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Feb 19, 2019
Maharashtra's crusade against dance bars replicates anti-nautch campaign of late 19th centuryThe dance bar ban was in fact an almost exact repetition of history of an earlier campaign against tawaifs and devadasis, and with the same devastating consequences for these groups of women.
Feb 05, 2019
SC lifts ban on women in dance bars: Questions about consent, protection from exploitation remainWhile the State may now take measures to protect women in dance bars, are alternative livelihoods available to these women, especially as they grow older and can no longer work at bars?
Jan 21, 2019
SC verdict on Maharashtra dance bars challenges notions of morality essential for how as a State we view womenThe Supreme Court judges ruled that the State could regulate, but not prohibit
Jan 18, 2019
SC paves way for Mumbai dance bars: Between govt agendas and judiciary, law has taken one step forward, two back over past 14 yearsThe government's resolve to modify the effects of the Supreme Court order hardly comes as a surprise. In the game go between the subsequent state governments and the judiciary, the law has taken one step forth and two steps back over the past 14 years.
Jan 17, 2019
Activists call SC verdict on Maharashtra dance bars a 'great victory', express hope of ex-performers returning to professionSocial activists in Mumbai expressed hope that the Supreme Court's verdict which paved the way for the reopening of dance bars in Maharashtra would inspire former dancers who had left their profession to return to it.
Mar 02, 2017
SC seeks response from Maharashtra govt on plea challenging law against dance barsThe Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the Maharashtra government on a plea of a bar dancers' body challenging the constitutional validity of a 2016 state law putting conditions on dance performances by women in bars and hotels in the state.