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Bihar: 5 prisoners, 2 police officers arrested for liquor party inside police station in Patna
The incident came to light after a video of prisoners enjoying themselves at a liquor party took over the internet and reached top officials
Bole Chudiyan: ‘Dry’ Bihar’s innovative new plan for old liquor bottles
Bihar banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in 2016. However, lakhs of liquor bottles are seized every month from different parts of the state. Here’s what the government has planned for these bottles
Nitish Kumar eases liquor laws in Bihar: State cabinet approves amendments to prohibition law; no more seizure of property
Bihar cabinet has agreed to make amendments to the stringent liquor ban law by reducing the sentence of those who violate the law
Bihar marks two years of prohibition: Nitish Kumar may boast, but policy link to reduced crime rate appears tenuous
Two years ago, the Bihar government's prohibition policy came into effect. The policy appears to have had little effect in curbing crime, according to data.
Journalist beaten up by liquor mafia in Bihar's Nawada district, police arrests one
A journalist of a Hindi daily was beaten up by liquor mafia in Bihar's Nawada district, police said on Saturday
Lalu Yadav slams Bihar govt over implementation of liquor prohibition in state, calls it a 'big failure'
RJD president Lalu Prasad brands the prohibition in Bihar as a "big failure" and said liquor is now being delivered at home in the state
Bihar liquor ban: SC allows manufacturers to export old stocks worth Rs 200 crore by 31 July
The Supreme Court on Thursday modified its earlier order and allowed liquor manufacturers from Bihar to export their old stocks of alcoholic beverages worth over Rs 200 crore outside the state till 31 July.
Bihar liquor ban: Companies seek more time to dispose old stocks from SC
Bihar government has challenged the high court verdict of 30 September, 2016, which had quashed the notification banning consumption and sale of liquor in the state.
Police seizes explosives and liquor in Bihar's Rohtas district
Police on Sunday seized a consignment of explosives and liquor from a pick-up van from Mufassil police station area in Bihar's Rohtas district, a police officer said
Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar says over 3 crore participated in human chain formed to support liquor ban
The CM began the human chain by joining hands with RJD President Lalu Prasad on the one side and State Assembly Speaker Vijay Chaudhary on the other side
Booze ban in Bihar: CM Nitish claims prohibition promoting communal harmony
Terming prohibition as a "revolutionary step", Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday claimed that the move has promoted communal harmony in the state, with members of all religions supporting the liquor ban.
Nitish Kumar govt releases its annual report card, gives itself full marks for 'development with justice'
Painting a rosy picture on economic front, Nitish's report card highlighted that Bihar registered a growth of 10.59 percent in GSDP in 2015-16
Bihar liquor ban: CM Nitish Kumar renews alcohol sale in defence canteens in 'interest of soliders'
The Bihar Government on Tuesday decided to renew liquor licences of the canteens in cantonment areas, military and air force stations for 2016-2017 in the "interest of soldiers"
BJP condemns Bihar's new liquor prohibition law, says provisions are 'anti-people'
Terming the notification of the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016 as 'anti-people', the state BJP unit condemned the new prohibition law
Bihar liquor ban: 13,839 arrested in five months under new law
Cumulatively, 4,660.15 litre of country spirit, smuggled into Bihar, was seized during the period from various places.
Country liquor flows free in Bihar: 550 litres of 'mahua' unearthed in Gopalganj
The Gopalganj DM said he has sought proposal from the Excise department for imposition of "collective fine" on residents of Khajurwani ward
Bihar hooch tragedy: BJP blames Nitish Kumar as 13 die after allegedly consuming poisonous liquor
Senior BJP leader Nand Kishore Yadav said: "If there is total ban on liquor in Bihar, how come the poor are dying after consuming it?
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's Noida rally on Liquor ban in UP was preceded by chaos
A public meeting of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Noida, where he rallied for a liquor ban, was preceded by chaos and unruly scenes.
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.
Why I have a beef with Nitish Kumar’s liquor ban in Bihar
Quite clearly, Nitish is dissimulating. The Directive Principles are not binding on the state. It is for the state to decide whether, and when, it is appropriate to implement any of the Directive Principles.