Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicBihar Liquor Law

Topic: Bihar Liquor Law

Hooch deaths occur even without liquor ban says Bihar govt, denies blame in 43 post-Holi cases

Responding to opposition allegations govt said in assembly that from '2008 to 2015 when there was no liquor ban in Bihar, there were 108 deaths due to consumption of spurious liquor'.

‘Change name to prohibition’ — Bihar teachers tell education department for liquor lookout letter

Letter from state education department directs teachers in govt schools to report alcohol consumption & sale in their areas & ensure school premises are not used for liquor consumption.

Awareness, not prohibition is the solution to consumption of spurious liquor in Bihar

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Nitish Kumar: Liberal darling in Bihar to 2019’s big political disappointment

CAA-NRC has focused attention on Nitish Kumar's 'idhar chala, main udhar chala; jaane kahan main kidhar chala' politics.

How we gave birth to hooch tragedies and why they will continue to grow

No amount of crackdown will help because the underlying opportunity to run organised rings around excise law in many states still exists.

Lok Sabha elections for breakfast and a diluted liquor law

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at the party's Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir in Udaipur, on 15 May 2022 | Twitter/@ANI

Rahul Gandhi must clear his position on Congress leadership. Chintan Shivirs won’t help

If a 137-year-old party is still discussing its foundational ideas and core ideology, and can’t have everyone on board, the road ahead seems rocky.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.