Trouble for Congress leader Baba Siddique, Pawar-Fadnavis face-off: Top 5 stories from Mumbai
Mumbai city news: Here are the top five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t missmumbai Updated: May 31, 2017 18:28 IST
While NCP chief Sharad Pawar and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis are likely to face off over the Mumbai-Nagpur highway, trouble is also brewing for Congress leader Baba Siddique, whose house was raided in connection with a money laundering case.
A Pune man who was disappointed by his son’s HSC exam score committed suicide, while a Mumbai teacher now sells idlis to make a living, after he lost in job last year.
1. Pune boy scores 71% in HSC, disappointed father ends life
Disappointed by his son’s performance in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exams, a man from Pimpri committed suicide, the police said on Wednesday.
2.Mumbai-Nagpur super communication highway: Will it lead to Pawar vs Fadnavis?
Is a face-off between Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis likely soon?
3. ED raids Congress leader Baba Siddique’s house in Mumbai in money laundering case
The enforcement directorate (ED) conducted searches at various locations of Congress leader Baba Siddique and others in connection with the alleged slum rehabilitation authority (SRA) scam.
4. Mumbai schoolteacher forced to sell idlis on streets for a living
After working as teacher at a school in Kalyan near Mumbai for 14 years, Dilip Raje, 52, is now forced to sell idlis on the streets for a living. Reason: the school education department’s decision to do away with surplus teachers in Marathi medium schools.
5. Maharashtra farmers to go on strike from June 1, supply of vegetables, milk may get affected
After talks with chief minister Devendra Fadnavis over waiving of loan waivers failed, farmers from several districts comprising hundreds of villages across Maharshtra are ready to go on strike from June 1. This is probably the first time farmers have resorted to a strike in the state. Distressed over falling prices of agriculture produce and other issues, the farmers have demanded a loan waiver.