Mumbai Dance Bars

  • Maharashtra govt indicates it may impose blanket ban on dance bars 22-07-2013 01:36 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has indicated that it is contemplating a blanket ban on dance bars. Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has told the state assembly that the discrimination in the amendment to the Bombay Police Act (which allows for dance performances in 3 star hotels and above) will be...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on BJP for charging Rs 5 at Modi's Hyderabad rally 21-07-2013 12:22 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha also talks about Supreme Court verdict on Dance bar, and much more. ...
  • Court steps in only if the legislature fails to do its job: CJI 18-07-2013 05:57 PM

    New Delhi: Rejecting the notion that judiciary and legislative were on a collision course, the outgoing Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir said the court steps in only if the legislature fails to do its job. Referring to his last major judgement of lifting the ban on dance bars in...
  • Is this the triumph of right to livelihood over moral policing? 16-07-2013 11:55 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that dance bars can be reopened in Mumbai. Dance performances in Mumbai bars were banned in 2005. The dance bar owners will now have to apply for a licence to the government before reopening. ...
  • Supreme Court says dance bars can reopen 16-07-2013 11:33 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that dance bars can be reopened in Mumbai. Dance performances in Mumbai bars were banned in 2005. The dance bar owners will now have to apply for a licence to the government before reopening. ...
  • Happy that ban on dance bars has been lifted: Mumbai bar dancers 16-07-2013 03:45 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that dance bars can be reopened in Mumbai. Dance performances in Mumbai bars were banned in 2005. The dance bar owners will now have to apply for a licence to the government before reopening. ...
  • We were forced to take up prostitution: Mumbai bar dancers 16-07-2013 03:40 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that dance bars can be reopened in Mumbai. Dance performances in Mumbai bars were banned in 2005. The dance bar owners will now have to apply for a licence to the government before reopening. This affects more than 70,000 people who had lost their...
  • Mumbai dance bars can be reopened, says Supreme Court 16-07-2013 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that dance bars can be reopened in Mumbai. Dance performances in Mumbai bars were banned in 2005. The dance bar owners will now have to apply for a licence to the government before reopening. The ban invoked in 2005 was immediately contested...
  • Reporter delves into world of Mumbai dance bars 04-11-2011 03:04 PM

    London: Determined to reveal the India behind the glitz and glamour of its economic boom, Sonia Faleiro spent five years immersed in the brothels of Mumbai - befriending bar dancers, transsexuals and policemen. Faleiro, originally from Goa, has lived and worked in India for most of her life. In a...