Following are the top stories from the western region at 2130 hrs.
BOM 15 MH-STAMPEDE-2NDLD REPORT
Mumbai: The Elphinstone stampede here in which 23 lives were lost was triggered by heavy rains as also panic caused after people mistook the cries of a vendor losing grip of his flowers for the bridge collapsing, says an enquiry report.
LGB 4 GJ-COURT-JAY SHAH-DEFAMATION
Ahmedabad: A metropolitan court here adjourns the hearing of the criminal defamation case filed by BJP president Amit Shah's son Jay against news portal 'The Wire' as the complainant's advocate was not present in the court.
BOM 23 MP-RAHUL-RSS-VAIDYA
Bhopal: The RSS hits out at Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that he had not seen any woman attending Sangh 'shakhas' in "shorts" saying the Congress vice president "only reads out" speeches written by the people who have no understanding of the Sangh.
BOM 19 GJ-RAHUL-SHAH
Devgadh Baria (Guj): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah are the beneficiaries of the rising business fortunes of the latter's son after the saffron party came to power, alleges Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.
BOM 25 MH-UDDHAV-FIRECRACKERS
Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray disapproves the idea of a ban on the sale of firecrackers in Maharashtra, a day after his party leader and state minister Ramdas Kadam sought its proscription to protect the environment.
BOM 24 MP-RSS-LD MEET
Bhopal: The state of economy, exodus of Rohingyas from Myanmar and violence by cow vigilantes are some of the issues likely to be discussed at a three-day meeting of the RSS beginning here from tomorrow.
BES 14 GJ-HARDIK-CASE
Rajkot: The Gujarat government withdraws a case against Patel quota stir leader Hardik Patel in which he was accused of insulting the tri-colour nearly two years ago.
BES 13 GA-BJP
Panaji: Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar would visit all the Assembly constituencies, says the ruling BJP.
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