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Pragya Thakur blames Oppn’s ‘marak shakti’ for deaths of Sushma, Jaitley

Thakur claimed a “Maharaj” once advised her not to stop her “sadhna (devotion)” because “bad times” were upon the BJP leaders, who would be “harmed” as the Opposition was using “marak shakti” against the party.

Anyone who tries to break country is criminal: Pragya Thakur on Nehru

"Whoever will hurt our motherland, anyone who tries to break our India, surely is a criminal," BJP MP from Bhopal Pragya Singh Thakur said.


Nadda warns Pragya Thakur of strict action against controversial remarks

The latest provocation was Thakur’s comment that the job of an MP is not to clean drains, which was interpreted as remarks mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat campaign.

Not elected to clean your toilets: BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur

Pragya Singh Thakur: I have not been elected to clean drains. I have definitely not been elected to clean your toilets. I will honestly do the work for which I have been elected.

Mumbai: NCP MLC arrives at Vidhan Bhavan dressed as Hemant Karkare

In the morning, Prakash Gajbhiye turned up at the Vidhan Bhavan, where the Monsoon Session is currently on, in full police regalia, carrying a placard that denounced Thakur’s claim that Karkare died because of her curse.

The in-between place: What happens inside a Mumbai courthouse

At a Mumbai court, a reporter sees crime and criminals beyond the binary of guilt and innocence.


2008 Malegaon blast case: Mob of 15,000 manipulated crime scene, Pragya Thakur’s lawyers claim in court

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.

Explained: Why Pragya Thakur suffixed her spiritual guru's name while taking oath

She had taken deeksha from Swami Avdheshanand Giri, the head acharya (Mahamandleshwar) of Juna Akhara in 2007, a year before her arrest in the Malegaon blast case in 2008.

Pragya Thakur adds spiritual guru’s name to her own, kicks up row

With Opposition members raising objection, pro-tem Speaker Virendra Kumar ruled that only the name written on Thakur’s election certificate will get recorded.

Uproar in House as Pragya Thakur takes oath as BJP MP

On the first day of 17th Lok Sabha, Thakur mentioned Swami Purna Chetnanand Avdheshanand Giri as suffix to her name Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, evoking a sharp reaction from the Opposition members who said that such a thing was not permitted.