Bihar liquor ban

New Liquor Amendments Bill by Nitish government passed in Bihar Assembly

New Liquor Amendments Bill by Nitish government passed in Bihar Assembly

The new Liquor Amendments Bill, tabled by Nitish Kumar-led government, was passed in the monsoon session of the Bihar Assembly on Monday. 

Jul 23, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
Liquor ban in Bihar: Nitish government relaxes stringent rules

Liquor ban in Bihar: Nitish government relaxes stringent rules

Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government on Wednesday relaxed the stringent rules of the liquor ban in the state, approving several proposed amendments to the prohibition law to curb its misuse, an official said.

Jul 11, 2018, 22:36 PM IST
Bihar liquor ban: Nitish Kumar govt to amend act to prevent its misuse

Bihar liquor ban: Nitish Kumar govt to amend act to prevent its misuse

Liquor ban was enforced in Bihar in April 2016.

Jun 27, 2018, 10:51 AM IST
Post liquor ban, Bihar spends more on expensive clothes, honey and cheese

Post liquor ban, Bihar spends more on expensive clothes, honey and cheese

Prohibition is making people of Bihar spend on good clothes and food with sale of expensive sarees rising by 1,751 per cent while consumption of honey by 380 per cent.

Jun 18, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
There’s home delivery of liquor in Bihar, ban a flop: Lalu takes on Nitish

There’s home delivery of liquor in Bihar, ban a flop: Lalu takes on Nitish

Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday took on Bihar Chief Minister and former ally Nitish Kumar on the issue of

Oct 30, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Yogi Adityanath to visit Bihar today, faces Nitish Kumar's challenge on implementing liquor ban in UP, women's reservation

Yogi Adityanath to visit Bihar today, faces Nitish Kumar's challenge on implementing liquor ban in UP, women's reservation

Uttar Pradesh chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is expected to visit Bihar on Thursday to showcase the achievements of the Narendra Modi government in the past three years.

Jun 15, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
SC allows Bihar liquor manufacturers to export old stocks

SC allows Bihar liquor manufacturers to export old stocks

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 July 31.

Jun 08, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

SC gives time till July 31 to Bihar liquor co to dispose stock

Earlier, the court had extended till May 31 the deadline of April 30 for disposing of old stocks, including raw material, fixed by the Nitish Kumar government.

May 29, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Bihar liquor companies move SC, seek more time to dispose of old stocks

Bihar liquor companies move SC, seek more time to dispose of old stocks

Liquor manufacturers from Bihar today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of time to dispose of their old stocks, including raw material, lying in their ware houses.

May 24, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Over 45,000 held for violating Bihar liquor ban

Over 45,000 held for violating Bihar liquor ban

Over 45,000 people have been arrested in a year in Bihar for violating the liquor prohibition law imposed by the Janata Dal-United government.

Apr 05, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

RJD, BJP to join Nitish Kumar's human chain on liquor ban in Bihar

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) a major constituent of Bihar`s ruling Grand Alliance, on Tuesday decided to support and join Chief Minister Nitish Kumar`s proposed human chain to raise awareness about the liquor prohibition issue in the state.

Jan 10, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Bihar government moves SC to transfer plea against liquor ban

The Bihar Government on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of plea against liquor ban legislation from the Patna High Court.

Jan 02, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Bihar police seize 395 cartons of liquor smuggled from Haryana

Bihar police seize 395 cartons of liquor smuggled from Haryana

The Bihar police on Wednesday seized 395 cartons of alcohol hidden beneath the sacks of salt in a truck coming from Haryana in Rohtas district.

Dec 21, 2016, 20:33 PM IST

Bihar liquor ban: 155 cartons of IMFL seized from bank cash van in Darbhanga, two arrested

Bihar Police on Saturday seized at least 155 cartons of IMFL illegally traded from Haryana in a cash van bearing the sticker of a nationalised bank.

Dec 17, 2016, 17:08 PM IST
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.

Dec 08, 2016, 21:16 PM IST
Dry' Bihar turns to 'Rasgulla', sales up since liquor ban

Dry' Bihar turns to 'Rasgulla', sales up since liquor ban

The sale of healthy foods like Peda, paneer and Dahi Matha has also risen since ban on liquor was clamped in Bihar in April.

Nov 10, 2016, 19:00 PM IST
Bihar: Retired judge's son arrested with 30 bottles of foreign liquor in Patna

Bihar: Retired judge's son arrested with 30 bottles of foreign liquor in Patna

In a continuing drive against liquor consumption in Bihar, state police on Wednesday arrested son of a retired judge and seized liquor bottles from his possession. 

Oct 26, 2016, 09:10 AM IST
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.

Oct 15, 2016, 20:16 PM IST
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.

Sep 30, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

VHP's Praveen Togadia hails CM Nitish Kumar for total prohibition in Bihar

VHP International Working President Praveen Togadia today 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.

Sep 04, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

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