1. India to be more supportive of Sri Lanka at UN: Swamy
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-22 at 00:01:17

    Foreign policy to be guided by national interest, not regional interest

    64 twitter shares, 1662 retweets and 78 favorites
    8 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  2. Sania Mirza Appointed Brand Ambassador of Telangana
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-22 at 13:03:40

    Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was today appointed ‘Brand Ambassador’ of Telangana. She will promote the new “state’s interests” in India and abroad, according to Industrial Infrastructure Corporation…

    72 twitter shares, 904 retweets and 40 favorites
    22 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  3. The 90-year-old sex guru
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-22 at 04:37:45

    The wisecracking 90-year-old whose agony column is a cult hit

    23 positive votes on Reddit
    597 shares and 316 likes on Facebook
    13 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Congress’ Last Bastion in Gujarat Falls to BJP
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-22 at 13:59:52

    Narendra Modi’s BJP today stormed the last urban Congress citadel in Gujarat, winning 41 of the 60 seats in the Junagadh municipal corporation.

    87 twitter shares, 766 retweets and 53 favorites
    28 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  5. ‘Please be short.’ ‘Sir, I’d like to be 6’2″, but I’m very short’: 15 hilarious exchanges …
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-22 at 11:21:24

    The Parliament is not a dull place at all with these witty quotes. We need a humour minister now.

    44 twitter shares, 609 retweets and 48 favorites
    53 shares and 30 likes on Facebook
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  6. After poll defeat, AAP leader Kumar Vishwas turns into a much in demand celebrity
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-22 at 12:36:39

    Production company Endemol wants Vishwas in its hit reality TV show Bigg Boss, and has reportedly offered him Rs 5 crore for it.

    101 twitter shares, 436 retweets and 25 favorites
    107 shares and 43 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 21 plus ones and 1 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. India home to one in every three child brides in world: UN
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-22 at 16:16:41

    About 27 per cent of women aged 20 to 49 years were married before age 15 in India, UNICEF said in a report titled "Ending Child Marriage – Progress and prospects."

    46 twitter shares, 276 retweets and 5 favorites
    101 shares and 155 likes on Facebook

  8. Karnataka Chief Minister’s Shocking Remark On 6-Year-Old’s Rape
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-22 at 16:08:54

    While hundreds of parents protest in panic on the streets of Bangalore after a six year old child was allegedly raped at an elite school this month, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah today snapped…

    78 twitter shares, 369 retweets and 19 favorites
    69 shares and 17 likes on Facebook

  9. Let Another Tea Seller Lead BJP In Bihar, Says A Section Of Party
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-22 at 12:54:45

    The BJP has a request from some of its senior leaders in Bihar- pick “another chai-wallah” to be the chief ministerial candidate for the state elections next year.

    91 twitter shares, 328 retweets and 24 favorites
    19 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. Reach anywhere in India in 24 hours by road and rail; long distance calls to cost same as local calls, says Modi
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-22 at 01:48:28

    Prime minister outlines 17-point action plan for ministers.

    174 shares and 174 likes on Facebook
    37 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Pakistan violated ceasefire 19 times since May 26, says Arun Jaitley
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-22 at 17:00:38

    Pakistan violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir 19 times since the new government took over and the Indian side retaliated appropriately in each case, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday….

    33 twitter shares, 224 retweets and 2 favorites
    20 shares and 88 likes on Facebook

  12. Rape in Bangalore School: Arrested Skating Instructor Was Sacked For ‘Gross Misconduct’
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-22 at 14:36:41

    A roller skating instructor arrested for the alleged rape of a six-year-old in an elite school in Bangalore had been sacked earlier for touching girls inappropriately despite numerous warnings, the sc…

    80 twitter shares, 233 retweets and 11 favorites
    30 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. Kumar Vishwas offered Rs 5 crore for Bigg Boss 8?
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-22 at 16:44:56

    It seems taking on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi has worked well for AAP candidate Kumar Vishwas even though he lost badly. If reports are to be believed, he is in much demand in the showbiz world.

    19 shares and 342 likes on Facebook

  14. How Flipkart, Snapdeal can make clerks millionaires
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-22 at 07:01:32

    Office boys, warehouse supervisors, clerks, receptionists & other non-managerial employees of some of India’s best ecommerce firms can become rich.

    245 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  15. Rahul Gandhi’s constituency among 48 districts without blood banks
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-22 at 14:37:42

    What is most baffling is that even the VVIP constituency of Amethi, represented by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, has no blood blank.

    39 shares and 295 likes on Facebook

  16. Government launches scheme to minimise wastage of fruits, vegetables
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-22 at 15:18:45

    Government has launched a scheme for technology upgradation and establishment and modernization of food processing industries across the country to minimise wastage of perishable fruits and vegetables.

    42 twitter shares, 261 retweets and 15 favorites
    11 shares on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. She Was Alone at a Bus Stand With a Strange Man. This is What Happened
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-22 at 17:37:41

    Imagine being stranded at a bus stand after dark. You’re all alone on the street except a strange man who keeps looking at you on and off.

    34 twitter shares, 3 retweets and 2 favorites
    113 shares and 140 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    10 shares on LinkedIn

  18. CBI’s U-Turn On Ex-Army Chief VK Singh’s Bribery Charge: NDTV Exclusive
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-22 at 14:53:15

    In a complete turnaround of the stand it took a year ago, the CBI now says it has evidence that substantiates former army chief General VK Singh’s allegation that he was offered a 14-crore bribe to cl…

    94 twitter shares, 135 retweets and 12 favorites
    42 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Confirmed! Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor in Ayan Mukerji’s next
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-22 at 13:53:04

    It’s confirmed. Bollywood’s latest star Alia Bhatt will pair up with Ranbir Kapoor in Ayan Mukerji’s next venture for Dharma Productions.

    9 shares and 274 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  20. Seedless mango? Scientists in Bihar do it
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-22 at 15:33:58

    Trials of the new variety, named Sindhu, are under way at different locations in the country but the result of the one at BAU suggests it could be suitable for both integrated horticulture and kitchen gardening.

    93 shares and 155 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

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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