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UP mulls declaring Ayodhya and Mathura pilgrim centres to enforce ban on meat and liquor

The state government is now considering a proposal to ban the sale of liquor and meat in the entire district, a demand made by local seers.

Nov 12, 2018, 16:09 PM IST

New Liquor Amendments Bill by Nitish government passed in Bihar Assembly

The new Liquor Amendments Bill, tabled by Nitish Kumar-led government, was passed in the monsoon session of the Bihar Assembly on Monday. 

Jul 23, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

Two Chinese nationals arrested in Bihar for liquor consumption

The company said that the actions, undertaken in the personal capacity, in no way represent the company's views or intentions.

Jun 18, 2018, 16:09 PM IST

Post liquor ban, Bihar spends more on expensive clothes, honey and cheese

Prohibition is making people of Bihar spend on good clothes and food with sale of expensive sarees rising by 1,751 per cent while consumption of honey by 380 per cent.

Jun 18, 2018, 09:43 AM IST

UP government bans liquor sales in Mathura towns

Officials said that the decision was taken due to religious sensibilities of the people. On March 18, the government had declared shrines at these places as "teerths".

Jun 07, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

5W1H: 4 dead after consuming spurious liquor in UP's Ghaziabad

4 dead after consuming spurious liquor in UP's Ghaziabad. This incident was reported on yesterday night. Postmortem report awaited for the final confirmation. Watch this video to know more.

Mar 13, 2018, 18:47 PM IST

How Uttarakhand is paving way for reopening of bars shut due to SC order

The Uttarakhand government has brought bar licences under the service sector, paving way for reopening of a number of restaurants and bars which had shut shop following a Supreme Court order banning sale of liquor within 500 metres of highways.

Dec 29, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

Liquor worth about Rs one crore seized

A team of Excise and Prohibition department seized 300 cartons of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) on Monday.

Nov 28, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

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

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

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

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 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

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

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