Prohibition Politics

A Patna-based senior bureaucrat who sees the proposed prohibition move by Bihar’s Nitish Kumar-led government as a “fanatical misstep” claims that when Lalu Prasad of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)—now a member of the state’s ruling coalition—was Chief Minister, he had raised excise duty on all brands of beer except one sold by a close … Continue reading Prohibition Politics