BJP MLA sits on hunger strike against dance bars in Goa

Senior Goa BJP leader Michael Lobo on Monday sat on a day-long hunger strike demanding shutting down of all dance bars in the Calangute-Baga beach belt.

Maharashtra to push amended bill to ban dance bars in state

The Maharashtra government which was left red-faced after the Supreme Court quashed a ban on dance bars in the state, said here today that it would bring an amended legislation to ban them during the Monsoon Session of the state legislature, which is set to begin from June 2.

Dance bars will not be allowed in Goa: Parrikar

Dance bars will not be allowed in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday during his Independance Day speech.

Goa govt to `eventually` let dance bars operate in state: NCP

NCP on Thursday expressed doubt over the "intentions" of the Goa government in not allowing dance bars in the state.

Goa govt not to issue excise licence to dance bars

The Goa government on Wednesday said it will not issue excise license to dance bars in the state.

Defying SC order, will Maharashtra govt ban dance bars?

In spite of the Supreme Court`s order of reopening dance bars here, the Maharashtra government seems to be firm on putting a blanket ban on these dance bars.

SC clears way for running of dance bars in Maharashtra

The city`s famous symbol of nightlife, the dance bars which were shut down in 2005, will reopen soon after a Supreme Court verdict in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Mumbai dance bars can reopen: Supreme Court

Eight years after the Maharashtra government banned dance bars in Mumbai, the Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its go-ahead to their reopening in the maximum city and elsewhere in the state.

Mumbai`s dance bars flouting rules, says HC petition

A total of 359 dance bars in the city flout rules by serving liquor in restaurants instead of permit rooms, a High Court petition alleged.