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Bihar liquor ban: Thousands form human chain to support Nitish Kumar's prohibition policy

Bihar liquor ban: Thousands form human chain to support Nitish Kumar's prohibition policy

Hundreds of thousands of people across Bihar on Saturday, including men, women and children, formed a human chain in support of the state government's prohibition policy.

Alcohol ban: Bihar Police arrests 14 including liquor supplier in Patna

Alcohol ban: Bihar Police arrests 14 including liquor supplier in Patna

In a stepped-up campaign in favour of prohibition, the Patna Police nabbed 14 persons including a big liquor suppliers last night, a police statement said on Thursday.

Liquor ban: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds all-party meet on prohibition

Liquor ban: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds all-party meet on prohibition

A week after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar interacted with prominent persons to know their views on total prohibition, on Tuesday he held an all-party meet here on the recently enforced stringent Bihar Excise & Prohibition Act, 2016, officials said.

Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's grandson held for carrying liquor

Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's grandson held for carrying liquor

The grandson of Jitan Ram Manjhi was arrested in Gaya for possesing liquor bottles with the former Bihar Chief Minister calling it a "conspiracy" to malign him.

Liquor ban: If India wants to compete with China, prohibition will have to be imposed across nation, says Nitish Kumar

Liquor ban: If India wants to compete with China, prohibition will have to be imposed across nation, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said if India is keen to compete with China, prohibition will have to be imposed across the country.

JD(U) We are adamant about taking liquor ban forward: JD(U)

After the Supreme Court stayed a Patna High Court order quashing the Bihar government's ban on liquor, the Janata Dal (United) has said that the liquor ban cannot only be looked through a legal spectrum; it is also fundamentally wrong to consume alcohol. 

SC stays Patna HC order quashing liquor ban in Bihar

SC stays Patna HC order quashing liquor ban in Bihar

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Patna High Court order quashing the Bihar government`s ban on liquor.

Goa to ban drinking at few public places?

The Goa government will ban liquor consumption at a few spots like religious places with the state Excise Department likely to implement the ban from next month, officials said today.

Liquor ban: Bihar government moves Supreme Court against Patna High Court's order

Liquor ban: Bihar government moves Supreme Court against Patna High Court's order

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar-led state government moved the Supreme Court on Monday against the Patna High Court's order on liquor ban in the state.

BJP welcomes Nitish Kumar's re-imposition of liquor ban law, says comprehensive legislation required

BJP welcomes Nitish Kumar's re-imposition of liquor ban law, says comprehensive legislation required

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday welcomed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s re-imposition of liquor ban law, adding that a comprehensive legislation is required to be introduced.

Bihar govt introduces new liquor policy, to challenge Patna HC order on alcohol ban in SC

Bihar govt introduces new liquor policy, to challenge Patna HC order on alcohol ban in SC

Even after the Patna High Court struck down Nitish Kumar government's Anti-liquor Act, deeming it 'illegal', the Bihar government on Sunday implemented the new stringent Bihar Excise and Prohibition Act by re-imposing ban on sale of alcohol in the state.

Setback to Nitish govt! Patna High Court strikes down Bihar liquor ban

Setback to Nitish govt! Patna High Court strikes down Bihar liquor ban

The Nitish Kumar-led Grand Secular Alliance government had first banned the manufacture, trade, sale, consumption of country-made liquor since April 1.

SC dismisses plea seeking nationwide ban on liquor

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwani Upadhaya`s plea, seeking a complete ban on liquor across the nation.

Liquor ban: VHP leader Praveen Togadia hails Nitish Kumar, says would like to see countrywide prohibition

Liquor ban: VHP leader Praveen Togadia hails Nitish Kumar, says would like to see countrywide prohibition

VHP International Working President Praveen Togadia on Sunday hailed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for enforcing total prohibition in the state and said he would like to see a countrywide ban on consumption of liquor.

Liquor ban in Delhi not practical, says Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Liquor ban in Delhi not practical, says Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said a ban on the sale of liquor in Delhi is not practical unless it is also banned across the nation.

Drink 'Tadi' to avoid spurious liquor – Lalu Yadav's advice to Biharis

Drink 'Tadi' to avoid spurious liquor – Lalu Yadav's advice to Biharis

Lalu Prasad, whose RJD is a major ally of the ruling Grand Alliance in Bihar, has advised habitual drinkers to consume "toddy", locally called "tadi", to avoid incidents like the hooch tragedy that has killed 16 people.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar talks tough on punishing hooch tragedy culprits; toll 16

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar talks tough on punishing hooch tragedy culprits; toll 16

As the death toll in the hooch tragedy in Bihar's Gopalganj district rose to 16, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday promised to punish the culprits under the stringent new excise law, which provides for death sentence and life imprisonment.

In 'wet' Madhya Pradesh, 14 Gram Sabhas to impose liquor ban

Fourteen Gram Sabhas in this district of Madhya Pradesh have passed resolutions against liquor trade and consumption, proposing fines ranging from Rs 10,000 to Rs 20,000 to be imposed on violators.

Liquor ban fallout! Bihar police officers refuse promotions, reject SHO postings

The district administration of Nalanda on Tuesday said it has initiated the process to impose a fine of Rs 5,000 on every household of Kailashpuri village as collective penalty for violating the prohibition law in Bihar.