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Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC adjourns hearing of application moved by accused seeking untruncated witnesses' statements till 2 August
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Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC adjourns hearing of application moved by accused seeking untruncated witnesses' statements till 2 August

The Bombay HC on Monday adjourned till 2 August and the hearing on the application moved by Prasad Purohitan accused in the Malegaon blast case, seeked untruncated copies of the witnesses' statements

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur: How dogmatic teen from MP town became Malegaon blast-accused legislator
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Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur: How dogmatic teen from MP town became Malegaon blast-accused legislator

Sadhvi Pragya's candidature was seen by many within the Sangh as an experiment to test the limits of a country, which is in the process of a churning — a process which rests on the imagination of the Hindu Rashtra.

Giving ticket to blast accused is attack on democracy, says NCP chief Sharad Pawar in jibe at Pragya Singh Thakur
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Giving ticket to blast accused is attack on democracy, says NCP chief Sharad Pawar in jibe at Pragya Singh Thakur

Pawar was attacking Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur, whom he accused of involvement in the Malegaon blasts of September 2008 that took several lives.

Digvijaya Singh seeks to end BJP's dominance in Bhopal, but faces tough fight from Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur
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Digvijaya Singh seeks to end BJP's dominance in Bhopal, but faces tough fight from Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur

Congress workers have already started campaigning for Digvijaya Singh, and a war room has been constructed in Malviya Nagar in Bhopal.

Malegaon blast victim’s father moves EC to ban accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from contesting Lok Sabha polls
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Malegaon blast victim’s father moves EC to ban accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from contesting Lok Sabha polls

A Malegaon blast victim's father and a political activist on Thursday moved the special NIA court and the Election Commission respectively seeking barring of prime accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from contesting the Lok Sabha polls, a day after the BJP fielded her from Bhopal.

BJP fielding Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal shows party's hardline fringe has become its mainstream Hindutva core
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BJP fielding Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal shows party's hardline fringe has become its mainstream Hindutva core

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's nomination by the BJP marks the total eclipse of the Sangh Parivar's original Hindutva combatants.

2008 Malegaon blast case: Lt Colonel Prasad Purohit moves Supreme Court, demands SIT probe into conspiracy charges
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2008 Malegaon blast case: Lt Colonel Prasad Purohit moves Supreme Court, demands SIT probe into conspiracy charges

Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Purohit, one of the accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case has approached the Supreme Court seeking a court monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the allegations made against him.

2008 Malegaon blast case: Accused claims arrest made on basis of mistaken identity; court rejects plea
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2008 Malegaon blast case: Accused claims arrest made on basis of mistaken identity; court rejects plea

A special court on Monday rejected a plea of an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast that his arrest was a case of mistaken identity.

2008 Malegaon blast case: No bail for prime accused Prasad Purohit
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2008 Malegaon blast case: No bail for prime accused Prasad Purohit

The special court for NIA cases here on Monday rejected the bail application of Lt Col Prasad Purohit, a prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

BJP accuses Congress and AAP of playing politics over Malegaon blast case
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BJP accuses Congress and AAP of playing politics over Malegaon blast case

BJP hit back on Congress saying that it gave Pakistan a handle to attack India by "framing" her and others in terror cases.

Malegaon blast probe: NIA accuses Maha ATS of using torture to extract confessional statements
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Malegaon blast probe: NIA accuses Maha ATS of using torture to extract confessional statements

The NIA has questioned the Maharashtra ATS' handling of Malegaon blast case in which it is accused of torturing to extract confessional statements.

Malegaon blasts: NIA will get its clean chit when it finds out who's guilty
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Malegaon blasts: NIA will get its clean chit when it finds out who's guilty

Those had been put behind bars in the Malegaon blasts case have every reason now to ask the State for restitution. This compensation would be for being put in jail for no reason.

Malegaon case gets the Right dose of dilution; Sadhvi Pragya discharged
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Malegaon case gets the Right dose of dilution; Sadhvi Pragya discharged

In a complete U-turn, the NIA dropped all charges against Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and five others in the 2008 Malegaon blast case

Three months on, prosecutor Rohini Salian reveals NIA officer who asked her to 'go soft'
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Three months on, prosecutor Rohini Salian reveals NIA officer who asked her to 'go soft'

More than three months after special public prosecutor Rohini Salian first alleged that she was pressurized to go soft on the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, she has revealed the name of the officer who asked her to do so.

2008 Malegaon blasts: SC asks Centre, NIA to reply on PIL against Special Public Prosecutor
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2008 Malegaon blasts: SC asks Centre, NIA to reply on PIL against Special Public Prosecutor

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from Centre and National Investigating Agency (NIA) on a plea challenging removal of Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case and alleging that Government was exerting pressure on her to "go soft" on the accused.

The pathology of prejudice: True lies of counterrorism in India
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The pathology of prejudice: True lies of counterrorism in India

Kafkaland, written by Manisha Sethi, throws up unsettling questions on counterterrorism in India. Here are excerpts from the book and an interview with Sethi

RSS Pracharak was killed for making sexual advances towards Sadhvi, says NIA
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RSS Pracharak was killed for making sexual advances towards Sadhvi, says NIA

The report says NIA will name Sadhvi, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, as one of the accused in the case and is due to be filed next week.

2008 Malegaon blasts: HC seeks NIA response to accused's petition
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2008 Malegaon blasts: HC seeks NIA response to accused's petition

The division bench of justices S C Dharmadhikari and A M Thipsay was hearing a petition based on the letter written by accused Samir Kulkarni.