1. Jaitley hopeful of Parliament nod on Insurance Bill by year-end
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-27 at 06:46:00

    Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday expressed hope that long-pending Insurance Bill seeking to hike FDI cap to 49 per cent will be passed by Parliament by the end of this year.

    100 twitter shares, 20449 retweets
    7 shares on Facebook

  2. 2nd ODI: A cracking win over England need of the hour for India
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-08-27 at 08:40:45

    With off-field issues taking precedence over on-field performance, Team India is in need of a morale-boosting show in Cardiff on Wednesday – weather permitting.

    26 twitter shares, 18 retweets and 4 favorites
    33 shares and 3910 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Police spot slain AAP activist in Bangalore Nepal
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-27 at 00:55:22

    Chandra Mohan Sharma the RTI activist and Aam Aadmi Party member whose burnt body was recovered from his car in Greater Noida three months ago is now suspected of having staged his death

    103 twitter shares, 2182 retweets and 44 favorites
    57 shares and 16 likes on Facebook

  4. Stalked and harassed, Rohtak teens end lives, and American dream
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-27 at 02:39:12

    Nikita’s father Sukhbir Singh said he had gone looking for Lokesh once after his daughter complained to her mother.

    102 twitter shares, 1133 retweets and 20 favorites
    60 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  5. Traffic junctions account for half of road deaths in India
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-27 at 03:48:43

    The annual accident report also highlights the need for better designing of such junctions and proper monitoring of traffic flow.

    88 twitter shares, 651 retweets and 24 favorites
    57 shares and 254 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 15 plus ones and 1 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Govts ambitious smart cities project could pinch your pocket
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-08-27 at 00:36:34

    A first blueprint or concept note prepared by the urban development ministry proposes a host of measures for raising funds from the public such as a green tax on fuel sold to private and commercial vehicles

    64 twitter shares, 943 retweets and 23 favorites
    17 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  7. No Ebola Case in India, Says Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-27 at 09:04:45

    Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said there is no suspected case of Ebola in India, one of the deadliest diseases known to man.

    101 twitter shares, 847 retweets and 22 favorites
    17 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  8. Apple Planning 12.9-Inch iPad for 2015: Report
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-27 at 07:38:29

    Apple Inc is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year, Bloomberg cited people with knowledge of the matter…

    74 twitter shares, 782 retweets and 21 favorites
    9 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  9. AirAsia Offers to Fly You Abroad for Rs 2,600
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-27 at 10:14:26

    AirAsia is also offering special rates for advance bookings made till August 31, 2014 on domestic travel between October 26, 2014, and October 24, 2015.

    40 twitter shares, 554 retweets and 24 favorites
    49 shares and 26 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    11 shares on LinkedIn

  10. BNP wants to build good ties with BJP, sends Puja invite
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-27 at 05:56:08

    Within two months of external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj meeting former Bangladesh prime minister Begum Khaleda Zia during her Dhaka trip in June, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party president has reciprocated by inviting a high-powered BJP delegation to…

    62 twitter shares, 551 retweets and 15 favorites
    18 shares and 33 likes on Facebook

  11. Assam horror: Militants shot her nine times, warned villagers not to touch her body
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-08-27 at 02:45:52

    Shot nine times, by four men, 16-year-old Priya Basumatary lay bleeding for 24 hours before her body was removed.

    42 twitter shares, 444 retweets and 7 favorites
    18 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  12. Rajinikanth in good books of BJP, says Tamilisai
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-27 at 06:37:30

    Superstar Rajinikanth is in the good books of BJP and is welcome to join the party, state BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan said on Tuesday.

    33 twitter shares, 387 retweets and 41 favorites
    5 shares on Facebook

  13. Jharkhand Shooter’s Husband Arrested After She Charges Him With Forcible Conversion
    Published by NDTV on 2014-08-27 at 01:03:08

    Jharkhand shooter Tara Sahdev’s husband Ranjit Kumar Kohli was arrested late on Tuesday night after the shooter accused him of forcing her to convert to Islam.

    72 twitter shares, 325 retweets and 18 favorites
    25 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones

  14. More security for Shah Rukh Khan after threat call
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-27 at 08:52:26

    The caller warned that the actor should not work with Bollywood producer brothers — Ali and Karim Morani.

    40 twitter shares, 355 retweets and 16 favorites
    7 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  15. Centre to unveil home loan scheme for transgenders
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-08-27 at 03:28:19

    Under ‘HOMES,’ applicants need not seek certification from government officials

    40 twitter shares, 372 retweets and 9 favorites
    5 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. ‘BUY’ or ‘SELL’ ideas from experts for Wednesday
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-08-27 at 08:27:20

    ET Now spoke to various experts and here’s what they have to recommend for today’s trade.

    274 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 3 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  17. Schoolchildren, celebs to push Mission ‘Swachh Bharat’
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-27 at 04:24:21

    The government has planned a major nation-wide awareness campaign involving all machineries including gram sabhas and school students to knock at every door in rural areas before the Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Swachh Bharat Mission on October 2…

    55 twitter shares, 266 retweets and 26 favorites
    11 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  18. 100-day-old govt plans media blitz to highlight achievements
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-27 at 03:56:41

    "Economic drive with social change" will be the theme for 100-day old Narendra Modi government and it will projected through a series of press briefings coupled with a media campaign.

    75 twitter shares, 38 retweets and 13 favorites
    47 shares and 169 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares, 10 plus ones and 1 reshares

  19. Keep CBI chief Ranjit Sinha off 2G case, NGO tells Supreme Court
    Published by Times of India on 2014-08-27 at 04:15:05

    The NGO alleged that CBI chief Ranjit Sinha has repeatedly tried to scuttle the investigation into the massive swindle.

    88 twitter shares, 213 retweets and 23 favorites
    21 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  20. Advani, Vajpayee, Joshi dropped from top BJP body, made mentors
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-08-27 at 06:21:23

    The dropping of the veterans from the Parliamentary Board signifies the end of the Old Guard within the BJP, which dominated the party until the rise of Narendra Modi.

    25 shares and 278 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares

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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