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Bihar’s ‘longest human chain’: a complete waste of time?

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Bihar’s ‘longest human chain’: a complete waste of time?

Bihar is going to witness the longest human chain formation on January 21, expected to be over 11,000 km long in support of the liquor ban. It is going to be the largest human chain ever formed in the world and is said to go down in the Guiness  Book of World records. Around 2 […]

Prohibition solves Bihar’s problems: Nitish

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Prohibition solves Bihar’s problems: Nitish

Kisanganj (Bihar): Accidents, murders, kidnapping, all down because of the liquor ban, says the Bihar Chief Minister, he even claims that it has promoted ‘religious harmony’ Defending his total prohibition move prohibition as a “revolutionary step”, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today (8 December) claimed that the move has promoted communal harmony in the state, with […]

Politicians Pussy-foot around Bihar Prohibition Cat

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Politicians Pussy-foot around Bihar Prohibition Cat

It takes courage to bell the Prohibition cat. Though Total Prohibition is one of the most problematic things that have happened in Bihar, and privately most politicians say it’s a bad idea, they all pussy-footed around the issue, only demanding that some ‘stringent’ stuff be rolled back. At an all-party meeting held in Patna recently, […]

Bihar CM will not ‘allow’ criticism of Prohibition

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Bihar CM will not ‘allow’ criticism of Prohibition

Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday( November 2)  said he is seeking ‘suggestions’ from the general public on how to make prohibition ‘more acceptable’. He also threatened that he would  ‘not allow anybody to indulge in unnecessary criticism of prohibition without any basis’. He categorically ruled out any dilution of prohibition, but hinted  that […]

Cops seize 3,000+ litres of booze in Bihar

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Cops seize 3,000+ litres of booze in Bihar

Following new and more stringent laws against consumption of liquor in Bihar, large volumes of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) was seized from two districts of Bihar on October 15. Seven persons were arrested, in stepped-up drive to enforce the prohibition in the state.  Police seized 3,286 litres of IMFL, smuggled from Haryana, in Nalanda […]

Nitish declares ‘New’ Prohibition Law

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Nitish declares ‘New’ Prohibition Law

As expected, Chief  Nitish Kumar went ahead with announcing Bihar’s ‘New Prohibition Law’ in honour of Mahatma Gandhi. The Chief minister claimed that his total prohibition laws have laid a new social transformation in the state, and has been specially beneficial to the women, and the families in rural areas. He claimed that his partial […]