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'Enforce prohibition or scrap it': Shankersinh Vaghela claims liquor dens running near Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani's bungalow
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'Enforce prohibition or scrap it': Shankersinh Vaghela claims liquor dens running near Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani's bungalow

Former chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday asked the BJP government in Gujarat to either enforce Prohibition sincerely or reconsider the policy, claiming that liquor dens were running openly

Independent candidate turns up drunk to file nomination for Purnea Lok Sabha seat in dry Bihar, held
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Independent candidate turns up drunk to file nomination for Purnea Lok Sabha seat in dry Bihar, held

A candidate who appeared to file nominations for Purnea Lok Sabha seat ended up behind bars as he was found to be drunk, in violation of prohibition law in Bihar

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

Victims and beneficiaries of Bihar prohibition law live cheek by jowl; those who continue liquor trade blame lack of jobs
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Victims and beneficiaries of Bihar prohibition law live cheek by jowl; those who continue liquor trade blame lack of jobs

With the Lok Sabha election approaching, prohibition will, once again, be used as an important poll plank in Bihar.

Rising demand for hooch during elections, used to influence voters, increases risk of more spurious liquor-related deaths
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Rising demand for hooch during elections, used to influence voters, increases risk of more spurious liquor-related deaths

Over 100 people died in hooch tragedies in February in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur and Kushinagar and in Haridwar in Uttarakhand.

Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi releases manifesto on stamp paper, says 'ready to go to jail if promises remain unfulfilled'
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Chhattisgarh polls: Ajit Jogi releases manifesto on stamp paper, says 'ready to go to jail if promises remain unfulfilled'

While releasing his party's manifesto, Jogi dismissed the manifestos of the Congress and BJP as mere pieces of paper and said that the two parties had not fulfilled their poll promises.

#MeToo: Beyond naming harassers, women must file FIR; taking legal recourse may not be as scary as it seems
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#MeToo: Beyond naming harassers, women must file FIR; taking legal recourse may not be as scary as it seems

Having named their harassers, women must take #Metoo campaign in India to the next level and break the culture of inaction, so that #MeToo does not become as misbegotten as its perpetrators

In dry state of Bihar, 'drunkard rats' target police store rooms as alcohol vanishes from confiscated bottles
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In dry state of Bihar, 'drunkard rats' target police store rooms as alcohol vanishes from confiscated bottles

Drunkard rats in dry state Bihar appears to have been stealing alcohol from police store rooms in order to keep themselves in high spirits and evade prohibition

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

Meesha book controversy: Ban on literary work violates freedom of speech; test for such moves should be extremely stringent
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Meesha book controversy: Ban on literary work violates freedom of speech; test for such moves should be extremely stringent

Meesha book controversy: Calls for ban on books violating the right to freedom of speech and expression and the court, in deciding whether a prohibition on a book is justified, must balance free speech with public interest

Bihar to water down stringent prohibition law; quantum, scope of punishment may be relaxed under new amendment
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Bihar to water down stringent prohibition law; quantum, scope of punishment may be relaxed under new amendment

The Bihar Cabinet has approved amendments to the state's stringent prohibition law, proposing a reduction in the quantum of sentence for those held guilty of violating the law.

Uttar Pradesh government introduces prohibition in Mathura district in deference to religious sentiments
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Uttar Pradesh government introduces prohibition in Mathura district in deference to religious sentiments

the Uttar Pradesh government has banned the sale of liquor in Barsana, Nandgaon, Gokul, Radhakund, Baldeo, and Goverdhan in Mathura district, which are connected to Lord Krishna.

Rajnath Singh lauds Bihar government for bringing down Maoist incidents, implementing prohibition
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Rajnath Singh lauds Bihar government for bringing down Maoist incidents, implementing prohibition

Rajnath Singh lauded the efforts of the Nitish Kumar government in tackling Naxalism in Bihar, saying the number of Maoists incidents in the state has come down.

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

Makkal Needhi Maiam does not believe in total prohibition and freebies, says Kamal Haasan
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Makkal Needhi Maiam does not believe in total prohibition and freebies, says Kamal Haasan

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan said his party, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), does not believe in the implementation of total prohibition and the concept of freebies.

'Is this reality of prohibition?': Rahul says Nitish 'protecting' BJP leader accused of running over, killing 9 kids
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'Is this reality of prohibition?': Rahul says Nitish 'protecting' BJP leader accused of running over, killing 9 kids

Congress President Rahul Gandhi accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of protecting a BJP leader, who "killed" nine innocent children under the influence of liquor, and said the truth of prohibition in the state stands exposed.

Day after Nitish Kumar asks for nationwide ban on alcohol, CPM says prohibition will lead to illegal trade
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Day after Nitish Kumar asks for nationwide ban on alcohol, CPM says prohibition will lead to illegal trade

Brinda 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.

Nitish Kumar calls for nationwide ban on alcohol, says all religions criticise liquor consumption
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Nitish Kumar calls for nationwide ban on alcohol, says all religions criticise liquor consumption

Bihar 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.

Nitish Kumar vows to continue war on corruption; says prohibition has brought about social change
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Nitish Kumar vows to continue war on corruption; says prohibition has brought about social change

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday reiterated his commitment to good governance and battling corruption as he hoisted the national flag on Independence Day

Bihar liquor ban: SC dismisses plea to extend 31 July deadline to dispose old stock outside state
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Bihar liquor ban: SC dismisses plea to extend 31 July deadline to dispose old stock outside state

The Supreme Court dismissed a plea of liquor manufacturers from Bihar to extend the 31 July deadline for disposing of the old stock over 2.80 lakh bottles of alcoholic beverages.