Maharashtra Home Minister R.R Patil on Friday assured the State Assembly that the government would bring in an ordinance to ensure that dance bars remain closed. “Dance bars are degrading to women. Our decision [to ban them] was for the betterment of women and for the young generation,” he said. The Supreme Court last month upheld the Bombay High Court's order, which quashed the government’s ban on dance bars here. But the State government is clear that it will uphold the ban despite the court order.
Maharashtra home minister says no to dance bars
Animal planet in Chennai
With Madras Corporation taking charge by 1866, the Madras Zoo as it was called, became the country’s first public zoo to be formed.
Purasawalkam: From old town to shopping hub
Vellala Street off Purasawalkam High Road mirrors the metamorphosis that the once quaint neighbourhood has undergone over the past three decades.
Tambaram: A suburb older than Madras itself
It is a little-known fact that the southern suburb of Tambaram is older than Madras itself.
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The aim of the research report by Tridivesh Singh Maini is to examine the approach of the political leadership, as well as the business community, in three ‘border States’ towards India-Pakistan ties.This paper has sought to look at a number of factors, which include politics, economics as well as security issues.Read Article »