Hemant Karkare AC was the chief of the Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS). He was killed in action during the 2008 Mumbai attacks. In 2009, he was posthumously given the Ashoka Chakra, India's highest peacetime gallantry decoration.
According to a BJP source, after her statements on former Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare and Babri mosque demolition created controversies, the party asked Thakur not to make controversial.. IndiaTimes - Published
The EC said though Pragya had apologised for her statement against the slain IPS officer, it found the statement to be "unwarranted". The ban would come into force from 6.00 AM, May 2 (Thursday)... IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA
Riyaz Deshmukh, former Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and deputy to Mumbai's Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare, has jumped into the poll fray against Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur. DNA - Published
Addressing BJP workers in Bhopal on Thursday night, Thakur had claimed that Karkare died during the attacks as she "cursed" him for torturing her. However, after her remarks kicked up a row, she.. DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
BJP's controversial Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, said that police officer Hemant Karkare was targeted during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks as she had "cursed" him for.. DNA - Published
IAS Association on Friday condemned the "insulting" remarks made by BJP's LS candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur against former ATS chief Hemant Karkare. "Ashok Chakra awardee late Sri.. IndiaTimes - Published
Karkare was killed along with two other senior police officers while fighting terrorists during the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai in November 2008. Pragya Thakur is among the seven accused facing trial in.. IndiaTimes - Published