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Maharashtra’s specious morality and its sexual crimes

Maharashtra’s specious morality and its sexual crimes

For the past one week, Maharashtra has been playing the morality card, in trying to whip up public sentiment against dance bars. It is fu...Read More

Maharashtra mulls ordinance against dance bars

Maharashtra mulls ordinance against dance bars

Mumbai: After the Supreme Court’s verdict paving the way for reopening of dance bars in Maharashtra, the BJP-led state government is cons...Read More

Dance Bars Can Reopen In Maharashtra, Timeline Of Developments

Dance Bars Can Reopen In Maharashtra, Timeline Of Developments

Stating that there can be “regulations” but not “total prohibition”, the Supreme Court paved the way for reopening of dance bars in the s...Read More

No violations to be allowed in dance bars: Maharashtra Women’s panel chief

No violations to be allowed in dance bars: Maharashtra Women’s panel chief

Mumbai: The chairperson of Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) on Thursday said the government will ensure no violations take p...Read More

Mumbai bar dancers hail Supreme Court verdict

Mumbai bar dancers hail Supreme Court verdict

Mumbai: Bar dancers, who were abruptly rendered jobless after the Maharashtra government shut down dance bars on August 15, 2005, hailed ...Read More

SC sets aside certain provisions of Maharashtra law imposing restrictions on dance bars

SC sets aside certain provisions of Maharashtra law imposing restrictions on dance bars

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside certain provisions of a law imposing restrictions on the licensing and functioning of ...Read More

Maharashtra government gives respite to dance bars

Maharashtra government gives respite to dance bars

Bhayandar: In a provisional respite for orchestra bar owners in the twin city, the State Government’s home department stayed the order im...Read More

Mumbai: District administration revokes licenses of 42 dance bars in Mira-Bhayandar

Mumbai: District administration revokes licenses of 42 dance bars in Mira-Bhayandar

Bhayandar: The fate of dance bar owners in Mira Bhayandar is indeed very bad. Overjoyed after getting a reprieve from the ban from the Ap...Read More

Supreme Court seeks Maharashtra government’s response on dance bar curbs

Supreme Court seeks Maharashtra government’s response on dance bar curbs

Bar dancers’ association alleged the new law stigmatised their profession and unreasonably interfered with free choice of expression thro...Read More

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Mumbai: State acted coy on permits for dance bars

Mumbai: The dance bars across Maharashtra received a new ray of hope as the Supreme Court (SC) directed the state government to issue pre...Read More

Mumbai: Can’t dance to ‘full-time employee’ tune: Bar girls

Mumbai: Can’t dance to ‘full-time employee’ tune: Bar girls

They are planning to move SC to have the right to work as freelancers

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Rift wide open among city’s dance bar owners

Mumbai: Even as dance bars are yet to start in Mumbai after the Supreme Court ruling, there appears to be a serious rift between the danc...Read More

Mumbai: Liquor okay but no CCTV in dance bars

Mumbai: Liquor okay but no CCTV in dance bars

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed dance bars in Mumbai to continue to operate under the old terms and conditions that ex...Read More

Dance bars left in limbo, courtesy cops!

Dance bars left in limbo, courtesy cops!

Mumbai :  The licensing department of the Mumbai Police has adopted a ‘go slow’ approach with regard to issuing of licenses for dance bar...Read More

Dance bars: Four cops suspended for filing fake compliance reports

Dance bars: Four cops suspended for filing fake compliance reports

Mumbai: The State Government has suspended three police inspectors and one assistant police inspector for filing false reports on the com...Read More

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MLCs regret ‘no mention’ on dance bars, drought aid in Governor’s address

Mumbai : Of the 19 opposition members of legislative council, who moved corrections to the motion of vote of thanks to the Governor’s joi...Read More

Dance bars unable to meet stiff SC norms

Dance bars unable to meet stiff SC norms

The bars have neither fitted the CCTVS nor have they put  the distance of five feet as directed by the Supreme Court

So, no prying cameras, no dance in gilded cage

So, no prying cameras, no dance in gilded cage

Countdown begins for reopening of dance bars; CCTVs only at entry point, says court .

SC clears decks for dance bars in Mumbai

SC clears decks for dance bars in Mumbai

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the decks for the issuance of dance bar licences to hotels and restaurants in Mumbai as...Read More

Bars won’t dance to state Govt tune

Bars won’t dance to state Govt tune

Non-compliance with stringent guidelines a sticking point; matter comes up in SC today.

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