Pragya Singh Thakur

Pragya Singh Thakur and the Lakshman Rekha of free speech

That she could be a street fighter but is not cut out for politics is as clear as daylight, as her views on contentious issues echo those of the fringe.

published on : 30th November 2019

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

Congress MLA threatens to burn Pragya Thakur alive over Godse remark, later apologises

The Congress MLA from Biaora in Madhya Pradesh, Govardhan Dangi, said he firmly believes in Gandhian principle of non-violence.

published on : 29th November 2019

BJP MP Lekhi backs Pragya Thakur's nomination in defence ministry panel

She has been in the news over her controversial statements, including the one in which she had called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a 'patriot'.

published on : 21st November 2019

For BJP’s Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur, Mahatma Gandhi is ‘son of the nation’

For us the nation is supreme, what is right will be addressed as a right by us and whatever is wrong will always be called wrong by us.

published on : 22nd October 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

Gandhi Jayanti poster, with BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur as 'worshipper of violence', crops up in Indore

Congress secretary Vivek Khandelwal said, it has been put up to remind the top BJP leadership about how the Bhopal MP praised Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a patriot.

published on : 2nd 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

BJP's Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur calls mediapersons 'dishonest', distributes Rs 500 notes

Since the time the BJP fielded Thakur in the Lok Sabha polls against Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, the politician has been endlessly making controversial remarks.

published on : 18th September 2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia asks BJP to introspect Pragya Thakur's 'marak shakti' remark

Scindia said he was disappointed that a person sitting on a responsible position made such comments.

published on : 27th August 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

Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur backs Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s 'Jawaharlal Nehru-criminal' remarks

On August 10, Shivraj Singh Chouhan had courted political controversy when he dubbed former PM Jawaharlal Nehru 'criminal'.

published on : 19th August 2019

HC notice to BJP MP Pragya Thakur on petition challenging her election

The petition seeks to set aside her election on the grounds that she allegedly adopted "corrupt practices" and whipped up communal passions during the campaign.

published on : 1st August 2019

'Unhappy' JP Nadda pulls up Pragya Singh Thakur over toilet remark

The statement has been considered by the party to be mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project Swachh Bharat Mission, according to internal sources.

published on : 22nd July 2019

'Not elected to clean toilets and drains': Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur tells BJP workers

Thakur's statement comes amid PM Modi's push to make the country clean and open defecation free under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

published on : 21st July 2019
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