Residents seize liquor in Gagangir

Residents seize liquor in Gagangir

Ganderbal: Residents of Gagangir Sonamarg  intercepted a vehicle belonging to a construction company working on  Z-Morh tunnel and seized huge quantity of illicit liquor area of from it. The residents staged a protest on Srinagar-Leh highway and blocked the highway for some time raising slogans against the Z-Morh tunnel authorities and demanded strict action against […]

HC orders closure of liquor shop near Batwara by April 25

HC orders closure of liquor shop near Batwara by April 25

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday directed closure of a wine outlet on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Batwara here in five days. A single bench of the court comprising Justice R Sudhakar ordered the government through Chief Secretary and Director General of Police to file compliance on closure of the wine shop housed in hotel […]

Bihar forms world’s largest human chain against liquor

Bihar forms world’s largest human chain against liquor

PATNA: Bihar on Saturday claimed to have formed the world’s largest human chain with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, political leaders, cutting across party lines, and citizens held each other’s hand to reaffirm commit¬ment towards liquor ban. The 45-minute-long human chain started at 12:15 PM at the historic Gandhi Maidan when Chief Minister Nitish Kumar floated […]

Ensure implementation of SC ruling on alcohol along highways Guv to CM

Ensure implementation of SC ruling on alcohol along highways Guv to CM

Jammu: Governor N N Vohra on Monday advised Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti to immediately implement the orders of the Supreme Court regarding the ban on liquor shops on national as well as state highways across the country, in the state. The Governor said that the apex court order provides the state government an opportunity to […]

J&K government must follow Bihar to ban liquor sale, say activists

J&K government must follow Bihar to ban liquor sale, say activists

By Haroon Reshi Srinagar: Anti-liquor campaigners in Kashmir have urged the state government to take a cue from the Bihar government to ban the sale and consumption of liquor in the Muslim-majority region. “If Nitish Kumar’s government in Bihar can prohibit consumption and trade of liquor despite earning a revenue of a whopping Rs 6,000 […]