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Congress' Jyotiraditya Scindia criticises Pragya Thakur's 'marak shakti' remark, asks BJP to introspect for 'bringing such a person into politics'
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Congress' Jyotiraditya Scindia criticises Pragya Thakur's 'marak shakti' remark, asks BJP to introspect for 'bringing such a person into politics'

Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has criticised BJP's Pragya Singh Thakur for her remark that the Opposition is using 'marak shakti' (killing power) to harm BJP leaders.

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

Exit poll projections suggest Nitish Kumar could be in for a tough time as part of an NDA government
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Exit poll projections suggest Nitish Kumar could be in for a tough time as part of an NDA government

The relationship between BJP and Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) is complicated and unlike the ties with other partners, is likely to come under duress because of conflicting pulls in the event of Narendra Modi leading the BJP to another nationwide absolute majority on its own

Amit Shah BJP leaders' statement supporting Nathuram Godse is not party's ideology, calls for disciplinary action against AK Hegde, Nalin Kateel
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Amit Shah BJP leaders' statement supporting Nathuram Godse is not party's ideology, calls for disciplinary action against AK Hegde, Nalin Kateel

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday sought to do damage control on the Godse controversy by saying the statements made by Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and two MPs — Anant Kumar Hegde and Nalin Kateel — were against the official stand and ideology of the party and has referred the matter to the disciplinary committee for action.

Hindus can be violent too, claims Sitaram Yechury: CPM leader says Ramayana, Mahabharat full of 'Hindu violence'; Shiv Sena says 'change name' first
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Hindus can be violent too, claims Sitaram Yechury: CPM leader says Ramayana, Mahabharat full of 'Hindu violence'; Shiv Sena says 'change name' first

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury on Friday, while campaigning for Congress' Digvijay Singh in Bhopal, attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party for fragmenting the society for votes through its divisive policies and went on to brand religious epics Ramayana and Mahabharata as specimens of 'Hindu violence'. In response to Yechury's remarks, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut hit back and said if the CPM secretary-general has a problem with the violence in Hindu epics, then he should change his name, which is derived from them.

As Sadhvi Pragya's entry polarises Lok Sabha polls in Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh ropes in Kanhaiya Kumar as his star campaigner
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As Sadhvi Pragya's entry polarises Lok Sabha polls in Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh ropes in Kanhaiya Kumar as his star campaigner

Congress Bhopal candidate Digvijaya Singh may have roped in Kanhaiya Kumar as a star campaigner to counter the sharp polarisation that has emerged due to Sadhvi Pragya Sigh Thakur’s candidacy in Bhopal

'Honoured to be associated with martyr': Digvijaya Singh responds to Sumitra Mahajan's charge that Hemant Karkare made arrests on his behalf
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'Honoured to be associated with martyr': Digvijaya Singh responds to Sumitra Mahajan's charge that Hemant Karkare made arrests on his behalf

Days after BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur courted controversy for saying she had cursed Hemant Karkare, Sumitra Mahajan shed doubt on the IPS officer's steadfastness as a cop.

Lok Sabha election: Amidst Madhya Pradesh's Hindutva din, development falls by the wayside in Bhopal
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Lok Sabha election: Amidst Madhya Pradesh's Hindutva din, development falls by the wayside in Bhopal

Pitted against the formidable Congress leader and former chief minister, Digvijaya Singh, Pragya Singh Thakur has to counter his proven connect with the people and party workers in Madhya Pradesh

Muslim board files complaint against BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya for her 'Babri Masjid demolition' remark
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Muslim board files complaint against BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya for her 'Babri Masjid demolition' remark

On 21 April, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur had said that she would construct the Ram Temple. "I have said it yesterday and I am not denying it that I had gone there. I have demolished Babri structure. He is my Ram ji and no one can stop me from making a grand Ram Temple. The nation is Ram, Ram is a nation," she said.

Sadhvi Pragya Singh responds to EC notice, says she did not insult any 'martyr', only described torture she faced
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Sadhvi Pragya Singh responds to EC notice, says she did not insult any 'martyr', only described torture she faced

The statement by Pragya Singh Thakur was in response to a notice from the EC over her remark about Hemant Karkare, who was killed in the 26/11 terror attack.

Devendra Fadnavis defends Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's candidature from Bhopal, but doesn't support her comment on Hemant Karkare
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Devendra Fadnavis defends Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's candidature from Bhopal, but doesn't support her comment on Hemant Karkare

Amid the controversy created by Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's statements on Hemant Karkare, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis defended the party's decision to field Pragya from the crucial Bhopal constituency for the ongoing Lok Sabha election.

Daily Bulletin: Congress likely to announce Lok Sabha candidates for Delhi; Narendra Modi to campaign in Gujarat, Rajasthan; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Congress likely to announce Lok Sabha candidates for Delhi; Narendra Modi to campaign in Gujarat, Rajasthan; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Congress is likely to announce its candidates for the Lok Sabha election in Delhi, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah to be on the campaign trail today, and more

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.

Narendra Modi says I-T raids on Opposition leaders not part of ‘political vendetta’; defends Sadhi Pragya Singh Thakur’s candidature
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Narendra Modi says I-T raids on Opposition leaders not part of ‘political vendetta’; defends Sadhi Pragya Singh Thakur’s candidature

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the recent Income Tax raids on certain politicians were not part of 'political vendetta' and that things were happening as per the law.

BJP says Sadhvi Pragya's comment on Hemant Karkare a 'personal view', asserts party always held him to be a 'martyr'
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BJP says Sadhvi Pragya's comment on Hemant Karkare a 'personal view', asserts party always held him to be a 'martyr'

'The BJP believes that Karkare died while bravely fighting terrorists. The BJP has always considered him a martyr,' the party said.

By pitting Sadhvi Pragya against Digvijaya in Lok Sabha polls, BJP seeks to put end to 'Hindu terror' concept
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By pitting Sadhvi Pragya against Digvijaya in Lok Sabha polls, BJP seeks to put end to 'Hindu terror' concept

Some billboards in central Delhi put up by a BJP sympathiser have turned the Congress' 2019 pre-poll catch phrase "Ab hoga Nyay" on its head. They feature an image of of an ill and pale looking Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from a time when she was in custody during the UPA regime

EC takes cognisance of Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's remarks on ex-Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare's death
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EC takes cognisance of Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's remarks on ex-Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare's death

Hours after Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur said that former Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare, who died during the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, met his untimely death due to ‘bad karma’, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has taken cognizance of her remarks and ordered an enquiry into the same after a complaint was filed against her with the Madhya Pradesh Election Commission.

Sadhvi Pragya Singh says she 'cursed' Hemant Karkare: IPS Association condemns 'insulting' statement, calls for respecting the dead
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Sadhvi Pragya Singh says she 'cursed' Hemant Karkare: IPS Association condemns 'insulting' statement, calls for respecting the dead

The statement of the IPS Association adds to the condemnation pouring in from various quarters over Thakur's statement about Karkare.

BJP's Sadhvi Pragya says Hemant Karkare was 'cursed': Party's stand on slain ATS chief has flip-flopped since 2006
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BJP's Sadhvi Pragya says Hemant Karkare was 'cursed': Party's stand on slain ATS chief has flip-flopped since 2006

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur statement on Friday about slain Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare, reiterated the Hindu extremists' vitriolic stand against the IPS officer whose investigation into the Malegaon blast case had unearthed a Hindutva terror network