Patna: Delivering a major blow to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's top political agenda of imposing nationwide prohibition on the pattern of the alcohol policies in Bihar, the Patna High Court on Friday, in a historic decision, declared the Bihar Excise policy 'unconstitutional' saying the state government had no power to enact its own criminal law outside the purvey of the existing Indian Penal Code.

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Patna: All in all, not a good day for the Nitish-led 'Mahagathbandhan' government in Bihar. On one hand, while Patna High Court ordered the government to scrap prohibition in Bihar calling it 'unconstitutional', on the other hand, the Supreme Court cancelled the bail of notorious criminal-turned-politician Mohammed Shahabuddin sending him back to jail.

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Patna: With his constant foot-in-the mouth disease that has landed him in controversies many times in the past, former Supreme Court justice Markandey Katju, a day after insulting Bihar by calling it worse than Pakistan, refused to back down or issue an apology to millions of Biharis across the globe and instead, fired back at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to say that though he was not the 'mai-baap' of Bihar, he certainly was 'Mama Shakuni' of the state.

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