They found employment and independence in the many ancillary businesses that sprung up around the flourishing dance bars in Mumbai. Ahead of the Supreme Court’s final hearing on November 5, those who lost their livelihood a decade ago due to the government’s ban on dance bars, remember their golden time.
FTII protests: The decision by Dibakar Banerjee came hours after the agitating students FTII called off their 139-day strike against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman of the institute.
While the show will take place, the minister has promised Dias and the Catholic community that its content will be looked into. As of now, whether or not Agnes of God will be staged again, is uncertain.
As a recent survey on Muslim women’s views on the Muslim Personal Law shows, women in the community are looking for a fair hearing — and a Shariah adalat in Mumbai is working to ensure their voice is heard
You could park yourself on Marine Drive and master the sideways kiss; if you are brave enough, you could check in at a hotel; or simply pack off the entire family to the movies. In a maximum city with minimum privacy, love is a hard game to play.
The life of lokshahirs, Maharashtra’s fabled people’s poets, is at the centre of the National Award winning film Court. On the trail of one such Dalit bard, Sambhaji Bhagat, you come face to face with a rebel and his cause.