Top stories from the western region at 1645 hrs. BOM 1 GA-PARRIKAR-BJP Panaji: Amid Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's deteriorating health, the BJP says it is "already thinking on Goa political transit phase" even as the party asserted that the state government was "stable" and warned people against rumours.
BOM 5 GJ-NZ-ATTACK-FAMILIES Ahmedabad: A carnage in far away New Zealand left three families grieving in Gujarat as four of their relatives are among those killed in the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch that shook the world. BOM 4 GJ-POLL-SHAH Ahmedabad: Gujarat BJP workers want party president Amit Shah to contest from Gandhinagar parliamentary seat in the sate where polling will be held on April 23, a party legislator says.
BOM 2 MH-PETER-HOSPITAL Mumbai: Former media baron Peter Mukerjea, an accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, admitted to the state-run J J Hospital in Mumbai after complaining of chest pain. BES 9 GJ-ACCIDENT-DEATHS Surat: Over a fortnight after they went missing, bodies of five members of a family in Gujarat's Surat fished out from a local canal..