21 Nov 2019
Row erupts over terror-accused Pragya's nomination to Defence Ministry panel
In a controversial move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur has been nominated to the parliamentary consultative committee of the Ministry of Defence.
03 Oct 2019
Pragya Thakur, who called Godse 'patriot', misses Gandhi Jayanti events
By fielding Pragya Thakur from Bhopal in summer elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) drew ire from several quarters. Fortunately, the gamble paid off as she bettered Congress stalwart Digvijaya Singh by a huge margin and won.
22 Jul 2019
Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker
Terror accused-turned-parliamentarian, Pragya Thakur, on Sunday sparked yet another controversy when she said she hasn't been elected to "clean toilets".
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.
17 May 2019
Explanation sought from 3 senior BJP leaders over pro-Godse remarks
Just two days ahead of the final phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections, BJP launched damage control after three senior party leaders and election candidates made comments favoring Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse.
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).
23 Apr 2019
Inhuman treatment given to Pragya Thakur in jail unfair: Ramdev
Yoga guru Ramdev has come out in support of the BJP's Bhopal candidate and Malegaon blast case accused Pragya Singh Thakur, saying it was unfair to subject her to cruelty in jail for nine years on the basis of suspicion.
20 Apr 2019
Rights panel didn't find evidence of Pragya's claims about torture
BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur claimed she was tortured by ATS, led by martyred IPS officer Hemant Karkare, but her allegations couldn't be proved neither in Supreme Court, High Court or Human Rights panel, reports Mumbai Mirror.
19 Apr 2019
Hemant Karkare died due to his 'Karma', says Pragya Thakur
BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur stirred a new controversy on Friday after she said former Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad chief Hemant Karkare died because of his 'karma'.
17 Apr 2019
Malegaon blast-accused Sadhvi Pragya joins BJP, to contest from Bhopal
Sadhvi Pragya Thakur has formally joined BJP on Wednesday, saying she will fight and win the Lok Sabha elections.
30 Oct 2018
Malegaon blast: After 10yrs, Purohit, 6 others charged under UAPA
A special court in Mumbai framed charges against Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, and five others in the September 2008 Malegaon bomb-blast case.
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.
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.
27 Dec 2017
2008 Malegaon blasts: MCOCA charges dropped against Sadhvi Pragya, Purohit
A special NIA (National Investigation Agency) court in Mumbai has dropped charges under MCOCA (Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act), some sections of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), and Arms Act against four accused -Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Prasad Purohit, Major (retd.) Ramesh Upadhyay, Ajay Rahikar- in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case.
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.
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.
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.