Tag Archives: kerala
- Kerala wants central gov’t to ban ‘unambiguously illegal’ Mizoram lotteries
August 3, 2017
In a bid to stop the sale of Mizoram lottery tickets, the government of Kerala has written to the Union Home Ministry to ban Mizoram Lotteries in the state. In its letter, Kerala officials accused Mizoram of violating the Central Lotteries Regulation Act because it has an existing agreement with...
- ‘Illegal’ sale of Mizoram lotteries in Kerala irks finance chief
July 31, 2017
The government of Kerala vows to come down heavily on the “unauthorized” move to sell the Mizoram lottery in the state. On Friday, Kerala Finance Minister T.M. Thomas Isaac told reporters that “selling of lottery tickets of Mizoram in the state is illegal,” noting that Mizoram has yet to receive...
- Kerala moves to stop illegal lottery operations
October 25, 2016
The Indian state of Kerala is initiating sweeping reforms to combat illegal lottery operations in the state, according to The New Indian Express. Among the reforms that the state government plans to implement are: the conduct of live telecast of the draw of lots; setting up of more offices of...
- India’s Supreme Court upholds state’s right to ban online lotteries
November 5, 2015
India’s Supreme Court has upheld the rights of individual states to prohibit online lotteries based in other states from serving their residents. On Thursday, the Court sided with the southwestern state of Kerala, which banned all lotteries in January 2005. In April of that same year, the state government amended...
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017