Sadhvi

  • 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...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: BJP leader Sadhvi Prachi gets bail 04-12-2013 10:30 AM

    BJP leader Sadhvi Prachi, arrested for her alleged role in recent riots in Muzaffarnagar, was on Tuesday granted bail by a local court. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sunder Lal gave bail to Prachi on two sureties of Rs 2,000 each. She had surrendered before the court on Monday. Police had...
  • 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...
  • Masuri fears communal tension after riots in Muzaffarnagar 15-09-2013 11:46 AM

    Ghaziabad: The images of carnage from the communal disturbances that had rocked the sleepy village of Masuri village in Ghaziabad have still not faded away from the memory the residents one year after the incident took place on September 14 2012. The district still continues to remain on the edge...
  • 25 years in making, Hindu encyclopedia set to be unveiled 25-08-2013 09:13 AM

    A comprehensive encyclopedia of one of the world's major religions is set to be unveiled next week in South Carolina. The 11-volume work covers Hindu spiritual beliefs, practices and philosophy, and is the culmination of a 25-year academic effort. The encyclopedia is written in English and includes about 7,000 articles...
  • 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...
  • Modi lauds Sadhvi Ritambhara for 'Vatsalyagram' project 21-05-2013 01:38 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed 'Vatsalyagram' project of VHP leader Sadhvi Ritambhara. "If one was to truly understand Sadhvi Ritambharaji and her work, one must also look at her role in building Vatsalyagram," Modi said. He was addressing a gathering on the occasion of the ground-breaking...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Babri demolition: SC directs expeditious hearing 06-12-2012 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed a Rae Bareily court to expeditiously hear Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leader LK Advani and 19 others against whom charge of criminal conspiracy was dropped by the trial court. Expressing deep anguish over non appearence of the counsel for...
  • 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...
  • No apology for Ramdev eviction: Pawan Bansal 12-06-2011 06:57 PM

    The Union Minister said police had clear instructions that they will not carry any weapon. ...
  • No apology for Ramdev eviction: Pawan Bansal 12-06-2011 06:44 PM

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. How does the government respond to the widespread criticism of its handling of Baba Ramdev. That is the key issue I should explore today with the Parliamentary Affairs Minister and someone who is the key interlocutor with the Baba, Mr Pawan Bansal....