ALSO READFollowing are the top stories from the western region at 1815 HRS: Nath, Scindia to take part in MP Congress agitation on Feb 22 Scindia likens Shivraj Singh govt to 'Hitler's rule' Those who spoke of protecting farmers now firing bullets: Congress Scindia, Hardik stopped from going to Mandsaur
Following are the top stories from the western region at 2100 HRS:
BOM 21 MP-FARMERS-LD SUICIDE
Bhopal: Three farmers commit suicide in Madhya Pradesh in the last 24 hours even as government announced several measures to give relief to farmers.
BOM 23 AVI-SINHA-AIRINDIA
Pune: Air India and other domestic airlines are "running in profit", Union Minister Jayant Sinha says, even as the government mulls possible privatisation of the debt-laden national carrier.
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 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 26 MP-FARMERS-MANDIS
Indore: Traders in mandis in Madhya Pradesh stop purchase of farm produce following the government's announcement that purchasing below the minimums support price would be considered an offence.
BES 20 MH-GIRL-COWDUNG
Mumbai: An 18-year-old girl from Latur district of Maharashtra beaten up and forced to eat cow dung by a 'Mantrik' as a remedy for her sickness.
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 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.
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