The dance bar usually has multiple areas and the ones on the higher floors are reserved for clients willing to pay more money for privacy.
20 Jan 2019 12:02 AM
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that there can be “regulations” but not “total prohibition”.
19 Jan 2019 1:14 AM
Social activists have noted that a large part of the dancers’ income went into educating their children.
19 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
The SC said the state can neither exercise “social control” with its own “notion of morality” nor take exception to staging dance performances per se.
18 Jan 2019 6:20 AM
SC says no data to support State’s perception that dance bars have no moral basis.
18 Jan 2019 4:22 AM
The top court allowed orchestra and added that tips can be given but showering of cash and coins is not allowed inside bars.
17 Jan 2019 12:20 PM
In a late night operation on Saturday, police personnel raided a dance bar in Mira Road and apprehended 23 people including four women.
04 Sep 2018 1:41 AM
The provisions of the Act are manifestly arbitrary, excessive and substantively unreasonable.
03 Mar 2017 4:00 AM
The state government further submitted that bars must have CCTVs inside premises since “they are visited by criminal elements”.
12 Jan 2017 3:44 AM
The state said that prevention of obscenity in public places is a part of public policy in India and was reflected in provision of IPC.
11 Jan 2017 7:35 PM
The BJP-led state government had claimed that it would come up with a law to ban dance bars.
30 Dec 2016 6:02 AM
The government of Maharashtra in 2005 suspended the licenses of bars and hotels claiming they were a bad influence on society.
26 Nov 2016 9:56 AM