Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday February 17, 2015
Mumbai shall soon own the night. The city will soon have eateries, pubs, bars, and entertainment joints open throughout the night in areas designated as 'nightlife zones'. Non-residential areas, malls and some business districts are expected to get this tag.
Mumbai News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday May 30, 2014
A Mumbai man has been arrested for allegedly opening fire on a manager at a pub in the city.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Tuesday December 31, 2013
Mumbai can celebrate New Year's Eve in pubs and restaurants till 5 am, the Bombay High Court ruled today, cancelling a 1.30 am deadline set by the police which had provoked criticism from senior government ministers and the public.
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Is dancing in pubs and dance bars or a mere kiss in public promoting a "promiscuous culture"? Satyapal Singh, the police commissioner of India's most cosmopolitan city, Mumbai, certainly thinks so.
Mumbai News | Reported by Rashmi Rajput, Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Friday December 28, 2012
It's that time of the year when party plans get charted out with full vigor but Mumbai seems to be lagging behind thanks to an official killjoy. Playing party pooper is the 25 percent entertainment tax slapped by the Maharashtra government on pubs, hotels and restaurants on the night of December 31. This has forced the revelers to move the party el...
Pune News | mid-day.com | Wednesday November 28, 2012
According to an amendment to the Bombay Entertainment Duty Act 1923, all eateries that serve liquor and play soft music will now be called a pub, and will also have to shell out hefty entertainment tax
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday November 5, 2012
In a tit-for-tat move against the Mumbai police, anti-Dhoble protesters and partygoers now want CCTV cameras to be installed in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) headquarters and Vidhan Bhavan. The protesters have started a signature campaign following the demands made by the Mumbai police for installing CCTV cameras in pubs and discotheques...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday July 2, 2012
Angry and fed up of the noise and nuisance that goes with living near a lounge/pub, a group of residents have put their foot down this time and held a meeting asking residents to verify if pubs, restaurants and lounges in their areas were legal and had all the required licences by the using the Right to Information Act.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday June 25, 2012
About 50 residents of the western suburbs, from between Oshiwara to Bandra, have formed a forum - Citizens for Free Mumbai - with the aim of helping cops in their crackdown on the city's nightlife, which they claim have been causing them sleepless nights - the music is too loud, and their kids are getting 'spoilt' by the drug mafia.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday March 21, 2012
The city's party-hoppers may soon suffer from sleepless nights of a different kind. Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik has written to the state government that 14 city pubs, which enjoy the privilege of remaining open till 3 am by virtue of being inside 5-star hotels, should fall in with the regular 1:30 am deadline in order to avoid brawls.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Friday December 30, 2011
Though the Bombay High Court has allowed bars, pubs, party halls and orchestra bars to operate till 5 am on January 1, all these establishments will have to abide by the 1.30 am deadline for playing music. Failure to do so, will invoke stringent action against the owner. The issue came to light after the cops refused to grant permission to orchestr...