Mumbai, Jan 25 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.

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BOM8 MH-FARMERS-PAWAR Pawar warns govt, says farmers will 'destroy' new agri laws Mumbai: The Centre may pass any law undermining the Constitution and on the back of its majority, but once the common man and farmers rise, they will not keep quiet until the new farm acts and the ruling party are destroyed, NCP president Sharad Pawar said on Monday.

BOM3 MH-FARMERS RALLY-POLICE Farmers' rally in Mumbai:No police nod for march to Raj Bhavan Mumbai: Police have made tight security arrangements at the venue of a farmers' rally here and protesters are not allowed to march from south Mumbai to the Raj Bhavan, a senior police official said on Monday.

BOM5 MH-FARMERS-ATHAWALE Farmers' rally in Mumbai only for 'publicity': Athawale Mumbai: Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Monday said there was no need of a farmers' march in Mumbai in support of peasants protesting near Delhi against the Centre's three new farm laws, and claimed it is being done only for 'publicity'.

BOM4 MH-HC-YES BANK PMLA case: HC refuses bail to Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday refused to grant bail to Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor, who is accused in a case of money laundering.

LGB1 MH-HC-TRP SCAM BARC ex-CEO Dasgupta's condition stable: Mumbai Police tell HC Mumbai: The Mumbai police told the Bombay High Court on Monday that the health condition of Broadcast Audience Research Council's former CEO Partho Dasgupta, arrested in an alleged TRP rigging scam, is stable.

BOM7 GA-LD ASSEMBLY Goa nearing complete normalcy after COVID-19 outbreak:Governor Panaji: A five-day session of the Goa Assembly began here on Monday during which Governor B S Koshyari said the state is 'nearing complete normalcy' after the COVID-19 outbreak, and that the pandemic is an eye-opener which has taught people to be self-reliant.

BOM1 MH-FARMERS-SENA Farmers' rally: Raut cautions protesters against COVID-19 Mumbai: The COVID-19 threat is still not over in Mumbai and proper care should be taken accordingly during farmers' protest here or else a new crisis will be there in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said on Monday.

BOM6 GJ-VIRAAT Viraat dismantling to take nine more months; 30 pc work over Ahmedabad: Around 30 per cent dismantling work of India's decommissioned aircraft carrier 'Viraat' has been completed and the entire vessel would be dismantled in nine months, a Gujarat-based ship breaker has said.

BES4 MH-MAMATA-SENA Nobody should feel pain while chanting 'Jai Shri Ram': Raut Mumbai: Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declined to speak at an event where 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans were raised, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said nobody should feel pain while chanting the slogan.

BES7 MP-VACCINATION-CENTRES MP: COVID-19 vaccination centres increased to 450 from 150 Bhopal: The number of COVID-19 vaccination centres in Madhya Pradesh has been increased to 450 from 150 from Monday, while the plan was to raise the numbers further to 1,200 in the coming days, state minister for medical education Vishvas Sarang said.

BES6 CG-NAXAL-MURDER C'garh: Deputy sarpanch killed by Naxals in Kondagaon Kondagaon: A deputy sarpanch was killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, over 200 kilometres from state capital Raipur, police said on Monday. PTI RSY RSY