1. Hoping to buy time Cong for a BJP govt in Delhi
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-08 at 00:38:07

    The Congress appears to be in favour of a BJP government in Delhi as it believes this would help it regroup and revive and also shrink the political space occupied by the Aam Aadmi Party though it isnt saying so publicly

    10040 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 9811 retweets and 50 favorites
    63 shares and 15 likes on Facebook

  2. Army Will Not Rest Till Every Person is Rescued in Kashmir, Says its Chief
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-08 at 16:01:14

    Army and air force troops worked through Sunday night to rescue thousands of people stranded across Kashmir, where nearly 150 people have been killed in landslides and the worst floods in six decades….

    8166 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 7862 retweets and 106 favorites
    42 shares and 53 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. 78 sexual offence cases against children reported in Muzaffarnagar in 9 months
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 11:53:19

    According to police records, 78 cases have been registered in various police stations under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.

    1870 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 1709 retweets and 33 favorites
    20 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  4. 2G case SC asks CBI chief to file response on charges against him
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-08 at 11:04:32

    Referring to the charges raised by activistnbsp and lawyer Prashant Bhushan that many of the main accused in the two high profile cases were frequent visitors at the CBI chiefs residence the court asked him to file a counteraffidavit within a week

    1767 Shares
    46 twitter shares, 353 retweets and 18 favorites
    135 shares and 1215 likes on Facebook

  5. Narendra Modi’s diktat to ministries: Focus on merit in govt appointments
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 13:01:33

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told ministries in no uncertain terms that he won’t brook any kind of obfuscation in the way they recommend candidates for specific roles as he looks to end the way in which such appointments were said to be rigged in the …

    1726 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 1514 retweets and 69 favorites
    27 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  6. AAP Claims it Has Caught On Camera BJP Trying to ‘Buy’ Support in Delhi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-08 at 14:21:33

    The ruling BJP is willing to consider forming government in Delhi if invited, sources have said.

    1645 Shares
    91 twitter shares, 1370 retweets and 45 favorites
    62 shares and 76 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  7. Watch SRK aka Charlie’s ab-fantastic look in Happy New Year
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-08 at 13:35:02

    ‘Who’s 48,’ Shah Rukh Khan seems to be saying with his latest mean machine, ab-fantastic look from Farah Khan’s Happy New Year. In case you still haven’t caught on, the superstar has pulled off an oiled 8-pack with great aplomb.

    1643 Shares
    57 twitter shares, 1256 retweets and 54 favorites
    32 shares and 242 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  8. Stephen Hawking warns God particle has potential to end world
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-08 at 15:56:27

    The 72-year-old cosmologist said Higgs boson could become unstable at very high energy levels, which would lead to a "catastrophic vacuum decay" causing space and time to collapse and that there would not be any warning to the danger, the Daily …

    1608 Shares
    45 twitter shares, 1256 retweets and 30 favorites
    58 shares and 219 likes on Facebook

  9. Water Shortages Lead to ‘Tanker Mafia’ in New Delhi
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-08 at 13:43:05

    Every summer, when Minoo Phakey’s water runs out, she does what most people do in her middle-class neighborhood: she calls the mafia.

    1502 Shares
    69 twitter shares, 1387 retweets and 35 favorites
    11 shares on Facebook

  10. Delhi BJP leader in AAP sting tape rejects horsetrading charges
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-09-08 at 12:13:06

    It is a blatant lie The AAP MLAs came to my house saying they wanted to join the BJP How can I drive them away if they want to join the BJP party state vice president Sher Singh Dagar said Video inside Poll In view of these allegations should the LG call …

    1455 Shares
    95 twitter shares, 1233 retweets and 43 favorites
    52 shares and 28 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Why dozens of India’s Asiatic lions are dying
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-08 at 02:49:00

    Why India’s Asiatic lions are dying in dozens

    1164 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 836 retweets and 35 favorites
    135 shares and 45 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  12. J-K floods: Govt says situation critical, more rescuers sent in
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-08 at 16:49:00

    More than six days of downpour in the state has left at least 175 people dead in the region’s worst floods in 60 years, submerging hundreds of villages and triggering landslides. Watch video

    1148 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 712 retweets and 42 favorites
    66 shares and 211 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Army, IAF work through the night battling to rescue stranded people in J&K
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 12:05:38

    Six days of incessant rains in J&K have left more than 150 people dead in the region’s worst flooding in more than 50 years. Most parts of Srinagar are submerged.

    997 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 637 retweets and 25 favorites
    89 shares and 129 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    10 shares on LinkedIn

  14. BJP MLA calls for ‘love jihad’ mahapanchayat
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-09-08 at 01:43:56

    Bypolls are scheduled to be held in 11 assembly seats, including four in western UP, and one Lok Sabha seat on Sept 13.

    922 Shares
    94 twitter shares, 747 retweets and 44 favorites
    21 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  15. Prince William, Kate Expecting Second Baby: Palace
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-08 at 15:17:05

    Prince William and his wife Kate are "very pleased" to announce that they are expecting their second child, Kensington Palace said on Monday.

    799 Shares
    69 twitter shares, 648 retweets and 74 favorites
    5 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. BJP trying to poach our leaders: AAP
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 12:26:28

    AAP released a video alleging that Delhi BJP leader Sher Singh Dagar tried to poach one of its MLAs by offering Rs 4 crore.

    724 Shares
    78 twitter shares, 77 retweets and 25 favorites
    139 shares and 404 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  17. No evidence of al-Qaida’s presence in India: US expert
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 10:55:05

    Amid a country-wide alert in India over an al-Qaida threat, a top US counter-terrorism expert has said there is no evidence of the terror outfit’s presence in the country.

    705 Shares
    85 twitter shares, 537 retweets and 28 favorites
    27 shares and 27 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Water Rising Relentlessly, Srinagar Resident Posted on Facebook
    Published by NDTV on 2014-09-08 at 14:25:23

    Desperate residents were huddled on rooftops Monday as they tried to survive Kashmir’s worst flooding in half a century which has already claimed more than 150 lives and left thousands homeless.

    622 Shares
    91 twitter shares, 485 retweets and 10 favorites
    27 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  19. AAP releases video claiming BJP trying to ‘buy’ support
    Published by Times of India on 2014-09-08 at 12:26:28

    AAP released a video alleging that Delhi BJP leader Sher Singh Dagar tried to poach one of its MLAs by offering Rs 4 crore.

    587 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 6 retweets
    139 shares and 404 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. British royal couple expecting second child
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-09-08 at 16:32:45

    Royal officials say the Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, is expecting her second child.

    547 Shares
    21 twitter shares, 240 retweets and 34 favorites
    7 shares and 240 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 2 plus ones and 1 reshares

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