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Malegaon blast-accused BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur nominated to 21-member Parliamentary Consultative Committee of defence ministry
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Malegaon blast-accused BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur nominated to 21-member Parliamentary Consultative Committee of defence ministry

Pragya Singh Thakur was nominated to the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence on Thursday

'Opposition is using killing power': Pragya Singh Thakur's statement is embarrassment for BJP; time party took stern action against her
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'Opposition is using killing power': Pragya Singh Thakur's statement is embarrassment for BJP; time party took stern action against her

Pragya Singh Thakur's irresponsible remarks, including her latest comment about Opposition using killing power to harm BJP leaders, are clearly out of sync with the party's and the government's collective image projected to the voters and the world at large

Daily Bulletin: BS Yediyurappa to prove majority in Karnataka Assembly floor test today; Jaipal Reddy to be cremated with full state honours; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: BS Yediyurappa to prove majority in Karnataka Assembly floor test today; Jaipal Reddy to be cremated with full state honours; day's top stories

BS Yediyurappa to prove majority in trust vote in Assembly today; National Medical Commission Bill, 2019 likely to be taken up in Lok Sabha today; Jaipal Reddy to be cremated with full state honours in Hyderabad today - here are today's top stories

Sadhvi Pragya 'challenging' Narendra Modi's words, she belongs to upper caste: Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at BJP MP's toilet remark
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Sadhvi Pragya 'challenging' Narendra Modi's words, she belongs to upper caste: Asaduddin Owaisi hits out at BJP MP's toilet remark

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi taunted Thakur's toilet remarks by saying, 'She praised Godse and talked about Karkare. She also wants the caste system to be prevalent in India.'

Malegaon blasts case: NIA court rejects BJP MP Pragya Thakur's plea for permanent exemption from appearing before it once a week
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Malegaon blasts case: NIA court rejects BJP MP Pragya Thakur's plea for permanent exemption from appearing before it once a week

A special NIA court rejected the plea of BJP MP Pragya Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case for a permanent exemption from attending the court once in a week.

Pragya Thakur adds spiritual guru's name to hers while taking oath in Lok Sabha, triggers sharp response from Opposition
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Pragya Thakur adds spiritual guru's name to hers while taking oath in Lok Sabha, triggers sharp response from Opposition

The mention of Swami Purna Chetnanand Avdheshanand Giri as suffix to her name Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur evoked sharp reaction from the Opposition members who said that such a thing was not permitted.

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.

Pragya Thakur refuses to sit during Malegaon blast hearing in Mumbai court, demands 'proper' chair
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Pragya Thakur refuses to sit during Malegaon blast hearing in Mumbai court, demands 'proper' chair

After the proceedings ended and the judge left, Thakur bemoaned what she called as the "lack of facilities" in the courtroom. "This is not the way to treat people after calling (them to court)....there is no proper place to sit or stand here," she said.

2008 Malegaon blast case: Pragya Singh Thakur attends hearing in Mumbai court after failing to appear twice
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2008 Malegaon blast case: Pragya Singh Thakur attends hearing in Mumbai court after failing to appear twice

Thakur was hospitalised in Bhopal following a stomach ailment on Wednesday night and was discharged early Thursday, her close aide Upma told PTI, adding that the BJP MP would return to the hospital after attending an event in Bhopal.

Pragya Singh Thakur skips 2008 Malegaon blast case hearing owing to ill health; court asks BJP MP to appear before it by 7 June
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Pragya Singh Thakur skips 2008 Malegaon blast case hearing owing to ill health; court asks BJP MP to appear before it by 7 June

BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur failed to appear before a court in Mumbai Thursday - for the second time this week - in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast case

Agar-Malwa polling officer submits report on Pragya Thakur's Godse comment; EC to take call on matter today
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Agar-Malwa polling officer submits report on Pragya Thakur's Godse comment; EC to take call on matter today

The District Election Officer of the Agar Malwa District Friday submitted his report to Madhya Pradesh Election Commission in the matter of BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur's statement calling Nathuram Godse a patriot

Pragya Singh Thakur's candidature a reply to those who labelled Hindus as terrorists, says Devendra Fadnavis
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Pragya Singh Thakur's candidature a reply to those who labelled Hindus as terrorists, says Devendra Fadnavis

Referring to Malegaon blast, Fadnavis said: "During the investigation, NIA found the entire case as fabricated and gave clean chit to her. Pragya's candidature is a reply to them who termed Hindus as terrorists for their own vote bank politics."

What drives women to Hindutva violence
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What drives women to Hindutva violence

Preference for political Hindutva reflects their insecurities and false sense of power

Grim goddess of Hindutva rage
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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

Pragya Thakur goes temple-hopping after EC imposes 72-hour ban on campaigning for Lok Sabha polls
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Pragya Thakur goes temple-hopping after EC imposes 72-hour ban on campaigning for Lok Sabha polls

Malegaon blast accused and BJP's Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur went on a temple run on Thursday.

EC bars Pragya Thakur from campaigning for 72 hours over remarks on Hemant Karkare, Babri Masjid
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EC bars Pragya Thakur from campaigning for 72 hours over remarks on Hemant Karkare, Babri Masjid

The Election Commission "strongly condemned" Pragya Thakur's remarks" and "warned her "not to repeat the misconduct in future". The poll panel said though Pragya had apologised for her statement against the slain IPS officer, it found the statement to be "unwarranted".

EC directs police to file FIR against Pragya Singh Thakur over Babri Masjid demolition remark, alleges poll code violation
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EC directs police to file FIR against Pragya Singh Thakur over Babri Masjid demolition remark, alleges poll code violation

EC has directed the police to file an FIR against Pragya Singh Thakur for her remark that she was 'proud' of her participation in demolition of the Babri Masjid

Pragya Singh Thakur gets EC notice for remark expressing pride over participation in Babri Masjid demolition
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Pragya Singh Thakur gets EC notice for remark expressing pride over participation in Babri Masjid demolition

EC has issued a show-cause notice to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for her remark that she was proud of her participation in the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya

Sadhvi Pragya hits out at Kamal Nath, says Madhya Pradesh chief minister was 'guilty' in 1984 anti-Sikh riots
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Sadhvi Pragya hits out at Kamal Nath, says Madhya Pradesh chief minister was 'guilty' in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

BJP Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur on Saturday hit out at Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to campaign in Bareilly today; 12 Poorva Express coaches derailed; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to campaign in Bareilly today; 12 Poorva Express coaches derailed; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Amit Shah and Priyanka Gandhi to both campaign in Kerala today; 12 Poorva Express coaches were derailed, injuring three people; reports say Sadhvi Pragya has apologised for her comments on Hemant Karkare; and more.