• | Monday | 20th September, 2021

Mumbai, Sep 20 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS. BOM11 MH-COURT-2NDLD KANGANA Defamation case: Kangana appears before Mumbai court Mumbai: Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut appeared before a Mumbai court on Monday in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against her by lyricist Javed Akhtar, and said she had "lost faith" in the magistrate"s court as it indirectly "threatened" her of issuing a warrant if she failed to appear before it in a bailable offence. BOM14 MH-HC-LD-RAHUL GANDHI HC junks RSS man"s plea for admission of Rahul"s speech transcript as evidence Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday dismissed RSS functionary Rajesh Kunte"s plea seeking that the transcript of Rahul Gandhi"s speech made in 2014, in which he allegedly blamed the RSS for Mahatma Gandhi"s assassination, be admitted as evidence in a criminal defamation case filed against the Congress leader observing that an accused cannot be compelled to admit or deny any document. BOM13 MH-SOMAIYA-2ND LD KOLHAPUR Maha: Kirit Somaiya stopped on way to Kolhapur; Sena, BJP indulge in war of words Pune: Former BJP MP Kirit Somaiya on Monday claimed he was stopped by police at Karad in Maharashtra while he was on way to Kolhapur, after the district authorities cited law and order as well as security concerns following his allegations of corruption against Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Hasan Mushrif. BOM4 GA-HC-TEJPAL HC to hold virtual hearing in Tarun Tejpal case on Oct 27 Panaji: The Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court on Monday said it will hear virtually on October 27 the Goa government"s appeal against journalist Tarun Tejpal"s acquittal in a 2013 rape case. BOM5 MH-NCB-SEIZURE Drugs worth over Rs 150 cr seized from Mumbai, neighbouring areas in 1 year: NCB Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau has seized various banned drugs worth over Rs 150 crore in the last one year from Mumbai, adjoining Navi Mumbai, Thane and other areas, a senior NCB official said. BOM10 GJ-OWAISI-AHMAD Guj: AIMIM chief Owaisi denied nod to meet ex-MP Atiq Ahmad in Sabarmati jail Ahmedabad: AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi was on Monday denied permission by authorities here to meet former Uttar Pradesh MP Atiq Ahmad, who is lodged at the Ahmedabad-based Sabarmati Central Jail, in the wake of COVID-19 guidelines and other reasons, a party leader said. BOM3 MH-FESTIVAL-IMMERSION Over 34,000 idols immersed on last day of Ganpati festival in Mumbai Mumbai: A total of 34,452 idols of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Gauri were immersed in water bodies across Mumbai on the last day of the Ganpati festival held under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic for the second year in a row, civic officials said on Monday. BOM2 MP-GANJA-SEIZURE MP: Ganja worth Rs 1.20 cr seized from truck in Sidhi Sidhi: Police have seized over 1,200 kg of ganja with an estimated market value of more than Rs 1.20 crore from an abandoned truck in Madhya Pradesh"s Sidhi district, a senior official said on Monday. LGB2 MH-HC-HIGHWAY-POTHOLES Won"t let you start any other project till you complete Mumbai-Goa highway work, HC tells Maha Mumbai: Questioning the slow pace of lane widening of Mumbai-Goa highway, the Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Maharashtra government to review the ongoing construction work by December and complete the project at the earliest. BES3 MH-NAXAL-EXPLOSIVES Maha: Explosives found in Naxal camp in Gadchiroli after encounter Gadchiroli: Explosives hidden by Naxals in a forest in Gadchiroli in Maharashtra were recovered by security forces following an encounter, a senior official said on Monday. PTI RSY RSY

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