SINCE 1928 MANCHESTER CITY BATTER BRIGHTON, RETAIN PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE Pg 17 NONE WOULD BE READY TO PLAY SECOND FIDDLE LADY HARASSED INSIDE CITY ATM A woman on Sunday alleged that she was sexually harassed by a man in Mulund area. She tweeted a video of the accused and said that he had exposed his private parts to her. The accused was nabbed after the woman informed the cops who were patrolling the area. According to the complaint, the incident took place inside an ATM in Mulund East at around 2:30 am on Sunday. The woman was withdrawing some cash to pay an auto-rickshaw when the accused came and offered to help. She refused to accept the man's help but he kept insisting, following which he exposed his private parts to her. At this point, the woman took out her mobile phone and made the video in which the accused is seen running away after she tells him that he is on camera. "I went to withdraw money to pay the rick and this guy offered to pay. But he kept touching me, inside the ATM! I decided to record him and he panicked. Luckily there was a patrol car; I showed them the video and they followed him," the woman tweeted. The accused was later arrested by the Navghar police. A case under sections 354(A) & 509 of IPC has been registered against him. CALL TO BREAK UP FACEBOOK SPIKED Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected the call for breaking up his company, saying the size of Facebook was actually a benefit to its users and for the security of the democratic process. In an interview with French broadcaster France 2, Zuckerberg dismissed the claim made by his long-time friend and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes that it is time to break up Facebook as Zuckerberg has yielded "unchecked power and influence" far beyond that of anyone else in the private sector or in the government. In an opinion piece in The New York Times on Thursday, Hughes also said the government must hold Mark (Zuckerberg) accountable. In a separate opinion piece in the NYT on Sunday, Nick Clegg, who is the Vice President for global affairs and communications in Facebook, said that success should not be penalised. ‘‘Facebook shouldn't be broken up but it does need to be held to account," Clegg wrote. Imran Tahir became the highest wickettaker in this season's Indian Premier League during the final between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, here on Sunday. South African legspinner Tahir surpassed compatriot Kagiso Rabada with 26 wickets to his name. The 40year-old removed Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan to dent Mumbai's charge after the CSK was asked to bowl first by MI skipper Rohit Sharma. Tahir has been in superb form this season and along with captain MS Dhoni, is one of the main reasons for the team's success. PILOT LANDS WITH NO FRONT WHEELS A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft's landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on Sunday morning. The nail-biting touchdown -- in which nobody was injured -- was the second instance of a malfunctioning flight in less than a week within the country. The Myanmar Airlines flight UB-103 -an Embraer-190 model -- was grounded in Mandalay, a city popular among foreign tourists, with all 89 people on board including seven crew members, safe. TAILPIECE 300 SIKKIM YAKS STARVE TO DEATH Nearly 300 yaks have died due to starvation following heavy snowfall in North Sikkim district since late last year, an official has said. While carcasses of around 250 yaks were found in Mukuthang region, 50 yak carcasses were found in Yumthang recently. "It appears that these dead yaks had got nothing to eat during a prolonged period of snowfall since December last year," an official said. Sunrise: 06:09 am Sunset: 07:01 pm THE ACTOR OPENS UP ABOUT STARTING FAMILY WITH HUSBAND NICK Pg 14 ThOUGhT FOr ThE DAY Dirty food dirties only your body, but dirty words dirty your soul. Spiritual Development is dependent upon inner purification or character building. WON BY ONENRUN RUNS INTO A CLOUD REG. NO. MCS/048/2018-20; RNI NO. 1541/1957 M.P.C.S office Mumbai-400001 Fast News WEATHER 330C. 240C. 80% turnout in Bengal `2 EDIT Vol. 63 No. 13 | MONDAY | MAY 13, 2019 | 18 Pages EDITIONS : MUMBAI*, PUNE, INDORE, BHOPAL www.freepressjournal.in twitter.com/fpjindia Pg 12 PM’S RAW WISDOM othing like a match that goes to the wire. From the word go, until the last ball was bowled, the fortunes kept fluctuating. In the end, there was just one run between the two best sides in the competition. Lasith Malinga, as usual, held his nerve and ambushed Shardul Thakur with a Yorker. Until that point, the match seemed to hang by a thread with CSK needing 2 runs to win off the last ball. Finally Mumbai Indians , won by 1 run, beating CSK for the fourth time this season and the third time in an IPL final.Batting first, MI had a petty score of 149-8 in 20 overs following a late cameo by Kieron Pollard (41* off 25 balls). Deepak Chahar rose to the occasion for CSK as he ended up with 3 for 26 in four overs. Shane Watson's 80 off 59 balls nearly snatched the game away from MI; however, a run out brought them bouncing back. Eventually what will , stay in mind is the last over by Lasith Malinga as he defended nine runs while picking up two crucial wickets. EVM glitches and allegations of bogus voting in Delhi FpJ NEwS SErVICE New Delhi Widespread violence marred the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Sunday But despite the . clashes, 80.16 per cent of the voters had exercised their franchise till 7 p.m. in eight constituencies spread across five districts which went to polls in the sixth phase. For the BJP which is aim, ing to make it big in the state, the sixth phase is perhaps the most crucial as it includes four constituencies with a sizeable tribal population, a section the party has been targeting. There was an unsubstantiated allegation from Mamata Banerjee: she claimed that supporters of the BJP and its ideological mentor, the RSS, may be entering the state disguised as central security personnel in order to influence voting. Bihar also witnessed violence and the BJP candidate from West Champaran, Sanjay Jaiswal, was allegedly held captive by villagers reportedly for inspecting a polling booth in his constituency The police rescued . Sanjay Jaiswal after he was held captive for three hours. In the national capital, the Aam Aadmi Party alleged bogus voting and deletion of names from the voter list. Raghav Chadha, AAP candidate for the South Delhi constituency accused the BJP , workers of trying to cast "bogus votes" at a polling booth. Another complaint was several voters could not find their names in the voter list. All the seven Lok Sabha constituencies in the national capital went to the polls on Sunday . The sixth phase saw an overall voter turnout of 63.3 per cent, which was less than 65.67 per cent recorded in 2014 for the same seats, the Election Commission said on Sunday The turnout was . higher in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh and almost th`e same in Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. CONTD. ON P11 History looks set to repeat itself. The Gandhi ‘Parivar’ makes it a point to visit the Mahakal temple during every ‘Maha Moment.’ Facing political turmoil, Indira Gandhi had visited Mahakaleswar Temple on December 29, 1979, after the Congress had lost the general elections in 1977 in the Emergency aftermath. Despite being barred from entering the sanctum-sanctorum during the ‘BhasmaAarti’, as per rituals, the ‘Iron Lady’ had waited outside for more than 90 min- Doctors need nod to shave patient’s beard SwApNIl MIShrA Mumbai The BYL Nair Hospital administration has issued a circular directing doctors not to shave the beard of Muslim patients without their permission. “If any doctor is found guilty of doing so, the hospital administration will take strict action against the doctor, who will also be suspended,” said the senior official. The hospital had received many complaints of beards being shaved for minor surgeries. In January a Muslim patient’s , beard was shaved even though Voila! Meet India's own Napoleon-statesman/general FpJ NEwS SErVICE New Delhi PM Modi is being mocked on social media for his remarks that he had asked the Air Force to carry out Balakot airstrike in bad weather as his "raw wisdom" said a cloud blanket would help the Indian fighter planes to escape Pakistani radars. The denizens of social media were left wondering how PM Modi could make such an inaccurate statement and pointed out that there could have been no bigger insult of scientific temper on National Technology Day The . Prime Minister's quote was shared on the official BJP and BJP Gujarat Twitter pages, only to be deleted later. In the tweet, PM Modi had explained how his inputs helped execute the operation. "At around 12, we had second thoughts about the entire thing," he said, adding, "We had doubts if we would be able to go." "I said the overcast conditions could actually help. This weather and rain could help our aircraft escape the radar." The remarks triggered a troll-fest on all social media platforms. "@narendramodiji some humble advice from a citizen. Science is real. Please consult someone qualified before you speak, so that you don't embarrass India in the eyes of the world," said composer and singer Vishal Dadlani. It was also pointed out that national security is not something to be trifled with; PM Modi’s statement would suggest that important decisions like air raids are based on erroneous assumptions; also, they show our IAF as an ignorant and unprofessional force. ‘‘Such an irresponsible statement from Modi is highly damaging. Somebody like this can't remain India's PM," said CPM’s Sitaram Yechury Wondering . if they think like this in Somalia too, pointed out one. Highly unlikely pointed out another. , Humour apart, the comment also ignited a debate on IAF and defence experts being over- Priyanka date with Mahakal, in Gandhi ‘parivar’ tradition NIrUKT BhArGAVA Ujjain utes and then performed puja. She returned to power and died in harness, but never returned to pay obeisance. Likewise, ahead of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections in 2008, the then Congress President Sonia Gandhi, on June 20, had paid obeisance at the Mahakal temple, the seat of one of the 12 jyothirlingas in the country She also offered a ‘swar. na kalash’ (golden pot). However, the party failed to return to power in the state. In what was considered another bad patch, the third generation scion, Rahul Gandhi, performed ‘panchamrut pujan’ at Mahakaleswar Jyotirlingam on October 29, 2018, before hitting the campaign trail in the BJP-dominated Malwa-Nimar region. CONTD. ON P11 Teen killed in fire at police quarters AGENCIES Mumbai should not be shaved off in hospitals during surgeries as it is an important part of Islamic practice. Following this, the Nair Hospital had issued a circular to all departments stating if any doctor or medical staffer is found shaving the beard of a Muslim patient then action would be initiated against the person. “When we received a complaint in January we issued , the first order. And recently we have again reissued the order in all the departments of the hospital and have directed medical staffers not to shave beard of any patient without his permission,” said Dr Ramesh Bharmal, hospital’s dean. A senior doctor said shaving off the beard for life threatening surgeries, is acceptable, but in cases of minor ailments CONTD. ON P11 A teenaged girl was killed after a fire broke out in one of the quarters on the third floor of a fire-storey building located in a police station compound. One account is that the victim, Shravani Chavan (16), was sleeping inside her flat and unable to come out when the fire engulfed the premises, an official at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's control room said. She sustained serious injuries in the incident and was rushed to the civic-run Sion Hospital where doctors declared her dead before admission, he said. Her father is posted as police naik at the Vakola police station. Several electrical wirings, installations and household items were also gutted in the fire. The fire brigade personnel managed to douse the flames after hectic efforts for about three hours. A short-circuit in the air conditioner installed at the apartment was suspected to have caused the blaze, an officer said, CONTD. ON P11 outflow of wealthy individuals last year. Nearly 5,000 millionaires, or high-networth individuals (HNWIs), left the country which is 2 , per cent of the total number of HNWIs in India, says the Global Wealth Migration Review of AfrAsia Bank and research firm New World Wealth. The net outflow of HNWIs, which India saw in 2018, was even faster than that in the UK, which is in the middle of a political turmoil owing to Brexit. The UK for the last three decades was ranked among the countries with the highest number of inflow of wealthy individuals but the trend reversed sharply in the last two years, thanks to Brexit. China topped the list, as its economy is starting to show the impact of the trade battle with the US. Things might worsen for the worlds' second largest economy after the US slapped fresh tariffs on China last week. Russia occupied the second spot, ahead of India, as the Russian economy grapples with the impact of multiple embargoes. For the migrating millionaires, the US and Australia topped the list of the most sought after country destinations. The report also pointed out another critical problem with the Indian economy of the degree of inequality growing at an alarming rate. The HNWIs hold nearly half the total wealth in the country While the . worldwide average of this measure was 36 per cent, it was as high as 48 per cent in India. Nevertheless, India's total wealth is set to grow at a handsome rate in the next 10 years. CONTD. ON P11 he was admitted for a minor leg surgery . Rais Shaikh, group leader of the Samajwadi Party had writ, ten a letter to the BMC citing religious reasons why Muslim male patients keep a beard, and had urged that they NAIR HOSPITAL Millionaires fleeing India in large numbers FLYING RICHES rAVI DUTTA MIShrA New Delhi All the chest thumping over a big leap forward in the ease of doing business and the tag of the world's fastest growing economy in the world may not be worth much, as a new report suggests that Indians who have the means to quit the country are doing so and in increasing numbers. India saw the third highest Master Choa Kok Sui ruled on such a critical operation, with some alleging a hasty job for votes (Why the rush? Electoral bonanza?). The government, pointed out many had given the military a free hand in , choosing the time and place of retaliation after Pulwama. ‘‘Voila meet India's own Napoleonstatesman/general. Surely the Air Chief knew , radars are not hampered by clouds and Pakistan radar did spot the Indian planes…’’ tweeted former diplomat KC Singh. Someone on Twitter was reminded of the 2001 Bollywood film, Lagaan, where a villager in pre-Independence India searches for clouds after months of drought. With obvious sarcasm, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah posted a screenshot of BJP Gujarat's then deleted tweet. "Looks like the tweet got lost in the clouds. Luckily there are screenshots floating around to help." Stand-up comedians also added their flavour. "He's (Modi) one step away from saying he was the pilot...," comedian Kunal Kamra tweeted. "Modi ... will ask ISRO to send a Spacecraft to Sun during night because it will be cooler," another wrote. "Don't know whether to laugh or cry We elected him. The joke's on us," a user . said. The unsolicited advice was: Try to distinguish a binoculars from a radar. VADRA’S LOVE FOR TRICOLOUR Robert Vadra tweeted a picture of his inked finger and urged voters to step out and vote. However, he ended up posting the emoji of the Paraguay flag instead of the Indian flag. After casting his vote, Robert Vadra tweeted: "Our right, our strength!! Everyone must step out n vote ... we need all support, to create a combined future for our loved ones, n for a secular, safe, productive future for our country." At the end of his tweet was the emoji of the red and blue Paraguayan flag. Twitterati was in no mood to forgive and people asked him if he "even" knows what an Indian flag looks like. A user said, "Robert Vadra Declared Himself a Paraguayan Citizen On 12th May, 2019". Another sarcastically asked, "Voted for BJP right?" Though Vadra posted a correct caption on his Facebook page, he however failed to check the offending flag while posting it on Twitter. Hours later he deleted the tweet and posted the screenshot of his Facebook post which had the Indian flag in the caption. PM HARPS ON MERE JAWAN YET AGAIN PM Modi on Sunday said that the Army cannot wait for clearance from the EC to take action against terrorists. The Prime Minister, while referring to the killing of two terrorists in Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir, said: "They (the terrorists) were standing in front (of the soldiers) with bombs and guns. Should my jawans go to the Election Commission to ask for permission to shoot? Since I came to Kashmir, every second or third day, clean-up operations are taking place." The BJP has built its campaign around the theme of nationalism and national security which no political party has opposed. However, political parties have objected to the Prime Minister referring to ‘my soldiers' on the social media. Earlier, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had been pulled up by the Election Commission for referring to the Indian Army as ‘Modiji ki sena'. DIGVIJAYA LEFT OUT IN THE COLD On a day candidates look forward to voting in their constituencies with many making the beeline for polling booths first thing in the morning, Congress leader and Bhopal candidate Digvijaya Singh missed out on voting. Singh, who is up against BJP candidate and Malegaon blasts accused Pragya Thakur, said he will get himself registered to vote in Bhopal the next time. He is currently registered to vote in Madhya Pradesh's Rajgarh. TWO AND A HALF MEN IN MP Prime Minister Narendra Modi has alleged that Madhya Pradesh's Congress government is in a shambles, with more than one Chief Minister wielding power in the state. "In Madhya Pradesh, a certain party has 2.5 Chief Ministers. The administration doesn't even know whose orders are to be followed. Goons, murderers and dacoits have been given the licence to roam free," news agency ANI quoted him as saying at a rally in Khandwa constituency. Prime The Minister, however, did not elaborate on which leaders constituted the two-and-a-half Chief Ministers in question. Khandwa is the hometown of Kishore Kumar, one of the most popular singers of all time. QUOTE ‘‘I am terribly saddened/ashamed that our voting names were missing in the polling booth. I didn't know where to look as polling officials & police were busy taking 'selfies' -Never felt so humiliated. All for the sake of Indian Democracy!" Bishan Singh Bedi tweeted.