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Malegaon

(mälā`goun), town (1991 pop. 342,431), Maharashtra state, W central India, at the confluence of the Girna and Masam rivers. It is a weaving center for saris and a market for agricultural products. Malegaon was formerly a military post and is now a district administrative center. It was captured by the British in 1818 during the war with the Pindaris, marauding tribes of landless and casteless men who were often mercenaries of Maratha leaders.

Malegaon

 

a city in central India, in the state of Maharashtra on the Girna River. Population, 191,800 (1971). It is connected by highway with Bombay. Malegaon’s industries include cotton textiles and clothing (saris and other items), and there are vegetable-oil mills.

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Summary: Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, has alleged the previous government hatched a conspiracy to lodge her in jail in the name of terror activity.
Mumbai The National Investigation Agency (NIA) plans to file an additional charge against the nine accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case on Friday.
Mollywood's seeds were sown way back in 1998, when Shaikh Nasir -- who ran a video parlour in the town at the time -- came up with the idea of remaking Ramesh Sippy's cult blockbuster, Sholay, in a Malegaon setting.
29 in the Muslim majority town of Malegaon in Maharashtra and in Modasa in the neighboring state of Gujarat were executed by the Hindu terrorist group, Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM), which is based in Indore in Madhya Pradesh state and is closely associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Summary: New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to accused Major Ramesh Upadhyay in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.
AFTER 'HELPING' the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) keep nine Muslims behind bars for the last four years, the CBI will now re-investigate the 2006 Malegaon blasts.
Mumbai A delegation of prominent Muslim citizens has asked the Maharashtra government to release young Muslims who were put behind bars for the 2006 Malegaon blasts, following recent statements of a Hindu right wing leader Swami Aseemanand.
Summary: Chandigarh [India], August 21 (ANI): Hours after the Supreme Court granted bail to the 2008 Malegaon blast accused, Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit, the Congress on Monday said that the grant of bail is not the reflection of whether the accused is guilty or not guilty since the person is facing a trial.
THE kin of those wrongly accused in the Malegaon blasts case as well as politicians have come down hard on Maharashtra home minister R.
Mumbai: A Shiv Sena activist filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court on Thursday seeking an inquiry into the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) for its "ill-treatment" of Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the accused in the Malegaon bomb blast case.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear former Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit's bail plea in the Malegaon blast case.
SWAMI Asimanand's confessions on the role of Hindu terrorists in the 2006 Malegaon blast has forced the Maharashtra government on the backfoot and it now wants a fresh look in the case.