Mumbai News Today LIVE Updates: While the tussle over which faction of the Shiv Sena controls the party has moved to the domain of the Election Commission, the Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led faction on Friday announced a new executive committee of Yuva Sena, the youth wing of the party which has been headed by Aaditya Thackeray since 2010. The executive committee has the sons of several rebel Sena leaders, even though the Shinde faction and the BJP are ostensibly opposed to dynastic politics. The Shinde faction has released the names of 22 members who have been appointed as members of the Yuva Sena executive committee.
In other news, uncertainty looms over the outlet of the popular fine dine restaurant Copper Chimney, located at Kalaghoda in Fort in South Mumbai, which is caught up in a legal battle with the proprietor of the premises. While the restaurant was given a notice by the proprietor to vacate the property by Friday, September 30, due to expiry of its five-year-long lease, the restaurant, which appealed in the Bombay High Court on Monday, has been given protection till October 12, a legal representative of the outlet said Friday evening. Meanwhile, the lease of an outlet of another popular restaurant, Irish House, located in the same building as Copper Chimney in Fort, also expired on Friday and is set to close down with effect from Saturday.
Also, the Western Railway’s revised timetable for Mumbai’s suburban network will come into force from October 1. As per the new timetable issued Thursday, many important changes have been made for the Western Railway’s Mumbai suburban trains to ensure better passenger convenience and comfort. Accordingly, additional 12 non AC suburban services and 31 AC services will be introduced, while 50 services will be extended starting from October 1.
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