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Jan 21, 2017
Bihar: Human chain just the beginning of alcohol-free society; prepare people for actual changeThe motive behind the human chain is to ensure that the liquor ban is made successful in the state and that our society is made free from the distressing clutches of alcohol addiction, says Harivansh, a co-ordinator of the anti-alcohol human chains in Bihar
Jan 12, 2017
Nine months into Bihar liquor ban: Cognisable crime up by 13%, contradicts CM NItish Kumar's claim of decline in rateNine months–or 270 days–into the ban, an IndiaSpend analysis of Bihar Police crime data, reveals that cognizable crime–which the police can investigate without a magistrate’s order–rose 13% between April and October 2016, from 14,279 in April to 16,153 in October (latest available data).
Jan 03, 2017
West Bengal: Toxic country liquor kills six, 30 criticial in BurdwanSix people have died and thirty others were critically injured after consuming toxic alcohol in Burdwan district of West Bengal, reports said.
Dec 21, 2016
Gujarat liquor ban: Govt hopes to get Governor nod for new stringent rulesGujarat Government on Tuesday said Governor OP Kohli has given a "positive" response to granting approval to an ordinance that seeks to tighten rules against sale and consumption of alcohol in the State and enhance punishment for offenders.
Dec 09, 2016
Excessive alcohol use during adolescence may disrupt brain development: StudyExcessive alcohol use during adolescence may disrupt the development of brain and increase the risk of substance use disorder later in life, a new study has warned.
Dec 07, 2016
Supreme Court may ban sale of alcohol, signage along national and state highwaysConcerned about the over 1.5 lakh fatalities every year in road mishaps, the Supreme Court said it may direct closure of alcohol shops on national and state highways across the country
Nov 23, 2016
Cash strapped tipplers choose country liquor over IMFL, as demonetisation hits alcohol hardThe central government's decision to demonetise higher-value currency notes has had an unlikely victim; sale of alcohol has been hit badly in the state of Maharashtra
Nov 10, 2016
'Rasgulla' sale rises by 16.25 percent since ban on liquor: Bihar CM Nitish KumarCounting virtues of prohibition, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said sale of "rasgulla" has increased by 16.25 percent in past seven months since ban on alcohol in the state.
Nov 09, 2016
Fifa World Cup 2022: No alcohol in streets, public places and maybe even stadiums, says QatarAlcohol will be banned from streets and public places and if Qatar officials get their way even stadiums during the 2022 World Cup, the head of the country's tournament organising committee said
Oct 23, 2016
Iraq parliament in surprise vote to ban alcohol to please religious partiesIraq's parliament on Saturday voted to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, in a surprise move likely to anger some minorities but also to please influential religious parties.