After the issue of Google Zeitgeist 2012 list of top searches in India, it is Yahoo that has published its list of top searches in India for the year 2012. The subject of the lists are : Top Newsmakers, Top Travel Destinations, Top Cricket Highlights, Biggest Finance Events, Top Celebrities of the Year. Each list contains top 12 entries.

Yahoo India : Top Searches of 2012

Yahoo India : Top Searches of 2012

Arvind Kejriwal has topped in the list of newsmakers. Thanks for the launch of AAP and his revelation and busting of several corrupt politicians and corporates. Kutch (Gujarat) is the most searched travel destination of India in Yahoo for this year.

Sachin Tendulkar’s 100th century has been termed as the best cricketing moment of the year 2012. Similarly Coalgate Scam has been called the biggest finance events of 2012. In the list of Indian most popular celebrities Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Sunny Leone are respectively at first, second and third places.

Arvind Kejriwal faces Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate

Arvind Kejriwal faces Karan Thapar on Devil’s Advocate

Here we are providing the complete list of all 12 entries in all categories.

Newsmakers of the Year

  1. Arvind Kejriwal
  2. Narendra Modi
  3. Malala Yousafzai
  4. Akhilesh Yadav
  5. Robert Vadra
  6. Manmohan Singh
  7. Salman Khurshid
  8. Rajat Gupta
  9. Barack Obama
  10. Nitin Gadkari
  11. Khaps
  12. Yuvraj Singh

Top Travel Destinations

  1. Kutch, Gujarat
  2. Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu
  3. Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh
  4. Halebeedu, Karnataka
  5. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
  6. Ashtamudi, Kerala
  7. Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
  8. Sindhudurg, Maharashtra
  9. Agumbe, Karnataka
  10. Bikaner, Rajasthan
  11. Puducherry
  12. Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh

Top Cricket Highlights

  1. Tendulkar’s 100th century
  2. West Indies rule the world again
  3. Spot Fixing in India
  4. KKR, SRK, IPL, WTF!
  5. Deccan sets as Sun TV rises
  6. Revitalising Ranji
  7. India wins Under-19 World Cup
  8. South Africa become No. 1 Test side
  9. India decided to look away
  10. BCCI’s troubles with Sahara
  11. BCCI shuts the door on shutter bugs
  12. Sandeep Patil in the hot seat

Biggest Finance Events

  1. Coalgate Scam
  2. GAAR implementation postponed
  3. Indian rupee’s fall against the dollar
  4. Cancellation of 2G licenses
  5. Big Bang reforms to rescue India
  6. Apple-Samsung war
  7. Is Infosys losing its charm?
  8. Facebook IPO: From ‘Like’ to ‘Unlike’
  9. Summary of Union Budget 2012
  10. Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar strike
  11. Deregulation of Fuel prices
  12. Turbulence in the skies

Top Celebrities of the Year

Baby Aaradhya with Mother Aishwarya Rai at Mumbai Airport

Baby Aaradhya with Mother Aishwarya Rai at Mumbai Airport

  1. Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan
  2. Shah Rukh Khan
  3. Sunny Leone
  4. Poonam Pandey
  5. Saifeena
  6. Sherlyn Chopra
  7. Priyanka Chopra
  8. Sridevi
  9. Ranbir Kapoor
  10. Aamir Khan
  11. Kangana Ranaut
  12. Katrina Kaif