There is an editorial in today's Economic Times (27 July 2017) http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/et-editorials/90300/
Editorial in 27 July 2017 TheEconomic Times
BJP the gainer, as Nitish Kumar recalibrates
July 26, 2017, 11:42 PM IST ET Edit in ET Editorials | India, politics | ET
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In all this, Kumar has demonstrated that he is one of India’s most ruthless — and flexible — politicians. We would urge Kumar to show similar flexibility and scrap, or at the very least partially reverse, his prohibition policy, which can only be enforced by using the coercive power of the state and a concomitant violation of civil liberties.
Should Nitish Kumar scrap prohibition policy as suggested by the Editor of Economic Times?
After prohibition, Bihar aims for dowry-free villagesPolitical analysts believe that after successfully imposing prohibition on liquor in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar is now raising the bar in an attempt to emerge as a social reformer.
Updated: Jul 16, 2017
Reena Sopam, Hindustan Times, Patna
Prohibition in Bihar: Supreme Court extends deadline for liquor disposal till 31 July
Why prohibition has worked in Bihar?D. N. Sahaya | New Delhi
April 28, 2017
The writer is ex-Governor, Chattisgarh and Tripura and former chairman, A. N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna.
Tough Implementation of Prohibition in BiharThe Bihar model of prohibition seems to have taken off with a bang, with around 44,000 people put behind bars and over 10 lakh litres of liquor seized, during its one-year of enforcement since April 1, 2016.
1 April 2017
Somebody is unhappy that media is not writing against prohibition and its strict implementation.
Bihar’s liquor war: Prisoners of prohibition and the conspiracy of silence
By opinionbihar March 9, 2017
PM asks people of Bihar to support the prohibition policyPATNA, JANUARY 05, 2017
PM Modi praises Nitish Kumar for ‘remarkable ability’ over prohibition policy in Bihar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday praised Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar over his controversial move to ban liquor in the state despite objections from all quarters, calling it a “courageous step”.
Jan 05, 2017
Hindustan Times, Patna
PM urged to put ban on sale of alcohol across the country.Bihar CM, while addressing his recent anti-liquor campaigns in different states especially Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, urged the PM to put ban on sale of alcohol across the country.
A former governor of Assam and Tamil Nadu, Bhishma Narain Singh, who hails from BJP-ruled Jharkhand, supported Nitish Kumar and requested the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce complete ban on alcohol and tobacco across the country on the occasion of International Yoga Day on June 21.
Jun 20, 2016
The Bihar Prohibition And Excise Act, 2016
National consensus on prohibition sought
Dec 25, 2001
Chennai: Ambedkar People's Movement (APM) president and former Chennai mayor Vai Balasundaram on tuesday appealed to the centre and state governments to evolve a national consensus on implementation of prohibition in the country.