Mumbai, July 26 (PTI) Top stories from the western region at 1700 hrs.
BOM2 MH-UDDHAV-RAM TEMPLE Ram temple 'bhoomi pujan' can be done via video link: Uddhav Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said the ground-breaking ceremony for the Ram temple construction in Ayodhya can be conducted through video- conference in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
BOM1 MH-UDDHAV-MVA MVA govt's steering wheel is in my hands: Thackeray Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has dared the opposition to topple his government and said though it is a 'three-wheeler' government, he is firmly in control of its steering wheel.
BOM5 MH-SUSHANT-MAHESH BHATT Sushant case: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt to record his statement Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt will record his statement with the Mumbai Police in the next couple of days in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide case, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Sunday.
BOM4 CG-NAXAL-IED Naxal menace: 40 kg IED recovered in Chhattisgarh Bijapur: A powerful 40 kg improvised explosive device (IED) planted by Maoists was recovered in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Sunday, police said.
LGB1 MH-HC-VIRUS-FILM SHOOTINGS Barring senior citizens from film sets not discriminatory:Govt Mumbai: The decision to restrain persons above 65 years of age from attending shootings on film and television sets was not to discriminate against them, and was taken in the general interest of such people, the Maharashtra government has told the Bombay High Court.
BES4 MH-SKELETON-THREAD Mumbai: Sacred Tirupati temple thread helps identify skeleton Mumbai: The skeletal remains of a 21-year-old man found in Kalina area of Mumbai on Thursday were identified with the help of a sacred thread around the wrist from the renowned Tirupati Balaji Temple, police said on Sunday.
BES5 MP-VIRUS-LEADERS-QUARANTINE MP: Leaders who met CM Chouhan recently quarantine themselves Bhopal: A day after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he has tested coronavirus positive, some state ministers and BJP leaders who recently met him have quarantined themselves at their homes and are undergoing tests for the disease.
BES6 MP-JUDGE-SON-DEATHS MP district judge and son die, cops suspect food poisoning Betul (MP): A 56-year-old judge of the district court in Madhya Pradesh's Betul and his son died in a hospital in Nagpur in neighbouring Maharashtra while being treated for suspected food poisoning, police said on Sunday.
BES7 CG-NAXAL-INFIGHTING Erosion in chain of command hits key C'garh Naxal unit: Cops Raipur: Chhattisgarh police believe the chain of command in a key Naxal unit in Dantewada district may have eroded resulting in escalation of differences among the ultras and its leadership. PTI NSK NSK