Sadhvi Pragya

  • MCOCA Court allows Malegaon blast case accused to attend a ritual 13-06-2014 09:06 PM

    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 alias...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 12-04-2013 11:29 PM

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  • 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...
  • Israel embassy car blast: RSS questions bail to Kazmi 20-10-2012 10:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday questioned the bail granted to chief accused in the Israel embassy car blast case, Syed Mohammed Kazmi, saying that if he was given bail, why hadn't Sadhvi Pragya Thakur been granted bail yet. RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav Varanasi said, " Justice...
  • Malegaon blast: Court to hear Pragya's bail plea 24-09-2012 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: A MCOCA court will hear Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's bail plea in the Malegaon blast case on Monday. She is the key accused in the 2006 Malegaon blast case and has been in custody for the past four years. Pragya had earlier sought bail on health grounds claiming she...
  • Samjhauta blast: NIA arrest key accused 13-02-2012 07:12 AM

    New Delhi: In a possible breakthrough in the Samjhauta Express blast investigation, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday claimed to have arrested the man who allegedly placed the bomb on the India-Pakistan train in February 2007. The suspect has been identified as Kamal Chouhan, who is a resident of...
  • Sadhvi Pragya allowed to travel to Bhopal 09-02-2012 08:51 PM

    Mumbai: In a relief for sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, prime accused in the September 2008 Malegaon blast case, the Bombay High Court on Thursday allowed her to travel in second class AC compartment to Bhopal for appearance in another trial there. The division bench of justices VM Kanade and PD...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Notices to Govt, NIA on Sadhvi's brother plea 17-01-2011 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought replies from the Union government and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on a petition filed by Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's brother Ananth Brahmachari accusing the agency of torturing and illegally detaining him. Issuing notices to the NIA and...