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PM to visit Udaipur to inaugurate NH projects tomorrow

PM to visit Udaipur to inaugurate NH projects tomorrow. Jaipur, Aug 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Udaipur tomorrow, a government spokesperson said today. The prime minister would be addressing a gathering at Khel Gaon in Rajasthan’s lake city and lay the foundation of various development projects, he added. Modi would inaugurate

Drivers shouldn't be drunk in fast moving traffic: SC

Drivers shouldn’t be drunk in fast moving traffic: SC

The Supreme Court today said the idea behind its verdict banning the sale of liquor along the highways was that a driver should not be under the influence of liquor at places where there is high speed traffic. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud was hearing an appeal

SC Says Nothing Wrong in Denotifying Highways Within Cities

SC Says Nothing Wrong in Denotifying Highways Within Cities

The Supreme Court on Tuesday made a significant observation with respect to the ban on liquor vends on highways. The court said that there was nothing wrong in states denotifying highways within the city to avoid shutting down of liquor shops and restaurants and hotels serving liquor. The observation came on a petition challenging a notification

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Uttar Pradesh: Liquor shops near Highways get 11-month breather

Uttar Pradesh: Liquor shops near Highways get 11-month breather . A major relief is given by govt. to liquor shops located within 500 metres of the highways, the Uttar Pradesh excise department has given them an 11-month breather by directing them to relocate by April 2018 in accordance with the recent Supreme Court directive. However,

HC upholds UT’s stand on de-notification of highways

Chandigarh:The Division Bench of Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Harinder Singh Sidhu of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld the stand of the UT Administration on de-notification of the highways by dismissing the plea to quash the notification filed by Harman Singh Sidhu, president of an NGO, ArriveSafe. The verdict comes as a

SC pulls up Centre for silence on parking hazards on highways

New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Friday pulled up the Centre and imposed on it a cost of Rs 25,000 for failing to respond to a petition that said parking along the highways was a major source of fatal accidents.Pointing out that courts are being criticised for not doing their work, a bench of Chief Justice

Heavy rains batter Himachal, blocks highways

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Monday, causing landslides and blocking two major national highways, while all the rivers were in spate, officials said. The National Highway-21 linking Chandigarh with Manali, which was closed for over six hours near Hanogi temple in Mandi district due to landslides, was reopened partially