Bihar: No Cheers

Madhavankutty Pillai

On hooch tragedies and Bihar’s failing experiment with prohibition

Porn Busters

The explosion of online smut and why some want it banned in India

The Drunken Rats of Bihar

Or: the other side of prohibition

Why Prohibition is Doomed to Fail

A drunk person can be fined Rs 50,000 in Bihar

A Dry Run in Bihar

The cost of Nitish Kumar’s prohibition raj

The Alcohol Muddle in Kerala

Despite judicial approval for the state’s liquor policy, the jury is still out on its efficacy

How They Say Cheers

On the demand for prohibition and the form it takes in Tamil Nadu

Loss of Sobriety

Kerala’s decision to ban liquor bars outside of five-star hotels could dampen the state’s economic spirits and spawn new vices


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