Mumbai News Highlights: Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with Maharashtra and Karnataka Chief Ministers Eknath Shinde and Basavaraj Bommai respectively on the ongoing border dispute between the two states. Speaking to the media after the meeting, Shah said that both states have agreed to not stake claim on bordering areas until the Supreme court verdict in the case since the matter is before the judiciary.
Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh Wednesday withdrew a defamation suit filed against TV journalist Arnab Goswami and ARG Outlier Media which owns Republic TV. Singh had filed a defamation suit in 2021 against Goswami and the owners of Republic TV seeking damages of Rs 90,00,000 for allegedly defaming him.
Amid a row over the Maharashtra government’s decision to withdraw an award for the Marathi translation of alleged Maoist ideologue Kobad Ghandy’s memoir, three members of the award selection committee have resigned from the state Literature and Culture Board citing “insult of democratic procedures”.
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