This is not the first time that Thakur has made a controversial remark. Last month she said she had not been elected as an MP to clean toilets and drains, drawing criticism from the Congress, which called the statement an insult to her mandate.
"You arrest a person just on the basis of mere suspicion and make her undergo physical and mental torture for nine years. She is not a terrorist but a nationalist lady," Ramdev said about Sadhvi Pragya.
The Shiv Sena, in an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', said Modi had been invoking the sacrifices made by soldiers to raise the consciousness of people about nationalism and "terming sacrifices of martyrs as anti-national at such a time tarnishes his image".
In a statement, the former DGPs said the country owes Karkare, who headed the Maharashtra ATS and was killed during the 26/11 terror attack, a huge debt of gratitude and anything that detracts from this is worthy of strong condemnation.
The 59-year-old who had intervened in the case, opposing Thakur’s bail as well as her discharge plea, said since the NIA had nothing to say against Thakur, it was his duty to “inform the court about this development which hurt the bomb blast victims massively”.
Omar Abdullah, who was talking to reporters after casting his vote, along with his father Farooq Abdullah, from Srinagar parliamentary constituency, said he hoped that the court hearing the case would cancel Thakur's bail.
A week after the acquittal of Sadhvi Pragya Singh in the Sunil Joshi murder case, the prosecution has written to the Madhya Pradesh government that “there is no ground for appeal.’’ Government pleader Girish Mungi told The Indian Express and I quote: There is no direct or circumstantial evidence. All witnesses have turned hostile. I […]