December 12, 2019 5:16 am
A bomb blast in Malegaon in Nashik on September 29, 2008 had left at least 10 people dead and several others injured.
November 01, 2019 7:33 am
Residing in the jurisdiction of Pimpri-Chinchwad police commissionerate, Kulkarni is currently out on bail.
October 02, 2019 5:28 am
Allowing the intervention application filed by 11 journalists, including from The Indian Express, Special Judge V S Padalkar said that conducting the trial in a “transparent manner” is among the reasons for rejecting the NIA’s plea.
August 01, 2019 10:30 pm
Six people were killed and 100 others injured when a bomb strapped to a motorcycle went off near a mosque in north Maharashtra town of Malegaon, about 200 km from here, on September 29, 2008.
July 23, 2019 3:03 am
A division bench of Justice Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre was hearing a petition filed by one of the accused, Sameer Kulkarni, seeking a direction for trial proceedings to be video recorded and a direction to the lower court to complete the trial within six months.
July 16, 2019 1:37 am
The trial court was expected to record evidence of the witness who had conducted the spot panchnama after the blast. The witness had last week identified two motorcycles including an LML Freedom — which the ATS claimed belonged to accused Pragya Singh Thakur — and five bicycles present at the spot.
June 21, 2019 12:26 pm
Special Judge V S Padalkar, while allowing her exemption plea for Thursday had said the exemption sought till “further orders”, cannot be allowed.
June 21, 2019 6:59 am
The blast, which occurred at Bhiku Chowk on September 29, 2008, at around 9.30 pm, also injured over 100 people. Thakur’s lawyers submitted that after the blast, the police could not reach the site of the explosion for over six hours, and therefore could not see any motorcycle or bicycle at the spot.
June 21, 2019 2:23 am
Thakur, through her lawyers J P Mishra and Prashant Maggu, sought exemption from appearance till further orders on various grounds.
June 14, 2019 9:03 am
According to the certificate prepared by the witness at the site hours after the blast, a sniffer dog named Shaun had given a “signal” about the presence of explosive particles on the motorcycle.