NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

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

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**** Implementation of Uniform Civil Code in country is PM Modi’s guarantee: Shah

Guna (MP): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said the BJP-led government at the Centre will implement a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the country as it is a guarantee of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and accused the Congress of advocating personal laws. ****

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**** 43 percent polling till 3 pm in 2nd phase of LS elections in Maharashtra

Mumbai: A voter turnout of 43.01 percent was recorded till 3 pm in eight constituencies in Maharashtra in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Friday, officials said. ****

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**** LS polls second phase: 48.68 per cent polling in six seats in MP till 3 pm

Bhopal: A voter turnout of 48.68 per cent was recorded till 3 pm in six Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh in the second phase of general elections on Friday, an official said. ****

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**** 63.92 pc polling recorded in Chhattisgarh’s three Lok Sabha seats till 3 pm

Raipur: A voter turnout of 63.92 per cent was recorded till 3 pm on Friday in three Lok Sabha constituencies, all having Naxalite presence, in Chhattisgarh in the second phase of general elections on Friday, an official said. ****

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**** Firing outside Salman home: 2 men nabbed from Punjab sent to police custody till April 30

Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Friday remanded to police custody till April 30 two men arrested from Punjab in connection with the firing outside Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s residence in Bandra. ****

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**** Surat LS candidate Kumbhani whose nomination form was rejected suspended from Cong

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Congress on Friday suspended from the party for six years its Surat Lok Sabha candidate Nilesh Kumbhani, whose nomination form was rejected over discrepancies leading to the BJP’s Mukesh Dalal getting elected unopposed. ****

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**** No violation of model code in Ajit Pawar’s ‘funds for votes’ remarks: Poll officials

Pune: The returning officer of Baramati Lok Sabha constituency has filed a report stating that there was no prima facie evidence of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar violating the Model Code of Conduct through his “funds for votes” remarks. ****

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**** Policeman on poll duty kills himself in Chhattisgarh’s Gariaband district

Gariaband (Chhatttisgarh): A jawan of the Madhya Pradesh Special Armed Force deployed on poll duty died allegedly by suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Chhattisgarh’s Gariaband district on Friday, police said. ****

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**** Chhattisgarh cop killed, colleague hurt in accidental firing of service weapon at ex-MLA home

Raipur: A policeman was killed and another injured due to an accidental discharge of a firearm in the bungalow of a former Congress MLA in Chhattisgarh’s capital Raipur on Friday, police said. ****

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