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2006-01-10 03:10:06

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A new Bollywood film has cast dozens of Mumbai's famed bar dancers, raising hopes among them of a career in cinema after being banned from working in bars and pubs. In August, authorities of Maharastra state, of which Mumbai is the capital, closed down dance bars, saying they corrupt young men and breed crime and prostitution in India's financial and entertainment hub. After the ban, many dancers went away to other states to find work, many more reportedly entered...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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