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Nupur Sharma

Indian politician (born 1985)

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Nupur Sharma is an Indian politician and lawyer. She was the national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) until June 2022. Described as brash and articulate, she frequently represented BJP on Indian television debates as an official spokesperson. In June 2022, she was suspended from the party due to her comments about the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the age of his third wife, Aisha, at the time of their marriage and the consummation of the marriage.

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After threats, Nupur granted gun licence

Former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma has been granted a weapon licence for self-defence, sources have said. She has been facing extreme threats from Islamic radicals for her remarks against Prophet...
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Who is Nupur Sharma, London School of Economics graduate? Why did the BJP ex-spokesperson ask for a gun licence?

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Umesh Kolhe was murdered for supporting Nupur Sharma, Tablighi Jamaat men formed 'terror gang': NIA

Kolhe had no disputes with any one and had no criminal or violent history.
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Nupur Sharma fallout: Hackers from Bangladesh targeted 500 govt websites across India

No data was stolen or adverse messages displayed, implying hackers were more interested in just making a point rather than cause any serious damage.
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SC refuses to hear PIL seeking directions for Nupur Sharma's arrest

The apex court last week refused to entertain a petition seeking arrest of Syed Waseem Rizvi alias Jitendra Tyagi and Yati Narasinghanand in the Haridwar dharam sansad hate speech cases. The court had..
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Prophet remark row: SC refuses to entertain plea seeking arrest of Nupur Sharma


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Nupur Sharma row: SC dismisses plea seeking ex-BJP leader's arrest over remarks on Prophet Muhammad

Nupur Sharma had made objectionable comments about Prophet Muhammad during a TV news debate, which sparked a major controversy.
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'No one asked Zakir Naik to apologise': Raj Thackeray backs Nupur Sharma over remarks against Prophet Mohammad

Raj Thackeray also slammed the "Owaisi brothers" (AIMIM leaders) for allegedly ridiculing the names of Hindu gods.
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Al-Qaida's India mouthpiece exhorts Muslims to bring Nupur Sharma to 'justice', calls for 'defensive jihad'

Al-Qaida detailed the "blasphemy" by Nupur Sharma in its mouthpiece for the Indian subcontinent Nawa-e-Ghawa-e-Hind and called for revenge.
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‘Bring Nupur to justice’ for comments on Prophet: Al-Qaida’s India mouthpiece

Global terrorist organisation al-Qaida has exhorted Indian Muslims to bring Nupur Sharma to “justice” for alleged blasphemy, aggravating the worry of intelligence agencies about the safety of the..
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Nupur Sharma news: Terrorist arrested in UP was trained to carry out ISIS-style lone wolf knife attacks

Nupur Sharma news: According to the police, his Pakistani handlers gave him a manual to make improvised explosive devices.
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UP ATS nabs man ‘tasked by JeM to kill Nupur Sharma’

UP police’s anti-terrorist squad (ATS) rounded up on Friday a man identified as Mohammed Nadeem from Saharanpur following information that he was allegedly doing Pakistan-based terrorist outfit..
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Uttar Pradesh: Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist sent to kill Nupur Sharma arrested by ATS in Saharanpur

The ATS in Uttar Pradesh has arrested one terrorist from Saharanpur, who was allegedly linked with Jaish-e-Mohammed, sent to kill Nupur Sharma.
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Supreme Court clubs all FIRs against Nupur Sharma; Delhi cops to probe


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Nupur Sharma gets Supreme Court breather, all cases against her to be clubbed and transferred to Delhi

All the clubbed FIRs against Nupur Sharma have been transferred to Delhi Police for investigation.
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Prophet row: SC orders clubbing of FIRs against Nupur Sharma

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered clubbing of all FIRs lodged against former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma in connection with her controversial remarks against Prophet Mohammad and transferred..
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Eight more arrested for attacking youth in Karjat over Nupur Sharma post

The Karjat police arrested eight more people on Sunday in connection with the attack on a 23-year-old man named Pratik, alias Sunny Pawar, on the night of August 4 in Karjat, Ahmednagar, allegedly over..
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Man attacked by mob in Maharashtra over post on Nupur Sharma, six arrested

A 23-year-old man was attacked on August 4 in Karjat allegedly over a post he shared on Nupur Sharma's comments. Five people have been arrested.
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Sonia Gandhi questioning: Robert Vadra links ED summons to Gandhis with Nupur Sharma row

Robert Vadra said the people of the country won't take the summons kindly given her ill health.
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Nishank Rathore death explained: What police said on 'sar tan se juda' SMS' link with Nupur Sharma row

Nishank Rathore death explained: The police are probing if Nishank sent the message or someone else.
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Ashok Gehlot slams anti-judges remarks in Nupur case


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Nupur Sharma case: No contempt case against former judge and lawyer, says AG Venugopal

Former Delhi HC judge Justice SN Dhingra, former Additional SG Aman Lekhi and senior advocate KR Kumar raised objections to SC remarks on Nupur Sharma
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AG Venugopal declines consent to initiate contempt proceedings against former Delhi HC judge S N Dhingra, others

In a letter, advocate C R Jaya Sukin had sought the AG's consent to initiate criminal contempt of court against Dhingra, former additional solicitor general Aman Lekhi and senior advocate K Rama Kumar..
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Kanpur violence: Stone pelters received Rs 1,000, petrol bomb hurlers Rs 5,000, SIT probe finds

Violence broke out in Kanpur on June 3 after protesters attempted to force stores to close in Parade Chowk over Nupur Sharma's comments.
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KCR attacks Nupur Sharma, says why should country apologise for BJP spokesperson's nonsense 

Nupur Sharma had made the objectionable remark against the Prophet during a television debate on the Gyanvapi row.
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Supreme Court relief for TV anchor Rohit Ranjan facing multiple FIRs

The Supreme Court on Friday protected TV news anchor Rohit Ranjan from arrest in FIRs lodged against him in several states for a misleading telecast relating to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, giving him..
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Haryana: Man arrested for offering Rs 2 cr reward for chopping off Nupur Sharma's tongue

Earlier, a tailor and a chemist were killed in Udaipur and Amravati respectively for allegedly supporting Nupur Sharma.
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Rajasthan: Man arrested for threatening to chop off colleague's head for backing Nupur Sharma


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'Bol nashe mein tha...': Ajmer DSP tutors cleric arrested for call to 'behead' Nupur Sharma, video goes viral

Ajmer Dargah cleric Salman Chishti was arrested for allegedly offering his house on camera to anyone who beheads Nupur Sharma.
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AIBA urges CJI to reject pleas seeking expunging of SC judges' remarks against Nupur Sharma


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Ajmer dargah cleric arrested: What Khadim Salman Chisti said against Nupur Sharma

Ajmer Dargah cleric arrested: Khadim Salman Chisti was allegedly in an inebriated state.
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Ajmer Dargah cleric held for announcing bounty on Nupur Sharma in video

Rajasthan police arrested Ajmer Dargah cleric Syed Salman Chisti, who was on the run, on Tuesday night for allegedly issuing a provocative statement against suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma,..
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Amravati cops start suo motu probe into threats to people for posts supporting Nupur Sharma


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Ajmer dargah cleric with criminal record puts bounty on Nupur


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Ex-judges, officials criticise SC's Nupur observations


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'SC's remarks on Nupur Sharma crossed the Laxman Rekha': Ex-judges, bureaucrats slam apex court

A group of former judges and bureaucrats issued a signed statement slamming the remarks made against Nupur Sharma by the Supreme Court.
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Amit Shah tells NIA to probe if Maharashtra man killed for backing Nupur Sharma

Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday directed the NIA to take over the probe into the June 21 murder of a 54-year-old veterinary chemist in Maharashtra’s Amravati, allegedly for forwarding..
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Kolkata Police issues lookout notice against Nupur Sharma over remarks against Prophet Muhammad

Kolkata Police is the first to issue a lookout notice against Sharma on this issue.
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NIA to take over murder probe of Amravati chemist who shared posts in support of Nupur Sharma


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Chhattisgarh: Man complains of death threats for social media post supporting Nupur Sharma, FIR filed


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Maharashtra: Amravati chemist's throat slit, police suspect killing over social media post supporting Nupur Sharma

Preliminary investigation has led to police believe that Kolhe was killed in retaliation of a social media post supporting Nupur Sharma.
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Supreme Court tears into Nupur Sharma, says her remarks set country on fire

he Supreme Court on Friday unleashed a barrage of critical observations serrating former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and accused her of igniting the country and damaging the social fabric with her..
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Withdraw ‘unwarranted’ remarks against Nupur Sharma: Priest’s plea to CJI

Within hours of a torrent of critical observations against Nupur Sharma by the Supreme Court for her alleged blasphemous statements on the Prophet, a Hindu priest sent a letter petition to the Chief..
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After SC's rebuke to Nupur Sharma, Delhi Police says she was questioned on June 18


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'BJP should hang head in shame': Opposition attacks Centre after Supreme Court slams Nupur Sharma

The Supreme Court criticized Nupur Sharma's remarks against Prophet Muhammad, saying that she is responsible for the recent violence in Udaipur.
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'Withdraw adverse remarks by Supreme Court against Nupur Sharma': Petition filed before CJI

The letter petition said that it be treated as a PIL and the adverse remarks made during the hearing be declared as 'uncalled for'.
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Letter plea to CJI seeks withdrawal of adverse remarks against Nupur Sharma


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SC rejects Nupur Sharma's plea to transfer all FIRs to Delhi, asks her to avail alternate remedies

During the hearing, bench told senior advocate, appearing for Sharma, that it was not inclined to entertain the plea and suggested him to withdraw it.
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'Creating environment of anger and hate': Rahul Gandhi slams BJP over SC's remarks on Nupur Sharma

After the Supreme Court slammed Nupur Sharma for her controversial comments, Rahul Gandhi launched an attack on the Centre and BJP.
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'Loose tongue, remarks led to Udaipur violence': Key quotes by Supreme Court slamming Nupur Sharma

The Supreme Court on Friday slammed former BJP leader Nupur Sharma for her remarks against Prophet Muhammad, which sparked a row.
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