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Alcohol Ban
Opinion  /  Published 03.12.21

Nitish Kumar, prohibition and Bihar

As little and as ordinary a thing as an empty bottle is found on the hallowed premises of the Bihar assembly. But that bottle isn’t an ordinary thing, nor a matter that can, by any yardstick, be...
By Sankarshan Thakur

India  /  Published 05.11.21

Hooch death toll reaches 33 in Bihar

The death toll in the latest hooch tragedy in Bihar climbed to 33 on Friday, while arrests were made and errant officials punished in connection with sale of illicit liquor, even as Chief Minister Nit...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna, Bettiah, Gopalganj

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.21

Covid: Lift liquor ban, Park Hotel pleads

The Park authorities have written to the excise department requesting it to reconsider a ban on serving liquor in the 10 bars as well as the rooms of the Park Street hotel. The ban was imposed after ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.07.21

Koderma is Bihar's Goa, guess why?

Another incident that took place at the dam area yesterday, was the untimely death of two youths - Karthik and Siddharth. The duo had come from Bihar with their third friend Sunny Raj to enjoy their d...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Koderma

World  /  Published 31.05.21

High and dry on US flights

Two major airlines, American and Southwest, have postponed plans to resume serving alcohol on flights in an effort to stop a surge of unruly and sometimes violent behaviour by passengers who have shov...
By Maria Cramer and Michael Levenson in New York

North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Govt firm on total prohibition

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga, reiterating his stand on “total prohibition”, on Monday said his government would not allow sale of alcohol in the state.The announcement follows reports in a s...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

Ban on booze, boat selfies at picnic spots

The authorities have banned loud music, alcohol, thermocol plates and plastic at Rondiha dam and Durgapur barrage in West Burdwan and selfies on boats by picnickers to check pollution and untoward inc...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

World  /  Published 01.03.19

30 years since beer ban lifted, Iceland says cheers

Thirty years ago, a sobering dry spell in Iceland's history came to an end. On Friday, the country celebrates the anniversary of the lifting of a decades-long ban on beer with — what else? — a nat...
By AP in Reykjavik


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