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Nitish Kumar's latest amendment will punish you if your family drinks booze... no, really
Politics

Nitish Kumar's latest amendment will punish you if your family drinks booze... no, really

Cleared by the Nitish Kumar Cabinet, the draconian changes in the new bill was circulated before the opening day of five-day monsoon session, for feedback.

Sudhir Mungantiwar rules out blanket ban on liquor in Maharashtra
India

Sudhir Mungantiwar rules out blanket ban on liquor in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra state government ruled out a blanket ban but said it may adopt the Tamil Nadu pattern of disallowing sale of country liquor.

Nitish Kumar is using the alcohol ban in Bihar as a 'political tool', says Raghubar Das
India

Nitish Kumar is using the alcohol ban in Bihar as a 'political tool', says Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Saturday launched a scathing attack on his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar accusing him of using the ban on alcohol as a "political tool" against rivals.

Watch: Alcohol kills an Indian every 90 minutes
India

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

Bihar prohibition: Height of hypocrisy comes in a bottle
Politics

Bihar prohibition: Height of hypocrisy comes in a bottle

The height of hypocrisy comes in a bottle. The reality is that prohibition actually causes more social problems than we want to admit.

Nitish Kumar's dream of BJP-mukt India depends on UP, Kejriwal and alcohol
Politics

Nitish Kumar's dream of BJP-mukt India depends on UP, Kejriwal and alcohol

Can Nitish Kumar rid India of the Sangh in 2019? Three factors will decide the fate of Kumar's call for a Sangh-mukt India: UP, Arvind Kejriwal and alcohol

Bihar goes ahead with liquor ban: But the prohibition precedent is not very encouraging
India

Bihar goes ahead with liquor ban: But the prohibition precedent is not very encouraging

Like other states, Bihar had flirted with prohibition briefly over three decades ago and gave up in sheer frustration at not being able to enforce it.

Alcohol isn't the problem, abuse is: That's why Nitish's rationale for a Bihar booze ban is flawed
Life

Alcohol isn't the problem, abuse is: That's why Nitish's rationale for a Bihar booze ban is flawed

Recently elected Bihar government has promised to ban alcohol on the state, the argument that it helps women is flawed.

Indonesian Islamic parties propose alcohol ban, offenders could be jailed for 2 years
World

Indonesian Islamic parties propose alcohol ban, offenders could be jailed for 2 years

Indonesia's Islamic parties have proposed legislation banning alcohol consumption that could see offenders jailed for up to two years

Kerala alcohol policy: How Oommen Chandy's total ban plan is eating up his government
Politics

Kerala alcohol policy: How Oommen Chandy's total ban plan is eating up his government

The total prohibition plan of Oommen Chandy government in Kerala that attracted global media attention a few months ago has turned out to be a case study on how not to frame policies out of political expediency.

Kerala bar bribery case: LDF demands Finance Minister Mani's resignation, protests in Assembly
India

Kerala bar bribery case: LDF demands Finance Minister Mani's resignation, protests in Assembly

CPI(M)-led LDF opposition protested in Kerala Assembly demanding resignation of Finance Minister K M Mani in the wake of the VACB filing an FIR against him.

Kerala bar bribery case: Protests against finance minister in assembly, LDF stages walkout
India

Kerala bar bribery case: Protests against finance minister in assembly, LDF stages walkout

The bar bribery row involving finance minister K M Mani found its echo in the Assembly on the first day of the Winter session with CPI(M)-led LDF staging a walkout.

Will examine tourism sector's concerns on new liquor policy: Kerala govt
India

Will examine tourism sector's concerns on new liquor policy: Kerala govt

Kerala government on Tuesday said the concerns of the tourism sector on the impact of the new liquor policy would be looked into.

Kerala liquor ban: Pro alcohol lobby to seek legal redress
India

Kerala liquor ban: Pro alcohol lobby to seek legal redress

With the Kerala government deciding to close all the 730 bars in the state to bring about prohibition in a phased manner, the pro-liquor lobby has gone into a huddle on how to handle this situation.

Dry Kerala: Inclusion of wine in liquor ban takes communal turn
India

Dry Kerala: Inclusion of wine in liquor ban takes communal turn

Ezhava social leader Vellapaly Natesan was the first to come out against wine when he told reporters Friday that some religious institutions (Christian churches) use wine and it should also be banned.