Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray to hold review meeting over Omicron variant concerns
Rakesh Tikait demands law to guarantee MSP to farmers
Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday demanded that the Centre bring a law to guarantee Minimum Support Price (MSP) for crops to protect the interest of farmers in the country.
In Mumbai to participate in the 'kisan mahapanchayat' (farmers' mega conclave) at the Azad Maidan under the Samyukta Shetkari Kamgar Morcha (SSKM) banner, Tikait said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a supporter of the MSP when he was the chief minister of Gujarat and wanted a nationwide law to ensure farmers' interests were guaranteed.
Man held for raping 14-year-old girl
A Kalyan resident was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl from Mankhurd in Mumbai, police said.
The accused raped her on October 30 after befriending her with the promise of helping her mother secure bail in a Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act case, a Manpada police station official said.