LIQUOR SHOPS

  • Close down alcohol shops on sides of highways, says Nitin Gadkari October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to bring down road accidents by 50 per cent in the next two years, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said alcohol shops on either side of highways should be closed. "Alcohol shops on sides of highways shall be closed," Gadkari tweeted....
  • Tamil Nadu: HC directive on plea to close liquor shops on highways October 9, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Puducherry government to consider a representation seeking closure of all bars and liquor shops along the national highways in the union territory. The First Bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice M Sathyanarayanan passed the order while closing a...
  • SC dismisses PIL on no liquor shops on highway July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct state governments to ban liquor shops on national highways saying it is for the legislature to enact a law in this regard. A bench, headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi, dismissed a PIL filed by a Chandigarhbased NGO Arrive Safe Society seeking...
  • SC dismisses PIL on no liquor shops on highway July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct state governments to ban liquor shops on national highways saying it is for the legislature to enact a law in this regard. A bench, headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi, dismissed a PIL filed by a Chandigarhbased NGO Arrive Safe Society seeking...
  • After facing criticism, govt says it will reconsider decision on IMFL sale in shops January 8, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister ShivrajSingh Chouhan on Wednesday said his government will reconsider thedecision to allow sale of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) atthe shops selling countrymade liquor. The state Cabinet in its recent meeting decided to allowsale of IMFL from the existing country liquor shops which wascriticised by the members...
  • Shivraj Cabinet to allow sale of Indian made foreign liquor January 7, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet hasdecided to allow shops selling country liquor in big villagesof the state to also sell Indian Made Foreign Liquor.A decision to this effect was taken by the state Cabinetat a meeting in Bhopal on Monday under the chairmanship of ChiefMinister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, official sources said. The...
  • News briefs: Pay house tax before Aug 16 to get 10 pc rebate August 1, 2013

    Lucknow: Pay house tax before Aug 16, get 10 pc rebate The last date for availing 10 pc rebate on house tax has been extended to August 16. According to reports, Lucknow mayor Dinesh Sharma, in discussion with municipal commissioner Rakesh Kumar Singh, agreed to extend the date. On Wednesday, the...
  • Odisha: Women attack liquor shop in Kendrapara April 18, 2013

    Kendrapara (Odisha): Grudging over growing alcoholism among local youths, a group of women attacked a liquor shop at Choudkulat in Kendrapara district, police said on Thursday. The women picketed in front of the shop and attacked it before police reached the area and controlled them on Wednesday. "We have drawn the...
  • Liquor shops to remain shut in Gujarat till December 17 December 12, 2012

    Vadodara: The few authorised liquor shops in Gujarat selling Indian Made Foreign Liquor(IMFL) to those holding permits have been asked to remain shut till December 17 in view of the assembly elections, official sources said. Though Gujarat practices prohibition, there are 30 odd liquor shops located...
  • Andhra activists get reason to jeer: more bars August 5, 2010

    Andhra Pradesh government plans to issue licenses for liquor bars in the state based on 2001 census. ...
  • Delhi liquor shops to install CCTV cameras July 14, 2010

    The action is to keep a check on rowdy drinkers and also make sure shop owners adhere to rules and timings. ...
  • The wrong spirit: Liquor shop adjacent to girl's school June 12, 2009

    New Delhi: A Governmentapproved liquor shop in Delhi shares its wall with a girl's school. It was the perfect setting for Citizen Journalist Shalu to take matters into her own hands. ...
  • Karnataka planning to throw open more liquor shops March 14, 2008

    Bangalore: Liquor may soon be available in more stores across Bangalore if the Karnataka excise department has its way. It has sent a proposal to the State government to award 500 fresh licenses for liquor shops across Bangalore and a total 1000 across the state. Khoday India Limited Director Giridhar...
  • Munnabhais picket UP booze shop September 20, 2006

    Lucknow: Peaceful nonviolent protest that was of course the message of Mahatma Gandhi. Following in the great leader's footsteps, some people in Lucknow have taken to Gandhigiri to protest against a local liquor shop. With chants of Raghupathi Raghav Raja Ram and flowers in their hands, the people in...