Dance Bar Verdict Against People's Sentiments: Maharashtra Home Minister
Friday, January 18, 2019, 9:25 PM
The Supreme Court's verdict on dance bars is a mixed judgement and does not reflect the sentiments of the people of Maharashtra, said Maharashtra Home Minister of State, Ranjeet Patil on Thursday. The top court allowed dance bars to re-open in Mumbai, saying that there cannot be "a total prohibition" on them in the country's commerce capital.
NCP Leaders Allege Maharashtra Government's Nexus With Dance Bar Owners
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 8:08 PM
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday accused the Maharashtra government of presenting a weak side before the Supreme Court in the dance bar ban case, alleging a nexus with the association of bar owners. The party also demanded that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis take immediate legal steps to ensure that dance bars do not start operating in Maharashtra again.