1. Muslim man shuns wife for attending IDay event
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-30 at 12:09:23

    A Muslim schoolteacher in Bihar was forced to leave her house by her husband who felt she had violated the Shariat law by participating in a Independence Day function police said Saturday

    103 twitter shares, 10271 retweets and 77 favorites
    52 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  2. Delhi Priest held for rape on Janmashtami
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-30 at 01:20:08

    Two minor girls aged seven and eight were raped in a south Delhi temple by a 70yearold priest on Janmashtami day at a time when celebrations were on in full swing

    103 twitter shares, 4865 retweets and 26 favorites
    28 shares and 22 likes on Facebook

  3. Congress proved right, GDP data shows decline in economic growth halted in 2013-14: Chidambaram
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-30 at 11:18:44

    The Indian economy registered a GDP growth of 5.7 per cent in the April-June quarter of 2014-15, the highest in nin

    93 twitter shares, 3402 retweets and 35 favorites
    44 shares and 235 likes on Facebook

  4. Love jihad in Madhya Pradesh: Two booked for forcing wives to embrace Islam
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-30 at 12:04:05

    Two dalit youths, who converted to Islam and were also forcing their wives to change their religion, have been booked under the MP Freedom of Religion Act 1968.

    103 twitter shares, 3033 retweets and 38 favorites
    54 shares and 11 likes on Facebook

  5. Water ATMs in Rajasthan: A Rs 5 card swipe gives 20 litres of drinking water
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-30 at 17:45:33

    A Scottish energy major and modern technology have combined to bring about a revolution in two districts of Rajasthan.

    57 twitter shares, 1879 retweets and 28 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  6. India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into ‘smart city’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-30 at 17:10:18

    Varanasi, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents in the Lok Sabha, will be developed into a ‘smart city’ by using the experience of Kyoto, the ‘smart city’ of Japan.

    101 twitter shares, 1239 retweets and 18 favorites
    108 shares and 447 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. PMs speech a must view for all schools
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-30 at 00:55:20

    All schools across the country have to ensure children watch PM Narendra Modis live televised Teachers Day address on September 5 a directive from the human resource development ministry has said

    102 twitter shares, 1583 retweets and 26 favorites
    63 shares and 47 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Riots happen wherever minority population is more than 10%: Adityanath
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-08-30 at 17:37:37

    Firebrand BJP leader Yogi Adityanath has attacked the minority community, saying riots happen wherever they are more than 10 percent in numbers while there is no place for non-Muslims where they are more than 35 percent.
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    44 twitter shares, 1519 retweets and 18 favorites

  9. Experimental Ebola drug heals infected monkeys
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-30 at 08:43:45

    An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa once more of it can be made

    60 twitter shares, 1410 retweets and 40 favorites
    9 shares and 11 likes on Facebook

  10. Indian American scientist VA Shiva Ayyadurai invented e-mail when he was only 14
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-30 at 11:45:07

    In 1978, VA Shiva Ayyadurai developed a full-scale emulation of the interoffice mail system which he called "E-mail" and copyrighted in 1982.

    73 twitter shares, 171 retweets and 14 favorites
    282 shares and 987 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Modi lands in Japan Abe walks the distance to bond with him
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-30 at 13:25:39

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abes unprecedented gesture in travelling to Kyoto to meet Narendra Modi is being viewed in Japan as a clear signalling of the importance of the relationship

    68 twitter shares, 1014 retweets and 40 favorites
    7 shares and 9 likes on Facebook

  12. Qadri issues 24hour deadline for Sharif to resign
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-30 at 12:29:49

    Amid Pakistan Armys mediation efforts protesters have stepped up pressure on the embattled government with cleric TahirulQadri setting yet another deadline of 24 hours for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to quit

    49 twitter shares, 832 retweets and 32 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  13. AirAsia Launches Free User Trial of on Board WiFi Service
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-30 at 11:15:28

    Malaysia’s budget airline AirAsia has launched a two month-long free user trial of its on board WiFi service designed to provide affordable, low-cost Internet connectivity to passengers.

    78 twitter shares, 790 retweets and 22 favorites
    9 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. Can consider tie-up with CPM, Mamata says
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-30 at 07:31:31

    Averring that no one is "untouchable", West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday said her Trinamool Congress would consider and discuss the matter if a proposal for a tie-up came from her long-time foe CPM.

    101 twitter shares, 472 retweets and 25 favorites
    168 shares and 125 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Historian Bipan Chandra dies at the age of 86
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-30 at 10:39:59

    Eminent historian Bipan Chandra died on Saturday at the age of 86. According to family members he died around 6am at his home in Gurgaon.

    101 twitter shares, 477 retweets and 11 favorites
    86 shares and 99 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  16. Adityanath set to rake up Hindutva issues in bypolls
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-30 at 10:38:59

    Adityanath has been in the thick of controversy lately after an undated video showing him saying for every Hindu girl converted 100 Muslim girls will be converted as retaliation going viral

    70 twitter shares, 662 retweets and 40 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  17. Not bluffing, there’s a hotel called Bewakoof No. …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-30 at 09:14:55

    There are certain things only ingenious Indians can think of, like B.Tech chaat wala!

    13 twitter shares, 2 retweets
    212 shares and 535 likes on Facebook

  18. Husband deserts Muslim woman for attending I-Day function
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-30 at 12:02:31

    Muslim priests and scholars said the husband was misusing the Shariat law to force her out of the house

    50 twitter shares, 475 retweets and 7 favorites
    41 shares and 78 likes on Facebook

  19. Subscribe Now
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-30 at 16:02:11

    Subscribe now for your favourite magazines

    117 shares and 494 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 19 plus ones and 1 reshares

  20. PM’s Jan Dhan Yojana faces access deficit
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-30 at 01:18:13

    Providing access to credit likely to be a hard step

    30 twitter shares, 144 retweets and 12 favorites
    88 shares and 291 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    3 shares on LinkedIn

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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