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Pragya Singh Thakur

Indian politician and an accused in the 2008 Malegaon bombings

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Pragya Singh Thakur, better known as Sadhvi Pragya, is an Indian politician and an accused awaiting trial in the 2008 Malegaon bombings. She faced arrest for terror charges, but was granted bail on health grounds following the dropping of charges under the MCOCA section by the Special National Investigation Agency. She is contesting as a BJP candidate in the 2019 General Elections of India from Bhopal constituency.

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Biggest factor is government's credibility, there is an undercurrent for NDA: Rajnath Singh

The party leadership has taken a serious view of Pragya Thakur's statement and she has been issued a show-cause notice. She has been asked to give her explanation after which appropriate action will be..
IndiaTimes - Published

Can't tolerate Sadhvi Pragya's remarks on Godse: Nitish Kumar

The Bihar CM also favoured Thakur's expulsion
DNA - Published

Nitish Kumar says JD(U) will not tolerate Pragya Thakur's remark on Mahatma Gandhi's assassin

On being asked whether the BJP should expel Pragya from the party, Bihar CM said, "The issue of expelling her from the party was an internal matter of the BJP. Taking action against such person is an..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nitish Kumar condemns Pragya Thakur's remark calling Godse 'deshbhakt', favours her expulsion from BJP

Pragya Thakur kicked a row earlier this week by describing Godse as 'deshbhakt'.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha 2019: Report on Pragya Thakur submitted to MP EC over Godse 'deshbhakt' remark

District Election Officer from Agar Malwa on Friday submitted his report to Madhya Pradesh Election Commission in the matter related to BJP Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur's statement that..
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP caught between Ram & Nathuram

Ruling party pushed to corner as Godse becomes centre of debate on last day of campaigning; Pragya asked to keep off roadshow
DNA - Published

I'll never forgive Pragya Thakur for insulting Bapu: PM Narendra Modi

BJP president Amit Shah says the party has taken serious note of the statements from Pragya Thakur, Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde and the party's Karnataka MP Nalin Kumar Kateel
DNA - Published

BJP has made stand clear on Pragya's Godse remark: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

: Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Friday said the BJP has already made its stand clear on its Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur terming Mahatma Gandhis assassin..
IndiaTimes - Published

India's Modi faces backlash for backing terror accused candidate

For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing charges under an anti-terrorism law for plotting a..
Reuters - Published

BJP and RSS are 'God-se' lovers: Rahul Gandhi

Taking a dig at the BJP and RSS, Rahul Gandhi said that they both are "god-se" lovers, an apparent reference to the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, Nathuram Godse. "I finally got it. The BJP and the..
IndiaTimes - Published

MP CEO submits report to EC on Pragya Singh's Godse statement

The state election officials have forwarded a report to the EC in this regard, MP CEO V L Kanthrao said
DNA - Published

India's Modi chooses woman facing terrorism charges as election candidate

For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing charges under an anti-terrorism law for plotting a..
Reuters - Published

Latest from Pragya Thakur: Nathuram Godse was a patriot

Blushing BJP says she has apologised, Oppn has field day
DNA - Published

Under fire from own party and opposition, Sadhvi Pragya apologises for calling Godse a 'deshbhakt'

Pragya Singh has tendered an apology for calling Nathuram Godse a patriot, reports say. The apology came after the BJP distanced itself from the remarks made by its candidate for the Bhopal..
DNA - Published

Showing today: Digvijaya Singh vs Sadhvi Pragya, Sheila Dikshit vs Manoj Tiwari, Akhilesh vs...

A look at some of the key contests as over 10.17 crore voters from 7 states decide fate of 979 candidates Sunday
DNA - Published

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