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Maharashtra legislature repeals 64 archaic acts: A look at some outdated laws in India

Aug 22, 2016

Maharashtra legislature repeals 64 archaic acts: A look at some outdated laws in India

Maharashtra legislature took a positive step when it repealed as many as 64 archaic laws on Sunday. Some of these laws date back to 1876. #India #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Sedition #Drugs #Alcohol #Maharashtra legislature #outdated laws #archaic acts
Watch: Alcohol kills an Indian every 90 minutes

Jul 22, 2016

Watch: Alcohol kills an Indian every 90 minutes

As debate over alcohol bans grows across India, 15 people die every day–or one every 96 minutes–from the effects of drinking alcohol #India #WHO #Binge drinking #Alcohol #drunk #alcohol ban #spurious liquor
FSSAI approves safety standards for alcoholic drinks, finalises list of additives to be used

Jun 26, 2016

FSSAI approves safety standards for alcoholic drinks, finalises list of additives to be used

Food safety regulator FSSAI has approved standards for alcoholic drinks like whiskey and beer and finalised a list of additives to be used. #India #NewsTracker #Beer #Alcohol #Maggi #wine #food safety #FSSAI
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar urges PM Modi to impose national ban on alcohol

Jun 20, 2016

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar urges PM Modi to impose national ban on alcohol

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to impose prohibition across the country as those addicted to alcohol cannot perform yoga which requires concentration. #Narendra Modi #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Alcohol #Yoga day
Glug, glug, gone: Alcohol kills an Indian every 96 minutes

May 25, 2016

Glug, glug, gone: Alcohol kills an Indian every 96 minutes

As debate over alcohol bans grows across India, 15 people die every day–or one every 96 minutes–from the effects of drinking alcohol. #Tamil Nadu #ConnectTheDots #J. Jayalalithaa #WHO #bIhar #NCRB #Alcohol #World Health Organisation #National Crime Records Bureau
Prohibition in Bihar is in accordance with Directive Principles under Article 47: Nitish Kumar

May 04, 2016

Prohibition in Bihar is in accordance with Directive Principles under Article 47: Nitish Kumar

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dismissed the argument that imposition of the total prohibition impinged on fundamental right of citizens. #India #TheySaidIt #Nitish Kumar #Prohibition #Alcohol #Bihar CM #Kanhaiya Kumar
Time to hold the drink? Alcohol, processed meat may increase stomach cancer risk

Apr 25, 2016

Time to hold the drink? Alcohol, processed meat may increase stomach cancer risk

Consuming processed meat and drinking three or more alcoholic drinks per day may increase the risk of stomach cancer, according to a new report. #Meat #NewsTracker #Health #Cancer #Alcohol #Stomach Cancer
Nepal liquor sellers profit from Bihar booze ban

Apr 13, 2016

Nepal liquor sellers profit from Bihar booze ban

The complete ban on alcohol in India's Bihar state seems to have come as a boon for small traders in Nepal who sell low-quality alcohol. Reports here say there has been a sudden rise in small huts along the India-Nepal border to target alcohol customers from Bihar. #NewsTracker #Nepal #bIhar #Alcohol
The Aakar Patel column: It's a bogus argument that prohibition produces a better and more moral society

Apr 10, 2016

The Aakar Patel column: It's a bogus argument that prohibition produces a better and more moral society

Prohibition will, of course, ultimately fail in Bihar as it has failed in Gujarat. It may remain as a law, but drinkers will find a way around that law, the police will become criminalised and the state will miss out on revenue. #InMyOpinion #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Alcohol #alcohol prohibition #Brahmin #MK Gandhi #Bihar Alcohol Ban #MN Srinivasan #Brahmanism #Sanskritic
PIL filed in Patna HC against Bihar govt's total ban on alcohol

Apr 06, 2016

PIL filed in Patna HC against Bihar govt's total ban on alcohol

A PIL was filed in the Patna High Court challenging the Bihar government's decision to clamp total ban on sale and consumption of alcohol. #India #NewsTracker #PIL #Nitish Kumar #Alcohol #ban #Bihar government #Patna High Court #Bihar CM #total prohibition