1. Bypolls a setback for BJP, morale-booster for Opposition
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-26 at 04:15:07

    ‘Grand Alliance’ of RJD, JD(U), Congress wins 6 of 10 seats in Bihar

    2224 Shares
    86 twitter shares, 2085 retweets and 24 favorites
    19 shares and 10 likes on Facebook

  2. Sea Plane Service, at Rs. 2999 Per Ticket, From Mumbai to Lonavala
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 02:13:11

    A sea plane service that began today connects Mumbai to tourist destinations in the Western Ghats, providing an alternative to four or five hour long drives on the Mumbai-Pune expressway.

    1235 Shares
    97 twitter shares, 891 retweets and 19 favorites
    99 shares and 124 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares

  3. 112 Indians Arriving from Ebola-Hit Liberia; Mumbai, Delhi Airports Gear Up
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 06:50:42

    Elaborate precautionary arrangements have been put in place at the Mumbai Airport to screen the 112 stranded Indians, who are expected to arrive on Tuesday by various flights from and around the Ebola…

    1145 Shares
    74 twitter shares, 994 retweets and 11 favorites
    53 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  4. For a Gaza Athlete, There Is Nowhere to Run
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 09:08:19

    "All the places where I used to train are leveled," he said. "I’m handcuffed."

    912 Shares
    67 twitter shares, 810 retweets and 28 favorites
    7 shares on Facebook

  5. Love jihad accused’s Ranchi house raided, passport seized
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-26 at 04:28:16

    The passport of Raqibul Hasan Khan, who allegedly deceived national-level shooter Tara Shahdeo into marriage and later tortured her for over a month for conversion to Islam, was impounded on Monday after Ranchi police moved a request to the regional passp…

    794 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 513 retweets and 23 favorites
    91 shares and 60 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Assam Floods: Nine Lakh People Affected in 15 Districts, Brahmaputra Flowing Over Danger Level
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 08:33:37

    Nearly nine lakh people are affected in 15 districts in Assam as incessant rains over the last two days have meant that the main river Brahmaputra and its tributaries are flowing above the danger mark…

    621 Shares
    82 twitter shares, 506 retweets and 6 favorites
    13 shares and 14 likes on Facebook

  7. Mumbai airport to screen passengers from Ebolahit Liberia
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-26 at 01:53:10

    Elaborate precautionary arrangements have been put in place at the Mumbai Airport here to screen the 112 stranded Indians who are expected to arrive tomorrow by various flights from and around the Ebolahit Liberia authorities said here today

    480 Shares
    34 twitter shares, 420 retweets and 22 favorites
    4 shares on Facebook

  8. Mumbai airport on alert as 112 Indians return from Ebola-hit Liberia
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-26 at 08:37:22

    Elaborate precautionary arrangements have been put in place to screen the stranded Indians, who are expected to arrive by various flights.

    462 Shares
    34 twitter shares, 403 retweets and 5 favorites
    9 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  9. Coal block allocations since 1993 illegal: Supreme Court
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-26 at 09:48:59

    There was no fair and transparent procedure, says Bench

    422 Shares
    53 twitter shares, 146 retweets and 10 favorites
    99 shares and 114 likes on Facebook

  10. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala betting big on healthcare startup Full Life
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-26 at 10:32:10

    Full Life probably has the staff with the youngest average age among all the companies that Jhunjunwala has invested in.

    410 Shares
    22 twitter shares, 15 retweets and 2 favorites
    273 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 3 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  11. Sony may answer PM’s ‘make in India’ call, mulls setting up plant in India
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-26 at 09:45:57

    For Sony, India is fourth largest market globally after China, US & Japan, with local sales topping Rs 10k cr in the fiscal year ended March 31.

    386 Shares
    37 twitter shares, 121 retweets and 9 favorites
    50 shares and 167 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  12. 3 Passengers Taken for Ebola Tests On Arrival at Delhi Airport: Latest Developments
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 10:37:11

    Three people who arrived at Delhi airport this morning from Ebola-hit Liberia, have been isolated and taken for further tests. 112 people are arriving at the Mumbai and Delhi airports on seven flights…

    381 Shares
    81 twitter shares, 288 retweets and 2 favorites
    8 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  13. Abolition of child marriage in India to take 50 more years: UNICEF
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-26 at 09:55:28

    "This is way too long and millions of girls will have married by then," she warned describing the scenario in the country as "alarming".

    362 Shares
    46 twitter shares, 297 retweets and 7 favorites
    10 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  14. Coal-Gate: All Coal Licenses Issued Since 1993 Are Illegal, Says Supreme Court
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 02:06:21

    The Supreme Court today declared that all coal mining rights distributed between 1993 and 2010 were assigned illegally by the government in a process that lacked transparency in the absence of a compe…

    356 Shares
    56 twitter shares, 22 retweets
    142 shares and 134 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Stock-out hits HIV treatment across India
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-26 at 05:21:35

    Treatment for HIV patients across India has taken a hit, especially in Delhi and Mumbai, due to severe stock-outs of life-saving medicines reported at government-owned centres.

    330 Shares
    99 twitter shares, 191 retweets and 21 favorites
    18 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Shirdi Sai Baba should not be worshipped as deity, says Dharma Sansad
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-26 at 01:09:50

    Resolution passed at Dharma Sansad convened by the Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati of Dwarka Peeth.

    307 Shares
    17 twitter shares, 12 retweets and 1 favorites
    59 shares and 218 likes on Facebook

  17. Pakistan Crisis Deepens, Cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri Issues 48-hour Ultimatum to Government
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 07:55:36

    Pakistan’s political crisis deepened today with cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri giving a fresh 48-hour ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down after a former top Election Commission official backe…

    303 Shares
    44 twitter shares, 246 retweets and 2 favorites
    9 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  18. 3 Jawans, 5 Militants Killed in Twin Encounters in J&K’s Kupwara
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-26 at 09:23:31

    Three soldiers and five militants have been killed in two separate encounters that have been going on intermittently since Saturday in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

    289 Shares
    32 twitter shares, 237 retweets and 10 favorites
    7 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  19. Gaza live: ‘We will arm Palestine’ says Iran as crisis deepens
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-08-26 at 10:45:15

    Follow live updates from the 2014 Gaza conflict between Israel and Palestine here.
    The post Gaza live: ‘We will arm Palestine’ says Iran as crisis deepens appeared first on Firstpost.

    284 Shares
    18 twitter shares, 255 retweets and 10 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  20. Muzaffarnagar riots accused Som gets Z-plus security
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-26 at 09:58:14

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh gave the nod to the proposal after he was convinced that Som faced serious threat to his life.

    266 Shares
    44 twitter shares, 180 retweets and 8 favorites
    17 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

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.

Title
Shares

How we Rank

We track India’s leading news sites and try to find out which stories made a splash today, as based on social media shares. We are currently tracking Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and StumbleUpon shares.

If you are a habitual news reader and need an aggregation point, this would be an ideal tool for you to get all the trending news in one place every morning and evening. Subscribe to our feeds on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or on RSS for a ping on the daily update.

Note that we are currently combing through FirstPost, IBNLive, NDTV, Times of India, The Hindu, Hindustan Times, Indian Express, BBC India, Headlines Today, ABP News, Economic times, Mid Day, IN.com, Livemint and DNA India.

If you would like to add other news sites to this list, please tweet us at @TheNextMeme.

Thanks for visiting.

Like Memes? Funnies? Epic Longreads? Hit Subscribe!