Playboy Clubs

  • Goa says no to India's first Playboy club on its beach April 15, 2013

    Panaji: Goa will not be home to the country's first Playboy club with the state government deciding to reject a proposal for opening this facility at Candolim beach amid a controversy that it would promote vulgarism. Bowing to pressure from within ruling BJP against the US-based Playboy club's move to open...
  • Why the Goa BJP, Cong are against Playboy's sari-clad bunnies April 11, 2013

    Panaji: The BJP Goa unit has decided to stand by its legislator who has opposed Playboy Club's plan to open a branch at Candolim beach which has been under consideration of the state tourism ministry. Even the state Congress unit has also expressed its reservations over opening of such a facility...
  • Playboy's Goa plan face opposition from BJP MLA April 8, 2013

    Panaji: An MLA of the ruling BJP today threatened to go on a hunger strike if the Goa government grants permission to US-based Playboy Club to open a branch in the state. "I am opposing this club anywhere in Goa. The department of tourism has already made up its mind to...
  • First Look: The Playboy Indian bunny costume December 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Adult entertainment company Playboy today unveiled the Indian Playboy bunny today here "keeping in mind local sensibilities" and announced launch of its first beach cafe in Goa during January-March, 2013. "Keeping in mind the fast evolving Indian luxury market, we plan to launch Playboy as an aspirational brand aimed mainly...
  • Playboy Clubs come to India without bunny costume November 2, 2012

    The Playboy club is coming to India -- but with "bunnies" in non-revealing outfits. "The costumes of the bunnies, who are integral to the Playboy culture, will be based on Indian sensibilities and morals," Sanjay Gupta, CEO of PB Lifestyle, which is bringing the brand to India through a licensing...
  • TV watchdog says 'Playboy Club' glamorises porn July 28, 2011

    Los Angeles: A TV watchdog group on Wednesday accused NBC of glamorizing the porn industry in its upcoming new drama series 'The Playboy Club' and urged NBC affiliates around the United States not to air it. In letters to NBC's local TV stations, the 1.3 million member Parents Television Council...
  • Playboy returns to London; some hopping mad June 4, 2011

    London: Hugh Hefner opens a new Playboy club in London's swanky Mayfair district on Saturday after an absence of 30 years, and the imminent return of the "bunny girls" has some feminist groups and commentators hopping mad. The 85-year-old entrepreneur is in London to launch the new venue, where life membership...