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Prohibition Law under challenge: Gujarat govt raises objections on maintainability of pleas

June 22, 2021 12:38 am

Opposing several pleas before the Gujarat High Court which are challenging the liquor prohibition law in the state, the state government raised preliminary objections on the maintainability of such petitions on Monday.

Liquor ban promise surfaces again in poll-bound TN

March 18, 2021 9:56 am

The AIADMK and DMK both bet on phased re- introduction of prohibition and closure of liquor outlets in a staggered manner in their manifestos.

A village in Uttarakhand dumps tradition, puts curbs on liquor

January 09, 2021 1:26 pm

With labour hard to find in remote areas like Ratir Kethi, the village saw at least four other wedding ceremonies that month where the same promise was made.

No cheers for Jagan

November 25, 2019 10:56 pm

Prohibition is a tried, tested and failed idea. But the Andhra Pradesh government is rushing in.

Soon, hotels can operate minibars in banquet halls in Maharashtra

July 14, 2019 10:13 am

Last October, the government had first introduced the concept of a composite liquor license for all the bars functioning out of a star-category hotel, including the rooftops.

Gujarat: Man sells ayurvedic tonic that has alcohol without licence, held

June 17, 2019 5:53 am

Bilvasava tonic is prepared with jaggery, Indian Bael fruit pulp, water, camphor, clove and black pepper among other ingredients. One needs a licence to manufacture the tonic for sale. Chemists who sell it also need to have a licence.

Plea in Gujarat HC against liquor ban says alcohol part of human society, law violates right to equality

October 25, 2018 7:26 am

They have also challenged the rules that decide who can purchase liquor, quantity of liquor and other conditions. It says that such provisions violate right to privacy.

Will make Chhattisgarh alcohol-free, but permit tribals to consume it: Ajit Jogi

July 22, 2018 2:31 pm

However, when asked about the two yardsticks on banning liquor, Ajit Jogi said he would gradually impose the prohibition in tribal areas too.

First-time offenders under anti-liquor law to get away with fine: Bihar AG

July 12, 2018 9:41 pm

Earlier, both the owner and the occupant of a property or vehicle, from where liquor was seized, were liable to be punished but the amendments proposed shift the onus primarily on the occupant.

ED tracked liquor trail to state through WhatsApp messages

July 12, 2018 7:50 am

The agency tracked liquor smuggling by probing messages sent out on WhatsApp from phones of the accused