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Though exit polls ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections favour the AAP, allegations of money laundering have rattled its top leadership. The Indian Express found that four companies, which together donated Rs 2 crore to the party, were no more than a small sewing factory, a one room grocery shop with its shutters down, and a defunct post office
Off The Front PageShirin Dalvi, the bureau chief of Urdu daily Avadhnama finds herself in hiding, after courting arrest for publishing Charlie Hebdo's 'Je Suis Charlie' cover.
They maybe agents of war in Afghanistan but drones have now been co-opted by Meerut's wedding photographers and now substitute for inflexible jibs and light-boys. After PM Modi renamed the Planning Commission, next in line is the erstwhile UPA government's urban development mission,or JNNURM, named after first PM Jawaharlal Nehru. It will now be known as the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and be a 10-year programme with a total investment of Rs 2 lakh crore. The Maharashtra government wants to investigate if a programme organised by comedy collective, All India Bakchod (AIB), and director Karan Johar, had "the right permissions." While the show's ribaldry chagrined fringe groups, it was also a massive hit on YouTube with over four million views in four days. A minister has however tweeted that the state doesn't intend to do "any moral policing." Malayalam film star Mohanlal earned opprobrium after a live, musical programme he organised, as part of the inaugural National Games ceremony in Kerala, featured lip-syncing performers and pre-recorded music. The Supreme Court on Monday will ponder the meaning of 'nuisance' to decide whether civic authorities have the right to kill stray dogs that aren't rabid or a threat to humans. This comes after a clash between animal welfare activists and neighbourhood residential groups in Mumbai, who've complained that they are nuisance to public peace.