Mumbai, Feb 23 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.

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BOM1 MP-ACCIDENT-CAR MP: 6 killed after car hits tanker in Indore Indore: Six people were killed after their car collided with a fuel tanker in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district in the wee hours of Tuesday, police said.

BOM2 GJ-FIRE-FACTORY Guj: 20 workers injured in fire at chemical unit in Bharuch Bharuch: At least 20 workers were injured after a massive fire broke out following a loud blast in a chemical factory in Gujarat's Bharuch district on Tuesday, police said.

BOM7 MH-WOMAN-LD MINISTER Maha minister denies link to woman's death, visits temple Mumbai: Maharashtra Forest Minister Sanjay Rathod, who was not seen in public after his name was linked to the death of a woman in Pune, visited a temple in Washim district on Tuesday and later dismissed the allegations against him.

BOM11 MH-COURT-LD GANGSTER Mumbai police get gangster Ravi Pujari's custody till Mar 9 Mumbai: Gangster Ravi Pujari was brought here from Bengaluru on Tuesday and produced before a special court which remanded him in the custody of Mumbai police till March 9 in a case of firing in 2016.

BOM10 MH-DESHMUKH-CORONIL No Coronil sale n Maharashtra without certification: Minister Mumbai: The sale of Coronil tablets of Patanjali will not be allowed in Maharashtra without 'proper certification', state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Tuesday.

LGB2 MH-HC-MAJEED-LD BAIL Bombay HC upholds bail to alleged ISIS member Areeb Majeed Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday upheld a special court's order granting bail to 27-year-old Areeb Majeed, accused of having links with the Islamic State (ISIS) terror network.

BOM9 MH-HC-VARAVARA RAO Varavara Rao gets bail in Surjagarh iron ore mine arson case Nagpur: The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted interim bail on medical grounds to ailing poet-activist Varavara Rao in connection with a 2016 Surjagarh iron ore mine arson case.

BOM3 MH-DELKAR-BODY Lok Sabha member Delkar's body handed over to his family Mumbai: The body of Dadra and Nagar Haveli Lok Sabha member Mohan Delkar, who was found dead in a Mumbai hotel, has been handed over to his relatives after postmortem, an official said on Tuesday.

BOM8 MP-ELEPHANT-ATTACK MP: Man, 2 grandsons killed by wild elephants in Sidhi Sidhi: An elderly man and his two minor grandsons have been killed by a herd of wild elephants near the Sanjay Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi district, a forest official said on Tuesday.

BOM5 GJ-CIVIC POLLS-COUNTING Gujarat civic polls: Counting underway, BJP leading Ahmedabad: Counting is underway for elections to six municipal corporations in Gujarat and the BJP is leading after winning 40 seats so far out of the total 576, the State Election Commission (SEC) said on Tuesday.

BES5 MH-VIRUS-SENA Opposition should talk carefully about COVID-19 crisis: Sena Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the recent surge in coronavirus cases is a matter of concern and the opposition in Maharashtra should talk carefully about the COVID-19 crisis. PTI RSY RSY