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Haven’t become MP to clean toilets, drains: Pragya Thakur

Bhopal: Kicking up a new controversy, BJP’s Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Sunday asserted that she had not been elected to the Parliament to clean toilets and drains. Virtually sweeping aside Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship Swachh Bharat campaign, she said: “We have not been elected to clean your drains or toilets. I have said […]

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BJP did not take action on leaders who called Mahatma’s killer a ‘patriot’: Ghulam Nabi Azad

New Delhi:  Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday slammed the BJP-led government at the Centre for not taking any action against its MP Pragya Thakur who had described the killer of Mahatma Gandhi as a “patriot”. Azad also criticised the government over the issue of mob lynchings which he said has became the norm […]

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar shows his forefinger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the seventh and the last phase of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections at a polling booth in Patna on May 19, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Pragya Thakur should be expelled from BJP: Nitish Kumar

Patna: BJP ally and JD-U chief Nitish Kumar on Sunday lashed out at Bharatiya Janta Party candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for her statement in favour of Mahatma Gandhi assassin Nathuram Godse and demanded the party to expel her. Pragya Thakur, who is a Malegaon blast accused, spurred a row and drew flak after she lauded […]

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Pragya’s safety cover fortified, may get Z-security

Bhopal: The security cover of Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency, was strengthened on Wednesday, officials said. The decision was taken a day after a man holding black flag approached Thakur while she was filing her nomination papers on Tuesday. Her supporters later thrashed the man. […]

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Amit Shah attacks Sonia on Batla House shootout, defends Pragya Thakur

Kolkata: BJP President Amit Shah on Monday attacked UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi for allegedly grieving for terrorists killed in the 2008 Batla House shootout, but not for the police inspector who died then. He assailed the opposition parties for “failing to present” a clear cut policy on national security and claimed Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur was […]