Top stories from the western
region at 1630 hrs.
LGB1 MH-HC-BEST STRIKE
Mumbai: BEST workers union agrees to withdraw its
strike after accepting `10-step' pay hike by the civic
transport undertaking's management.
Panaji: Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar stokes
a controversy by saying "ghatis" need not come to the state
for work and Goans would be given preference in jobs.
Mumbai: Shiv Sena says the BJP has no moral right to
criticise student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, charged with
sedition, after teaming up with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jalna: A labourer held captive by a contractor for
more than a fortnight over a monetary dispute rescued by the
BES9 MH-WEAPONS-LD SEIZURE
Thane: An office-bearer of Dombivli unit of the BJP
arrested after police seize around 170 weapons, including
air guns, swords and knives, from his shop.