November 28, 2019 3:37 pm
Amid the brouhaha in Lok Sabha today, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh condemned the remarks without naming Thakur. BJP working chief JP Nadda has also suggested dropping her from the parliamentary defence panel.
November 27, 2019 8:06 pm
In May this year, during campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections, Thakur had referred to Godse as a patriot. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had then said he "would never be able to fully forgive Thakur for insulting Bapu".
October 21, 2019 5:30 pm
Earlier in May when the Lok Sabha elections were underway, Thakur had created controversy by calling Godse a patriot, a remark which was immediately condemned by the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.
October 01, 2019 12:47 pm
A group of 11 journalists, including from The Indian Express, had filed an intervention application opposing the NIA’s plea to restrain the media from reporting the trial.
August 06, 2019 9:57 am
The NIA had last week sought for the proceedings in the trial to be held “in-camera”.
June 07, 2019 6:41 am
Sadhvi Pragya's lawyer told Malegaon blast case court she is in hospital, can’t travel to Mumbai. But in Bhopal around noon Thursday, she attended an event to garland the statue of Maharana Pratap on his birth anniversary.
June 04, 2019 3:45 am
The court also referred to a Supreme Court order, which had directed trials involving political figures to be expedited, and said that since Thakur is “now an MP and a political leader”, this trial has to be speeded up.
May 23, 2019 6:26 pm
In the December 2018 Assembly elections, despite a neck-to-neck fight, Congress wrested power from Shivraj Singh Chouhan, winning 114 seats. However, exit polls indicate that the party won't be able to retain its ground.
May 21, 2019 11:04 am
While Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and Sudhakar Chaturvedi said they were “busy with Lok Sabha election results”, Lt Col Prasad Purohit cited personal difficulties.
May 09, 2019 2:23 pm
In 2008 Malegaon blasts case, Pragya Singh Thakur, BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate, is an accused along with 13 others, including two missing Abhinav Bharat members, Ramji Kalsangra and Sandeep Dange, who have been declared “proclaimed offenders”.