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Madras HC restrains Tamil Nadu govt from opening, relocating liquor shops

The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted an interim injunction restraining the Tamil Nadu government from opening or relocating state run TASMAC liquor shops along national or state 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.

Bar-highway distance measurement begins in Gurgaon

Gurgaon administration has started the process of measuring the motorable distance of 500 metres for pubs, bars and hotels from the national and state highways here.

One lakh CCTV cameras to be installed along NHs in Haryana: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

The Haryana government has decided to install one lakh CCTV cameras along the national highways in the state to rescue the victims and provide assistance promptly in case of accidents.

Himachal Pradesh govt denotifies 16 State Highways to 'Major District Roads' to circumvent SC's liquor ban order

Himachal Pradesh govt denotifies 16 State Highways to 'Major District Roads' to circumvent SC's liquor ban order

Himachal Pradesh government has denotified 16 State Highways to 'Major District Roads', days after the Supreme Court order banning liquor vends within 500 metres of national and state highways came into effect.

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.

Over 100 liquor vends, bars shut in Delhi

Over 100 liquor vends, and restaurant and hotel bars located within 500 metres of highways, have been shut down in the last two days following the Supreme Court directive to this effect.

Liquor vends within 500 metres of national, state highways to be shut from today

Liquor vends within 500 metres of national, state highways to be shut from today

Liquor vends within 500 metres of national and state highways will shut down from Saturday.

Supreme Court upholds highway liquor ban with some relaxation; scores of pubs/bars to go dry from April 1

Supreme Court upholds highway liquor ban with some relaxation; scores of pubs/bars to go dry from April 1

The Supreme Court on Friday reduced from 500 to 220 metres the distance of liquor vends from highways in areas with a population of up to 20,000.

Supreme Court to pronounce order on liquor outlets along highways today

Supreme Court to pronounce order on liquor outlets along highways today

The Supreme Court had ordered a ban on all liquor shops along the national as well as the state highways across the country.

One-way traffic restored on Jammu-Srinagar highway

One-way traffic was on Sunday restored on the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway which had remained closed for four days.

Demonetisation: Govt extends toll exemption on national highways till Dec 2 midnight

Demonetisation: Govt extends toll exemption on national highways till Dec 2 midnight

"For smooth traffic movement across all National Highways, toll collection has now been suspended till mid-night of December 2," an official said.

Toll suspension extended till 24th November midnight across all National Highways

Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday that toll suspension had been extended till 24th November midnight across all National Highways.

Toll tax suspension on National Highways extended till Nov 18

Toll tax suspension on National Highways extended till Nov 18

The Centre has extended suspension of toll tax on National Highways till November 18, 2016,midnight. 

Demonetisation of notes: Toll tax suspended on all National Highways till Nov 11 midnight

Demonetisation of notes: Toll tax suspended on all National Highways till Nov 11 midnight

No toll will be charged on highways across India till Friday to facilitate smooth traffic after 500 and 1000 rupee notes were scrapped by the Indian government last night. 

India set to paint its national highways green

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PM Narendra Modi launches Setu Bharatam project, vows to improve road transport in India

PM Narendra Modi launches Setu Bharatam project, vows to improve road transport in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched Rs 10,200 crore Setu Bharatam project, which aims to make all national highways free of railway crossings by 2019.

DNA: 100% vehicles on national highways in India cross fixed speed limit

According to a study by Institute of Road Traffic Education, 100% running vehicles on Indian roads crosses the fixed speed limit which has lead to 1.41 lakhs deaths in road accidents.

Perform or take voluntary retirement, don't sit on files: Nitin Gadkari to babus

Perform or take voluntary retirement, don't sit on files: Nitin Gadkari to babus

In a stern 'perform or take VRS' warning to officials sitting on files, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday asked them not to become obstacles in the way of India achieving world class infrastructure.

Govt buckles up, to take NH length to 1.5 lakh km by December

The government is committed to adding about 50,000 km of National Highways by the year end to take their length to 1.5 lakh km to "transform the face of India's infrastructure", Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Wednesday said.