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Verdict in, but dance bars will not re-open any time soon, say Mumbai Police

The rules governing dance bars, passed by the state government in 2016, will now be discussed once again after the copy of the Supreme Court order is received, said sources in the home department

SC says yes to dance and bar in dance bars across Maharashtra

The bench found the provision that alcohol should not be served in the room where dances are staged as “totally disproportionate, unreasonable and arbitrary”.


SC verdict on dance bars is Maharashtra govt's failure: Shiv Sena

Stating that there can be a regulation but not a total prohibition, the Supreme Court Thursday set aside certain provisions of a 2016 law imposing restrictions on dance bars.

Maharashtra: Supreme Court to hear bar owners’ plea on July 7

Expect to be granted licences on fulfilment of 26 conditions, say bar owners

SC asks Maharashtra govt to grant licenses to 8 dance bars by May 12

Maharashtra government had filed an affidavit in the court informing the bench that they had not granted licenses to eight dance bars as they found some of their employees with criminal antecedents.

Maharashtra has to ensure there is no obscenity in dance bars, says SC

The bench asked all dance bars to get criminal antecedents of their employees checked by local police, besides installing CCTV cameras at all entry points of dance bars.


Will bring Bill on dance bar ban: CM Fadnavis

An all-party meeting would be convened to discuss the draft in the first week of the Budget Session.

Dance bars: SC eases norms, state says will bring new law to check ‘obscenity’

“The state cannot permit the obscenity it has witnessed in the past in the dance bars. We will approach the Supreme Court with an alternative proposal,” said Fadnavis.

Supreme Court directive on dance bars: 'Ready to ensure there is no obscenity inside bars'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected certain conditions like providing live CCTV footage to Police on performances in dance bars and asked the Maharashtra government to grant licences to owners within 10 days after they comply with modified guidelines.

Dance bar licences: Owners to approach state home dept, seek change in conditions

Most contentious among the conditions, according to the prospective dance bar owners, is that of setting up a 3-feet tall boundary wall around the stage.