India  /  Published 22.12.19

Pragya in row over flight seat

SpiceJet on Sunday clarified that BJP MP Pragya Thakur was asked by the crew on a Delhi-Bhopal flight to move to a non-emergency row seat as she was in a wheelchair but she refused, causing the flight...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.11.19

‘Mahatma’ BJP pinches Pragya

The BJP has dropped Pragya Singh Thakur from a parliamentary panel and temporarily barred her from its MPs’ meetings, indirectly acknowledging she had called Nathuram Godse a patriot in the Lok Sabh...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.11.19

Why Shah is holier than Modi

If “to err is human and to forgive divine”, Amit Shah has turned out to be holier than Narendra Modi.The Shah-headed BJP has nominated Pragya Thakur to the parliamentary consultative panel on defe...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.10.19

Court refuses in-camera trial in Malegaon blast case

A special court in Mumbai on Tuesday hearing the September Malegaon 2008 blast case refused to make the proceedings in the case ‘in-camera’The court rejected an application filed by the National I...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 18.06.19

Pragya debuts as MP with row over oath

Terror accused BJP member Pragya Singh Thakur kicked off a controversy on her first day in Parliament by affixing her spiritual guru’s name to hers while taking the oath as an MP, triggering Opposit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.06.19

Pragya Singh Thakur too sick for court, not event

BJP parliamentarian Pragya Singh Thakur has failed to appear before a court in Mumbai for the second time this week in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast case.Her lawyer told the court on Thursda...
By PTI in Bhopal

India  /  Published 06.06.19

Pragya Thakur hospitalised, fails to appear before court

Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Pragya Singh Thakur failed to appear before a court in Mumbai on Thursday - for the second time this week - in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast case. Her lawye...
By (PTI) in Bhopal

India  /  Published 03.06.19

Court insists on Pragya presence

A special court trying the Malegaon blast case rejected on Monday a plea by Pragya Singh Thakur, a newly elected BJP parliamentarian, for exemption from appearance between June 3 and June 7.The MP re...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.19

Prejudice against women who drink alcohol

Sir — Researchers have found that women who drink alcohol are judged more harshly than men who do the same. The former are perceived to be “less human” and more “sexually available” than the...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 22.05.19

Modi's reaction to Thakur's remark: comic irony

Terrorism has a habit of turning round and biting its handlers. Not that the prime minister has been bitten too hard, but Pragya Singh Thakur’s assertion that Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi’s kill...
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