Malegaon Blast Case

  • MCOCA Court allows Malegaon blast case accused to attend a ritual June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A special MCOCA court on Friday allowed the application of one of the accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case to be escorted to his native place to attend a ritual related to his mother's death. "Special NIA judge YD Shinde allowed the application of Sudhakar Dhar Dwivedi...
  • Malegaon blasts: Maharashtra govt denied permission to prosecute policemen, CBI tells Indore court May 23, 2014

    The CBI, which probed the mysterious disappearance of Dilip Patidar, a witness in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, on Thursday filed a report before the court in Indore, recommending closure of the case as Maharashtra authorities did not give permission to prosecute two accused officers. The 17-page report, filed before the...
  • First arrest made by NIA in Malegaon blast case December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: NIA on Saturday made its first arrest in connection with Maharashtra's 2006 Malegaon bombing after the role of right-wing groups came to the fore with the nabbing of Swami Aseemanand in 2011. The National Investigation Agency arrested one Mohan, who is alleged to be part of the criminal conspiracy...
  • Malegaon blast: SC refuses to grant bail to Army officer October 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to grant interim bail to Army officer Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit and other accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. Lt Col Purohit, a Military Intelligence officer had claimed that he had "infiltrated" Hindu radical outfit Abhinav Bharat, did his job...
  • Malegaon blast: NIA opposes Sadhvi Pragya's bail January 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has opposed the bail plea of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, saying she has a direct role in the 2008 Malegaon Blasts. Her motorcycle was allegedly used to plant the bomb. The agency also says there is strong incriminating evidence against her. The case will...
  • Malegaon blast: Pragya's bail hearing today December 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The special MCOCA court is expected to hear Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's bail application on Monday. Sadhvi Pragya Thakur is one of the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. In October, the Supreme OCurt had rejected her bail application. The NIA is likely to reply on the...
  • Malegaon: NIA doesn't oppose bail of 9 accused November 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday did not oppose bail petitions of nine accused who were arrested in the 2006 Malegaon blast case. Nine accused had applied for the bail in October. NIA has told Mumbai court that it would not oppose the bail applications of the accused. The...
  • CBI to reinvestigate 2006 Malegaon blast case January 13, 2011

    Mumbai: In a fresh development in the 2006 Malegaon blast probe, a special court on Thursday granted permission to CBI for reinvestigating the case in wake of "confession" statements made by Swami Aseemanand linking Hindu groups to terror acts. CBI has moved the application before...
  • Malegaon demands release of blast detainees January 13, 2011

    Malegaon: After Swami Aseemanand's confession, there was clamour in Malegaon for the release of the nine local youth arrested in the 2006 Malegaon blast case. The family members of the youth say even if they are released, the scars of being targetted as the accused for years can never be...