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Mumbai, Jun 30 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.

BOM2 MH-HC-VACCINATION-HOME Maha to start home vaccination for bedridden people on trial basis; won't wait for Centre's nod: Govt to HC Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that it would soon start home vaccination against COVID-19 for people who are immobile or bedridden on an experimental basis, and would not wait for an approval from the Centre.

BOM9 MH-GOVERNOR-CM After BJP leaders meet Maha governor, he asks CM to extend monsoon session duration, elect Speaker Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has written to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to extend the duration of the upcoming monsoon session of the state legislature and fill the post of the legislative assembly Speaker urgently citing the demands raised by a BJP delegation.

BOM10 MH-GOVERNOR-NCP We will elect Speaker but what about nominating 12 individuals as MLCs: NCP asks Maha governor Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray asking him to take a call on three issues raised by the BJP has prompted the ruling NCP to demand that the governor nominate the 12 members from his quota as MLCs whose names were forwarded by the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government months back.

BOM11 GJ-VACCINATION-AHMEDABAD COVID-19: Chaos at vaccination centres in Ahmedabad due to crowding amid short supply Ahmedabad: Chaotic scenes were witnessed at several COVID-19 inoculation centres in Ahmedabad on Wednesday as people turned up in large numbers to take the jabs amid short supply of vaccines in the Gujarat city.

BOM5 MH-GOVT-OPPOSITION-RAUT No truth in opposition's propoganda of 'threat' to MVA govt: Raut Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday asserted the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra was stable and said there was no truth in the opposition's propoganda of any 'threat' to the ruling alliance.

BOM8 MH-HC-TRAI-TARIFF HC upholds TRAI's tariff order of 2020 Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday upheld the constitutional validity of a tariff order passed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) last year, but struck down one condition which said the price of a single channel cannot be more than one-third of the highest priced channel in that bouquet.

BOM4 MH-HC-VIRUS-RALLIES Stop political rallies being held amid COVID-19 pandemic: HC to Maha govt Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday said the Maharashtra government must stop any political rally, which flouted COVID-19 protocols, from being carried out in the state amid the ongoing pandemic.

BOM7 GJ-AMUL MILK-PRICE HIKE Amul announces pan-India hike in prices of milk by Rs 2 per litre Ahmedabad: Prices of Amul milk will be increased by Rs 2 per litre with effect from July 1 across all brands, a senior Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) official said on Wednesday.

BOM3 MH-HC-COASTLINE HC raises concern over filth thrown back by sea on Maha coast Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday raised concerns over filth thrown back by the sea on Maharashtra's coast during the present monsoon season and after cyclone Tauktae last month, saying waste disposal into the sea not only poses a problem for the coastline, but also to marine life.

BOM6 MP-NAXAL-MURDER MP: Naxals kill man on suspicion of being police informer Balaghat: Naxals killed a 42-year-old man on suspicion of being a police informer in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district, an official said on Wednesday. PTI RSY RSY

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