1. Sonia-Priyanka rush to defuse Natwar bomb
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-23 at 09:47:47

    Sonia and Natwar haven’t had a meaningful interaction since 2005, and certainly had a lot to talk about during their 50-minute meeting.

    104 twitter shares, 2127 retweets and 43 favorites
    48 shares and 173 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones

  2. We deserve Nobel Prize for restraint Israeli envoy
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-23 at 01:46:07

    Israeli soldiers should be given the Nobel Peace Prize for the unimaginable restraint they are showing in fighting Hamas Israels ambassador to the US has said backing his countrys right to selfdefense

    69 twitter shares, 1980 retweets and 44 favorites
    12 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  3. Dr Manmohan Singh’s Office Intervened to Back Corrupt Judge: Sources
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-23 at 01:58:35

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s office allegedly intervened to keep a reportedly corrupt judge in office even though the three most senior judges of the Supreme Court made it clear they were against t…

    103 twitter shares, 1674 retweets and 28 favorites
    109 shares and 33 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  4. Sena MPs ‘force’ fasting Muslim staffer to eat chapati, Maharashtra Sadan says sorry
    Published by Indian Express on 2014-07-23 at 02:20:13

    ‘If you keep abusing, will someone not slap?’ says Mumbai-South MP Arvind Sawant, who argued that MPs have been allotted tiny rooms.

    110 twitter shares, 1477 retweets and 53 favorites
    149 shares and 77 likes on Facebook

  5. Maharashtra Sadan staffer forced to eat during Ramzan fast by Shiv Sena MPs
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-23 at 10:03:21

    The MPs were reportedly miffed at not being served Maharashtrian food at the Maharashtra Sadan.

    73 twitter shares, 1382 retweets and 20 favorites
    25 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Mentally Challenged Rape Survivor Waits For Tests For Hours In Semi-Nude State
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-23 at 10:02:01

    A 22-year-old rape survivor was allegedly made to wait for hours in a semi-nude state for medical tests at a hospital in Karnataka.

    101 twitter shares, 1334 retweets and 27 favorites
    11 shares and 24 likes on Facebook

  7. Shiv Sena MPs force fasting Muslim staffer to eat report
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-23 at 08:08:51

    At least 11 members of Parliament belonging to the Shiv Sena allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor who was fasting for Ramzan to eat a chapati at the new Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi last week an Indian Express report said on Wednesday

    102 twitter shares, 810 retweets and 18 favorites
    12 positive votes on Reddit
    84 shares and 22 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  8. Flipkart sets new benchmark, raises $1 bn in fresh funds
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-23 at 07:03:26

    Half of the amount will come from Tiger Global, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner’s DST and Accel Partners while rest will come from several new investors.

    101 twitter shares, 450 retweets and 25 favorites
    64 shares and 77 likes on Facebook
    46 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Priyanka Chopra’s Mary Kom to have world premiere at TIFF
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-23 at 10:03:25

    Priyanka Chopra-starrer Mary Kom, based on boxer M.C Mary Kom, will have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the organizers announced Tuesday.

    19 twitter shares, 110 retweets and 6 favorites
    16 shares and 523 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  10. UPA govt spent about 2,048 crore on publicity in three years
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-23 at 05:31:42

    The magnitude of the expense can be gauged from the fact that it takes Rs 1,750 crore to set up an IIT and about Rs 1,000 crore to establish an IIM in the country.

    67 twitter shares, 469 retweets and 14 favorites
    13 shares and 5 likes on Facebook

  11. UPA’s top guns may be forced out of govt houses
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-23 at 06:08:21

    At least two dozen former UPA ministers are now staring at forcible eviction from government bungalows for over-staying even after the deadline.

    102 twitter shares, 341 retweets and 41 favorites
    42 shares and 20 likes on Facebook

  12. All was not well between Sunanda Pushkar and hubby Shashi Tharoor
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-23 at 09:36:43

    Pushkar had got engaged in a Twitter spat with Tarar over the alleged affair just days before her death.

    36 twitter shares, 263 retweets and 13 favorites
    13 shares and 133 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  13. Bang Bang! teaser: Hrithik, Kat take you on a thrilling ride
    Published by Headlines Today on 2014-07-23 at 09:57:31

    The teaser of Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif starrer Bang Bang! is out. The film set to release on Gandhi Jayanti, promises high octane action and jaw dropping stunts.

    21 twitter shares, 195 retweets and 11 favorites
    9 shares and 214 likes on Facebook

  14. With 180 potholes, this may be Mumbai’s worst road
    Published by Mid Day on 2014-07-23 at 10:11:39

    If you thought potholes were making your life miserable, consider yourself lucky that you don’t stay near this road in Santacruz (West).
    Our reporter measures a mammoth pothole and finds out it is 3×3 metres in area, and about 10 inches deep. Pics/S…

    35 twitter shares, 380 retweets and 12 favorites
    2 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  15. Maoist blow up railway track in Bihar; traffic on Delhi-Howrah route hit
    Published by Times of India on 2014-07-23 at 09:27:24

    According to TV reports, a pilot engine of New Delhi-Kolkata Rajdhani Express derailed after a section of the railway track was blown up by suspected Maoists.

    72 twitter shares, 341 retweets and 4 favorites
    8 shares and 2 likes on Facebook

  16. Enough Evidence to Prosecute Dayanidhi Maran, Centre tells CBI: Sources
    Published by NDTV on 2014-07-23 at 08:56:16

    The Centre has reportedly told the Central Bureau of Investigation that there is enough evidence to chargesheet former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran in the case of a kickback or quid pro quo in the…

    101 twitter shares, 276 retweets and 9 favorites
    20 shares and 3 likes on Facebook

  17. Encephalitis toll rises to 102 in Bengal 43 in Assam
    Published by Hindustan Times on 2014-07-23 at 07:33:34

    Encephalitis toll in seven north Bengal districts rose to 102nbspon Tuesdaynbspsince January with five more deaths reported since last Sunday In the last two days 42 people have lost their lives in the disease in the seven north Bengal districts

    24 twitter shares, 360 retweets and 8 favorites
    2 shares on Facebook

  18. Scientists, doctors write an open letter condemning violence in Gaza
    Published by The Hindu on 2014-07-23 at 08:20:20

    A strongly worded open letter signed by 24 doctors and scientists condemning Israel’s continued aggression of Gaza and the unspeakable atrocities committed on innocent people, including women and…

    20 twitter shares, 8 retweets
    103 shares and 254 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Morning Bets: ‘BUY’ or ‘SELL’ ideas from experts for Wednesday
    Published by Economic Times on 2014-07-23 at 08:10:52

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

    15 twitter shares, 19 retweets and 1 favorites
    245 shares and 19 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 2 reshares
    50 views on StumbleUpon

  20. Restaurant run by Tihar convicts wins praise for politeness, hygiene
    Published by IBNLive on 2014-07-23 at 07:35:11

    “Tihar Food Court” in west Delhi, a rehabilitation effort kicked off by the Tihar prison, opened in the first week of July.

    37 twitter shares, 287 retweets and 30 favorites
    12 shares and 2 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

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