Godman

`Godman' arrested for rape in Hydearbad

Police here on Wednesday arrested a self-styled `Baba' (godman) for allegedly raping a 26-year-old woman.

Oct 18, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

Two followers of rape-accused 'godman' arrested for abetment

Two followers of a self-styled godman from Karnataka who is wanted in a case of rape in Goa have been arrested on the charge of abetment, police said on Sunday.

Oct 08, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Self-proclaimed godman arrested for raping Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh

Self-proclaimed godman arrested for raping Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh

A self-proclaimed godman was arrested for allegedly raping a Dalit woman in the Misrikh area of Sitapur district, police said on Thursday.

Sep 29, 2017, 07:47 AM IST
This is how Haryana Police foil rapist Dera chief's dramatic escape

This is how Haryana Police foil rapist Dera chief's dramatic escape

Rape convict self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh had plotted a filmy escape from the Panchkula court, on the day he was convicted by special CBI court, the Haryana police confirmed.

Aug 31, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
This is how Haryana Police foil rapist Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's dramatic escape

This is how Haryana Police foil rapist Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's dramatic escape

Rape convict self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh had plotted a filmy escape from the Panchkula court, on the day he was convicted by special CBI court, the Haryana police confirmed.

Aug 31, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

Victim retracts charge in genital chopping case

 In a twist to the sensational genital chopping case in Kerala, the woman victim today purportedly retracted her claim that she had cut the private part of a self-styled godman to foil a rape bid by him and said he was innocent.

Jun 16, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

Controversial 'godman' Chandraswami dead

Controversial 'godman' Chandraswami died on Tuesday.

May 23, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
You are like butter, cheeks are red, you must be a Kashmiri: Asaram Bapu to AIIMS nurse

You are like butter, cheeks are red, you must be a Kashmiri: Asaram Bapu to AIIMS nurse

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of rape of a minor girl, has stoked another controversy after he was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for his check-up by a medical board.

Sep 27, 2016, 08:28 AM IST
Pramukh Swami Maharaj, head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, passes away in Sarangpur

Pramukh Swami Maharaj, head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, passes away in Sarangpur

Swami Maharaj had been under treatment for chest infection for the past few weeks.

Aug 13, 2016, 19:41 PM IST

Court orders Guj Police to produce shooter in Asaram case witness murder

Chief Judicial Magistrate Garima Choudhry issued the order on the request of local police that it is necessary to interrogate Haldar to proceed in the investigation in the murder of Gupta, a prime witness in a rape case against self-styled godman Asaram.

Jul 13, 2016, 01:06 AM IST
Horrendous! Saree-clad man violently swings a new born baby 360° in name of superstition – Watch

Horrendous! Saree-clad man violently swings a new born baby 360° in name of superstition – Watch

It's 21st century – the age of science and technology, still you will find many people in India who easily let themselves be fooled by the babas, devis and self-styled Godmans, all in the name of superstition.

Jun 02, 2016, 18:46 PM IST

Asaram planned attack on a witness: Police

In a major revelation, a devotee of Asaram Bapu, arrested here, told police that the self-styled godman had conspired to eliminate a witness who had deposed against him in connection with the mysterious death of two minor boys near his ashram here in 2008.

Apr 08, 2016, 22:40 PM IST
'Killed Asaram Bapu's doctor as he was blackmailing'

'Killed Asaram Bapu's doctor as he was blackmailing'

Asaram Bapu's alleged henchman Kartik Haldar on Tuesday said he killed the self-styled godman's personal doctor, one of the three key witnesses in rape cases against the jailed religious leader, because he blackmailed him and demanded a huge amount of money to keep mum.

Mar 29, 2016, 20:47 PM IST
Asaram rape case: Charges framed against self-styled godman in Gandhingar

Asaram rape case: Charges framed against self-styled godman in Gandhingar

A court in Gandhinagar today framed charges against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, paving the way start of trial, more than two years after the police filed a charge-sheet against him and six others in a rape case.

Mar 28, 2016, 20:10 PM IST

Asaram rape case: Girl's father gets threat

Days after a sharpshooter who is suspected to have killed 3 witnesses in Asaram cases was nabbed, the father of a girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by the self-styled godman has claimed to have received threats asking him to withdraw the case.

Mar 20, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

'Godman' stays in sealed pit 'without water' for 15 days in Bihar, it's not possible, say doctors

A self-styled godman called Pramod Baba reportedly emerged from a sealed hole in the ground after 15 days, as per a media report.

Mar 13, 2016, 23:04 PM IST

ED officials question Sarathi Baba in jail

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Thursday recorded statements of Santosh Roul alias Sarathi Baba inside Choudwar jail premises here in connection with huge movable and immovable properties recovered from him and from his Ashram.

Mar 03, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

Asaram case: Court reserves order on bail plea, Swamy argues for 'godman'

A local court on Monday reserved its order on the bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram.

Jan 04, 2016, 20:37 PM IST

Duo held for duping people on promise of 'showing' them god in Delhi

 A duo has been arrested here for allegedly duping people after promising that they would "show" them god, police said.

Dec 19, 2015, 22:26 PM IST
Asaram Bapu is trending on Twitter. Here's why

Asaram Bapu is trending on Twitter. Here's why

Asaram, who has been in jail since August 2013 in connection with separate rape and sexual misconduct cases, has been repeatedly denied bail by courts.

Dec 16, 2015, 09:15 AM IST