Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur

Do whatever you want to: Rahul Gandhi on privilege motion against him for calling Pragya Thakur 'terrorist'

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur had on Wednesday stoked controversy with an interjection during DMK leader A Raja's reference to Nathuram Godse in Lok Sabha which was later expunged from the record. The issue later triggered a protest by the Opposition. Rahul had later termed Pragya Thakur a 'terrorist' and tweeted, "Terrorist Pragya calls terrorist Godse, a patriot. A sad day, in the history of India`s Parliament." 

Nov 29, 2019, 14:31 PM IST

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur part of Parliamentary Panel on Defence led by Rajnath Singh

Sadhvi Pragya, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, is an MP from Bhopal. She successfully defeated senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh in the Lok Sabha election held earlier in 2019. 

Nov 21, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

Malegaon blast case: Court rejects Sadhvi Pragya's plea seeking permanent exemption from appearing in court

The Special NIA Court, however, granted Sadhvi Pragya an exemption for today from attending the court in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Jun 20, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Ruckus during Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's oath taking in Parliament

Newly elected BJP MP from Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, on Monday created a ruckus in Parliament by adding the name of her spiritual guru with her name while taking oath, drawing strong protest from the opposition.

Jun 17, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Ideology which killed Mahatma Gandhi won in Lok Sabha election 2019, says Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on BJP's Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur

Congress' Digvijaya Singh lost to BJP candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur by a huge margin of 3,64,822 votes in the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat. The BJP swept Madhya Pradesh winning 28 of the 29 seats in the state. 

May 24, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

BJP takes big lead in MP, Sadhvi Pragya says victory of 'dharma'

She also thanked the party workers and people of Bhopal for supporting her in the entire election campaign.

May 23, 2019, 13:15 PM IST

After triggering controversies through her remarks, Sadhvi Pragya opts for 'silent' penance

Sadhvi Thakur said that she felt sorry for her remarks and wanted to do some "soul searching".

May 20, 2019, 16:45 PM IST

Narendra Modi faces new threat: Not opponents, but the alt-Hindu extremists

All this praise for Godse represents a force within his own ranks that threatens everything he wants to do.

May 20, 2019, 15:39 PM IST

BJP, Congress spar as Mahatma Gandhi, Nathuram Godse take centrestage in final poll battle

BJP has said that it does not endorse Sadhvi Pragya's views on Mahatma Gandhi.

May 17, 2019, 23:00 PM IST

After row over Nathuram Godse, Congress switches to Mahatma Gandhi's image on Twitter

BJP's Anant Kumar Hegde and Nalin Kateel have also praised Godse as they came out in Thakur`s support.

May 17, 2019, 21:43 PM IST

Open to any party, including TRS, joining anti-BJP front: Chandrababu Naidu

Naidu has stepped up efforts to bring together parties which are against the BJP ahead of a possible meeting of the grand alliance after the election results are declared on May 23.

May 17, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Mumbai NIA court directs Sadhvi Pragya, other Malegaon blast case accused to appear before court once a week

The court expressed displeasure over their absence in the courtroom and the next hearing has been fixed for May 20.

May 17, 2019, 14:01 PM IST

MP CEO submits report to EC on Sadhvi Pragya's remark on Nathuram Godse

"Nathuram Godse was a deshbhakt, he is and will remain a deshbhakt. Those calling him a terrorist should instead look at themselves," Sadhvi Pragya had said.

May 17, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur should curse Masood Azhar and Dawood Ibrahim just like she did to 26/11 martyr Hemant Karkare: Congress leader

Congress also compared Sadhvi to a 'witch' over her statement that "Nathuram Godse was, is and will remain a 'deshbhakt'."

May 17, 2019, 09:29 AM IST

EC's fresh notice to Digvijaya Singh, Sadhvi Pragya over poll expenditure

Both  the leaders are contesting the Lok Sabha election from Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal constituency. 

May 16, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

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

Mehbooba Mufti hits out at Twitter India over 'terror accused' Sadhvi Pragya's verified account

Thakur is an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case and is currently out on bail. BJP pitted her against Congress leader Digvijay Singh from Bhopal for the Lok Sabha 2019 election.


May 09, 2019, 05:53 AM IST

EC gives clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya for alleged violation of 72-hour campaign ban

Congress had alleged that Thakur continued electioneering during the 72-hour EC ban, visiting temples and campaigning to large crowds.

May 08, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

Sadhvi Pragya Thakur to release vision document for Bhopal today

Sadhvi Pragya will release the vision document at 10 am in the presence of senior BJP leaders at party office in Bhopal. 

May 08, 2019, 07:23 AM IST