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  • Malegaon case: BJP MP Pragya Thakur appears before special court in Mumbai Feb 27, 2020 01:21 PM IST

    Malegaon case: BJP MP Pragya Thakur appears before special court in Mumbai

    Her appearance came a day after special court judge V S Padalkar asked all the accused in the case to take note of his order (passed in May last year) directing them to appear before the court at least once a week.

  • Pragya Thakur files complaint against airline over seat allotment Dec 22, 2019 10:14 AM IST

    Pragya Thakur files complaint against airline over seat allotment

    BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur lodged the complaint with the director of the the Raja Bhoj Airport here after arriving by flight SG 2489.

  • Govt, BJP strongly condemn Pragya's remarks on Godse: Amit Shah Dec 01, 2019 08:01 AM IST

    Govt, BJP strongly condemn Pragya's remarks on Godse: Amit Shah

    The BJP barred Pragya Thakur from attending its parliamentary party meeting in the ongoing session and removed her from the consultative committee on defence.

  • Madhya Pradesh HC reserves order on election petition against Pragya Thakur Dec 01, 2019 07:39 AM IST

    Madhya Pradesh HC reserves order on election petition against Pragya Thakur

    Pragya Thakur, MP from Bhopal, has filed an application seeking to dismiss the petition,

  • Pragya Takur moves breach of privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi Nov 29, 2019 07:00 PM IST

    Pragya Takur moves breach of privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi

    Thakur, who was earlier forced to tender an unconditional apology in Lok Sabha for her praise for Nahuram Godse in the House, accused the Congress MP of breaching her privilege as a parliamentarian by calling her a "terrorist" even though there is no court conviction against her and sought action against him from the Speaker.

  • Never referred to Godse as patriot: Pragya Thakur Nov 29, 2019 03:20 PM IST

    Never referred to Godse as patriot: Pragya Thakur

    This is the second time in the day when Thakur made a statement regarding her remarks on Godse which had triggered a row.

  • Congress MLA threatens to burn alive Pragya Thakur; apologises Nov 29, 2019 03:14 PM IST

    Congress MLA threatens to burn alive Pragya Thakur; apologises

    The MLA, Govardhan Dangi, issued the threat on Thursday, but apologised on Friday for his controversial remark, saying it was a mistake.

  • I stand by my statement terming Pragya Thakur 'terrorist': Rahul Gandhi Nov 29, 2019 02:45 PM IST

    I stand by my statement terming Pragya Thakur 'terrorist': Rahul Gandhi

    "Yes, I stand by my statement. What I have written on Twitter, I stand by it. Yes," he told reporters when asked if he stood by his statement calling Thakur a "terrorist".

  • BJP MP demands privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for remarks against Pragya Nov 29, 2019 02:43 PM IST

    BJP MP demands privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for remarks against Pragya

    When Congress members were seeking an unconditional apology from Thakur, Nishikant Dubey urged the Speaker to allow a privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for allegedly dubbing a sitting MP as a terrorist.

  • Speaker Om Birla indicates Pragya Thakur to be called to Lok Sabha Nov 29, 2019 11:51 AM IST

    Speaker Om Birla indicates Pragya Thakur to be called to Lok Sabha

    Without naming Thakur, the Speaker said he would "ask the respected member to come to the House at noon after Question Hour".

  • In The News podcast | Uddhav Thackeray is Maharashtra CM; SBI Cards IPO; Indian students arrested in US and more Nov 28, 2019 08:18 PM IST

    In The News podcast | Uddhav Thackeray is Maharashtra CM; SBI Cards IPO; Indian students arrested in US and more

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  • Congress, other UPA parties to move censure motion in Lok Sabha against Pragya Thakur: Sources Nov 28, 2019 02:30 PM IST

    Congress, other UPA parties to move censure motion in Lok Sabha against Pragya Thakur: Sources

    The Congress is spearheading the motion that seeks to censure her for her "unwarranted remarks" on Godse and against the party, the sources said.

  • Pragya Thakur's comments are heart & soul of BJP, RSS: Rahul Gandhi Nov 28, 2019 01:36 PM IST

    Pragya Thakur's comments are heart & soul of BJP, RSS: Rahul Gandhi

    Thakur created a controversy on Wednesday with her remark in the Lower House of Parliament during DMK member A Raja's narration of a statement by Nathuram Godse before a court on why he killed Mahatma Gandhi.

  • Sad day in Parliament's history: Rahul Gandhi on Pragya hailing Godse Nov 28, 2019 12:07 PM IST

    Sad day in Parliament's history: Rahul Gandhi on Pragya hailing Godse

    Thakur created a controversy on Wednesday with her remark in the Lower House of Parliament during DMK member A Raja's narration of a statement by Nathuram Godse before a court on why he killed Mahatma Gandhi.

  • BJP condemns MP Pragya Thakur's remarks on Godse, sacks her from Parliament panel on defence Nov 28, 2019 11:08 AM IST

    BJP condemns MP Pragya Thakur's remarks on Godse, sacks her from Parliament panel on defence

    BJP Working President JP Nadda said his party does not support the remark made by Thakur and that she will not be allowed to participate in the parliamentary party meetings in the Winter Session

  • Pragya Thakur refers to Nathuram Godse as 'deshbhakt' in Lok Sabha Nov 27, 2019 07:30 PM IST

    Pragya Thakur refers to Nathuram Godse as 'deshbhakt' in Lok Sabha

    Even during the Lok Sabha election campaign earlier this year, Thakur had described Godse as a patriot, triggering a huge political storm at the time.

  • Cong hits out at govt over appointment of Pragya Thakur to consultative committee on defence Nov 21, 2019 12:41 PM IST

    Cong hits out at govt over appointment of Pragya Thakur to consultative committee on defence

    According to a bulletin issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, Thakur will be part of the 21-member committee headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

  • MP Pragya Thakur, accused in Malegaon blast case, nominated to Parl panel on defence Nov 21, 2019 12:16 PM IST

    MP Pragya Thakur, accused in Malegaon blast case, nominated to Parl panel on defence

    Pragya Thakur will be a part of the 21-member committee headed by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

  • Malegaon blast case: Pragya Thakur, two other accused exempted from court appearance May 21, 2019 10:10 AM IST

    Malegaon blast case: Pragya Thakur, two other accused exempted from court appearance

    When the matter was taken up by the special NIA court on Monday, the three accused filed applications through their lawyers seeking exemption from appearance.

  • Mahatma Gandhi's legacy is 'sacred' to us: Anand Mahindra May 17, 2019 07:04 PM IST

    Mahatma Gandhi's legacy is 'sacred' to us: Anand Mahindra

    Mahindra's comments in a tweet come amid a controversy stoked by BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur, a terror accused, praising Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse as a patriot.

  • Better if Pragya Thakur's nomination had been cancelled: Digvijay Singh May 02, 2019 08:07 AM IST

    Better if Pragya Thakur's nomination had been cancelled: Digvijay Singh

    "It is natural when the BJP fields (a person) accused of terrorism and those (who) indulge in the politics of communal hatred. It would be better had the nomination of such candidates was cancelled for safeguarding the ideals of democratic values," he tweeted.

  • Pragya Thakur in tears during meeting with Uma Bharti Apr 29, 2019 03:12 PM IST

    Pragya Thakur in tears during meeting with Uma Bharti

    Bharti, who is not contesting the election but has won from Bhopal in the past, was seen consoling Pragya Thakur, who was seated in an SUV, wiping her tears.

  • Amit Shah defends Pragya Thakur, hits out at Congress for coining 'Hindu terror' term Apr 24, 2019 08:30 AM IST

    Amit Shah defends Pragya Thakur, hits out at Congress for coining 'Hindu terror' term

    Thakur is in the eye of a storm for controversial statements that her "curse" led to former Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare's death in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and that she was proud to have participated in the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.

  • Pragya Thakur seeks dismissal of plea seeking to bar her from contesting poll Apr 23, 2019 01:41 PM IST

    Pragya Thakur seeks dismissal of plea seeking to bar her from contesting poll

    The father of one of the blast victims moved the court Thursday, urging it to bar Thakur, the prime accused in the case, from contesting the election from Bhopal.

  • Why EC not cancelling BJP 'gem' Pragya Thakur's nomination: Mayawati Apr 22, 2019 12:46 PM IST

    Why EC not cancelling BJP 'gem' Pragya Thakur's nomination: Mayawati

    "Malegoan blast case accused and BJP candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya is claiming that she is contesting a 'dharm yuddh'. This is the real face of BJP/RSS which is being exposed continuously. But why is the Commission only issuing notices and not cancelling the nomination of BJP ratna (gem) Pragya?" Mayawati tweeted.

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