Friday, Feb 03, 2023

Malegaon blast


Book on Malegaon blast accused Purohit released amid heavy police presence

December 19, 2022 3:07 am

The book – Lt Colonel Purohit: The Man Betrayed? – was released at the hands of retired IPS officer and former Pune police commissioner Jayant Umranikar. Author Smita Mishra, publisher Renu Kaul Verma, retired Major Gaurav Arya and others were present on the occasion.

Malegaon blast: Victim’s father seeks access to Lt Col Purohit’s documents

November 22, 2022 2:27 pm

The documents were provided to the prosecution but not to the intervener, the plea filed on behalf of Nisar Ahmed Haji Sayyed Bilal, stated.

14 years on, Malegaon blast case trial still underway; more than 100 witnesses yet to be examined by court

October 10, 2022 5:10 pm

Seven persons, including BJP MP Prgaya Singh Thakur and Lt Col Prasad Purohit, are facing trial in the case, which is being probed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Malegaon blast case witness turns hostile, tells court he never gave a statement to state ATS

July 26, 2022 7:25 am

The witness told court Monday that even though he knew Purohit, he had not given the statement that is part of the ATS chargesheet.

Another Malegaon blast case witness turns hostile

December 23, 2021 8:41 am

🔴 The witness was declared hostile after he denied he had given a statement to the ATS. In his statement, the witness had said that he sold ayurvedic medicines and did marketing for it.

Pragya Thakur appears before special court in blast case, judge asks her to remain present whenever summoned

November 25, 2021 10:37 am

The Bombay High Court in 2017 granted bail to Thakur, who is being tried under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Malegaon blast anniversary today: 13 years on, trial against seven continues

September 29, 2021 11:38 am

On September 29, 2008, days before Eid, a blast at Bhiku Chowk in Malegaon had killed six persons and injured over 100. This was the second terror attack in the powerloom town.

Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC allows victim’s relative to intervene in plea filed by accused

November 28, 2020 12:05 pm

A division bench of Justice S S Shinde and Justice M S Karnik allowed the intervention application of Nisar Ahmed Haji Sayyed Bilal, who lost his son in the blast that occurred in Malegaon on September 29, 2008.

Pragya Singh Thakur nominated to Parliamentary panel on defence

November 22, 2019 9:29 am

Slamming the Centre, Congress said the move is "an insult to our nation's defence forces and to every Indian".

Malegaon blast accused Sameer Kulkarni provided “paid” police security

October 31, 2019 4:31 am

Security provided for one month based on threat perception, say police