July 18, 2017 5:26 pm
The state government had cancelled Nikam’s appointment as special public prosecutor (SPP) on May 19, following a request from him. Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death by the members of radical organisation Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) in Pune on June 2 in 2014.
May 14, 2016 5:11 am
In the second supplementary chargesheet, the NIA dropped charges against Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and five other accused.
April 14, 2016 4:41 am
Salian was reacting to The Indian Express report on how the NIA did a U-turn on Tuesday to oppose the discharge of the nine Muslim men facing terror charges in the case.
October 13, 2015 3:23 pm
In an affidavit she filed in a matter relating to initiation of contempt proceedings against NIA for “tending to hamper the judicial process,” resulting in “weakening of the prosecution’s case”.
December 26, 2015 12:01 am
The Malegaon blast, on September 29, 2008, claimed four lives and injured 79 while another blast at the same time in Modasa in Gujarat killed one.
September 22, 2015 12:56 am
“The main allegation is that the prosecutor was asked to go soft. I have examined the papers. There is no truth in it,” Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for MHA and NIA told Supreme Court.
September 05, 2015 5:52 am
Salian was approached to associate with the case by lawyers contacted by the NGO Jamiat-Ulama-E Maharashtra which has been asked by the victims to represent them as “interveners”.
August 12, 2015 3:19 am
The PIL filed by Harsh Mander alleged that National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials had pressured erstwhile Special Public Prosecutor in the case Rohini Salian to "go soft" on the accused "presumably" under instructions from their "political masters".
July 10, 2015 4:59 am
Says she wanted 9 Muslims (in Malegaon 2006) to be freed but NIA silent.
July 08, 2015 3:40 am
The closure report comes at a time when reports have emerged of a slew of cases, allegedly involving Hindu extremists, falling apart.
September 17, 2015 6:24 pm