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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. 

Malegaon blast case: Pragya Thakur gets day's exemption from appearance for ill health

Pragya Thakur had appeared before the court, which is presently conducting trial in the blast case against her and six others, last week for the first time after winning the Lok Sabha elections from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh.

Malegaon blast case trial: Pragya appears, complains of chair, dust and an infection

Thakur chose to stand through most of the proceedings, complained about the seating arrangement and the cleanliness of the court, and wondered why she was called at all.


Malegaon blast case: NIA court grants one day exemption to Pragya Thakur, hearing adjourned

It is to be noted that Pragya recently won the Lok Sabha election from Bhopal seat despite a strong outrage against her candidature defeating Congress candidate former MP CM Digvijaya Singh. 

After Pragya, now MP BJP MLA terms Nathuram Godse nationalist

A video, in which BJP MLA from Mhow Usha Thakur is heard glorifying Godse, has gone viral on social media.

Pragya Thakur wins ‘ideological battle’ against Digvijaya Singh

After the debacle of the Congress in the 2003 Assembly polls, the senior Congress leader had vowed not to contest any election for 10 years.

Explained: What Pragya Thakur's victory signals for Digvijaya Singh

After the debacle of the Congress in 2003 assembly elections, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh had vowed not to contest any elections for 10 years.