Malegaon Blast

Malegaon blast: SC to hear after 2 weeks plea against bail granted to Sadhvi Pragya

The plea, filed by the father of one of the blast victims, came up for hearing before a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar.

published on : 29th November 2019

Malegaon case: Bombay HC adjourns hearing in discharge plea of BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur till November 18

The accused have also challenged the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act sanction for prosecution.

published on : 9th October 2019

2008 Malegaon blast case: Court refuses NIA application for in-camera trial

Special NIA Judge V S Padalkar said conducting the trial in a 'transparent manner' was among the reasons for rejecting the NIA's plea.

published on : 1st October 2019

Pragya Thakur says Opposition's 'marak shakti' behind Swaraj, Jaitley deaths

She was addressing a condolence meeting at the state BJP office to pay tributes to Jaitley and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur.

published on : 26th August 2019

NIA to seek police protection for 38 prosecution witnesses in 2008 Malegaon blast case 

Bhopal BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, Lt Col Prasad Purohit and five others are accused in the case.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Lawyer of Malegaon blast victim questions Mukul Rohatgi appearing for accused Prasad Purohit

A division bench of Justices Indrajit Mahanty and Riyaz Chagla was hearing a petition filed by Purohit challenging the sanction granted to prosecute him under the UAPA Act.

published on : 2nd August 2019

2008 Malegaon blast: Bombay High Court asks NIA to inform trial completion time

The court asked NIA advocate Sandesh Patil to inform within two weeks till what time the trial is expected to go on and give a schedule, stating by when it will be completed.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Witness identifies Pragya Thakur’s bike used in 2008 Malegaon blast

Two motorbikes and five cycles seized from the blast site were brought in a tempo to the sessions court in South Mumbai for examination by special NIA Judge Vinod Padalkar.

published on : 9th July 2019

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

Mayawati accused poll panel of lacking probity and acting with zero objectively, on the other the BSP chief held PM responsible for the alleged ‘fall in the integrity of country’s institutions.

published on : 22nd April 2019

Mecca Masjid blast case: Lt Colonel Purohit declared hostile witness

Lt Col Prasad Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, today turned hostile while deposing in a court here as a witness in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case.

published on : 15th February 2018

Government going soft in terror cases: Asaduddin Owaisi on Shrikant Purohit's bail

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday accused the Modi government of "going soft" on terror cases after the Supreme Court granted bail to the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts.

published on : 21st August 2017

Supreme Court grants bail to 2008 Malegaon blast accused Lt Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit

The apex court had last week reserved its verdict on Purohit's plea seeking interim bail in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

published on : 21st August 2017

Malegaon blast: Purohit moves SC against Bombay HC order rejecting bail

The HC had refused to accept Purohit's contention that he had attended the meetings as part of a "covert military intelligence operation."

published on : 28th April 2017