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Malegaon blasts

Story of human rights in India: Officers protecting their buddies

Changes are the need of the hour when it comes to the protection of human rights in India.

May 13, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

Selective outrage over Sadhvi Pragya's remarks on Hemant Karkare betray political colours

There is usually silence when IPS officers are killed or caught committing crimes. But this was not one of those times.

Apr 24, 2019, 19:25 PM IST

Pragya Thakur alleges Congress conspiracy after framing of charges in Malegaon case

She along with Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit and five others were charged by the NIA court on Tuesday for terror conspiracy, murder and other offences.

Oct 30, 2018, 16:02 PM IST

2008 Malegaon blasts case: All seven accused including Lt Col Purohit charged for terror conspiracy, murder, other offences

The trial court had earlier in the day rejected one of the accused Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit's plea to defer the framing of charges and said that the charges are ready.

Oct 30, 2018, 14:30 PM IST

2008 Malegaon blasts case: NIA court to frame charges against Lt Col Purohit on Tuesday

The Bombay High Court had on Monday refused to stay framing of charges by the trial court against Purohit and other accused in the Malegaon blast case. 

Oct 30, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

Malegaon blasts: Bombay High Court grants bail to Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Purohit to stay in jail

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya, who is a prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case.

Apr 25, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

Mumbai court allows use of 'secondary evidence' in Malegaon blasts trial

The special court for NIA cases here on Monday allowed the prosecution to rely on 'secondary evidence' in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, as some of the important documents were not available with the investigating agency.

Jan 03, 2017, 04:57 AM IST

Malegaon blasts: HC seeks NIA's reply on discharge of 8 accused

The state had moved the high court in appeal against the order of sessions court discharging the eight accused.

Nov 28, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

MIM to provide legal aid to youth arrested in Hyderabad

MIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said his party would provide legal aid to five youth arrested by the NIA but made it clear that it doesn`t support terrorism.

Jul 01, 2016, 17:45 PM IST

Malegaon blasts case: Narendra Modi government should sack NIA chief, demands Congress

The Congress on Wednesday demanded that the Narendra Modi government should sack the National Investigation Agency (NIA) chief whose role in the investigation into the Malegaon blasts has been questioned by a Mumbai special court.

Jun 29, 2016, 18:56 PM IST

Malegaon blasts: Special NIA court rejects bail plea of Sadhvi Pragya

The special NIA court on Tuesday rejected the bail application filed by Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a key accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blasts case.

Jun 28, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

Govt should put evidence before court: Chidambaram on Karti

Chidambaram dismissed as "irresponsible" Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijuju's controversial charge that in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, the then Home Ministry headed by Chidambaram worked in "tandem" with terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba.

May 28, 2016, 20:14 PM IST

Sadhvi Pragya on fast for permission to visit Simhasth Kumbh, health worsens

Sadhvi Pragya began an indefinite hunger strike last Monday to press her demand that she be allowed to take a dip in Shipra river at Ujjain during the ongoing Simhasth Kumbh.

May 17, 2016, 19:23 PM IST

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat faced threat from outfit behind Malegaon blasts: Congress

Congress on Monday claimed RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat faced threat to his life from the outfit which was initially linked to the 2008 Malegaon blasts and that he was apprised about the matter by then Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare.

May 16, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

After clean chit by NIA over Malegaon blasts, Sadhvi Pragya on hunger strike for Kumbh visit

Sadhvi Pragya, who was given a clean chit in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case by the National Investigation Agency, on Monday began a hunger strike here, demanding that she be allowed to take part in Simhastha Kumbh at Ujjain, said one of her kin.

May 16, 2016, 20:32 PM IST

India has become a laughing stock in front of the world after NIA clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya: Congress.

Congress party said that after NIA gave a clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya and other saffron leaders India has become a laughing stock in front of the world.

May 16, 2016, 13:09 PM IST

Malegaon blasts: Shiv Sena targets UPA, demands action against ATS

Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut demanded a thorough probe against those Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) officers whom he alleged of conspiring the sequence of events in this case.

May 13, 2016, 22:29 PM IST

2008 Malegaon blasts: Lt Col Purohit key conspirator, Sadhvi innocent, Karkare's probe flawed, says NIA

NIA alleged that "in a secret meeting held at Faridabad, Purohoit proposed for a separate Constitution for Hindu rashtra with separate saffron flag.

May 13, 2016, 21:54 PM IST

Malegaon blasts: Lt Col Purohit key member of criminal plot, collected money for explosives, says NIA

The NIA alleged that on January 25-26 "in a secret meeting held at Faridabad, Purohoit proposed for a separate Constitution for Hindu rashtra with separate saffron flag.

May 13, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

Malegaon blasts case: Accused Muslim men were made scapegoats by ATS, says Mumbai Court

Eight Muslim men accused of carrying out bomb blasts in Maharashtra's Malegaon in 2006 were made scapegoats by the Anti-Terrorist Squad, a Mumbai court has said.

Apr 26, 2016, 20:17 PM IST