Mumbai, Jan 12 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.
BOM3 MH-KALICHARAN-ARREST Maha: Police arrest seer for remarks against Mahatma Gandhi Wardha: The Wardha police arrested Hindu religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj on Wednesday in connection with a case registered against him here in Maharashtra for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Mahatma Gandhi.
BOM5 MH-RAUT-POLLS Poll-bound UP’s politics set for change: Sanjay Raut Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday claimed a political change was imminent in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh and the recent move by a state minister and some other BJP MLAs to leave the saffron party was just the beginning.
BOM4 GJ-VIRUS-POSITIVITY RATE 21.5 pc COVID-19 positivity rate in Ahmedabad against Guj average of 8 pc Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad district in Gujarat has reported 21.5 per cent COVID-19 positivity rate as compared to the state’s average of around eight per cent, as per the district-wise test figures released on Wednesday.
BOM2 MP-VIRUS-PASSENGERS MP: 5 COVID-19 positive passengers stopped from boarding Dubai flight Indore: A 37-year-old pregnant woman and four other passengers tested positive for coronavirus at the Indore airport on Wednesday following which they were prevented from boarding the Air India’s Dubai-bound flight, an official said.
BES1 GA-MODI-TMC Oppn needs to think of alternative against Modi leadership: TMC MP Dev Panaji: TMC MP Sushmita Dev has said the opposition parties in the country need to think of an alternative against the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi before going to the people to seek votes.
BES2 CG-NAXAL-MURDER Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill villager in Bijapur Raipur: Naxals thrashed a 50-year-old villager to death in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, police said on Wednesday. PTI RSY RSY
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