Pragya

  • Bombay High Court rejects bail plea of ailing Sadhvi in Malegaon blast case 04-04-2014 05:41 PM

    The Bombay High Court refused to grant bail on medical grounds on Friday, to 2008 Malegaon bomb blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur who has been in custody for five and a half years in connection with her role as a conspirator in the crime. A division bench dismissed an...
  • Shiv Sena-BJP threaten to disrupt governor's budget speech 23-02-2014 09:06 PM

    The opposition Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday threatened to disrupt Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan's budget session speech Monday over four crucial issues, including the Adarsh Society scam. The opposition boycotted Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's customary session-eve tea party Sunday evening and demanded replies to four crucial issues, including rejection...
  • 2008 Malegaon blasts: Accused Pragya Thakur to be taken to Indore for more cancer tests 06-02-2014 01:08 PM

    Pragya Singh Thakur, a key suspect in the murder of RSS Pracharak Sunil Joshi, will be taken to Indore soon for PET scan as part of her treatment for cancer. Pragya, who was diagnosed with cancer last year and had been undergoing treatment at the Pandit Khushilal Ayurveda Hospital in...
  • Pragya Thakur's condition worsens, shifted to Jawaharlal Nehru Cancer Hospital 05-02-2014 07:05 PM

    Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a key suspect in the murder of RSS Pracharak Sunil Joshi, has beenadmitted to a cancer hospital here after her condition deteriorated. Pragya, who was diagnosed with cancer last year and had been undergoing treatment at the Pandit Khushilal Ayurveda Hospital, was shifted to Jawaharlal Nehru...
  • Pragya on Abhishek Kapoor: Hopefully we will get married soon 18-10-2013 04:39 PM

    Mumbai: Model-actress Pragya, who has been dating filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor for quite some time, says they are planning to tie the knot soon. "Hopefully we will get married very soon. I can't say when, but yes very soon," Pragya told IANS. She has been dating Kapoor since he began work...
  • Abhishek Kapoor's girlfriend Pragya to debut in Amol Gupte's next 18-10-2013 02:24 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor's girlfriend Pragya, who is debuting in Bollywood with "Hawaa Hawaai", says she liked the script and agreed to do it for emotional reasons. Directed by Amol Gupte "Hawaa Hawaai" also features Saqib Saleem, Makrand Deshpande, Partho Gupte among others. "I just fell in love with the...
  • Will quit if I have lost your confidence, says Uddhav to Sena cadre 13-10-2013 10:38 PM

    Seeking to strike an emotional note at the first annual Dussehra rally of Shiv Sena after the death of its founder Bal Thackeray, party president Uddhav Thackeray, on Sunday, said he was ready to quit if the cadre had no faith in him. "If you feel that I have lost...
  • HC to decide on jurisdiction to hear Sadhvi Pragya's bail plea 12-08-2013 07:35 PM

    The Bombay High Court said on Monday that it would first decide on its jurisdiction to hear the bail petition of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, who is an accused in the Malegaon bomb blast case, before ruling on her bail plea. Justice Abhay Thipsay asked public prosecutor Rohini Salian to submit...
  • Sunil Joshi murder case: NIA likely to name Pragya in its chargesheet 20-07-2013 08:26 AM

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will on Saturday file a chargesheet in the murder of former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak' (preacher) Sunil Joshi. Sadhvi Pragya Thakur is likely to be named as the key accused in the case. The NIA believes that Joshi was murdered due to...
  • CJ Pragya raises awareness about acid attacks 16-06-2013 01:03 PM

    Pragya, an acid attack victim from Bangalore, creates awareness about acid attacks on women. She appeals for stricter laws to deter the criminals from committing such heinous crime. CJ Pragya is now running an anti-acid attack campaign called stopacidattacks.org. ...
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  • Do investigators really have a case against Pragya Thakur? 12-04-2013 11:00 PM

    Pragya Thakur, sadhvi to some, but the face of multiple terror attacks for others was hospitalised after suffering a paralytic stroke. Pragya is struggling but the national investigative agency is all set to chargesheet her in yet another case of terror attack. Sources told CNN-IBN that Pragya could be named...
  • Malegaon blasts accused Sadhvi Pragya refuses treatment 12-04-2013 10:17 PM

    Pragya Thakur, sadhvi to some, but the face of multiple terror attacks for others was hospitalised after suffering a paralytic stroke. Pragya is struggling but the national investigative agency is all set to chargesheet her in yet another case of terror attack. Sources told CNN-IBN that Pragya could be named...
  • Malegaon blasts accused Sadhvi Pragya suffers stroke 10-04-2013 06:40 PM

    New Delhi: Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, the chief accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case has been admitted to hospital after she suffered a paralytic attack. Earlier this year, the NIA had opposed granting Thakur bail for health reasons. Sadhvi Pragya is an accused in the September 2008 blast that killed...
  • Samjhauta blast: Key accused to be produced in court today 17-12-2012 07:13 AM

    New Delhi: The accused in the 2007 Samjhauta blast will be produced in the Panchkula court on Monday. The key suspect, Ranjender Chaudhary, was arrested on Saturday in Madhya Pradesh by the National Investigation Agency. The arrest of Chouhan, believed to be a close aide of Ramji Kalsangra and Sandeep...
  • Malegaon blast: NIA opposes Sadhvi Pragya's bail 07-01-2012 03:16 PM

    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 29-12-2011 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: A Special Judge of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court is scheduled to hear Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's bail application on Thursday. She is the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast that killed 6 people and injured 100 others. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will...
  • Malegaon blast: Pragya's bail hearing today 05-12-2011 08:30 AM

    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 blast: Sadhvi Pragya moves court for bail again 18-11-2011 08:30 PM

    Sadhvi Pragya claims there are no specific charges against her and no incriminating evidence has been recovered. ...
  • Malegaon blast: Sadhvi Pragya seeks bail 18-11-2011 03:26 PM

    Mumbai: Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, moved the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court with a fresh bail plea on Friday. Sadhvi Pragya has sought bail on the grounds that no 'specific role' in the blast has been attributed to her. In...
  • Malegaon blast: No bail for Pragya Thakur 23-09-2011 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the bail plea of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, who is facing charges for her alleged involvement in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. Pleading with the court on her behalf, senior advocate Mahesh Jethmalani claimed that she had been subjected to harassment, physical torture...
  • Hindu hardliners killed Joshi: MP Police 01-03-2011 06:07 PM

    Dewas (MP): RSS activist Sunil Joshi was eliminated by fellow Hindu hardliners including Malegaon blast accused sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for his "high-handedness and the fear" that his arrest would unmask right-wing plotters of explosions in several parts of the country. This has been stated in the 432-page charge sheet...
  • Pragya arrested in ex-RSS leader murder case 26-02-2011 01:16 PM

    Bhopal: Malegaon bomb blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has been made an accused and arrested in the murder of former Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh 'pracharak' (preacher) Sunil Joshi. Pragya was arrested by Madhya Pradesh Police on Friday in Mumbai where she has been undergoing treatment in JJ hospital. Sources say...
  • Rajanth denies meeting Malegaon blast accused 20-02-2011 06:09 PM

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Sunday refuted charges made against him and the party veteran Lal Krishna Advani that they had met Malegoan blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur. "I want to make it clear that neither I nor Advaniji went to meet her," Singh said here at...
  • Malegaon blast accused Praveen Mutalik arrested 01-02-2011 06:07 PM

    Mumbai: Praveen Mutalik, an absconding accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, has been arrested from Karnataka by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). Mutalik, one of the three accused still evading arrest in the case, was picked up on Monday night, ATS sources said on Tuesday. He was produced before...