Why Raza Academy’s ‘peaceful protests’ in Maharashtra invariably turn violent and take communal colours
To understand the mindset of those running this Academy, one has to look into the exclusivist Sunni-Barelvi ideology
BJP MP Pragya Thakur terms man who shot her video playing kabaadi as 'Ravana'
The video showed Thakur, who was confined to a wheelchair for a long time and had obtained bail in the 2008 Malegaon blast case on medical grounds, playing a game of kabaddi on the premises of a Kali temple
Malegaon blast case: Pragya Singh Thakur, three others fail to appear in Mumbai court; trial begins Friday
Thakur, and six others are accused of carrying out a blast outside a mosque in Malegaon in 2008, in which six people were killed and over 100 others injured
Maharashtra govt issues guidelines on relaxations in red, orange and green zones; Mumbai, Pune and Malegaon to have stricter curbs than rest of state
A similar decision had already been announced for the COVID-19 green and orange zones in Maharashtra, and such shops in these two zones were scheduled to open from Monday.
Patient, 45, dies while being shifted to hospital's COVID-19 isolation ward in Maharashtra’s Malegaon; kin vandalise facility
A critically-ill patient died while being shifted to an isolation ward in the General Hospital at Malegaon, following which his relatives allegedly vandalised the hospital property
Atleast 20 dead, 18 injured in Maharashtra's Nashik after bus, autorickshaw collide, fall into well
At least 20 people were killed when a speeding state transport (ST) bus collided with an auto -rickshaw, causing both the vehicles to fall into a roadside well in Maharashtra's Nashik district
2008 Malegaon blasts case: Special court in Mumbai rejects NIA's plea for 'in-camera' proceedings
A Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court in Mumbai has rejected the NIA's plea to make the proceedings in the 2008 Malegaon blast case 'in-camera'.
Sharad Pawar to hold district-wise meets with local NCP leaders to identify candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls
NCP (Nationalist Congress Party) chief Sharad Pawar will hold district-wise meetings with the party's local leaders starting 13 June to identify potential candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, sources said on Tuesday.
Dhule Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
Subhash Bhamre of the BJP is the sitting MP since 2014 Lok Sabha elections
Grim goddess of Hindutva rage
Pragya Singh Thakur represents the Sangh ideal of one willing to sacrifice her life for Akhand Bharat and Bharatiyata, yet she is no Bharat Mata figure herself
NIA court rejects plea seeking to bar Pragya Singh Thakur from contesting polls, says 'wrong forum chosen' for petition
Nisar Sayyad, who lost his son in the blast, moved the court last week, urging it to bar Pragya Singh Thakur from contesting the election after the BJP fielded her from Bhopal, where she is locked in a battle with Congress veteran Digvijay Singh
Election Commission serves show cause notice to Sadhvi Pragya Singh over Hemant Karkare remark
Sadhvi Pragya Singh claimed that Karkare died during the attack as she had "cursed" him for torturing her when he probed the blast case as chief of the Anti-Terrorism Squad.
2008 Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC to hear Purohit's plea on sanction to prosecute him under UAPA
The Bombay High Court will hear on hear on Wednesday, a plea of 2008 Malegaon blast accused Prasad Shrikant Purohit, that he was being prosecuted for terror charges under the stringent UAPA without any valid sanction
2008 Malegaon blasts: Lt Colonel Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya, five others to undergo trial from 2 November; brief timeline of case
A special court framed charges in the 2008 Malegaon blast case against Lt Colonel Prasad Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and five others for terror activities, criminal conspiracy and murder, among others. A brief timeline of the case
Daily Bulletin: SC to hear Tamil Nadu's plea to modify verdict on bursting firecrackers, OnePlus 6T's India launch today; top news stories
Tamil Nadu seeks additional time window to burst crackers on Diwali, OnePlus 6T to launch in India today, trial court to begin framing of charges in Malegaon blast case; top stories
2008 Malegaon blast case: Special NIA court defers framing of charges; Bombay HC to hear Purohit's appeal on 29 Oct
Six people were killed while more than a hundred got injured in the blast that took place on 29 September, 2008, in Maharashtra's Malegaon.
Maharashtra Police says at least five videos that fuelled child-lifting rumours were 'misrepresented to create panic'
Some of the clippings which fuelled rumours in Maharashtra were from places like Bengaluru, Syria and Karachi in Pakistan, a police official said.
2008 Malegaon blast case: Home ministry transfers Judge SD Tekale six months before end of term
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
2008 Malegaon blast case: Supreme Court allows Prasad Shrikant Purohit to challenge UAPA charges before trial begins
In a major relief for Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit, the Supreme Court, on Friday, ruled that Purohit can challenge the charges registered against him under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) before the trial commences, according to media reports.
All accused aquitted in Mecca Masjid blast case: A look back at past instances when NIA failed to furnish evidence
It's not the first time, however, that the NIA's probe has been found wanting. There have been several cases in the past when the NIA's investigation has failed to yield convictions.