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Mohsin Shaikh murder: Salian writes to slain techie’s kin, agrees to take up case as SPP

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.

Over to the court: Salian, who raised first red flag

In the second supplementary chargesheet, the NIA dropped charges against Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and five other accused.


Malegaon blasts case: Salian speaks up again after NIA’s U-turn

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.

2008 Malegaon blasts case: Bail for 4 granted when Salian represented us, says NIA

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.

Rohini Salian names NIA officer who told her to ‘go soft’ against Malegaon blasts accused

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”.

EXCLUSIVE | The meaning very clearly was, don’t get us favourable orders: Malegaon SPP Rohini Salian

Rohini Salian, special public prosecutor in the Malegaon 2008 case, talks to Sunanda Mehta about how she got the case from Hemant Karkare, the NIA’s message from higher-ups and her despair.


2008 Malegaon blast case: Centre tells SC, no truth in Rohini Salian’s allegations

“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.

2008 Malegaon blast case: Victims want Rohini Salian on their side

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”.

Malegaon blasts: PIL wants Supreme Court to ensure fair trial

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".

NIA ‘asking’ Salian to go soft: I am a criminal lawyer, not stupid to say this without proof

Says she wanted 9 Muslims (in Malegaon 2006) to be freed but NIA silent.

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Malegaon Blasts Case: NIA On Recommending Rohini Salian's Removal As Special Public Prosecutor

Days after the Supreme Court sought replies from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the allegations of complicity between the prosecution and the accused in the Malegaon blast case, the NIA has written to the MHA listing reasons for recommending removal of Rohini Salian as its special public […]