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Jun 18, 2018
Alcohol ban: Bihar buying better clothes, eating better and nutritious food, finds state-commissioned studyAccording to two studies commissioned by Nitish Kumar's Bihar government in Bihar, the liquor ban in the state has resulted in a dip in criminal cases, women feeling their opinion was valued more and in people spending their money in clothes and food items instead of alcohol.
Jan 15, 2018
Sri Lankan president restores ban on women buying liquor just days after his finance minister had lifted restrictionSri Lanka's president on Sunday reimposed a four-decade-long ban on women buying liquor, just days after his finance minister had lifted the restriction.
Dec 11, 2017
Day after Nitish Kumar asks for nationwide ban on alcohol, CPM says prohibition will lead to illegal tradeBrinda Karat said a nationwide ban on alcohol will lead to illegal trade, even as she supported a regulated policy with people's participation to curb the abuse.
Dec 10, 2017
Nitish Kumar calls for nationwide ban on alcohol, says all religions criticise liquor consumptionBihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar on Sunday pitched for a nationwide ban on alcohol, and asked party activists here to raise awareness among people.
Oct 03, 2017
Madhya Pradesh plans to include death penalty in law for liquor ban, says CM Shivraj Singh ChouhanMadhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the state government will enact a law which would provide for death penalty for those involved in illicit liquor trade.
Jul 31, 2017
Highway liquor ban: Delhi govt orders re-verification of 40 outlets after owners claim restoration of licencesThe Delhi government has ordered the physical re-verification of around 40 hotels, clubs and restaurants in the city which were sealed due to the Supreme Court's order banning sale of liquor within 500 metres of highways
Jul 04, 2017
Highway liquor ban: States can denotify roads and allow bars, says Supreme CourtSupreme Court said that roads within cities can be denotified as national highways, opening a window for liquor shops that were set to lose their license.
Jun 21, 2017
Farm loan waivers, Uday bonds to impact state finances: SBI research report"We estimate that out of 29 states, after implementation of loan waiver and UDAY, only 8 states will have now less than 2.5 percent fiscal deficit," the report said.
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
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.