The Supreme Court dismissed a plea of liquor manufacturers from Bihar to extend the 31 July deadline for disposing of the old stock over 2.80 lakh bottles of alcoholic beverages.
Highway liquor ban: Delhi govt orders re-verification of 40 outlets after owners claim restoration of licences
The Delhi government has ordered the physical re-verification of around 40 hotels, clubs and restaurants in the city which were sealed due to the Supreme Court's order banning sale of liquor within 500 metres of highways
Supreme Court on Friday said the liquor manufacturers in Bihar shall not apply for renewal of licence for potable alcohol
Supreme Court's ruling on liquor ban on highways: Thanks to court, drunks can now cry havoc or cause it
If that be so, shouldn't there have been a proper yardstick at the very beginning indicating which portions of which roads are exempt from the ban on sale of liquor in the 500 metre zone on highways.
The latest remark from the Supreme Court stating city roads do not fall into the definition of highways, is likely to bring clarity over its order banning sale of liquor near highways
The apex court, in December last year, had banned the sale of liquor within 500 metres of state and national highways.
Supreme Court said that roads within cities can be denotified as national highways, opening a window for liquor shops that were set to lose their license.
Last-minute efforts by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah failed to save Bengaluru's pubs from the Supreme Court ban on liquor outlets, and about 600 pubs, bars and liquor shops located within 500 metres of highways will go dry
SC ban may result in liquor crisis in Bengaluru, but city unlikely to lose title of India's 'pub capital'
When pubs, bars, pubs-turned-bars and bars-turned-pubs within 500 metres of highways, finally shut shop, it will be a question of travelling 501 metres or a little more for a drink. Even in Bengaluru's hellish traffic, what's 501 metres?
The Punjab Assembly on Friday passed a Bill to enable hotels, restaurants and other notified places near highways in the state to supply alcohol.
The Punjab government gave its nod to a proposal to amend the Punjab Excise Act for fixing the location of liquor vends on national and state highways.
Tamil Nadu has closed over 3,000 shops located on the state highways selling liquor following the Supreme Court order,the state Assembly was informed on Monday.
Nearly 200 residents of a village in Tirupur district went on an indefinite hunger strike, protesting the re-opening of state-run the TASMAC liquor outlet.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday urged his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath, who visits Bihar on Thursday, not to come 'empty handed' but implement the liqour ban and 50 percent reservation for women in local bodies.
Nitish Kumar expressed confidence that MK Stalin will head the next government in Tamil Nadu, as he asked him to implement M Karunanidhi's promise on prohibition
Union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday accused Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of indulging in politics of caste and appeasement, which he said is the antithesis of the BJP's political philosophy.
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to pass any immediate direction on petitions filed by owners of shops along highways against the order to close down.
Liquor manufacturers from Bihar got an extension till 31 July from the Supreme Court for disposing of their old stocks of alcoholic beverages outside the state.
The Supreme Court on Monday granted time till 31 July to liquor manufacturers and sellers in Bihar to dispose of their existing stock outside the state.
Following reports of "rats guzzling down liquor" stored in police stations of Bihar, the authorities have now started destroying seized contraband, with a staggering 28,000 litres being destroyed on Tuesday and Wednesday, officials said.