• | Tuesday | 21st September, 2021

Mumbai, Sep 21 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS. BOM10 GJ-HEROIN-SEIZURE Gujarat: DRI seizes nearly 3,000 kg heroin worth Rs 15,000 cr at Mundra port Bhuj (Gujarat): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 2,988.21 kg heroin worth Rs 15,000 crore from two containers at the Mundra port in Gujarat"s Kutch district and subsequently arrested a couple that runs an import firm from Chennai, officials said on Tuesday. BOM6 MH-KUNDRA Raj Kundra walks out of Mumbai jail after bail in pornographic films case Mumbai: Businessman Raj Kundra on Tuesday walked out of a Mumbai jail, a day after a magistrate court here granted bail to the key accused in a pornographic films case in which he was arrested two months ago. BOM11 MH-UDDHAV-GOVERNOR Maha CM asks Guv to seek special Parliament session on crimes against women Mumbai: Days after Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari wrote a letter for convening a special session of the state Assembly against the backdrop of the Sakinaka rape and murder, Chief Minster Uddhav Thackeray has hit back saying Koshyari should request the Centre to call a session of Parliament to discuss issues concerning the safety of women and growing attacks on them. BOM13 MH-HC-DEFAMATION-SOMAIYA Maha minister Parab files Rs 100cr defamation suit against Kirit Somaiya in HC Mumbai: Maharashtra minister Anil Parab on Tuesday filed a defamation suit in the Bombay High Court against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya for allegedly making “malicious, malafide and defamatory” statements and demanded monetary damages of Rs 100 crore. BOM3 MH-HC-MAN MARRIAGE Astrological incompatibility can"t be an excuse to go back on marriage promise: HC Mumbai: The Bombay High Court refused to discharge a 32-year-old man from a rape and cheating case noting that he had used “astrological incompatibility” of horoscopes as an excuse to resile from his promise to marry the complainant woman with whom he was in a relationship. BOM9 MP-RS BYPOLL-MURUGAN MP: Union MoS Murugan files papers for RS bypoll as BJP candidate Bhopal: Union minister Loganathan Murugan on Tuesday filed his nomination papers as a BJP candidate from Madhya Pradesh for the next month"s bypoll to the Rajya Sabha. BOM7 GA-KEJRIWAL-JOBS Kejriwal assures 80% jobs for locals if AAP voted to power in Goa next year Panaji: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said if voted to power in Goa in the 2022 polls, his party will ensure that 80 per cent of jobs, including in the private sector, will be reserved for local people. BOM12 CG-NAXALS-SURRENDER Maoist couple surrenders in Chhattisgarh"s Sukma district Raipur: A Maoist couple, allegedly involved in multiple attacks on security forces and collectively carrying a reward of Rs 7 lakh, surrendered in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, a police official said. BOM2 MH-GEETE-PAWAR "Backstabber" Pawar can"t be our guru; MVA govt just adjustment: Sena leader Mumbai: Former Union minister and Shiv Sena leader Anant Geete has said NCP chief Sharad Pawar who had "backstabbed" Congress to form his party cannot be a "guru" for Shivsainiks. BOM1 MH-DROWN-BODY Another body recovered from sea in Mumbai; toll rises to three Mumbai: The body of a 21-year-old man, swept away along with two others in the Arabian sea at Versova jetty here while immersing idols of Lord Ganesh, was recovered on early Tuesday morning, over 32 hours after the incident, civic officials said. PTI RSY RSY

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