Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) : 2019-02-11

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metro hindustantimes 07 HINDUSTAN TIMES, MUMBAI MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019 WHY THE ALLIANCE MATTERS n The Congress and NCP have (RPI) led by Rajendra Gawai, Bahujan Vikas Aghadi (BVA) led by MLA Hitendra Thakur, Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh (BBM) led by Prakash Ambedkar and Peasants and Workers Party of India (PWP) forged a pre-poll alliance for the Lok Sabha elections and reached a consensus on 44 of the total 48 Lok Sabha seats n n In 2014, the Congress had contested 27 seats, while the NCP fought 21 seats as its alliance partner Ambedkar has demanded 12 seats to contest as an alliance partner. He also wants a proposal over taking action against RSS after forming the government Both are working to form a grand alliance of like-minded smaller parties and are in talks with at least seven such outfits n An alliance with the Ambedkar- led outfit is important for the opposition, as it has sentimental value attached Dalit votebase. Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Dr BR Ambedkar, enjoys an influence in Dalit populations and a few constituencies in Vidarbha. The parties are Swabhiman Paksha led by Raju Shetti, Republican Party of India Doctor from Sion loses ₹48,500 to cyber fraud 16 JET FLIGHTS IN CITY CANCELLED: STAFF CRUNCH OR GLITCH TO BLAME? THE DOCTOR WAS ASKED FOR HER DEBIT/CREDIT CARD DETAILS TO GET THEM LINKED WITH HER AADHAR CARD Faisal Tandel [email protected] n The Sion police registered a case against an unknown person after a 30-year-old doctor from Sion Hospital was duped of ₹48,500 in a cyber fraud on Thursday. A police officer said,“prathibha Mukandan, the complainant, told us that she received a call on Thursday afternoon around 2.30pm from an unknown caller who posed as a bank executive. He informed Mukandan that her debit and credit card was deactivated as they were not linked to her Aadhar card,” said a police officer, requesting anonymity. The caller then asked her to download two mobile-based apps and link her Aadhar card using the second app, the officer said. Mukandan downloaded the apps as per the accused’s instructions. “As there was no option of MUMBAI: HT Correspondent [email protected] n Sixteen Jet Airways flights were cancelled at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) on Sunday, allegedly owing to the unavailability of crew. Writer and film-maker Anjali Menon, who was one of the affected passengers, tweeted, “Arrived at Mumbai airport at this hour n @jetairways has cancelled flights.we are expected to turn up, nod understandingly and make alternative arrangements!” A Jet Airways official cited “operational reasons” behind the cancellation of a “few flights”. “The airline regrets the inconvenience caused. Affected guests have been re-accommodated while those seeking refunds have been compensated.” Jitendre Bhargava, the former executive director of Air India said no airline would want to specify the reason for flight cancellations. “Hence, Jet Airways has termed it as an operational reason. It looks like the cancellations are due to non-availability of crew.” Meanwhile, Indigo also cancelled seven flights originating from Delhi on Sunday. An Indigo spokesperson said, “Due to a severe hailstorm in North India on Friday, 11 Indigo flights were diverted. Positioning of crew and aircraft had to be readjusted. As a result, a number of flights were cancelled. We regret the inconvenience caused.” According to sources, the airline had cancelled 15 flights on Saturday, and will be cancelling 32 flights on Monday across its network. MUMBAI: recording fingerprints in the phone, her Aadhar card could not get linked. At around 6.30pm, she again received a call from the accused who told her that her cards were not getting linked for which she has to share her card details as soon as possible. Minutes after sharing the details, Mukandan received an OTP that she then shared with the accused. An hour later, she received a message that ₹48,500 were debited from her account,” the officer said. Mukandan then filed a complaint with Sion police station on Friday under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Information Technology Act, 2000. n JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CENTRE FOR ADVANCED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (A Deemed University) Jakkur, Bangalore 560 064. Web: http://www.jncasr.ac.in/fe Advertisement No. 02/2019 Phone : (080)-22082776 E-mail: [email protected] Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research invities n Project Oriented Chemistry Education and applications for its Project Oriented Biology Education Programmes - 2019. Detailed information and relevant application forms can be downloaded from www.jncasr.ac.in/fe n ››RELATED REPORT, P15 7 INDIGO FLIGHTS FROM DELHI WERE ALSO CANCELLED ON SUNDAY. INDIGO WILL CANCEL 32 FLIGHTS TODAY ACROSS ITS NETWORK n n

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