Malegaon

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Pragya's bike, allegedly used for Malegaon blast, presented in court

09 Jul 2019

Pragya's bike, allegedly used for Malegaon blast, presented in court

The motorbike, which was used for the 2008 Malegaon blast case, was on Monday presented before the trial court for examination.

Don't know about Malegaon blast: Accused Pragya Thakur tells court

07 Jun 2019

Don't know about Malegaon blast: Accused Pragya Thakur tells court

Pragya Thakur, who won Lok Sabha polls from Bhopal on a BJP ticket, on Friday appeared before a special NIA court in Mumbai in connection to the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later

16 May 2019

Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later

BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blasts-accused, Pragya Singh Thakur, on Thursday called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a "deshbhakt" (patriot).

BJP asks Pragya Thakur to avoid controversial statements

22 Apr 2019

BJP asks Pragya Thakur to avoid controversial statements

Since she joined politics last week and given a ticket by BJP from Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has been in news for her provocative statements.

PM Modi defends terror-accused Sadhvi Pragya's candidature from Bhopal

20 Apr 2019

PM Modi defends terror-accused Sadhvi Pragya's candidature from Bhopal

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended BJP's decision to field Malegaon blast case accused Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal and said this will cost Congress dearly.

Malegaon blast case: SC refuses Purohit's plea seeking SIT probe

04 Sep 2018

Malegaon blast case: SC refuses Purohit's plea seeking SIT probe

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit's plea seeking a court-monitored probe by a Special Investigation Team into his alleged abduction, illegal detention, and brutal torture in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Maharashtra: Right-wing Hindu outfit member held for possessing explosives

10 Aug 2018

Maharashtra: Right-wing Hindu outfit member held for possessing explosives

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested a member of a right-wing Hindu outfit and seized huge quantity of explosives from his residence at Nallasopara in the Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said today.

Maharashtra doctor ditches white-coat, stethoscope for robes, becomes Jain monk

20 Jul 2018

Maharashtra doctor ditches white-coat, stethoscope for robes, becomes Jain monk

A topper throughout school life, a gold-medalist medical science student and a practising doctor for three years belonging to a millionaire family: everything was set for this 28-year-old till Wednesday.

Bombay-HC admits Malegaon blast accused Purohit's plea challenging discharge rejection

22 Jun 2018

Bombay-HC admits Malegaon blast accused Purohit's plea challenging discharge rejection

The Bombay HC today admitted a plea filed by Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, challenging previous judgments of the HC and a special trial court that had rejected his discharge from the case.

Malegaon blast case: Lt Col Purohit to rejoin Army

22 Aug 2017

Malegaon blast case: Lt Col Purohit to rejoin Army

After eight years in prison, Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Purohit was granted bail in the 2008 Malegaon blast case by the Supreme Court, which "set aside" a Bombay HC order.

2008 Malegaon blast: Lt Colonel Purohit gets bail

21 Aug 2017

2008 Malegaon blast: Lt Colonel Purohit gets bail

The SC has granted bail to Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit in the 2008 Malegaon blast case that killed seven.

2008 Malegaon blasts: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail

25 Apr 2017

2008 Malegaon blasts: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail

The Bombay High court granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur who was accused of involvement in the Malegaon blasts. However, co-accused Col Shrikant Purohit has not been granted bail by the court.

We got Mumbai covered!

30 Dec 2016

We got Mumbai covered!

Mumbaikars will be able to ring in New Year amidst tightened security by Mumbai police with the help of CCTV network across the city.

NIA drops charges in Malegaon blast case

14 May 2016

NIA drops charges in Malegaon blast case

National Investigation Agency (NIA) dropped all charges against Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and five others in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.