Pubs

  • 'Alcohol. Because no great story started with someone eating a salad': You need to see 31 of these world's funniest pub signs 2 days ago

    The weekend is upon us, that time of the week when the pub calls out to you like a mother calls her lost cubs in the wilderness. You may have noticed signs outside pubs advertising their day's special. But some pubs with a wisecracking intern decided to take it up...
  • After bikinis, mini-skirts and pubs, spas in Goa on moral radar July 16, 2014

    Panaji: After bikinis, mini-skirts and pubs, spas and salons in coastal Goa now find themselves under the scanner of the politico-moral police who are out to take the fun out of the state that is one of India's top tourist draws for its many attractions. Accused by government agencies, right-wing politicians...
  • Excess of pub culture is not good: BJP's Goa Mahila Morcha July 15, 2014

    Panaji: BJP's Goa Mahila Morcha has said "excess of pub culture is not good," days after state Cabinet minister Sudin Dhavalikar spoke against the pub culture. "Anything that is in excess is not good. Even pub culture should not be in excess," Vaidehi Naik, the party's Goa Mahila Morcha member told...
  • Goa's pub culure: Minister shouldn't make such comments, says NCW July 13, 2014

    National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma hit out at Union Minister of State for Tourism Shripad Naik for his remarks on pub culture. Sharma said, "The Tourism Minister shouldn't be making such narrow-minded comments. Goa attracts so many foreign tourists and it doesn't make sense to end pub culture...
  • After Dhavalikar, Union Tourism Minister criticises Goa's pub culture July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After Goa Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, it is Union Minister of State for Tourism, Shripad Naik who has given a thumbs down to the pub culture in Goa. Naik, a BJP leader, said that the central government could intervene if there was any kind of 'violation of Indian culture'. "We...
  • Bangalore Police files FIR against Congress MLA for pub brawl July 3, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore City Police has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against a Congress MLA for allegedly attacking the police at an upscale pub in the city on Tuesday night. Vijayananda Kashappanavar, the MLA from Hunagund, had gone to an elite pub at UB City for his birthday. The...
  • Bangalore: BJP protests against Congress MLA who attacked constables at a pub July 3, 2014

    Bangalore: BJP workers protested in Bangalore demanding action against the Congress MLA who allegedly attacked constables after they tried to take pictures of a bar that was open late in the night. The Opposition has now demanded a debate on the issue in the state assembly. The MLA in question...
  • Karnataka: Congress MLA booked for attacking cops at an upscale pub July 2, 2014

    Bangalore: A Congress MLA has allegedly attacked police constables at an upscale pub in Bangalore on Tuesday night. Vijayananda Kashappanavar, MLA from Hunagund had gone to an elite pub at UB City for his birthday. MLA and his friends allegedly forced the pub staff to serve them liquor and play...
  • Minister's moral policing: Should alcohol & bikinis be banned in Goa? July 2, 2014

    Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. CNN-IBN takes calls of people from across the country and takes their views on Goa...
  • Goa CM defends PWD minister, says bikinis fine on beach, not in temples July 2, 2014

    Panaji, Goa: In a defence of Goa PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar's comment made on Tuesday that there should be a ban on women going to pubs in short dresses, the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar took a stance in favour of Dhavalikar, saying that the media is deliberately twisting Dhavalikar's...
  • Goa Minister who objected to girls visiting pubs now wants bikinis banned on beaches July 1, 2014

    Panaji: Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. Dhavalikar met Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and said that he stood by his comments. He...
  • Goa minister asks women not to wear short dresses or drink to stop crime July 1, 2014

    Panaji: Even as the furore over Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's rape comment continues, another politician has sparked a row making a controversial comment on women. Goa's PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar has said that women going to pubs in short dresses is not India's culture. While speaking to CNN-IBN, he...
  • Girls visiting pubs in short dresses against culture: Goa minister June 30, 2014

    Panaji: A senior minister in the Manohar Parrikar-led BJP government in Goa has echoed controversial Sriram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik saying that the practice of young girls visiting pubs in short dresses is against local culture and should be stopped. "The (practice of) young girls going to pubs in short dresses...
  • Bangalore nightlife extension to continue, pubs to be open till 1 am June 7, 2014

    Bangalore: In good news for Bangalore residents, the Karnataka government has decided to continue with the city's nightlife extension for a year. This came after a meeting with the city's police commissioner and senior state officials on the matter. Earlier this year, the state government had extended the limit for...
  • Man caught on camera opening fire at a pub manager in Mumbai June 6, 2014

    Mumbai: A man, who tried to molest a woman, opened fire at a pub manager in Mumbai following an altercation with the people present there. The incident took place on May 30 and the accused, Vikram Kumar, had been arrested by the Amboli police. The footage showed that Kumar was allegedly...
  • Mumbai: Man arrested for opening fire at a pub manager May 30, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocker in Mumbai, a man has been arrested for opening fire at a pub manager in the suburbs. The accused, Vikram Kumar, has been arrested by the Amboli police. Kumar was allegedly harassing a female patron at the pub. The woman complained to pub manager about him,...
  • After being thrown out, Muthalik to fight against Karnataka BJP chief March 25, 2014

    Dharwad: After being shown the door by the Bharatiya Janata Party just a few hours after joining the party due to his controversial past, Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has decided to take on the party. Muthalik, who was involved in beating up women in a Mangalore pub, will...
  • Now, Congress removes pub attack accused hours after he joined party March 25, 2014

    Mangalore: A day after the controversial induction and removal of Mangalore pub attack accused Pramod Muthalik from the BJP, the Congress on Monday was caught in a similar spot. The Congress has now distanced itself from controversial Sri Ram Sene activist Dinakar Shetty, who was also an accused in the...
  • BJP does a U-turn, cancels Sri Rama Sene chief Muthalik's membership March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another embarrassment, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday inducted controversial Sri Rama Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik into the party, although hours later cancelled his membership for the party. "In the benefit of the nation and to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India, I have decided...
  • BJP shows Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik the door to avoid controversy March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to avoid any controversy, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cancelled Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party. "Due to various reasons the induction of Pramod Muthalik has been set aside under Central party direction," said party's Karnataka unit. Muthalik, who was involved in...
  • Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's BJP membership put on hold March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: In a damage control mode, the Bharatiya Janata Party has put Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's membership into the party on hold. "His induction is put on hold. The central leadership has put his induction on hold. Everyone was in the loop, the objections are being re-considered," said...
  • BJP to reconsider Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party: Sources March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Hours after Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, who was involved in Mangalore pub attack, joined BJP, the party is now in damage control mode. The BJP is reconsidering his membership into the party. According to sources, the BJP's central leaders have asked the Karnataka unit to reconsider its...
  • Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, involved in beating up women in Mangalore pub, joins BJP March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: In a more controversial move, the BJP has now inducted Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik into the party in Karnataka. Muthalik was inducted into the party on Sunday in the presence of state party President Prahlad Joshi and former chief minister Jadgish Shettar at Hubli. The BJP has however...
  • Chilling CCTV footage shows ghost-like figure inside one of UK's oldest pubs, camera stops recording at 6:18 am February 18, 2014

    Actual CCTV footage recorded at the 'Ye Olde Man and Scythe' pub in Bolton, the fourth oldest pub in Britain which dates back to 1251, showed a shadowy figure flitting back and forth at the bar area. The footage was recorded on the night of February 14, 2014. Management discovered...
  • 32 people taken to hospitals after Glasgow chopper crash: Police November 30, 2013

    London: Scottish police say 32 people have been taken to hospitals across Glasgow after a police helicopter crashed into a crowded pub overnight. Rescuers have been working through the night to rescue an unknown number of people trapped inside The Clutha pub in the center of Glasgow. Officials said Saturday they are...
  • Police: 1 dead, toll expected to rise in Glasgow November 30, 2013

    London: Scottish police say at least one person has died from the crash of a police helicopter onto a crowded Glasgow pub. Chief constable Stephen House says the number of fatalities is expected to rise. He told reporters on Saturday that 32 people were taken to hospitals after the crash on the...
  • Pub manager arrested for illegally serving liquor to underaged people August 2, 2013

    At least three dozen drunk foreigners and Indians, including underaged people barred from consuming liquor, were caught early on Thursday in a pub in Gurgaon, police said. The pub manager was arrested but the customers were released later. A team of excise and police officials raided the pub around 2.30...
  • Age no bar: Easy liquor for teenagers in Mumbai pubs August 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Weeks after the Gurgaon pub was found serving liquor to more than 100 school children, a CNN-IBN investigation has revealed how rules are openly being flouted in pubs and bars in Mumbai. Bar owners in Mumbai seem ready to ignore the laws on the age limit for drinking. CNN-IBN,...
  • Age no bar: No checks, teenagers served liquor in Delhi bars August 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Gurgaon pub raid that brought to light how alcohol is easily served to school children has raised big questions. The biggest question is whether the 'no alcohol can be served to minors' rule exists only on paper and is openly flouted on the ground. Just weeks after...
  • Face The People: Should 18 become the legal age for drinking? July 17, 2013

    A pub in Gurgaon's DT City Mall is in trouble after police found that alcohol was being served to school children. At the time of the raid, 115 people between ages of 15 and 20 were present in the pub and consuming alcohol. ...