2008 Malegaon blasts case: SC asks Bombay HC to hear accused Lt-Col Purohit's plea questioning validity of trial under UAPA
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Bombay High Court to hear the plea of Lt Colonel Shrikant Purohit, who is an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, on 21 November.
The Home Ministry, on the recommendation of the Bombay HC, announced the appointment of Judge VS Padalkar to preside over the 2008 Malegaon blast case
Malegaon blasts: Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's case highlights need to purge terror investigations of political, religious undertones
Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's involvement in Malegaon blasts shows that India needs to come to terms with the fact that terrorism has no caste, creed or religion.
Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Purohit to be tried for terrorism in Malegaon blast case but court drops MCOCA charges
In the Malegaon blast case, a NIA trial court on Wednesday dropped the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) charges against Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, on duty army officer Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Purohit
Purohit, who was granted bail by SC last week in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, appeared before a special court hearing arguments on framing of charges
Purohit is likely to report back to the unit from where he was arrested. His suspension will thereafter be reviewed, the sources said.