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“Hemant Karkare: A Daughter’s Memoir”, published by The Write Place, was released at the Crossword Book Store in Mumbai on Monday.
Updated on Nov 26, 2019 04:46 PM IST
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Lok Sabha election result 2019: BJP’s Pragya Thakur leading against Congress’ Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal
The 49-year old has been under fire for several of her controversial comments against several people, including former chief of the Mumbai anti-terrorist squad Hemant Karkare.
Updated on May 23, 2019 10:08 AM IST
In remarks critical of the BJP, Swara Bhaskar said that Sadhvi Pragya Thakur was accused of murder and terrorism and that the BJP had seen fit to field her as its candidate from the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat.
Updated on May 07, 2019 10:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The EC added that while Thakur apologised for her comment on Karkare, it found them “unwarranted”. An FIR has also been filed against her under section 188 (disobedience to a public servant’s order) of the Indian Penal Code.
Updated on May 02, 2019 12:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
But in the Mecca Masjid and Samjhauta cases, the judges found that evidence was not brought on record
Published on May 01, 2019 06:45 PM IST
This time, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidate from Bhopal demanded a ban on burkhas for what she said was for the sake of national security.
Published on May 01, 2019 03:47 PM IST
Bhopal |HT Correspondent
Considering the general somnolence of the metropolis where neither the rich nor the poor have the time for much, but the business of living, it was heartening to note that the middle class still remembers the man who died saving their city from Pakistani terrorists
Updated on May 01, 2019 08:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Sujata Anandan
This feminist Hindutva, for want of a better expression, does nothing to promote women’s rights. In fact, the women of the Hindu right themselves are against what they call modern women who are shunning traditional roles and daring to seek out their own space
Published on Apr 28, 2019 04:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Lalita Panicker
“Despite her vicious comments, the government is silent. As a common citizen and voter, I want to question the PM, why is he not commenting on Thakur’s comment. How can the government be so insensitive?” Supriya Sule asked.
Updated on Apr 27, 2019 04:00 AM IST
Thane | Megha Pol
Pragya Thakur had created a political furore with her remarks on Karkare, who died fighting terrorists during the attacks on Mumbai in 2008, saying that she had cursed him just a month before his death.
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 04:45 PM IST
The main group behind the bombings, the National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ), is an ideological offspring of the rapidly growing, Saudi-funded Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ)
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 02:58 PM IST
Pragya Thakur, the BJP candidate from Bhopal, received a EC notice for her remarks. The Indian Police Service Association wrote a tweet that condemned her statement on the Ashoka Chakra gallantry award winner.
Published on Apr 25, 2019 11:24 PM IST
Defending his party’s decision to field Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur in Bhopal, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said the move is a riposte to those who insulted Hindus by coining the term Hindu terror.
Updated on Apr 24, 2019 09:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Shailesh Gaikwad
Lok Sabha polls 2019: ‘Pragya Thakur’s candidature reply to those who insulted Hindus by coining the term Hindu terror,’ says Maharashtra CM Fadnavis
Devendra Fadnavis says he doesn’t support remarks against Karkare; Modi wave is in rural areas this time; BJP will win all 10 seats in MMR
Published on Apr 24, 2019 12:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Shailesh Gaikwad
Ramdev was replying to a question about Thakur’s remarks against the then Mumbai Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) Chief Hemant Karkare.
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 01:16 PM IST
Dehradun |Press Trust of India
The poll watchdog is yet to take a decision on Thakur for the remarks on Karkare, though, in her reply to the election commission notice, she said she did not violate the model code of conduct.
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 08:26 AM IST
Hindustan times, Bhopal | HT Correspondent
In a statement, the former DGPs said the country owes Karkare, who headed the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad and was killed during the 26/11 terror attack, a huge debt of gratitude and anything that detracts from this is worthy of strong condemnation.
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 11:56 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The chief minister expressed anger at the remarks of BJP candidate from Bhopal Sadhvi Pragya against a distinguished police officer late Hemant Karkare. “What Sadhvi said is totally unacceptable,” he said.
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 10:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent
The Election Commission had issued a notice to Pragya Thakur after her comment that Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare had died because she had cursed him.
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 03:12 PM IST
In the notice issued to her on Saturday evening the district election officer, Bhopal, Sudham Khade has sought an explanation from Thakur within a day while mentioning the statement in the notice.
Updated on May 05, 2020 04:38 AM IST
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday weighed in on the issue. “Nobody should say anything that amounts to an insult to our martyrs,” Uddhav said, adding, however, that she has already apologised for her remarks.
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 07:11 AM IST
Survivors and victims’ kin question Thakur getting ticket to contest polls, demand justice
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 01:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Surendra P Gangan, Malegaon
The district election officer of Bhopal has found a violation of the model of conduct in remarks made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Pragya Thakur against former Mumbai anti-terror squad chief Hemant Karkare, Madhya Pradesh’s chief electoral officer (CEO) VL Kantha Rao said on Saturday.
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 03:18 PM IST
On September 29, 2008, a bomb planted on a motorcycle went off in Malegaon, killing six people and injuring 101.
Updated on Apr 20, 2019 02:36 PM IST
Sachin Sawant, Congress spokesperson, said, “Pragya Singh Thakur is narrating the BJP’s script and her statements expose the BJP’s ideology. She has insulted Karkare. How can the BJP claim to work against terrorism when it appoints such people? How can they claim they are working for soldiers when martyrs are being insulted?”
Published on Apr 20, 2019 05:49 AM IST
Terrorism is a serious charge even if you have not been convicted for it. The fact of the matter is that the courts refused to let the 2008 Malegaon blasts accused Pragya Thakur off the hook
Updated on Apr 20, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Harinder Baweja
Thakur, who joined the BJP on Wednesday and, hours later, was announced as the candidate from Bhopal, is among the main accused in a separate terror incident, the 2008 Malegaon blasts.
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 10:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal/New Delhi |HT Correspondent
This humiliation of a gallant Ashok Chakra hero by the BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate is an insult not just to Hemant Karkare’s individual sacrifice; it is a smear on the uniform.
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 07:03 PM IST
In its statement on Pragya Thakur’s remarks on Hemant Karkare, the BJP distanced itself saying that whatever she is saying is from her personal experience and that the party could not comment on it.
Updated on May 04, 2020 04:15 PM IST
BJP’s Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur said Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare was killed in 26/11 Mumbai attacks for “torturing” her in the Malegaon blast case.
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 06:09 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India