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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: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 11 (ANI): Malegaon 2008 blast accused Samir Kulkarni has written a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis demanding security cover.
Far from the lavish excesses of Bollywood, the town has developed an industry that churns out low- budget entertainers -- mostly spoofs -- that cater primarily to Malegaon's residents.
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: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 30 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Tuesday charged all seven accused for terror conspiracy, murder and other related offences in the Malegaon blasts case.Ee
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.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 22 (ANI): Bombay High Court on Monday passed an order directing special NIA court to hear the 2008 Malegaon blast case preferably on day to day basis and to expedite the 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.R.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 29 (ANI): A special National Investigation Agency court on Wednesday issued a Non-bailable warrant against 2008 Malegaon blasts accused Sudhakar Dwivedi alias Dayanand Pandey after he was regularly absent in several hearings at the court.
IN A relief to former Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Purohit and Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, the Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI) has given these Malegaon blast accused a clean chit in the Nanded case which the investigative agency is probing again.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 27 (ANI): Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Purohit, one of the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case, on Monday moved the Supreme Court and sought a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the matter pertaining to his alleged abduction and torture by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in 2008.