Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicLiquor ban

Topic: liquor ban

Ponty Chadha, Mallya era of flashy liquor barons over. ‘Kings’ want samaj sevak image now

State after state has moved to bring the liquor industry under its control. Now, the liquor kings' businesses are local, their swagger is limited and they function with no political patronage.

PM Shehbaz Sharif has dispelled hope of reset in India-Pakistan ties, won’t risk being soft

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An alcoholic is not Indian but a mahapaapi, Nitish Kumar says after MLAs dilute liquor ban

The Bihar CM has come under severe opposition attack following several hooch tragedies. The opposition claimed 60 people died in the last few months of 2021.

‘Threw stone at liquor bottles to save women’s dignity’ — Uma Bharti sends signal to BJP bosses

The firebrand leader has her eye on the state and Lok Sabha polls due in the next two years. But Uma Bharti is believed to be struggling to find a footing after her sabbatical.

Ask consumers to be informers, go after suppliers: Bihar’s new plan to implement prohibition

Top excise official says liquor consumption is a social evil and people can be reformed, minister says amendment to prohibition law to be introduced in current legislative session.

Irresponsible of BJP and Anna Hazare to seek reopening of temples when Covid R-value is above 1

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Yogi Adityanath imposes ban on meat, liquor sale in Mathura, says traders can sell milk instead

UP CM Adityanath made the announcement at the Krishna Janmashtami event Monday in Mathura, directs officials to draw up implementation plan.

Uma Bharti calls for prohibition in all BJP-ruled states, appeals to party chief Nadda

In a series of tweets, former Madhya Pradesh CM Uma Bharti lists several reasons why prohibition should be imposed days after MP home minister says new liquor shops will open up.

After 40 days of lockdown, Indians just wanted alcohol not ‘Gujarat Model’

While it's easy to forget the coronavirus crisis in high spirits, many states realised that opening the shops was not very practical to keep a pandemic at bay.

Covid spike, 70% hike, long queues — but nothing can keep Delhi away from booze

ThePrint's photojournalist Manisha Mondal captures three days of chaos and zero social distancing since liquor stores in New Delhi opened up after the lockdown.

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Mohan Bhagwat’s right — no word wounds Hindus like kafir does

In South Africa, the word kaffir, as the blacks were pejoratively called, has been outlawed. It's time India too bans 'kafir'.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.