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Dry Bihar won't renew licences of beer, IMFL units

There are three beer factories, 12 IMFL factories and six factories manufacturing ethanol in Bihar.

Controversial circular on liquor ''awareness'' withdrawn in Kerala

Kerala`s Excise Department has withdrawn a controversial circular which said that its officials would hold an "awareness class" against serving liquor at homes where marriages are scheduled to be solemnised.

Election Commission teams to be on lookout for drugs, liquor ahead of Punjab Assembly Elections

Special teams constituted by the Election Commission (EC) will keep a wary eye on the distribution of drugs and liquor and carrying of cash ahead of the February 4 Punjab assembly elections, a senior electoral officer said on Wednesday.

Gujarat proposes to make liquor law tougher, maximum jail term raised to 10 years

Amidst the charged narrative on prohibition, the Gujarat government on Thursday approved an ordinance proposing stringent action against bootleggers, tipplers, and unscrupulous officials who help criminals escape raids on liquor dens in the "dry state".

In Bihar, youth flaunts booze session on Facebook, lands self, friends in jail

In Bihar, youth flaunts booze session on Facebook, lands self, friends in jail

Alcohol, spiced, domestic liquor as well as IMFL have been completely banned in Bihar since April 5, 2016.

Nitish Kumar plans longest human chain in support of prohibition

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said that the state government will organise the world`s longest human chain in support of prohibition in January 2017.

Teenaged girl forced to consume liquor, raped by engineering student in Hyderabad

Teenaged girl forced to consume liquor, raped by engineering student in Hyderabad

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an engineering student of a private college after she was made to consume liquor at a Hukkah centre in Ghatkesar area here, police said on Wednesday.

Punjab polls: Drugs, liquor EC's top concerns

Punjab polls: Drugs, liquor EC's top concerns

The influence of drugs, liquor, money and muscle-power by some political parties and leaders top the concerns expressed before the Election Commission (EC) by various quarters in the run-up to the Punjab Assembly elections.

Family refuses to cremate murdered Punjab Dalit youth

The family of a 20-year-old Dalit youth, who was brutally murdered in Punjab`s Mansa district, on Wednesday refused to cremate the body till his missing leg was found and his assailants arrested.

Dalit youth found dead with left leg chopped off in Punjab's Mansa, 6 booked for murder

Dalit youth found dead with left leg chopped off in Punjab's Mansa, 6 booked for murder

There were injury marks on the body of Sukhchain and his leg was also found chopped off, police said, adding efforts are being made to trace the lost limb.

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.

Bihar IAS official on leave on liquor issue

Bihar Excise and Prohibition Department's Principal Secretary KK Pathak has gone on leave amid reports of his displeasure over the arrest of his department's sub-inspector for taking action against a ruling JD(U) leader, from whose house liquor was seized.

Death toll reaches 13 in Bihar, opposition blames Nitish Kumar

The incident has exposed that despite the total prohibition on liquor consumption in Bihar since April 5 this year, alcohol is available in the black market.
 

Why are SHOs being suspended in Bihar? Here are the details

As many as 4,707 people have been arrested in four months and 3,719 FIRs lodged in connection with the liquor ban in Bihar.

Entire village fined for liquor law violation in Bihar

The administration of Nalanda, the home district of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, has repeatedly appealed to the villagers to keep off liquor which is banned in the state.

Beware! Rs 10,000 for drinking in public in Goa soon

Beware! Rs 10,000 for drinking in public in Goa soon

Bombarded with complaints about drinking of alcohol on beaches, roads and highways and in public areas by tourists, the Goa government on Monday introduced a new amendment to state excise law which recommends identification of 'no alcohol consumption zones' across Goa.

Five dead, over dozen injured after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Etah

Five dead, over dozen injured after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Etah

At least five persons died and more than a dozen were taken ill after consuming illicit liquor.

Man shot at by cop for drinking liquor outside his house

Bhardwaj objected to their drinking and an argument ensued, following which he went inside his house, came out with a gun and fired at them.

Cheers! Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approves sale of liquor in tetra packs

Cheers! Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approves sale of liquor in tetra packs

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet decided here on Thursday that Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) will now be available in tetra packs in the state.

UK not yet approached for extradition of Mallya, Lalit: Sushma Swaraj

UK not yet approached for extradition of Mallya, Lalit: Sushma Swaraj

India has not yet approached the UK for extradition of liquor baron Vijay Mallya and former IPL boss Lalit Modi, wanted by Indian investigators in multiple cases, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday, as the ED is still to provide required documents to her ministry.