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Shivraj Singh Chouhan terms MP's new liquor policy anti-women; Kamal Nath accuses BJP leader of misleading public
India

Shivraj Singh Chouhan terms MP's new liquor policy anti-women; Kamal Nath accuses BJP leader of misleading public

A war of words has broken out between Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath and his predecessor Shivraj Singh Chouhan over the Congress-led state government's move to allow the opening of 'sub-liquor shops' in the state

Alcohol bottles contain harmful levels of lead and cadmium, a new study finds
science

Alcohol bottles contain harmful levels of lead and cadmium, a new study finds

Out of the 89 bottles examined, 76 were positive for low levels of lead and 55 were positive for cadmium

Hold my beer: Alcohol that could offer all the fun of drinking without the dangers?
science

Hold my beer: Alcohol that could offer all the fun of drinking without the dangers?

A scientist named David Nutt has developed a synthetic alcohol substitute he calls Alcarelle.

Mizoram Assembly passes bill to bring back total prohibition on alcohol production, consumption
India

Mizoram Assembly passes bill to bring back total prohibition on alcohol production, consumption

Mizoram Assembly has passed a bill to bring back total prohibition of liquor in the northeastern state after four years

Banning liquor cannot be the standalone solution
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Banning liquor cannot be the standalone solution

Prohibition is not the only answer. India needs a comprehensive national policy to tackle alcohol

UP-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy: As toll rises to 92, govt must fix broken system to regulate alcohol consumption
India

UP-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy: As toll rises to 92, govt must fix broken system to regulate alcohol consumption

The current rising toll from such illicit hooch consumption in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarkhand is a cruel travesty of the effort to ban alcohol.

FIFA World Cup 2022 host Qatar introduces 100 percent 'sin tax' on alcohol
Sports

FIFA World Cup 2022 host Qatar introduces 100 percent 'sin tax' on alcohol

The issue of alcohol is likely to be a sensitive subject in the run-up to the World Cup in three years' time.

Researchers have revealed a twist in how alcohol intoxication takes place in the body
science

Researchers have revealed a twist in how alcohol intoxication takes place in the body

Alcohol in beverages acts much like an anesthetic, said Scott Hansen, an associate professor at TSRI.

Facebook can increase young adults' desire to drink by 3.5 times: Report
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Facebook can increase young adults' desire to drink by 3.5 times: Report

The study suggests that the alcohol industry needs to improve the voluntary self-regulatory system that governs its advertising.

Nearly 8,000 litres of liquor seized from two districts in Bihar; three arrested, case registered
India

Nearly 8,000 litres of liquor seized from two districts in Bihar; three arrested, case registered

Sale and consumption of alcohol was completely banned in Bihar by the Nitish Kumar government over two years ago.

The Kanwar Yatra: What began as a religious journey has morphed into an exercise in commercialisation
India

The Kanwar Yatra: What began as a religious journey has morphed into an exercise in commercialisation

Not every Kanwariya is involved in making a ruckus. In fact, the ones carrying the Kanwar cannot be a party to such a crime because they are not allowed to keep it on the ground

French tourist found murdered in irrigation channel in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur; suspected lover confesses to crime
India

French tourist found murdered in irrigation channel in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur; suspected lover confesses to crime

The killing came to light after the half-burnt body of M Pierre Boutier wrapped in a gunny bag was found in Tamil Nadu's Ullikotai irrigation channel.

Kamal Haasan opposes prohibition in Tamil Nadu, says dry regime will lead to creation of 'mafia'
India

Kamal Haasan opposes prohibition in Tamil Nadu, says dry regime will lead to creation of 'mafia'

Makkal Neethi Mayyam founder president Kamal Haasan has argued against prohibition, saying a dry regime would lead to the creation of a 'mafia'.

After Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's 'beer' remark, women give it back as #GirlsWhoDrinkBeer hashtag trends on Twitter
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After Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's 'beer' remark, women give it back as #GirlsWhoDrinkBeer hashtag trends on Twitter

Under the hashtag #GirlsWhoDrinkBeer, several women on Twitter posted their images as well as short videos with beer.

I've begun to fear as even girls have started drinking beer, says Goa CM Manohar Parrikar
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I've begun to fear as even girls have started drinking beer, says Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is a worried man these days as girls have started consuming alcohol

Sri Lanka lifts 39-year-old ban on women buying alcohol, govt says aim is to 'restore gender neutrality'
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Sri Lanka lifts 39-year-old ban on women buying alcohol, govt says aim is to 'restore gender neutrality'

Sri Lanka has lifted a 39-year ban on women buying alcohol or working in places that sell or manufacture liquor

As Kerala mulls liquor vending machines, NGO releases report saying 34% people consume alcohol everyday
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As Kerala mulls liquor vending machines, NGO releases report saying 34% people consume alcohol everyday

At a time when the Kerala government is mulling installing liquor vending machines in the state, an NGO has come out with an alarming report that claims 34 percent of the state's population consume alcohol everyday