Usha Thakur

Another BJP leader calls Nathuram Godse a nationalist

The remark comes several weeks after Bhopal BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur called Godse a patriot. 

May 30, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

Women compromise for personal gains: BJP MLA Usha Thakur's controversial remark on MeToo stirs row

This is not the first time that Thakur made such a controversial statement.

Oct 15, 2018, 10:59 AM IST

A son becomes a terrorist or traitor because of his mother: BJP MLA

Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Indore, Usha Thakur, said that an individual becomes terrorist, traitor or Maoist because of his mother’s negligence.

Mar 09, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Muslims should sacrifice their sons instead of animals on Eid: BJP leader

BJP's Indore MLA Usha Thakur has stirred up a hornet's nest when she advised Muslim community to either sacrifice their sons or give up the practice of sacrificing innocent animals on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

Sep 25, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

Rapists should be hanged publicly: BJP MLA Usha Thakur

BJP MLA Usha Thakur on Sunday justified the killing of the rape accused by a mob in Nagaland and pitched for a law allowing rapists to be hanged in full public view to deter others from committing such offences.

Mar 08, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

'Muslims must drink cow urine, sing Vande Mataram to enter Garba venue'

After BJP's Madhya Pradesh MLA Usha Thakur's controversial remarks, another BJP MLA from the state, Rameshwar Sharma, sparked off a fresh controversy by stating that Muslims should taste cow urine or panchgavya (a concoction made of five cow products, namely, milk, ghee, curd, urine and dung) if they want to enter Garba festival.

Sep 24, 2014, 00:15 AM IST

BJP MLA seeks ban on entry of non-Hindu youths in garba pandals

Amid a raging debate over 'love jihad', a Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA has asked organisers of forthcoming Navratri festival to disallow entry of non-Hindu youths in pandals where 'garba' or devotional dance is performed in the praise of goddess Durga.

Sep 11, 2014, 00:09 AM IST

BJP MLA in trouble for performing aarti of Asaram`s photo

BJP MLA Usha Thakur has kicked up a controversy after she reportedly performed aarti of controversial godman Asaram Bapu`s photograph, who was jailed in an alleged sexual harassment case.

Jan 03, 2014, 22:19 PM IST