Dr Shridhar Pawar's experiences in the by-lanes of Kamathipura — with sex workers, impoverished families, queer groups, migrant populations — inform his poetry in Ardhe Akash Maathyavar.
Morari Bapu draws flak for inviting 200 Mumbai sex workers to Ayodhya; Hindu leaders say temple town made impious
Sex workers from Kamathipura, the red light area of Mumbai, were personally invited by Morari Bapu for the religious discourse. Hindu religious leaders have raised objections over the gathering of sex workers in the "pious town of Ayodhya".
The mothers of Kamathipura want to see their children lead healthy and safe lives away from the red light district
The narrow lanes of Kamathipura, Mumbai's red light district, seem a long distance away from the debate on legalisation of prostitution raging elsewhere
A three-storey building in Mumbai collapsed on Saturday afternoon, killing two persons and trapping many others, civic officials said
The number of women being trafficked from Bangladesh into Mumbai brothels is rising as part of greater migration from India's eastern neighbour, and police and social groups need to do more to rescue and repatriate them, a charity said on Thursday.