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2008 Malegaon blast


Malegaon blast case trial: Another witness turns hostile

March 01, 2022 8:16 am

Special public prosecutor Avinash Rasal said the accused had denied giving these statements -- both to the ATS and NIA.

Malegaon blast case: Lt Col Purohit seeks ban on media, social media users reporting court proceedings

January 12, 2022 2:20 am

Purohit's plea said that all leading mainstream electronic media agencies are conducting debates and discussions about the case in contravention of a previous order by the trial court.

Malegaon 2008 blast trial: Another witness turns hostile

December 28, 2021 8:08 am

🔴 The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) which investigated the case earlier, had recorded the statement of the witness on December 27, 2008.

13 years of NIA: How the investigation in key cases has fared in Maharashtra

September 30, 2021 11:21 am

In Maharashtra, the Malegaon 2008 blast trial is one of the oldest and longest pending cases being prosecuted by the central agency, which was set up the same year as the incident in the aftermath of the Mumbai terror attacks to fast-track and prosecute terror-related cases.

Joined conspirators on Army duty: Malegaon blast accused Prasad Shrikant Purohit to HC

January 06, 2021 5:54 pm

Purohit's counsel submitted that he was merely discharging his duties, and therefore, the NIA should have obtained a prior sanction of the Central government to prosecute him.

Pragya Thakur fails to appear before court again

December 20, 2020 2:16 am

"Thakur has been undergoing treatment at AIIMS Delhi since April. She had gone there for a check-up and had to be admitted there on Friday on the advice of doctors following her medical reports," her lawyer J P Mishra said.

2008 Malegaon blast trial: Court to daily hear Malegaon blast case from today

December 03, 2020 10:48 pm

The trial will resume on Friday with the cross-examination of the witness. So far, 138 witnesses and two witnesses whose cross-examination is pending, have deposed before the court.

Plea in court to expedite trial in Malegaon blast case

November 11, 2020 2:48 am

The application, filed on behalf of Sayyed Nisar Ahmed, who had lost his son in the blast on September 29, 2008, stated that the trial that commenced 10 years after the incident is still pending and the victims are awaiting justice.

Malegaon blast case: No effective progress in trial, Bombay HC directs NIA to explain delay

February 26, 2020 4:43 am

BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Purohit are among the accused facing the trial.

2008 Malegaon blast case: Victim’s father appeals HC to extend special court tenure

February 12, 2020 11:38 am

The request for extension of his tenure was submitted by Nisar Ahmed Sayed Bilal, the 60-year-old resident of Malegaon who lost his son in the blast on September 29, 2008.