1. Pakistan: Angry passengers bar Rehman Malik, PML-N leader from boarding flight after delay
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-16 at 13:10:31

    "We have taken it for too long… 68 years… are we going to take it for another 68 years?" passengers can be heard saying.

    103 twitter shares, 7381 retweets and 98 favorites
    38 shares and 117 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  2. Former Pakistan Minister Rehman Malik Off-loaded By Angry Plane Passengers
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 16:48:46

    A mobile video clip showing Pakistani politician Rehman Malik being virtually chased away by airline passengers furious at being forced to wait over two hours for him has gone viral.

    101 twitter shares, 5526 retweets and 152 favorites
    282 shares and 370 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Ujjain Vice Chancellor Attacked For Appeal to Help Flood-Hit in J&K
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 16:19:00

    The Vice-Chancellor of a university in Ujjain was attacked on Monday, allegedly by radical saffron groups, for asking students to help the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir. The Chancellor complai…

    103 twitter shares, 1549 retweets and 25 favorites
    469 shares and 392 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  4. CLT20 Qualifiers: Calculators are out as Mumbai Indians face the Knights
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-16 at 08:17:08

    There is a lot of math involved as defending champions Mumbai and Lahore Lions jostle for second spot to join Northern Knights who are virtually through.

    18 twitter shares, 4 retweets and 2 favorites
    14 shares and 1167 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Bypoll results: BJP gets a jolt in Rajasthan, Gujarat; loses ground in UP
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 14:26:39

    The BJP, however, had a reason to smile in West Bengal where it made its debut in the state assembly on its own by winning the Basirhat Dakshin seat.

    102 twitter shares, 258 retweets and 14 favorites
    151 shares and 616 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 14 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Check out Aamir Khan and Sanjay Dutt in third poster of PK
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-16 at 13:10:51

    After creating a buzz with two posters already, the makers of PK have released third motion poster of the film.

    43 shares and 401 likes on Facebook

  7. Congress Makes a Comeback in Vasundhara Raje’s Rajasthan Too
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 16:43:27

    It will make no dent in the BJP’s massive majority in Rajasthan, but the Congress’ win in three of four assembly seats in by-elections in the state is cause for pause for the ruling party. All four se…

    63 twitter shares, 263 retweets and 27 favorites
    31 shares and 47 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  8. Bypoll results LIVE: Comeback for SP, setback for BJP in UP
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-16 at 17:01:03

    Four months after its spectacular Lok Sabha victory, the verdict today saw the BJP losing its gains in states it had swept in May.

    58 shares and 353 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 10 plus ones

  9. Now, cameras to tame traffic cops
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-16 at 00:43:49

    : Soon, you will find traffic policemen in the city wearing video cameras which will record their moves including their behaviour with the citizens. About 20 policemen are already using the wearabl…

    23 twitter shares, 104 retweets and 3 favorites
    52 shares and 220 likes on Facebook

  10. How a 2-yr-old broking co is hitting daily turnover of Rs 4k cr
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-09-16 at 14:55:35

    They made their millions trading in the US. Now, they are putting it to work in India, which they entered when the world was leaving.

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

  11. [Video] Vasai cops caught on camera assaulting civilian in broad daylight
    Published by DNA India on 2014-09-16 at 14:06:22

    In a shocking revelation, a police officer on Monday was caught on video allegedly assaulting a citizen in the Vasai East area. The entire episode, which was recorded by a concerned citizen, shows the cop attacking the man in broad daylight and in the pre…

    25 twitter shares, 300 retweets and 15 favorites
    3 shares on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  12. Row over envoy’s clean chit to Saeed
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-16 at 01:57:42

    India on Monday reacted strongly to Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit’s comments on Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed being “free to roam in Pakistan,” leading to doubts over any possibilit…

    24 twitter shares, 14 retweets and 2 favorites
    47 shares and 248 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. JK floods When waters rose Muslims in Srinagar rescued Pandits
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-16 at 00:47:42

    When flood waters were rising by a few feet every hour the family of a Kashmiri Pandit was among the first to be rescued by Sohail Tabrez and Akil residents of Srinagars Wazirbagh locality

    123 shares and 195 likes on Facebook

  14. Arundhati Roy gets wrongly listed as co-author with Ambedkar
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-16 at 02:49:16

    A series of misleading author listings for B.R. Ambedkar’s seminal text The Annihilation of Caste on web portals has generated a lot of flak against writer and columnist Arundhati Roy and pu…

    13 twitter shares, 6 retweets
    55 shares and 221 likes on Facebook
    9 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Diesel Prices Likely To Be Cut Soon
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 16:40:09

    The government may decide on ending government control on diesel pricing after elections in two states next month, Reuters reported, citing an oil ministry source. Deregulation would empower state-own…

    100 twitter shares, 95 retweets and 10 favorites
    16 shares and 69 likes on Facebook

  16. Aamir Khan unveils new ‘PK’ poster, introduces Sanjay Dutt as Bhairo Singh
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-09-16 at 13:27:43

    The third poster for ‘PK’ is here. This time, Khan introduces his ‘phi-rend’ Bhairo Singh, played by actor Sanjay Dutt.

    45 twitter shares, 38 retweets and 4 favorites
    42 shares and 131 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares

  17. Lok Sabha, Assembly by-poll results: As it unfolded
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-09-16 at 15:07:46

    By-elections were held for three LS seats – Vadodara, Medak and Mainpuri – on September 13.

    39 twitter shares, 134 retweets and 9 favorites
    21 shares and 40 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. By-Poll Results a Lesson For BJP, Say Shiv Sena Sources
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 16:36:00

    The BJP has been advised to draw lessons from its sub-par performance in by-elections today not only by its political rivals, but also members of key ally, the Shiv Sena.

    59 twitter shares, 139 retweets and 19 favorites
    11 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  19. Yogi Adityanath reacts to BJP’s loss in UP: ‘I was not allowed to campaign everywhere’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-16 at 16:48:12

    Blaming all but himself, Yogi Adityanath said a big factor for BJP’s poor performance in Uttar Pradesh was that he was not allowed to campaign everywhere in the state.

    75 twitter shares, 89 retweets and 26 favorites
    24 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  20. ‘Inch Towards Miles’: PM Modi’s Take On Ties With China Before Xi Visit
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-16 at 16:55:18

    Away from political churnings over by-poll results, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with Chinese journalists ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit and used a new way of summing up ties -…

    100 twitter shares, 99 retweets and 4 favorites
    10 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

Here are some more stories that didn’t actually make the above list but still have a significant percentage of social shares of the total.


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