BIHAR PROHIBITION AND EXCISE BILL
Bill passed to bring back total prohibition in Mizoram
The state government decided to prohibit manufacture, import, sale and consumption of liquor for the common people.
Bihar set for spirited fight 3 years after booze ban
These will be the first general elections after Bihar was declared a dry state in April ...
Alcohol ban making Bihar land of milk & honey: State study
A study by the Development Management Institute (DMI), Patna showed a 17.5% increa...
Liquor ban to stay in Bihar, amendments to prevent misuse of law: Nitish Kumar
The CM was talking to reporters on sidelines of Lok Samvad - a public interaction programme in presence of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi among others.
As Bihar governor, Ram Nath Kovind avoided confrontation with CM Nitish Kumar
As governor, Kovind preferred to hold consultation with the authorities concerned in the state government, particularly in matters relating to the appointments of VCs.
In Bihar, it’s back to caste play ahead of election
Kumar has done most of the groundwork for the election campaign for the LS polls, ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Patna on March 3.
Presume, punish! Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s preposterous prohibition bill
Every adult member of a family would be presumed to be aware of the offence if alcohol is consumed, sold or distributed in premises one occupies.
Raghuvansh Prasad attacks Nitish Kumar for incorporating tough provision in Prohibition law
This bill was recently passed by both the houses of state assembly and is currently waiting for the Governor’s assent.
Nitish government seeks stringent addition to prohibition law
The draft has already been cleared by the Nitish Kumar Cabinet and the government aims at getting it approved by the Assembly in the current monsoon session itself.
Nitish Kumar government excludes toddy from the list of banned intoxicants in Bihar
Sources said the government took the decision under pressure from RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who put his foot down on a toddy ban during a discussion.
Prohibition promoting communal harmony in Bihar: Nitish Kumar
"The road accidents have come down by 19 per cent between April and November this year when compared to the same period last year," Nitish said.
New prohibition law in force in Bihar from Sunday
Patna high court struck down the April 5 notification which paved the way for the amendments to the old Bihar Excise and Prohibition Act (amended), 2016.
New prohibition law comes into effect in Bihar
The new law has stringent provisions to enforce total ban on the sale and consumption of liquor in Bihar.
Bihar Governor signs assent on prohibition law
Every adult member of a family would be presumed to be aware of the offence if alcohol is consumed, manufactured sold or distributed in the premises one occupies.
Will Nitish shut liquor factories before January 21 in Bihar, asks Sushil Kumar Modi
The chief minister has described the liquor trade as "immoral" but has not shut down the alcohol manufacturing units, Modi alleged, adding that these units were being "encouraged by tax and duty waiver".
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