NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

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Mumbai, May 26 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.

BOM6 GJ-VIRUS-NIGHT CURFEW Night curfew relaxed in 36 cities of Gujarat; day time curbs to continue Ahmedabad: Considering a significant drop in the new coronavirus cases in Gujarat, the state government on Wednesday decided to relax the night curfew timings by an hour in 36 cities, while the day time restrictions will remain in place.

BOM4 MH-HC-DESHMUKH-CBI Won't act till June 9 on info sought from Maha govt over IPS officer's complaint: CBI to HC Mumbai: The CBI on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that it would not act till June 9 on letters that it sent to the Maharashtra government seeking documents pertaining to complaints lodged by senior IPS officer Rashmi Shukla about alleged corruption in police postings and transfers.

BOM7 GJ-HC-BLACK FUNGUS-GOVT Guj govt notification on distribution of mucormycosis medicine 'vague and defective': HC Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday said the state government's notification on the distribution of Amphotericin-B injections to hospitals for the treatment of mucormycosis is 'quite vague and defective'.

BOM2 GA-COURT-TEJPAL-ORDER Court questions conduct of victim while acquitting Tarun Tejpal Panaji: A sessions court here while acquitting journalist Tarun Tejpal in a 2013 rape case raised questions on the conduct of the victim woman after the alleged incident and said she did not demonstrate any kind of normative behaviour that a victim of sexual assault might show.

BOM5 MP-MLA-BLACKMAIL MP: MLA alleges blackmailing by woman after video call, files complaint Chhatarpur: A Congress MLA here in Madhya Pradesh has lodged a police complaint alleging that an unidentified woman made a video call to him and performed obscene acts, and later tried to blackmail him with the clip, a police official said.

BOM1 MH-HC-CORPORATOR HC upholds order setting aside corporator's poll victory for flouting two-child norm Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has upheld a 2018 order of a civil court that set aside the election of Shiv Sena leader Anita Magar as corporator of the Solapur Municipal Corporation in Maharashtra, after it came to light that she had more than two children.

BOM3 MH-TIGER-ATTACK Maha: Man killed in tiger attack in Chandrapur Nagpur: A 42-year-old man was mauled to death by a tiger at a forest in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district on Wednesday, a forest official said.

BES3 MH-BJP-SENA BJP's focus is UP polls instead of tackling COVID-19, claims Sena Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday claimed the BJP, instead of tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, was working on how to improve its image and win the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections due next year after it 'did not do so well' in the panchayat polls there. PTI RSY RSY

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