Dance bars

Dance bars in Maharashtra will continue to operate under old terms and conditions, permits Supreme Court

Dance bars in Maharashtra will continue to operate under old terms and conditions, permits Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said dance bars in Maharashtra will continue to operate under the old terms and conditions that permitted serving of liquor with CCTV cameras at the entrance.

Sep 21, 2016, 14:35 PM IST
SC seeks Maharashtra's response on validity of new dance bars law

SC seeks Maharashtra's response on validity of new dance bars law

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government if its judgment founded on the Constitution's Article 19 could be taken away by a statute, as it sought the state's response to a plea challenging the constitutional validity of certain provisions of a new law regulating dance bars in the state.

Aug 30, 2016, 20:42 PM IST

SC seeks Maharashtra government response to validity of new law on dance bars

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the Maharashtra government's response to a plea challenging the constitutional validity of certain provisions of a new law regulating dance bars in the state.

Aug 30, 2016, 15:43 PM IST

Four dance bars raided in Mumbai, 60 women rescued

The Supreme Court had on March 15 struck down the ban on dance bars brought by the state government over a decade ago.

May 20, 2016, 08:56 AM IST
Supreme Court directs Maharashtra govt to issue license to 8 dance bars within 2 days

Supreme Court directs Maharashtra govt to issue license to 8 dance bars within 2 days

The SC asked eight dance bars to give an undertaking that they would not engage employees with criminal antecedents near the dance area.

May 10, 2016, 13:36 PM IST
Better for women to work in dance bars than beg on streets: SC to Maharashtra govt

Better for women to work in dance bars than beg on streets: SC to Maharashtra govt

The Supreme Court on Monday came down on Maharashtra government for not granting license to dance bars and warned not to turn blind eye to the apex court order.

Apr 25, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

SC pulls up Maharashtra for non-compliance of order on dance bars

The court also asked the authority to file a "compliance affidavit" before the next date of hearing.

Apr 18, 2016, 19:39 PM IST
Maharashtra Cabinet approves dance bar bill

Maharashtra Cabinet approves dance bar bill

Maharashtra Cabinet on Monday approved the dance bar bill.

Apr 11, 2016, 14:12 PM IST

Legislating morality extremely difficult: Ex-Maharashtra AG on dance bars

Shreehari Aney, who resigned as Maharashtra Advocate General after a furore over his separate Marathwada remarks, Wednesday cautioned the government on "legislating morality" on the dance bars issue.

Mar 23, 2016, 15:16 PM IST

Maha govt grants permission to four dance bars in Mumbai

In the wake of the Supreme Court order on resumption of dance bars in Maharashtra, the state government granted licences to owners of four such bars.

Mar 16, 2016, 19:42 PM IST

Government, Opposition set for clash in Maharashtra legislature

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis offered an olive branch to the opposition for smooth conduct of the legislature`s budget session starting on Wednesday, but the opposition is readying itself for a clash with the government.

Mar 08, 2016, 22:11 PM IST
Willing to bring new bill so that dance bars are not opened in Mumbai, says Devendra Fadnavis

Willing to bring new bill so that dance bars are not opened in Mumbai, says Devendra Fadnavis

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Tuesday that the Supreme Court has ordered to issue licenses for the dance bars in Mumbai.  

 

Mar 08, 2016, 19:50 PM IST
Supreme Court orders Maharashtra govt to grant licences to dance bars by March 15

Supreme Court orders Maharashtra govt to grant licences to dance bars by March 15

The Supreme Court has modified seven conditions imposed by the Maharashtra Police for granting licences to dance bars in the state. 

Mar 02, 2016, 13:00 PM IST
Supreme Court slams Maharashtra govt, calls dance bar provisions `absurd, irrational`

Supreme Court slams Maharashtra govt, calls dance bar provisions `absurd, irrational`

The Maharashtra government had putt certain conditions for granting licences to dance bars across Maharashtra.

Feb 25, 2016, 11:11 AM IST

SC seeks reply from Maharashtra Police on objections by dance bars

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a reply from the Maharashtra Police on the petition filed by Dance Bar Association against fresh conditions imposed on them.

Feb 24, 2016, 17:36 PM IST

Maha govt is not in favour of reopening dance bars: Fadnavis

Stating that the state government is not in favour of reopening of dance bars, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis on Wednesday told the Legislative Assembly that his government is framing new set of rules for these establishments. The 18 new rules for dance bars include disallowance of showering of currency notes on bar dancers and also a CCTV cover for every dance bar with the feed available at the police control room would be compulsory.

Dec 24, 2015, 00:42 AM IST
Mumbai dance bars to telecast 'live' inside police stations!

Mumbai dance bars to telecast 'live' inside police stations!

The Maharashtra government has drafted new rules and regulations for dance bars in Mumbai in order to allow them to reopen.

Dec 15, 2015, 12:44 PM IST
Will explore all legal options: Fadnavis on SC dance bar order

Will explore all legal options: Fadnavis on SC dance bar order

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said his government was not in favour of opening dance bars and would explore legal options after Supreme Court asked it to implement its order in this regard.

Nov 26, 2015, 19:21 PM IST
Dance bars: SC asks Maharashtra to decide in 2 weeks on licence

Dance bars: SC asks Maharashtra to decide in 2 weeks on licence

The Supreme Court raised questions over the Maharashtra government's laws banning dance bars.

Nov 26, 2015, 14:25 PM IST

Plea in SC against lifting ban on dance bars in Maharashtra

A plea was filed in SCt on Monday seeking reversal of its interim order staying the operation of 2014 amendment in Maharashtra Police Act banning dance performances at bars.

Nov 23, 2015, 20:18 PM IST