Pragya Singh Thakur
India  /  Published 25.04.19

Ex-officials request BJP to drop Pragya from contest

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.19

All that's left in the BJP's toolbox: Hindutva

Sir — In a recent interview, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, said that he felt a “sense of responsibility”. But by fielding “Sadhvi” Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon b...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.19

The Modi regime bares its saffron fangs

For the religious Hindu, saffron is the colour of sacrifice, of piety, of renunciation. For proponents of political Hindutva — the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Bharatiya Janata Party, Vishwa Hindu P...
By Manini Chatterjee in

India  /  Published 20.04.19

Pragya: My curse killed Karkare

Terror accused and BJP Lok Sabha candidate Pragya Singh Thakur has publicly claimed that decorated police officer Hemant Karkare died during the 26/11 attacks because she had cursed him.Karkare, then ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

Scales of grace: apologies through history

Two apologies have been among the ‘results’ of the elections just concluded. When you make a mistake, the judge, S.K. Kaul, said to Rahul Gandhi’s counsel, admit it. The matter was about the att...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

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 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

India  /  Published 20.05.19

After controversial remarks, Pragya opts for ‘silent’ penance

The BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate, Pragya Singh Thakur, who recently kicked up a row with some of her remarks, on Monday apologised for them and said she is observing “silence” for 63 hours a...
By PTI in Bhopal

India  /  Published 17.05.19

Remarks on Godse against BJP ideology, party has taken note: Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday came out strongly against the controversial remarks of his party leaders, including Pragya Singh Thakur, over Nathuram Godse, saying the BJP has taken serious note of...
By PTI in New Delhi


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