Wednesday, 28 September, 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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