• January 19, 2022

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Mumbai, Jan 11 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.

BOM5 GJ-BOAT-CAPSIZE Two die, five missing after boat capsizes in Gujarat dam Surat: Two persons died while five others remain missing after their fishing boat capsized in a dam in Mandvi taluka of Gujarat’s Surat district on Tuesday morning, officials said.

BOM3 MH-COURT-PUROHIT Purohit files plea for in-camera trial in 2008 Malegaon blast case Mumbai: Lt Colonel Prasad Purohit, an accused in the September 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, on Tuesday filed an application before a special court here requesting that the ongoing trial be held in-camera.

BES7 GA-MLA-RESIGNATION Goa: Independent MLA, minister Govind Gaude to join BJP Panaji: Goa Minister and Independent MLA Govind Gaude on Tuesday resigned from the membership of the Assembly and is set to join the BJP.

BOM4 CG-NANDKUMAR BAGHEL-PRESIDENT Baghel’s father writes to Prez seeking use of ballot papers in place of EVMs Durg: Raising doubts on the credibility of the electronic voting machines (EVMs), Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel’s father Nand Kumar Baghel has written to President Ram Nath Kovind requesting that elections in the country be held using ballot papers.

BOM1 GJ-COURT-RIOT-COMPENSATION Court directs Guj govt to pay Rs 49,000 payout to 1992 riots victim Ahmedabad: Over 25 years after a victim of 1992 communal riots in Ahmedabad filed a suit in 1996 demanding compensation from the Gujarat government, a court in Ahmedabad directed the state to pay Rs 49,000 to the petitioner for the “pain and shock” he had suffered and “inconvenience” caused to him due to the bullet injuries during the riots.

BOM2 MP-TRAIN-ATTACK MP: Woman hurls acid on man in train, flees Vidisha (MP): A 30-year-old man sustained burn injuries after an unidentified woman hurled some acidic substance at him inside a train in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha district, which caused a small fire, a police official said on Tuesday. PTI RSY RSY

source: PTI News

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