Following are the top stories from western region at 1800 hrs.
LGB 5 GJ-HC-LD GODHRA SENTENCE
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court commutes the death sentence of 11 convicts to rigorous life imprisonment, while upholding the life sentence of another 20 in the 2002 Godhra train burning case.
BOM 6 GJ -RAHUL-SHAH
Kamla (Guj): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi targets Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "silence" on a media report claiming that a company owned by BJP chief Amit Shah's son Jay Shah saw a huge rise in its turnover after his party came to power in 2014.
BOM 5 BIZ-TRUCKERS STRIKE
Mumbai: Truck operators across the country start two-day strike against the GST, high diesel prices and harassment on roads, according to the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC).
BOM 1 MH-ISLAND FIRE
Mumbai: Fire-fighting operation at the fuel tank farm of the Mumbai Port Trust on Butcher Island off Mumbai's coast completes this morning, three days after the blaze broke out in a high-speed diesel tank.
BES 13 MH-FADNAVIS SLAMS SENA
Nanded: Voting for the Shiv Sena in the upcoming Nanded-Waghala Municipal Corporation polls means bringing the Congress to power, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis says as he launches a vicious attack on the Uddhav Thackeray-led party.
BCM 9 BIZ-BSE-CYBSERSECURITY
Mumbai: To identify and deal with threats in cyber space, top stock exchange BSE launches a Next Generation Cyber Security Operations Centre at its premises.
BES 2 MH-WOMAN-CHILDREN-DEAD
Raigarh: A 24-year-old woman and her two children, who went missing on October 4 from a village in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, found dead.