1. CBI seeks list of films cleared by Rakesh Kumar
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-23 at 02:12:49

    The Central Bureau of Investigation, probing the alleged bribery case against Central Board of Film Certification CEO Rakesh Kumar, has sought a list from the Information and Broadcasting (I&B…

    103 twitter shares, 3126 retweets and 61 favorites
    37 shares and 79 likes on Facebook

  2. Mangalyaan to reach Mars in 33 days ISRO
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-23 at 11:02:40

    Indias ambitious Mars Orbiter Mission was just nine million kilometres away from the red planet Indian Space Research Organisation said on Saturday

    91 twitter shares, 1716 retweets and 69 favorites
    21 shares and 13 likes on Facebook

  3. BJP activists booked for celebrating Ananthamurthys death
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-23 at 14:22:23

    Karnataka Police have registered a case against alleged BJP and Hindu Jagarana Vedike activists who burst crackers to celebrate the death of famed writer UR Ananthamurthy

    102 twitter shares, 1563 retweets and 38 favorites
    38 shares and 25 likes on Facebook

  4. ‘In rest of India you drive on the left side of the road. …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-23 at 08:15:16

    If you have ever lived in Bangalore, you would have at least one Facebook post complaining about the traffic.

    69 twitter shares, 1262 retweets and 45 favorites
    148 shares and 139 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Narendra Modi extremely unhappy with DRDO’s failure to meet deadlines in delivering products
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-23 at 12:19:37

    With the government approving 49% FDI in defence, PM Narendra Modi has asked the tardy organisation to shape-up in the face of competition from the private sector.

    102 twitter shares, 831 retweets and 44 favorites
    136 shares and 83 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Bailable warrants issued against Chidambaram, Azad, Shinde
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-23 at 06:22:49

    A sessions court on Friday issued bailable warrants against former Union ministers Ghulam Nabi Azad, P Chidambaram and Sushilkumar Shinde, as they or their lawyers did not appear with regard to a private complaint seeking registration of FIR against them …

    79 twitter shares, 1038 retweets and 38 favorites
    11 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  7. U.R. Ananthamurthy – The greatest storyteller
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-23 at 02:10:51

    Often I feel angry with death and the Gods. They take away the best in a way that leaves me inconsolable. I feel helpless not just because of the pain of missing them but because my world shrinks,…

    38 twitter shares, 111 retweets and 21 favorites
    208 shares and 737 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  8. India’s First Indigenous Anti-Submarine Warship Commissioned into Navy
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-23 at 13:24:42

    India’s first indigenous stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette ‘INS Kamorta’ was inducted into the Indian Navy on Saturday by defence minister Arun Jaitley.

    52 twitter shares, 756 retweets and 24 favorites
    32 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. RBI shuts overseas gateway for credit card payment
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-23 at 09:37:30

    The central bank told banks to ensure that payments should be in rupees in instances when the credit card is not presented physically.

    219 shares and 501 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    32 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Two killed in Pakistan firing in Jammu & Kashmir
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-23 at 07:20:53

    In yet another ceasefire violation, 2 people were killed and 7 injured today in firing by Pak rangers on BSF posts in RS Pura sector in Jammu district, police said.

    102 twitter shares, 476 retweets and 14 favorites
    88 shares and 40 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  11. US Protests Intercept of Navy Jet by Chinese Warplane
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-23 at 09:53:11

    The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a Navy patrol plane in international air space this week, flying a few yards (meters) from the U.S…

    55 twitter shares, 552 retweets and 56 favorites
    17 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  12. Sri Lanka Must Ensure Justice for Tamils: PM Narendra Modi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-23 at 14:09:48

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged Sri Lanka to ensure "equality, dignity, justice and self-respect" for its Tamil minority.

    101 twitter shares, 515 retweets and 23 favorites
    28 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  13. Japan landslide death toll rises to 46
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-23 at 13:33:25

    The death toll from devastating landslides in western Japan rose to 46 on Saturday as rescuers worked around the clock to comb through destroyed houses searching for survivors

    41 twitter shares, 554 retweets and 10 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  14. First man to wear sanitary napkin: An ‘unlikely’ hero for Indian women
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-23 at 15:25:44

    An Indian, who has invented a machine that can be used to make cheap sanitary pads, hopes that the device would be available in 70 developing countries by next year.

    90 twitter shares, 428 retweets and 23 favorites
    42 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 9 plus ones and 1 reshares

  15. Subscribe Now
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-23 at 15:23:40

    Subscribe now for your favourite magazines

    114 shares and 447 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 22 plus ones and 1 reshares

  16. 2 civilians killed in heavy Pak shelling on 22 border posts, 13 villages
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-23 at 11:12:09

    This was the heaviest unprovoked and indiscriminate firing and shelling by Pakistan Rangers this year in violation of the 2003 ceasefire agreement.

    101 twitter shares, 259 retweets and 21 favorites
    100 shares and 34 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Jnanpith Award winner U.R. Ananthamurthy passes away
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-23 at 02:08:21

    The 82-year-old writer was undergoing treatment in a Bangalore hospital.

    37 twitter shares, 83 retweets and 7 favorites
    92 shares and 252 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 3 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Blog: No School Wants Rahul, My Brilliant Autistic Son
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-23 at 10:23:36

    Where is the integrated learning? My son deserves a chance, says this mother.

    32 twitter shares, 288 retweets and 10 favorites
    80 shares and 58 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Army, terrorists locked in fierce gunbattle in Kupwara, J&K
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-23 at 10:51:54

    A fierce gunbattle is on between the Army and terrorists in Zaloora area of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir.

    41 twitter shares, 346 retweets and 20 favorites
    8 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  20. Will Hang Ourselves From Same Tree, Say Badaun Victims’ Families
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-23 at 15:14:40

    The families of the Badaun cousins- who were found hanging from a mango tree- have said that they will hang themselves from the same tree if "justice is not done in the case."

    50 twitter shares, 332 retweets and 5 favorites
    11 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

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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