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Pune: Car carrying banned gutkha products injures couple on motorcycle

April 12, 2021 1:22 pm

Investigation officer C M Borkar said that the car took a U-turn on the highway when police were checking vehicles in Mhalunge. The car then collided with a motorcycle, inhuring its rider Sudhakar Paygude (55) and his wife Kunda Paygude, he said.

Gutkha, raw material worth Rs 15 crore seized in raids at company in Silvasa: Pune Police

January 08, 2021 11:55 pm

Police said that prove also revealed that financial transaction for this illegal gutkha business was being done through a hawala racket.

Maharashtra to make sale of gutka non-bailable offence

March 07, 2018 3:12 pm

Punishment for the offence would be enhanced to three years in prison. Leader of Opposition Dhananjay Munde alleged through a calling attention motion that though anti-gutka laws are in place, it is smuggled from neighbouring states.

Panel defers to lobbies over science, tobacco warnings put on hold

April 01, 2015 3:54 am

On March 24, Gujarat BJP MP Dilip Gandhi said that no Indian study has established that tobacco causes cancer.

Poster girl Sunita Tomar against tobacco is ill, again

April 01, 2015 12:51 am

Tomar replaced the emaciated Mukesh Harane as the face of the battle against tobacco last August.

HC upholds ban on gutkha,pan masala in Maharashtra

September 15, 2012 4:48 pm

In a victory for the state government and the anti-tobacco activists,the Bombay High Court today upheld the ban on gutkhaand pan masala – both flavoured tobacco products -- in Maharashtra.

Haryana bans gutkha,Gujarat to impose ban from Sept 11

August 16, 2012 12:07 am

The Haryana government has prohibited manufacture,storage,sale and distribution of gutkha and paan masala containing tobacco or nicotine as ingredients

'Don't destroy seized gutkha,pan masala'

August 07, 2012 7:36 pm

Till the validity of the ban is under question,the seized stock must be preserved,says HC.

Gutkha ban kicks off with raids on Mumbai vendors

July 21, 2012 2:48 am

Hours after the statewide ban on gutkha and pan masala came into effect on Friday,the Food & Drug Administration began surprise and random raids in the city and suburbs. At the end of the day

FDA conducts checks at 15 sites,reports awaited

July 21, 2012 1:48 am

With the state wide ban on gutKha coming into effect from Friday,Newsline takes stock of the situation