We’ve scoured through a bunch Indian news sites and try to find out which news stories made a splash today, as based on social media shares. Since this is a new feature for us, we are currently only tracking Twitter and Reddit shares. Over the course of the next few weeks we will be adding other social media networks as well.

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  1. Sanjay Jha apologises to Swamy
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-06-17 at 00:17:25
    Congress spokesman Sanjay Jha has tendered an unconditional apology for alleging in a tweet in April that BJP leader Subramanian Swamy was a ‘CIA agent’.‘No intent to defame’In a sta…
    100 twitter shares and 6821 retweets.
    40 positive votes on Reddit
  2. Narendra Modi Government Expected to Clamp Down on Subsidies
    Published by NDTV on 2014-06-17 at 12:40:02
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has warned of “tough decisions” over the next couple of years to improve the country’s financial health. He also said some of the decisions may not go down well with some …
    101 twitter shares and 6806 retweets.
  3. In touch with Indian nurses trapped in Iraq: Govt
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 10:56:27
    The government on Tuesday said it was in touch with the Indian nurses stranded in violence-hit Tikrit town in Iraq and assured every possible help to Indian citizens in the trouble-torn country.
    102 twitter shares and 3686 retweets.
  4. Delhi becomes first kerosenefree city in India
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-06-17 at 09:44:48
    The Delhi Government on Monday announced that the national capital has become the first kerosenefree city in the country
    68 twitter shares and 2915 retweets.
  5. Modi invited to see World Cup final before BRICS summit
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 06:24:41
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to watch the World Cup football final next month, government sources confirmed on Mond
    72 twitter shares and 2555 retweets.
  6. No Question of Chinese Embassy in Bhutan: PM Tshering Tobgay to NDTV
    Published by NDTV on 2014-06-17 at 13:59:08
    In remarks that must be very reassuring to India, Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has ruled out the possibility of his government permitting China to open its embassy in Thimpu.
    102 twitter shares and 1655 retweets.
  7. Govt plans ‘soil health cards’ for all farmers
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 06:43:41
    Seeking to spur agricultural growth, the Centre will soon launch a comprehensive plan to provide ‘Soil Health Card’ to all farmers across the country.
    104 twitter shares and 1330 retweets.
  8. Bad days have begun for country, Congress says
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 06:20:14
    Claiming that bad days are here, Congress on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was creating an alibi by blaming the UPA for leaving behind a poor economy because he did not want to fulfill his election promises.
    72 twitter shares and 1351 retweets.
  9. Three NCP MLAs join BJP in Nagaland
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 14:05:38
    Three MLAs of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have joined the BJP which is part of the NPF-led Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) government.
    69 twitter shares and 1180 retweets.
  10. Chennai traffic stops for timely heart transplant to save a life
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-06-17 at 15:22:07
    The donor heart was transported from the Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital to the Fortis Malar Hospital 12 kilometres away in 14 minutes.
    50 twitter shares and 876 retweets.
  11. Bus crash in Himachal kills 11 tourists
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 09:27:11
    A bus carrying tourists plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in a Himalayan region, killing 11 people, police said on Tuesday.
    55 twitter shares and 298 retweets.
  12. Woman constable alleges eve-teasing by inspector in UP
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 13:00:15
    A woman police constable here has alleged she was eve-teased by a police inspector with officials saying that an inquiry has been ordered into the matter.
    64 twitter shares and 274 retweets.
  13. Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi Quits As Pressure Builds on UPA-appointees
    Published by NDTV on 2014-06-17 at 14:12:39
    Amid reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government wants to replace governors appointed by its predecessor, Uttar Pradesh governor BL Joshi has resigned.
    99 twitter shares and 235 retweets.
  14. Critics Want Me to Lose But I Will Stay Strong: Akhilesh Yadav
    Published by NDTV on 2014-06-17 at 12:39:34
    Since he became India’s youngest chief minister two years ago, Mr Yadav has struggled to shake off the impression that he is merely doing the bidding of his powerful father Mulayam Singh Yadav, who is…
    90 twitter shares and 212 retweets.
  15. Uttar Pradesh governor BL Joshi resigns
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 13:20:45
    Uttar Pradesh governor BL Joshi resigned today amid reports that Modi government has asked 7 UPA-appointed governors to step down.
    97 twitter shares and 181 retweets.
  16. Robbers attack family on Mumbai-Pune expressway, beat mother, daughter with metal rods
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-06-17 at 15:50:15
    The Pune police has said that no arrests have been made yet and the sketches of the suspects are being made.
    36 twitter shares and 203 retweets.
  17. Inhuman to make advocates work round the year: SC Bar
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 06:18:54
    Reacting sharply to Chief Justice R M Lodha’s radical suggestion to keep courts open round the year, the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has said it would be inhuman to expect advocates to work throughout the year without a break.
    32 twitter shares and 198 retweets.
  18. 44nbspIndian nurses stranded in Iraq safe evacuation not possible now
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-06-17 at 12:59:08
    The Indian ambassador has been in regular touch with the Indians We have issued an advisory that nobody else should travel to Iraq external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddinnbspsaid in Delhi
    28 twitter shares and 197 retweets.
  19. PMO asks ministries to identify schemes for completion in 100 days
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 06:25:44
    Sources said the ministries have been asked to identify such schemes quickly so that decisions can be taken fast to put those plans on the ground.
    34 twitter shares and 190 retweets.
  20. SC refuses to stay trial against Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets case
    Published by Times of India on 2014-06-17 at 14:06:28
    Supreme Court today dismissed a plea by Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa seeking a stay on trial in disproportionate assets case.
    79 twitter shares and 139 retweets.

Note that we are currently combing through FirstPost, IBNLive, NDTV, Times of India, The Hindu, Hindustan Times, Indian Express and BBC India.

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