Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 21:45 hrs.
BOM 15 GJ-MALIK-FIR
Ahmedabad: Former chief of Army Staff, General (retd) V P Malik demands withdrawal of an FIR registered by the Jammu and Kashmir Police against an Army officer in connection with the recent Shopian firing incident.
BOM 5 GA-RENUKA
Panaji: Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "Ramayana" jibe at her in Parliament, Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury says there was no GST on laughter and she does not need anyone's permission to laugh.
I BOM 16 MH-LD-HAILSTORM
Mumbai: Hailstorm over the central parts of Maharashtra, Marathwada and parts of Vidarbha region claims three lives, with state government officials saying that an assessment of the damage caused has been ordered.
BOM 17 MP-PADMAAVT-RELEASE
Indore: Screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat" starts here amid tight security at the theatres with the police saying they received no report of any untoward incident.
BOM 6 AVI-FLIGHTS-NEAR MISS
Mumbai: A mid-air disaster averted in the Mumbai air space when a Vistara aircraft comes perilously close to an Air India plane, prompting the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) to launch a probe.
BES 24 GJ-PATEL
Ahmedabad: Against the backdrop of an attack on an Army camp in Jammu, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel says the Centre should do something "concrete" to save lives of civilians and soldiers.
BES 5 MH-FIRE
Mumbai: A major fire breaks out at a scrap market in suburban Kurla.
LGB 1 MH-HC-HIRANANDANI
Mumbai: Prominent builder Niranjan Hiranandani approaches the Bombay High Court seeking to quash the charge sheet filed against him by the CBI in a case of alleged corruption, criminal conspiracy and cheating.
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