POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 24, 2013 AT 23:55 IST ,  Edited At: Sep 24, 2013 23:55 IST

This "statement showing number of communal incidents, tensions and casualties (state-wise) in the country during the period 2012" was released by the home minister at the National Integration Council meeting on Sep 23, the first time that data has been provided for Muslims and Hindus separately.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Sep 24, 2013 AT 23:55 IST, Edited At: Sep 24, 2013 23:55 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jan 01, 2013 AT 23:59 IST ,  Edited At: Jan 01, 2013 23:59 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Jan 01, 2013 AT 23:59 IST, Edited At: Jan 01, 2013 23:59 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 13, 2012 AT 23:59 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 13, 2012 23:59 IST

 

This should not surprise anyone. The most searched trending person on Google in India during 2012 was Canadian-born porn-star and now Bollywood actress Sunny Leone, according to the Google Zeitgeist report for India for 2012. The full list:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 13, 2012 AT 22:48 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 13, 2012 22:48 IST

It was not just MTV:

But also Fox:

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Dec 13, 2012 AT 22:48 IST, Edited At: Dec 13, 2012 22:48 IST
POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 13, 2012 AT 21:41 IST ,  Edited At: Nov 13, 2012 21:41 IST

So it is official now. The word of the year for Oxford Dictionaries UK is Omnishambles, while their USA counterparts have chosen Gif as their word of the year. 

  • omnishambles, noun, informal: a situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterized by a string of blunders and miscalculations

Originally used in the British political comedy television series The Thick of It, omnishambles has gained momentum throughout 2012 as a word used to describe a comprehensively mismanaged situation, characterized by a shambolic string of blunders, said the press release by the Oxford dictionaries.

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POSTED BY Buzz ON Nov 13, 2012 AT 21:41 IST, Edited At: Nov 13, 2012 21:41 IST
     
 
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