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MP govt repeals Durga idol height cap after Pragya Thakur protests

After 11 men died during immersion of a big Ganesh idol in Lower Lake, the administration had asked sculptors and organisers of Durga Puja to restrict the idol height to 10 feet, including the 4-foot frame.

NIA wants in-camera trial of 2008 Malegaon blast case

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.

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Red-faced over 'not elected to clean toilets' remark, BJP pulls up Pragya Singh Thakur

Thakur was summoned to the BJP headquarters where Nadda conveyed the party leadership's displeasure with her toilet remarks.

WATCH: Not been elected to clean toilets, will perform duties honestly, says Pragya Thakur

"I am not meant for cleaning nullahs. I have not at all been made (an MP) for cleaning toilets. I will honestly do all for which I have been made (an MP) for.)," ANI reported Thakur as saying at a gathering in Sehore.

Madhya Pradesh govt sends anyone to jail: Pragya Thakur in Lok Sabha

“The law must be implemented,” Pragya said, adding, “Doctors should visit (the jail), the nurses should visit and paediatricians should visit to take care of the children.”

In first Parliament speech, Pragya Thakur highlights lack of medical facilities in Bhopal prison

She also raised the issue of food provided to the children lodged in the jail, saying the meals given is not nutritious

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2008 Malegaon blast case: Court rejects Pragya Thakur’s plea for exemption from appearance ‘till further orders’

Thakur, through her lawyers J P Mishra and Prashant Maggu, sought exemption from appearance till further orders on various grounds.

Take 5: ‘People spit gutka & throw cigarette butts’

While attending a hearing in Mumbai on June 7 in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, BJP MP Pragya Thakur refused to sit, saying the courtroom “has not been swept, I have allergies”. A 62-year-old cleaner at Delhi’s Patiala House courts speaks on condition of anonymity on what it takes to keep the courtroom clean.

Pragya Thakur exempted from appearing in court

Last month, the special court had passed an order directing all the accused to remain present before it at least once a week.

2008 Malegaon blast case: Pragya Thakur seeks exemption from court, plea to be heard today

Special public prosecutor, Avinash Rasal, said while the exemption was filed for Thakur on Friday, the court said it can only decide on it Saturday. 

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