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2008 Malegaon blasts case: Special court in Mumbai rejects NIA's plea for 'in-camera' proceedings
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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'.

Malegaon blasts: Prosecution witnesses whose statements are truncated from chargesheet won't be examined for a week, says NIA
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Malegaon blasts: Prosecution witnesses whose statements are truncated from chargesheet won't be examined for a week, says NIA

The NIA told the Bombay HC on the 2008 Malegaon blast case, that it would not examine for a week, the evidence of those prosecution witnesses whose names and statements have been truncated from its charge sheet.

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.

Digvijaya Singh set to lose to Pragya Thakur in Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency, stares at end of political career
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Digvijaya Singh set to lose to Pragya Thakur in Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency, stares at end of political career

In the high-decibel Bhopal constituency election in Madhya Pradesh, deep saffron is set to beat light saffron

Citizens' group led by retd Justice BG Kolse-Patil to oppose Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's candidature in Bhopal
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Citizens' group led by retd Justice BG Kolse-Patil to oppose Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's candidature in Bhopal

Even in an electoral arena where candidates accused of rape and murder have been fielded by mainstream political parties, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur’s candidature is an explosive development.

Hemant Karkare died due to 'karma': BJP's Sadhvi Pragya says late cop was cursed by sannyasis because of his actions
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Hemant Karkare died due to 'karma': BJP's Sadhvi Pragya says late cop was cursed by sannyasis because of his actions

Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Bhopal for Lok Sabha Election 2019 Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur said that Hemant Karkare, Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad chief who died during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, got what he deserved.

BJP fields Sadhvi Pragya Thakur from Bhopal; Malegaon blast accused to face Congress’ Digvijaya Singh
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BJP fields Sadhvi Pragya Thakur from Bhopal; Malegaon blast accused to face Congress’ Digvijaya Singh

Sadhvi Pragya Thakur came to limelight in 2008 after her arrest for the Malegaon blasts. 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.

2008 Malegaon blasts case: SC asks Bombay HC to hear accused Lt-Col Purohit's plea questioning validity of trial under UAPA
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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.

All accused aquitted in Mecca Masjid blast case: A look back at past instances when NIA failed to furnish evidence
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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.

All accused acquitted in Mecca Masjid blast: Cases where right-wing groups faced terror charges
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All accused acquitted in Mecca Masjid blast: Cases where right-wing groups faced terror charges

A decade after a blast killed nine worshippers at the historic Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad, a National Investigative Agency (NIA) court on Monday acquitted all five accused.

Malegaon blast case: Supreme Court tells Maharashtra govt to respond to Shrikant Purohit's plea
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Malegaon blast case: Supreme Court tells Maharashtra govt to respond to Shrikant Purohit's plea

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Maharashtra government's response on a plea by 2008 Malegaon bomb blast accused Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit.

2008 Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC grants bail to accused former major Ramesh Upadhyay
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2008 Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC grants bail to accused former major Ramesh Upadhyay

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to retired Major Ramesh Upadhyay, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Malegaon blast case: SC seeks Maharashtra govt's response on Shrikant Purohit's bail plea
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Malegaon blast case: SC seeks Maharashtra govt's response on Shrikant Purohit's bail plea

The Supreme Court sought the Maharashtra government's response on a bail plea by a Malegaon bomb blast accused challenging the Bombay High Court's refusal to give him bail.

Malegaon blast accused Lt-Col Shrikant Purohit moves SC against Bombay High Court's rejection of bail plea
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Malegaon blast accused Lt-Col Shrikant Purohit moves SC against Bombay High Court's rejection of bail plea

Barely three days after the Bombay High Court granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case and turned down the bail plea of Lieutenant-Colonel Shrikant Purohit, the former army officer has taken his case to the Supreme Court

Sadhvi Pragya says it took her nine years to win battle against Congress conspiracy
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Sadhvi Pragya says it took her nine years to win battle against Congress conspiracy

Sadhvi Pragya Thakur Singh, one of the prime accused in Malegaon blasts, addressed the media on Thursday in her first press conference after getting bail.

Malegaon blasts: Here's all you need to know about the 2008 attacks
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Malegaon blasts: Here's all you need to know about the 2008 attacks

The 2006 Malegaon bombings were a series of bomb blasts that happened on 8 September 2006 in Malegaon, a town in the Nashik district of Maharashtra, 290 km from Mumbai. Here's all you need to know about the blasts.

Terrorism in 2016: Islamic State, Pakistan-sponsored actors kept NIA on its toes
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Terrorism in 2016: Islamic State, Pakistan-sponsored actors kept NIA on its toes

Pakistan-sponsored terrorism and the Islamic State trying to weave its terror network in India kept the National Investigation Agency (NIA) busy throughout 2016.

Malegaon blasts: NIA refutes ATS allegations of biased investigation
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Malegaon blasts: NIA refutes ATS allegations of biased investigation

The NIA has refuted allegations of state ATS that it conducted investigation in the 2006 Malegaon bomb blasts case in a pre-determined and calculated manner to negate the effects of earlier probe by ATS and CBI.

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.

Rajya Sabha MPs up in arms after SP leader sought to name 'RSS leader accused in Malegaon'
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Rajya Sabha MPs up in arms after SP leader sought to name 'RSS leader accused in Malegaon'

Rajya Sabha saw a brief uproar on Tuesday when a Samajwadi Party member sought to name an RSS functionary, saying he was named by the accused in the Malegaon case