Shiv Sena’s loan waiver demand, family killed in Gulmarg cable car crash: Top 5 stories from Mumbai
Mumbai city news: Here are the top stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t missUpdated: Jun 26, 2017 17:13 IST
While the Shiv Sena has asked the BJP for a list of all 40 lakh farmers in Maharashtra who will benefit 100% from a loan waiver, the family of the Andraskar couple and their children who were killed in the Gulmarg cable car crash have asked chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to send the bodies from Mumbai to Nagpur by air urgently.
Mumbaiites enjoyed heavy showers over the weekend, with no complaints of water logging on Monday. Meanwhile, police are set to question murder accused Indrani Mukerjea to ascertain her role in the near riots that took place at Byculla jail on Friday.
1. Patels from Mumbai first couple to ever file papers for presidential polls
Mohammad Abdul Hamid Patel, 55, and Saira Bano, 52, from suburban Mumbai have become the first couple ever to have filed nominations to contest India’s presidential elections.
2. Shiv Sena asks for list of 40 lakh farmers in Maharashtra who will get total loan waiver
After initially expressing satisfaction with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Maharashtra government’s Rs34,022-crore farm loan waiver in the state, the Shiv Sena on Monday made more demands and asked for a list of all 40 lakh farmers who will benefit a hundred per cent from the scheme.
3. Cops to question Indrani Mukerjea over Mumbai prison riot
A day after former media bigwig Indrani Mukerjea, who is in Mumbai’s Byculla jail accused of murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, and some 200 other prisoners staged protests after an inmate was allegedly beaten to death, the police plan to question her to determine her role in the near riot.
4. Heavy overnight rain in South Mumbai, but no water logging, local trains are running on time
Mumbaiites awoke to wet conditions on Monday after heavy overnight rain lashed the city for a second day in a row. However, as today is a holiday on account of Eid, roads are clear and there are no reports of traffic jams or disruptions so far. Local trains are running smoothly, with no reports of water logging, unlike the previous day.
5. Gulmarg cable car accident: Aircraft will take bodies of family killed from Mumbai to Nagpur
The bodies of the Andraskar couple and their children — among the seven killed at Jammu and Kashmir’s Gulmarg hill station after a tree fell on to a ropeway, causing a cable car to crash on Sunday — will be brought to Nagpur from Mumbai by air.
First Published: Jun 26, 2017 17:13 IST