1. Israel More Barbaric Than Hitler, Says Turkish Prime Minister
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-20 at 00:18:46

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Israel of “barbarism that surpasses Hitler” during its ground invasion of Gaza.

    101 twitter shares, 7488 retweets and 42 favorites
    78 shares and 69 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  2. All eyes on new BJP chief as party gears up for battle in five states
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-20 at 08:59:06

    From completely disregarding local leaders and their egos, to using the RSS network to keep an eye on his own candidates, to propping up proxies, Shah believes all is fair in war and elections. “One Amit Shah doesn’t make any difference to Modi”

    100 twitter shares, 2137 retweets and 15 favorites
    54 shares and 258 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 2 reshares

  3. Monsoon deficit reduces sharply, down from 41% to 15%
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-20 at 05:00:31

    Punjab and Haryana, which received the first monsoon rains of the season on Friday, continued to get moderate to heavy rainfall in most places, bringing cheer to farmers as it is good for paddy, widely grown in the two states.

    104 twitter shares, 1516 retweets and 61 favorites
    39 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Govt clears pvt sector entry into military transport aircraft project
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-20 at 09:40:06

    The Defence Acquisition Council, which met for the first time after the formation of the new government, cleared projects worth Rs 21,000 crore, giving a strong signal that procurement of military assets would be accelerated.

    43 twitter shares, 1278 retweets and 41 favorites
    4 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  5. Delhi Police fails to follow its motto in letter and spirit
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-20 at 10:12:00

    The city cops list women’s safety high among its priorities, but the Amar Colony incident has exposed its hollow claim. Even in registration of cases, many citizens have been left with bitter memories.

    43 twitter shares, 1296 retweets and 28 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  6. Why PM Narendra Modi is not taking journalists on board Air India One
    Published by FirstPost on 2014-07-20 at 10:00:39

    It remains to be seen whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes media in full strength on his trip to the United States in September. After all, he has a lot of things to prove back home when Barack Obama rolls out red carpet to him.
    The post Why PM Nare…

    102 twitter shares, 1107 retweets and 30 favorites
    22 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  7. Prime Minister’s relief fund to follow Gujarat model
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-20 at 05:38:33

    Disbursals under the PM’s national relief fund will be prioritized towards assisting children, women and the needy so as to reduce the randomness of a draw of lots system.

    79 twitter shares, 742 retweets and 45 favorites
    17 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  8. I would meet Hafiz Saeed again says Ved Pratap Vaidik
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-20 at 01:04:42

    Ved Pratap Vaidik shot into the headlines after a meeting with 2611 mastermind and LashkareTaiba chief Hafiz Saeed Vaidik who claims proximity to Modi speaks to HT about his infamous meeting with LeT chief

    90 twitter shares, 714 retweets and 28 favorites
    15 shares and 7 likes on Facebook

  9. Nitin Ivalekar’s wife delays funeral, demands compensation in writing
    Published by Mid Day on 2014-07-20 at 07:25:48

    Given the brutal twist of fate late fireman Nitin Ivalekar was dealt Friday, Shubhangi, his wife, is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the municipal corporation does not walk away irresponsibly.
    Also read: One fireman killed, 20 injured in Andheri …

    31 twitter shares, 783 retweets and 10 favorites
    1 shares on Facebook

  10. UP Governor Qureshi talks about biryani when asked about rape
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-20 at 10:57:08

    UP Governor Qureshi is not alone in making such insensitive comments as state Sports and Youth Welfare minister Narad Rai said crimes against women take place all over the country.

    49 twitter shares, 559 retweets and 18 favorites
    52 shares and 116 likes on Facebook

  11. Missile that shot MH 17 supplied to Ukraine rebels by Russia says US
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-20 at 09:41:11

    US intelligence learnt of the movement of Russian SA11 antiaircraft missile systems into rebelcontrolled eastern Ukraine along with other military hardware including tanks a little more than a week ago said The Washington Post quoting an unidentified offi…

    33 twitter shares, 675 retweets and 24 favorites

  12. Ukraine Says It Can Prove Russia Supplied Arms System That Felled Jet
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-20 at 07:41:19

    The Ukrainian government said on Saturday that it had proof that Russia had provided the surface-to-air missile system that shot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine on Thursday…

    83 twitter shares, 575 retweets and 14 favorites
    12 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. Doctors back right to die, want say in Supreme Court
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-20 at 03:27:01

    The ISCCM has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to be impleaded as a party in the case on withdrawal of life support to terminally ill patients.

    61 twitter shares, 404 retweets and 15 favorites
    46 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  14. Doctors treat heart attack at 9,000 feet in Valley
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-20 at 09:27:14

    Doctors described it as significant development in healthcare system of the Valley.

    21 twitter shares, 272 retweets and 24 favorites
    5 shares and 155 likes on Facebook

  15. Struggling to Keep Afghan Girl Safe After a Mullah Is Accused of Rape
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-20 at 07:55:42

    It was bad enough that the alleged rape took place in the sanctity of a mosque and that the accused man was a mullah who invoked the familiar defense that it had been consensual sex.

    88 twitter shares, 270 retweets and 9 favorites
    29 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  16. Pak troops fire mortars at Indian posts in Jammu
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-20 at 08:02:47

    Pakistan rangers on Sunday used mortars to target Indian positions on the international border in Jammu district creating panic among villagers in the RS Pura sector

    37 twitter shares, 350 retweets and 8 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  17. Singapore Airlines Apologises for ‘Insensitive’ MH17 Post
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-20 at 10:30:00

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) has apologised for posting an “insensitive” comment on social media about the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash in crisis-stricken eastern Ukraine.

    85 twitter shares, 276 retweets and 9 favorites
    19 shares and 4 likes on Facebook

  18. World anger towards Russia grows wants full cooperation over MH17 crash probe
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-20 at 07:49:39

    International anger towards Russia mounted Sunday after armed separatists denied full access to inspectors and rebels were accused of tampering with evidence at the crash site of the Malaysian MH17 jet in eastern Ukraine Full coverage

    37 twitter shares, 323 retweets and 14 favorites
    6 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  19. Badaun Rape and Murder: CBI to Resume Exhuming Bodies of Teens
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-20 at 10:46:35

    The CBI will today resume exhuming the bodies of two teenagers who were allegedly gang-raped before being hanged alive in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh.

    89 twitter shares, 240 retweets and 30 favorites
    9 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  20. Pakistani troops fire on BSF border outposts in Jammu
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-20 at 08:56:00

    One house has been damaged in Gharana area of RS Pura sector and buffalo killed because of unprovoked Pakistani fire.

    30 twitter shares, 264 retweets and 9 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

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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