1. Govt increases scholarship for scientists by 50%
    Published by Times of India on 2014-10-22 at 03:16:31

    The government on Tuesday announced hike of over 50% in the fellowship amount received by various categories of research scientists.

    100 twitter shares, 1910 retweets and 30 favorites
    525 shares and 3132 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  2. ABP LIVE News updates: Salman participates in Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan
    Published by ABP News on 2014-10-22 at 09:23:40

    Welcome to ABP LIVE News updates. Here are the top developments of October 22.

    57 twitter shares, 2754 retweets and 116 favorites
    0 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Govt to tell SC names of Swiss bank account holders
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-10-22 at 00:38:11

    The government will likely disclose to the Supreme Court next week names of people against whom strong evidence exists of stashing away black money in Swiss banks

    100 twitter shares, 2436 retweets and 62 favorites
    56 shares and 62 likes on Facebook

  4. New Haryana government will probe Vadra land deal, BJP leader says
    Published by Times of India on 2014-10-22 at 06:12:29

    Haryana’s new BJP government would investigate the controversial land deal involving Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra and the DLF in Gurgaon.

    100 twitter shares, 580 retweets and 32 favorites
    98 shares and 962 likes on Facebook

  5. Dear BJP, Let’s Play for Delhi Next
    Published by NDTV on 2014-10-22 at 06:56:04

    BJP has won two big states. But Delhi is different, writes Ashutosh.

    99 twitter shares, 1151 retweets and 51 favorites
    13 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  6. From October 27, drive between Delhi and Mumbai without any toll halts
    Published by Times of India on 2014-10-22 at 03:58:38

    From Monday (October 27) onwards, you can drive down from Delhi to Mumbai and Mumbai to Delhi without stopping at any toll plaza.

    100 twitter shares, 786 retweets and 30 favorites
    97 shares and 197 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Congress will be embarrassed by black money names, Arun Jaitley says
    Published by Times of India on 2014-10-22 at 04:57:41

    Cong would be embarrassed when the government reveals in court the names of those who have stashed away undeclared income in overseas accounts, finance minister Arun Jaitley said.

    80 twitter shares, 1017 retweets and 29 favorites
    26 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  8. Modi to spend a quiet Diwali in flood-hit J&K
    Published by Times of India on 2014-10-22 at 05:23:25

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided not to celebrate Diwali and instead spend the day in Srinagar as a gesture of solidarity towards the victims of recent floods in Jammu & Kashmir.

    43 twitter shares, 997 retweets and 52 favorites
    4 shares and 7 likes on Facebook

  9. When a Man Told Obama, ‘Don’t Touch My Girlfriend’
    Published by NDTV on 2014-10-22 at 09:04:18

    Let’s be clear: It was a joke. It unfolded while Obama cast an early ballot on Monday in Chicago.

    100 twitter shares, 834 retweets and 71 favorites
    33 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. When Pak fired, we had sword, not shield in our hand: Arun Jaitley
    Published by Times of India on 2014-10-22 at 08:50:16

    "Our conventional strength is far more than theirs. So if they persist with this, they’ll feel the pain of this adventurism," defence minister Arun Jaitley said.

    100 twitter shares, 616 retweets and 41 favorites
    26 shares and 7 likes on Facebook

  11. Yeh Dekho photos! Salman Khan cleans Karjat village as part of Swachh Bharat campaign
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-10-22 at 10:46:58

    It took a little over two months, but Salman Khan has accepted PM Modi’s challenge to participate in the Swachh Bharat campaign. The Bollywood superstar (literally) rolled up his pants and cleaned a village in Karjat. Here are the photos:
    The post Yeh De…

    28 twitter shares, 650 retweets and 20 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  12. Paralysed Man’s Nose Used to Help Him Walk Again After 4 Years
    Published by NDTV on 2014-10-22 at 07:34:20

    A paralysed man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment which one of the British scientists responsible hailed as a breakthrough "more impressive than a man walking on the Moon" — alth…

    100 twitter shares, 480 retweets and 24 favorites
    25 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  13. Modi to spend Diwali in flood-hit J&K, Congress questions timing of visit
    Published by Times of India on 2014-10-22 at 05:24:01

    “Will be in Srinagar on Diwali, 23rd October and will spend the day with our sisters and brothers affected by the unfortunate flood,” Modi tweeted.

    90 twitter shares, 316 retweets and 48 favorites
    34 shares and 17 likes on Facebook

  14. 6 ULFA Terrorists Arrested by Army in Meghalaya
    Published by NDTV on 2014-10-22 at 10:21:06

    In a major breakthrough, six suspected terrorists of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) were arrested last night in Meghalaya in a joint operation by Army troops and the state police.

    94 twitter shares, 376 retweets and 17 favorites
    15 shares on Facebook

  15. Pak will feel pain if it persists with violations Jaitley
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-10-22 at 08:11:33

    Pakistan will feel the pain of adventurism if it persists with ceasefire violations India warned on Tuesday as it said the country now has sword along with shield which existed earlier

    28 twitter shares, 420 retweets and 42 favorites
    2 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  16. 88% of new Maharashtra MLAs are crorepatis
    Published by Times of India on 2014-10-22 at 02:59:25

    Maharashtra boasts of more crorepatis in its legislative assembly than even Haryana, with 88% of its MLAs in the crore-and-above club, compared to only 83% in the northern…

    35 twitter shares, 442 retweets and 10 favorites
    5 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  17. BJP lost 17 seats in Haryana by a narrow margin 
    Published by Times of India on 2014-10-22 at 05:32:55

    The BJP’s triumph in Haryana cannot just be assessed through the number of seats the party won but also by the margins of victory in majority of the winning constituencies. 

    59 twitter shares, 387 retweets and 12 favorites
    19 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  18. West Indies seek talks with BCCI after legal threat
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-10-22 at 09:25:23

    WICB sprung into action after BCCI decided to sue it over pullout from India tour and suspended all bilateral tours.

    12 twitter shares, 6 retweets and 2 favorites
    6 shares and 433 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Salman Khan takes broom into his hands to support PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’; …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-10-22 at 10:00:39

    The actor, who had accepted Modi’s invitation for the ‘Clean India Campaign’, began the task on Tuesday.

    34 twitter shares, 382 retweets and 4 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Faced with rising BJP tide, regional parties stare at a tough future
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-10-22 at 07:05:25

    As the BJP vacilliates on whether or not it wants to make up with Sena, the decimated INLD and Haryana Janhit Cong look at an unsure future.

    63 twitter shares, 318 retweets and 14 favorites
    16 shares and 11 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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