1. On day Govt moves Bill, Chief Justice speaks up
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-12 at 01:57:24

    UPA Bill in RS withdrawn, Cong isolated

    985 Shares
    3 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 876 plus ones and 103 reshares

  2. Modi slams Pakistan for ‘proxy war’ against India, visits Kargil
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-12 at 16:04:10

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused Pak of continuing proxy war of terrorism against India, saying it has lost the strength to fight a conventional war.

    857 Shares
    96 twitter shares, 686 retweets and 28 favorites
    35 shares and 12 likes on Facebook

  3. A cry for Pandits from down south
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-12 at 00:36:15

    Kavitha Kalvakuntla demands retrial of terrorist Bitta Karate, acquitted of killing several Pandits

    811 Shares
    32 twitter shares, 61 retweets and 12 favorites
    146 shares and 558 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  4. Doctors Caught Taking Bribes. NDTV Expose Raised in Parliament
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 15:08:02

    A day after NDTV’s expose showed doctors in Delhi agreeing to prescribe drugs in exchange for kickbacks, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in Parliament that "unethical practices" will be urgently ta…

    731 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 541 retweets and 21 favorites
    46 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    9 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Tea contains harmful pesticide residues: Study
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-12 at 14:35:16

    A study undertaken by NGO Greenpeace over a year has allegedly found the presence of harmful pesticide residues in tea sold by leading brands across India.

    648 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 335 retweets and 10 favorites
    112 shares and 27 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 46 plus ones and 8 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Drastic Rise in Communal Violence Since BJP Took Power: Sonia Gandhi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 14:45:49

    In a sharp attack on the ruling BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today said communal violence had "increased drastically" since the new government took charge in May.

    583 Shares
    96 twitter shares, 438 retweets and 26 favorites
    16 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones

  7. Robin Williams, Oscar-Winning Actor, Dies at 63 in Suspected Suicide
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 13:34:16

    Robin Williams, the comedian and Academy Award-winning actor who imbued his performances with wild inventiveness and a kind of manic energy, died Monday at his home in Marin County, California. He was…

    578 Shares
    95 twitter shares, 2 retweets and 1 favorites
    274 shares and 193 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Need Restrictions on Corporates Owning Media, says TRAI
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 15:58:15

    Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, TRAI, Media Ownership

    558 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 466 retweets and 24 favorites
    10 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  9. Salman Khan to host Bigg Boss Season 8, confirms Colors
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-12 at 13:09:03

    Putting all rumours to rest, Colors TV on Monday confirmed that Salman Khan will host the eight season of celebrity reality show Bigg Boss.

    553 Shares
    25 shares and 526 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  10. Recommendation to confer Bharat Ratna on Dhyan Chand
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-12 at 14:49:43

    Recommendations have been received for conferring the Bharat Ratna on hockey great Major Dhayan Chand and they have been forwarded to PMO, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

    508 Shares
    73 twitter shares, 329 retweets and 35 favorites
    37 shares and 26 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 7 plus ones

  11. ‘Siddaramaiah phoned KPSC member 76 times’
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-12 at 02:22:34

    Janata Dal (Secular) leader and former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of a “direct role” in the rejection of the 2011 batch selection list of the Kar…

    428 Shares
    43 twitter shares, 350 retweets and 4 favorites
    11 shares and 20 likes on Facebook

  12. For Tamil Nadu’s New Arrivals, Amma Baby Care Kit From Jayalalithaa
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 14:35:31

    Newborns in Tamil Nadu will be greeted upon arrival with "Amma Baby Care Kits", named after Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, whose government has flooded the state with Amma-branded subsidized salt, can…

    362 Shares
    47 twitter shares, 210 retweets and 27 favorites
    38 shares and 39 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. 14 KFA lenders face tough times; stocks plunge 12% in 5 trades
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-12 at 13:20:13

    It is not going to be easy time for lenders to beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines as they fight court battles to get their money back.

    359 Shares
    262 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  14. Fodder scam case: CBI court rejects Lalu Prasad’s petition challenging trial
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-12 at 15:27:46

    The court of special CBI judge AK Mishra on Tuesday rejected Lalu Prasad’s petition challenging trial in a case (RC68A/96) related to the multi-crore fodder scam in which the RJD chief is an accused.

    314 Shares
    93 twitter shares, 154 retweets and 33 favorites
    26 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  15. Government’s Big Break. Congress to Back Proposal for Selecting Judges
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 16:03:27

    How judges are promoted or transferred in India is set to change dramatically – the opposition Congress has decided to support the government’s proposal, which means that the plan will clear both hous…

    274 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 146 retweets and 9 favorites
    14 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  16. PM Modi Addresses Rally in Kargil: Highlights
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 13:06:19

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his second trip in two months to Kashmir today. He has become the first Indian PM in 15 years to visit the Siachen glacier – dubbed the world’s highest battlefield.

    273 Shares
    57 twitter shares, 190 retweets and 14 favorites
    9 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Indian doctors in Ebola-hit Nigeria say they want to return but their passports have been seized
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-12 at 13:47:09

    CNN-IBN has accessed a video plea made by three Indian doctors who are in Nigeria, who have claimed that they are being forced to stay on in Abuja.

    268 Shares
    59 twitter shares, 190 retweets and 6 favorites
    11 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  18. Watch: Robin Williams’ Oscar speech is bound to leave you ‘speechless’
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-08-12 at 16:23:36

    Watch Robin Williams’ full speech at the Academy Awards here
    The post Watch: Robin Williams’ Oscar speech is bound to leave you ‘speechless’ appeared first on Firstpost.

    263 Shares
    26 twitter shares, 196 retweets and 37 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  19. Spurt in communal violence after BJP came to power, Sonia Gandhi says
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-12 at 13:32:49

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi today attacked the NDA government over increasing incidents of communal violence in the country.

    238 Shares
    55 twitter shares, 168 retweets and 6 favorites
    6 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  20. BJP Keen on Extending Parliament Session to Push Key Bills
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-12 at 13:58:23

    The ruling BJP is discussing whether it can extend the current Budget session of Parliament which is scheduled to conclude on Thursday.

    232 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 124 retweets and 14 favorites
    8 shares on Facebook

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