A wordle of what's been trending in India in April.

A wordle of what’s been trending in Indian news media in April.

What is India reading? On election month these were the Top 5 most shared stories in social media from leading Indian news portals. We’re tracking over 25 mainstream media and independent news outlets,  to give you a feel of stories that captured the zeitgeist in the last 30 days.

Our data was derived from Buzzsumo.com, visit them to for an extensive list of trending news stories with a comprehensive breakdown of shares on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.


40% of AAP candidates in Madhya Pradesh have criminal records, 30% are billionaires
Evict Muslims from Hindu areas: Pravin Togadia
Jashodaben is my wife, Narendra Modi admits under oath
An EVM that ‘votes’ only for BJP stuns poll staff in Assam
Writing 2 States helped me forgive my father: Chetan Bhagat


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The future and AAP
Recriminalisation betrays bias against gays: curative petition
From waste to wealth, saving water and plants
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Advertisement war to win Lok Sabha elections may cost BJP whopping Rs 5,000 crore
1,000 Kejriwals in this MP village, every ringtone is ‘mein hoon aam aadmi’
Gujarat has lowest farmer suicide rate: UK study
Is Congress worried for Rahul Gandhi in Amethi?
BJP will make army training compulsory: VK Singh


Do you need special treatment, ask voters as Chiranjeevi jumps queue
IBNLive Movie Awards: Prithviraj voted best actor in a supporting role for ‘Aurangzeb’
A Kolkata you haven’t seen in your lifetime: 100 years of Calcutta in 30 stunning,…
BJP supporters beat up AAP leader Somnath Bharti during a TV show
Brilliant! 10 minimal Bollywood posters explained with app notifications and emojis


Open letter to Narendra Modi from Captain Vikram Batra’s mother
Rivals in national election, Congress, BJP together against AAP in Delhi
Applause as voter stops Chiranjeevi from jumping voters’ queue
Actor-politician Chiranjeevi castigated for allegedly trying to jump voters’ queue
Mulayam’s shocker on rape: Boys make mistakes, why hang them?


Nothing less than IPL title will satisfy CSK and its fans
Who really voted in Mewat? Probe on after complaints of bogus voting
IPL 7: Three things from Kolkata Knight Rider’s opening night win over Mumbai Indians
Why the BJP forgot a Rs 3.4 lakh crore scam in Rajasthan
Arvind Kejriwal accidently slaps himself while killing mosquito, AAP supporters be…


Modi says Rahul’s gaffes funnier than Kapil Sharma show : Uttar Pradesh, News
A letter to Yuvraj Singh from a fan : Cricket, News
Anna Hazare announces support to AAP’s Patkar, two NDA nominees : Maharashtra, News
In TIME poll, Arvind Kejriwal beats Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi by huge margin : N…




It wasn’t easy to achieve slim look: Sonakshi Sinha
AAP approaches Election Commission on oil field issue
AAP worker seeks FIR against Narendra Modi on marital status
Bombay High Court orders freedom for elephant Sunder
PS, some clarifications Narendra Modiji on your latest interview


An open letter to Muhammad Ejaz, serial killer of gay men in Lahore
Delhi High Court admits it can’t stop Indian men urinating in public
If the BJP wants Modi’s critics to leave India, why does it want them to go to Pakistan?
A fascinating visual history of Sikhs in old Shanghai
The day it rained gold and death in Bombay: rare footage of the 1944 dock explosion


Bal Narendra is a deeply dull comic book that I cannot imagine any child voluntari…
The Djinn Of Aiman | The Caravan – A Journal of Politics and Culture
When it comes to Mr Modi, we are all in the dark


National Herald Acquisition: Delhi court summons RoC to testify records
It’s almost a crime to stick to one’s belief
Swamy questions Rahulâ  s M.Phil, threatens action
Narendra Modi as the captain of ‘Team India’
2G scam whistleblower joins BJP



Minimum CAT percentile for ST candidates at IIM-A stands at 38.34%
Afghan women defy Taliban to vote
Mihir S Sharma: What would Indira do?
In a two-way race, a voice emerges from Bastar’s margins
Channel war: The fuss over English news


Why I will not fall for the ‘Vote for PM’ trick : Subramaniam Vincent
What they say about the things that really matter: Ashish Kothari
Penalties rare for Togadias and Masoods, but mileage aplenty: Tanv…
Can educated MPs do more for education?: Tanvi Bhatikar
Why voters in Telangana are still puzzled: Venugopalrao Nellutla



Uttarakhand: Expert panel recommends overhaul of green clearance policy for hydel …
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Supreme Court to probe illegal mining in Odisha
Bangladesh’s GM gamble | Down To Earth
Which are the junk food guidelines that can be enforced? asks Delhi High Court


CBI Director Ranjit Sinha at the Vatican
More proof on Robert-Vadra links, Swamy demands probe
Reputed Journalists take on Omar and Farooq Abdullah
Chiranjeevi breaks queue, left embarrassed
Taking on Reliance Industries: Paranjoy Guha’s Gas Wars


[PhotoStop] Surviving acid attacks in India
Daddy Can I Talk To You About Periods?
MS Subbulakshmi and the modern Indian feminine ideal
Viewpoint: Man, you will not want to have KFC after watching this!
Here are seven marvels of the Seven Sister states – Must visit places in North Eas…


Reliance serves legal notice to Moneylife
Money laundering in sports like football, cricket and tennis
Reliance Life AB Capital fraud
Bharti AXA fraudulent insurance selling
The Accidental Prime Minister


The mob, the media & Somnath Bharti
Stopping The Gas Wars
The Article Vanishes
The Untouchables
Election Wash In Vadodara


SHOCKING! Women having sex should be hanged, says Abu Azmi
Mumbai: Rs 428-cr Santacruz-Chembur Link Road opens today
Dangerous new drug ‘meow meow’ haunts Mumbai youth
50,000 litres of water for helipad Sharad Pawar didn’t use
Sari for the inconvenience.


TRAI issues regulations for minimum 2G and 3G download speed
WhatsApp Voice Calling feature can go live soon as per new leak
Nokia ringtone celebrates its 20th birthday
OnePlus One with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 announced, starts at $299
WhatsApp SIM with free WhatsApp access launched by E-Plus in Germany


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StoreDot claims to charge your smartphone battery in 30 seconds
TRAI to set ‘minimum download speed’ for mobile Internet Latest Indian Telecom New…
No more Nokia? Company to be renamed Microsoft Mobile, say rumours



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