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Following are the top stories from the western region at 1815 HRS:
BOM 1 MH-FARMERS-SENA
Mumbai: Shiv Sena says loan waiver decision was due to its constant "throttling" of Maharashtra government.
BOM 6 MP-FARMERS-MLA
Shivpuri (MP): Congress MLA Shakuntala Khatik booked for allegedly inciting people to set ablaze a police station amid violent protests by farmers in Madhya Pradesh.
BOM 7 MP-FARMER-SUICIDE
Sehore (MP): A debt-ridden farmer allegedly commits suicide in Madhya Pradesh's Sehore district.
BOM 17 MP-LD FARMERS
Ratlam/Neemuch (MP): Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and Gujarat's quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel stopped from entering Mandsaur, the epicentre of the agrarian unrest in Madhya Pradesh.
LGB 1 MH-PROSECUTOR-WITHDRAWS
Pune: Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam withdraws as special public prosecutor in the 2014 Mohsin Sheikh murder case in which members of the Hindu Rashtra Sena are accused.
BES 3 MH-MAHA BOARD-SSC-RESULT
Pune: Girls outshine boys in Maharashtra Board's class X examination results.
BES 7 GJ-CUSTODIAL DEATH
Mehsana (Guj): Three persons arrested in connection with alleged custodial death of a 28-year-old man at Mehsana.
BES 14 GJ-SCHOOLBAGS
Ahmedabad: School bags distributed in government-run schools in Gujarat's tribal-dominated Chhota Udepur district bear the picture of Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav.
BES 15 AVI-AIRINDIA-FLIGHT
Mumbai: A Dubai-bound Air India flight from Calicut with 62 passengers on board diverted to Mumbai following a burning smell in the cockpit.
BCM 12 BIZ-GST-RETAIL
Mumbai: Leading retailers including Future Group, Trent Hypercity, DMart and Aditya Birla Retail meet in Mumbai to discuss issues related to the GST.