas within six weeks or face its contempt proceedings.

HC asks Assam govt to file affidavit on gutkha ban

Guwahati High Court has issued a notice to the commissioner and secretary of health asking him to file an affidavit on the actions taken to ban gutkha and other smokeless tobacco products in state.

Andhra govt decides to ban gutkha

The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to impose ban on sale of gutkha, pan masala and other such tobacco products in the state.

Odisha HC notice on gutkha ban notification

The Orissa High Court has asked the state government to submit a copy of the comprehensive notification that was issued last week banning the sale and manufacture of gutkha in the state.

Odisha govt bans gutkha, panmasala

The Odisha government in a notification on Friday clamped a ban on the manufacture, sale and use of gutkha and panmasala containing tobacco or nicotine.

Gutkha ban `discriminatory`, cigarettes still sold: STA

With 14 state governments banning gutkha, an association working for the welfare of smokeless tobacco growers has termed the ban as "discriminatory", saying cigarettes and beedis were still being sold

Gutkha ban `discriminatory`, cigarettes still sold: STA

With 14 state governments banning gutkha, an association working for the welfare of smokeless tobacco growers has termed the ban as `discriminatory`.

Haryana bans manufacture, storage, sale of gutkha, paan masala

Haryana government has prohibited manufacture, storage, sale and distribution of guthka and paan masala containing tobacco or nicotine as ingredients from Wednesday and said violation of these orders would be punishable.

Ban on gutkha, pan masala in M`rashtra from today

The ban on gutkha and pan masala across Maharashtra would come into effect from Friday.

Rajasthan government decides to ban Gutkha

The Rajasthan government on Wednesday decided to ban production, storage, distribution and sale of Gutkha in the state.

Rajasthan cabinet clears proposal to ban Gutkha

The Rajasthan cabinet headed by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday cleared a proposal to ban the sale, storage and manufacture of tobacco product ‘Gutkha’ in the state.

Maha govt to file caveat in HC over gutkha ban

Maharashtra government is going to file a caveat in the Bombay High Court, so that it can present its case before the court if anybody tries to seek a stay to the decision to ban manufacture and sale of gutkha and pan masala.