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Mar 11, 2019
Victims and beneficiaries of Bihar prohibition law live cheek by jowl; those who continue liquor trade blame lack of jobsWith the Lok Sabha election approaching, prohibition will, once again, be used as an important poll plank in Bihar.
Mar 07, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: In dry state Bihar, youths resort to bootlegging as unemployment rises at an alarming 19.4%Much like the state of Gujarat with a prohibition law for decades, Bihar, too, has slipped into clandestine liquor trade with several jobless youths joining in to make money
Jan 30, 2019
Karnataka: Women-led march to Bengaluru, demanding liquor ban in state, to end with silent protest at Vidhana Soudha todayThe 200-kilometre march, where protestors were demanding a liquor ban in Karnataka, was held under the banner of the Madya Nisheda Andolana, a women-led anti-alcohol movement. It started from Chitradurga on 19 January.
Dec 23, 2018
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel says 'no question' of withdrawing security forces from Naxal-affected areasBhupesh Baghel took charge as chief minister a week ago after the Congress posted a landslide victory in the just held Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh.
Dec 15, 2018
Women in Chhattisgarh helped sway poll mandate from BJP to Congress; anger palpable in seats when fewer men votedOf the 21 constituencies in Chhattisgarh where more women voted than men, the Congress won 17 seats, while the BJP bagged only two and the other two went to the BSP and JCC.
Oct 02, 2018
Gita Gopinath, the new chief economist at IMF: A ‘neo-liberal’ who spooked Left’s old ideological guardGopinath joins the list of top economists India could have retained but now India's loss is IMF's gain
Sep 08, 2018
Nearly 8,000 litres of liquor seized from two districts in Bihar; three arrested, case registeredSale and consumption of alcohol was completely banned in Bihar by the Nitish Kumar government over two years ago.
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.
Jun 11, 2018
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar says liquor ban to remain in force, stringent new provisions will prohibit misuse of lawBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said the liquor ban would remain in force and that he wants all kinds of intoxicants to be banned in the state
May 21, 2018
'They will suffer from jaundice': UP minister threatens those who attend political rivals' rallies with bizzare curseUP minister Om Prakash Rajbhar has sent out a bizarre warning to those attending rallies of his political rivals — they will be "cursed" with jaundice.