Hitting back at the Congress for targeting the NIA and the NDA government over a clean chit to Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragnya Singh Thakur and five others, the BJP said on Saturday that the then Congress party-led UPA had strengthened Pakistan`s theory of Hindu terror by framing charges against Hindu leaders.
President All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen Party Asaduddin Owaisi demanded on Monday that government ought to pay compensation to those discharged by court in Malegaon blast case and punish erring officials for wrongful framing of Muslims.
Against the backdrop of public prosecutor Rohini Salian's claims that NIA asked her to go slow in Malegaon case, CPI(M) today accused the Centre of having a communal outlook on terrorism and shielding Hindutva forces while sending out a message that they would be "no justice" for minorities.
A month after NIA filed its supplementary chargesheet in connection with the 2006 Malegoan blasts, an accused challenged its legality, saying that further investigation in the case by the probe agency was totally "illegal".
Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, prime accused in 2008 Malegaon blast case, on Thursday moved the Bombay High Court seeking a direction to the lower court that
it should entertain her fresh bail application.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan
has said the government would challenge in Supreme Court, the
special court`s decision of dropping the stringent MCOCA invoked against 11
accused in 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case.