Govt forces AIIMS whistleblower officer outPublished by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-21 at 01:23:58
Senior bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi who blew the whistle on scams in Congressruled Haryana and at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS has been unceremoniously removed as chief vigilance officer of the premier hospital by the NDA government
103 twitter shares, 11080 retweets and 136 favorites
338 shares and 1470 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
1 shares on LinkedIn
RSS wants all post1947 secret files made publicPublished by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-21 at 00:44:40
The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh RSS wants all official papers of Independent India to be declassified saying its time to open up a demand that is likely to make the government uncomfortable
103 twitter shares, 2491 retweets and 41 favorites
43 shares and 45 likes on Facebook
Badaun sisters were not raped, forensic report saysPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 07:34:06
The CBI on Wednesday confirmed that the forensic report of Hyderabad-based Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) ruled out sexual assault of the teenage girls whose bodies were found hanging from a tree on May 27 in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh.
52 twitter shares, 1171 retweets and 26 favorites
2 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
Modi Cabinet approves Rs 1 lakh crore Digital India projectPublished by IBNLive on 2014-08-21 at 07:58:19
The project aims to ensure that all villages in India have high speed Internet.
92 twitter shares, 1024 retweets and 34 favorites
32 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
5 shares on LinkedIn
World won’t wait for you, PM Narendra Modi tells laggard DRDOPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 05:46:33
Narendra Modi has directed the DRDO to ensure delivery of cutting-edge weapon systems to the armed forces in time to keep India ahead in the national security arena.
101 twitter shares, 458 retweets and 22 favorites
113 shares and 90 likes on Facebook
Uttarakhand governor refuses to quit, challenges Modi govt in SCPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 06:50:30
Uttarakhand governor Aziz Qureshi on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court questioning the Narendra Modi governmentâs nudge to quit the constitutional post.
102 twitter shares, 340 retweets and 23 favorites
74 shares and 22 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
Power equipment imports huge source of black money: SITPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 06:36:34
Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team on black money has said over-invoicing of power equipment imports was an easy way of generating black money in India.
93 twitter shares, 292 retweets and 27 favorites
51 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
3 shares on LinkedIn
Porbandar police tell women to ‘dress appropriately’Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-21 at 02:40:27
In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged parents to turn their scrutiny on sons instead of daughters. Perhaps his advice came a tad too late for the Porbandar police, who…
32 twitter shares, 242 retweets and 5 favorites
59 shares and 142 likes on Facebook
Morning Bets: ‘BUY’ or ‘SELL’ ideas from experts for ThursdayPublished by Economic Times on 2014-08-21 at 08:11:17
ET Now spoke to various experts and here’s what they have to recommend for today’s trade.
11 twitter shares, 5 retweets
268 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 2 reshares
50 views on StumbleUpon
Were the Badaun Teens Raped? Forensic Report Says NoPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-21 at 00:16:28
Forensic tests have ruled out sexual assault in the infamous Badaun rape and murder case, in which two teenage girls were allegedly raped and then hanged from a mango tree in a village of Uttar Prades…
88 twitter shares, 242 retweets and 5 favorites
17 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
Imran Khan’s Party Hands Six Demands to Pakistan Government NegotiatorsPublished by NDTV on 2014-08-21 at 06:20:27
Twenty-four hours after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan stormed Islamabad’s political heart – the Red Zone – at the head of 30,000 protesters, his team started talks with the government to e…
36 twitter shares, 278 retweets and 13 favorites
2 shares on Facebook
Trickling monsoon may impact food output, pricesPublished by Economic Times on 2014-08-21 at 06:56:06
Some regions have received no rainfall in recent days while many have got barely 2-10% of normal, reviving risk to farm output and prices.
45 twitter shares, 226 retweets and 10 favorites
18 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
1 shares on LinkedIn
Uddhav supports RSS chief’s Hindu rashtra commentPublished by Headlines Today on 2014-08-21 at 09:22:19
Uddhav, however, took credit for maintaining Hindutva agenda even when the Congress government was in power.
23 twitter shares, 66 retweets and 10 favorites
9 shares and 195 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
Assam cops fire at mob trying to attack police station, 2 killedPublished by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 06:06:47
Two people were killed and at least seven were injured in Golaghat town in Assam on Wednesday after police fired to stop an armed mob of thousands from attacking a police station.
55 twitter shares, 190 retweets and 11 favorites
18 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
Obama, Outraged Over Beheading, Vows to Stay on CoursePublished by NDTV on 2014-08-21 at 01:25:31
President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the entire world was "appalled" by the beheading of an American journalist by militants in Syria, but vowed that the United States would not change cours…
84 twitter shares, 128 retweets and 20 favorites
22 shares and 11 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
Uttar Pradesh flood death toll rises to 80Published by Times of India on 2014-08-21 at 06:22:04
Many districts across UP, Bihar and Assam remained in the grip of floods on Wednesday.
23 twitter shares, 196 retweets and 12 favorites
17 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
SpiceJet topples Jet Airways for the first time, becomes India’s no. 2 airlinePublished by Economic Times on 2014-08-21 at 08:30:34
SpiceJet said it controlled 20.9% of the market in July compared to 19% a month earlier. Jet & JetLite’s share was at 19.6%, same as the previous month.
35 twitter shares, 156 retweets and 10 favorites
20 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
3 shares on LinkedIn
Irom Sharmila Continues Hunger Strike Near Jail Hospital After ReleasePublished by NDTV on 2014-08-21 at 09:58:04
Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike in Manipur for 14 years against army atrocities, is sitting on protest just half a kilometer from a jail hospital from where she was released on Wednesda…
81 twitter shares, 114 retweets and 16 favorites
3 shares on Facebook
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