For ‘distressed’ Hindus, VHP helpline is just a call awayPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-09 at 09:01:14
VHP, which celebrates its 50th anniversary next week, says the service is run by 40 people who answer calls full time and boasts of a nearly 30,000-strong network ready to respond to any Hindu’s call for help.
102 twitter shares, 835 retweets and 65 favorites
207 shares and 90 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones
Rajnath ‘captain’, Amit Shah ‘man of the match’ of Lok Sabha polls: Narendra ModiPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-09 at 16:22:06
In an apparent attack on Congress, the PM said today, "those who have not done anything for 60 years are asking for our account of 60 days."
82 twitter shares, 220 retweets and 17 favorites
77 shares and 707 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares and 18 plus ones
Outcry as Turkish PM Erdogan Tells Female Reporter to ‘Know Your Place’Published by NDTV on 2014-08-09 at 12:54:06
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday faced a new outcry over his attitude to the media and women after he branded a prominent female journalist a "shameless woman" and told her "to kn…
87 twitter shares, 893 retweets and 31 favorites
29 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
1 shares on LinkedIn
US warplanes bomb Islamist fighters marching on Iraqs Kurdish capitalPublished by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-09 at 07:30:37
For the second straight night the US also dropped relief supplies to members of the ancient Yazidi sect tens of thousands of whom are massed on a desert mountaintop seeking shelter from fighters who had ordered them to convert or die
77 twitter shares, 850 retweets and 32 favorites
41 shares and 17 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
UP khap panchayat bans jeans, mobile phones for girlsPublished by The Hindu on 2014-08-09 at 11:49:20
The panchayat of Gujjar community claimed that eve-teasing incidents had increased due to "objectionable" clothes worn by girls.
44 twitter shares, 841 retweets and 12 favorites
35 shares and 20 likes on Facebook
In Bizarre Drug Check, US Police Drill Holes Into Jimmy Neesham’s BatPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-09 at 15:55:17
New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham was in for a shock as the United States police drilled multiple holes into a bat to check for hidden drugs while he was on his way to West Indies to participate i…
4 twitter shares
144 shares and 713 likes on Facebook
India Bats for Afghanistan, Announces $1 Million To Build Cricket StadiumPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-09 at 16:11:48
India has given Afghanistan’s cricket dreams a new push by announcing a $1 million grant for building a cricket stadium in the southern province of the country.
101 twitter shares, 642 retweets and 28 favorites
22 shares and 47 likes on Facebook
Ebola Outbreak a Public Health Emergency: UNPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-09 at 14:50:02
The World Health Organization urged nations worldwide to donate money and resources to stop the spread of Ebola as it declared the outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergenc…
86 twitter shares, 731 retweets and 16 favorites
5 shares on Facebook
UPA will be known as a government of scams says BJP chief Amit ShahPublished by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-09 at 10:47:33
Amit Shah who is credited with getting BJPled alliance 73 out of 80 seats in UP in the LS polls said For long Congress ideology has been predominant in Indias politics Now it is time to ensure that BJPs ideology has an imprint on nations politics
103 twitter shares, 566 retweets and 50 favorites
35 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
Don’t disturb country’s secular fabric, says SCPublished by The Hindu on 2014-08-09 at 13:20:04
Warns against unsubstantiated statements on conversion
45 twitter shares, 70 retweets and 10 favorites
187 shares and 284 likes on Facebook
3 shares on LinkedIn
Delhi Northeast residents singled out by copsPublished by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-09 at 00:17:51
People from the Northeast who are living in south Delhi were in for a rude shock when they were allegedly singled out by the local police and told to provide personal details
74 twitter shares, 476 retweets and 17 favorites
19 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
BJP a party for the poor: Amit ShahPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-09 at 12:09:06
The BJP is now moving ahead as a party for the poor, said Amit Shah who was installed as the party president on Saturday.
92 twitter shares, 389 retweets and 44 favorites
17 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
How US President Obama decided on airstrikes in IraqPublished by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-09 at 10:21:07
The US unleashes its first airstrikes in northern Iraq against militants of the Islamic State group amid a worsening humanitarian crisisUS warplanes bomb Islamist fighters
42 twitter shares, 483 retweets and 12 favorites
4 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares
Communal conflicts in UP ‘deliberately engineered’: Rahul GandhiPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-09 at 14:48:49
"Communal conflict is being artificially and deliberately engineered in our country, especially in Uttar Pradesh," Rahul Gandhi told a newspaper.
96 twitter shares, 389 retweets and 25 favorites
15 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
Subscribe NowPublished by Headlines Today on 2014-08-09 at 14:13:31
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107 shares and 358 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares and 15 plus ones
At BJP National Council Meet, Amit Shah Confirmed as Party ChiefPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-09 at 12:30:53
Top BJP leaders from across the country, in a meeting of the National Council, today ratified the appointment of party president Amit Shah.
100 twitter shares, 343 retweets and 25 favorites
10 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
India Steps Up Watch for Deadly Ebola VirusPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-09 at 15:29:44
India’s airports went on alert and the government opened an emergency helpline on Saturday as part of measures to tackle any outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic in the country of 1.25 billion people…
100 twitter shares, 320 retweets and 16 favorites
15 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
Barack Obama Says He Won’t Let Islamic Militants Create Caliphate: NYTPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-09 at 14:11:38
US President Barack Obama said he was willing to consider broader use of military strikes in Iraq to beat back Islamist militants, but Iraqi political leaders must first figure out a way to work with …
63 twitter shares, 361 retweets and 21 favorites
4 shares on Facebook
PIB chief shunted out, DD News gets new headPublished by The Hindu on 2014-08-09 at 08:01:25
Neelam Kapur, PIBâs principal director-general of media and communication moved to directorate of field publicity; AIR director-general Archana Dutta given additional charge of DD News.
35 twitter shares, 380 retweets and 4 favorites
15 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
1 shares on LinkedIn
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