Nityananda

Watch: Swami Nithyananda and Ranjitha, once embroiled in sex scandal, visit Tirumala in new look

Watch: Swami Nithyananda and Ranjitha, once embroiled in sex scandal, visit Tirumala in new look

Self-styled godman Nithyananda Swami and Tamil actress Ranjitha Menon were on Wednesday spotted at Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati.

Mar 12, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

HC quashes two FIRs against Nityananda

The Karnataka High Court on Monday quashed two FIRs filed against self-styled godman Nithyananda, one pertaining to his activities at the ashram and the other over alleged assault on a pro-Kannada leader.

Feb 25, 2013, 23:39 PM IST

K’taka HC stays probe against former disciple of Nithyananda

Karnataka HC stayed further proceedings before a local court against a former disciple of self-proclaimed controversial godman Nityananda.

Oct 03, 2012, 22:06 PM IST

HC diposes of Nithyananda`s petition claiming damages

The Karnataka High Court today disposed of a written petition filed by controversial self styled godman Nityananda seeking Rs 10 crore as damages to his ashram property.

Jul 09, 2012, 14:48 PM IST

HC asks parents of Nityananda`s devotee to file fresh petition

The Karnataka High Court directed parents of a devotee of controversial self-styled godman Nityananda to file a fresh habeas corpus petition.

Jul 04, 2012, 21:32 PM IST

Panchayat prez held for hurling slipper at Nityana

A Panchayat president was among four persons arrested on Wednesday for reportedly throwing slippers at the car in which self styled godman Nityananda and the Madurai Adheenam were travelling.

May 30, 2012, 22:14 PM IST

Nityananda to organise counter-rally

Self-styled godman Nityananda, whose appointment as head of the Madurai Adheenam has triggered a controversy, today said he would organise a rally on May 27 to counter the one led by a congress leader protesting his appointment.

May 17, 2012, 20:13 PM IST

Villagers wave black flags at Nityananda’s visit

Nityananda`s appointment as head of Saivite Mutt has triggered a controversy and many religious leaders and political outfits have protested the move.

May 16, 2012, 22:45 PM IST

Kanchi seer against Nityananda as head of Madurai

Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati on Wednesday voiced his opposition to self-styled godman Nityananda`s appointment as the head of the Madurai Adheenam.

May 09, 2012, 18:07 PM IST

IT raids at Saivaite Mutt

Nityananda`s appointment as Mutt head on April 27 has triggered a controversy with many religious leaders and political outfits protesting against it.

May 05, 2012, 16:46 PM IST

Petition filed against Nityananda`s appointment as pontiff

The petitioner also sought a direction to the authorities concerned to safeguard the assets of the Madurai Adheenam (Mutt) valued at several thousand crores of rupees.

May 03, 2012, 21:06 PM IST

Hindu outfits protest over Nityananda app`ment

Tension prevailed at Madurai Adheenam (Mutt) here, one of the oldest Saivite mutts in the country, as Hindu outfits staged a protest against the appointment of self-styled godman Nithananda as its 293rd pontiff.

Apr 29, 2012, 17:17 PM IST

Additional chargesheet against Nityananda filed

The CID on Wednesday filed an additional chargesheet in a local court against Nithyananda in connection with a case involving a youth.

Mar 21, 2012, 20:25 PM IST

Plea to cancel Nityananda`s bail, order reserved

The Karnataka HC posted to July 18 its orders on a petition by police seeking cancellation of bail to spiritual guru Nityananda.

Jul 14, 2011, 22:52 PM IST

Nityananda denies indulging in sleazy acts

Ending his long silence, self-styled godman Nityananda, facing charges of sexually abusing devotees, today refuted the allegations as baseless and a "blackmailing tactic by powerful people" to extort money from him.

Feb 01, 2011, 21:43 PM IST

Ranjitha appears before Ramanagara court

Actress Ranjitha appeared before a court hearing her complaint against a former
disciple of self-styled godman Nityananda over a sleaze video
purportedly showing her with the controversial ascetic.

Jan 29, 2011, 16:38 PM IST

Court grants stay on complaint against Nityananda`s ex-driver

A court on Friday stayed
proceedings in a case filed by a devotee of self-styled godman
Nityananda against his former driver K Lenin, accusing him of
offences including trespass and distribution of obscene
information.

Jan 14, 2011, 21:18 PM IST

Two devotees of Nityananda file complaints against former aide

Two women devotees of self-styled
godman Nityananda, including South Indian film actress Ranjita, have filed separate complaints against former disciple Lenin Karuppan accusing him of attempted rape, extortion and other charges.

Dec 31, 2010, 22:37 PM IST

Karnataka HC permits Nityananda to file fresh petition

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday
allowed self-styled godman Nityananda, facing charges of rape
and unnatural sex, to withdraw a petition seeking quashing of
all criminal proceedings against him and to file a fresh plea.

Dec 15, 2010, 19:22 PM IST

Two Nitya disciples offer to undergo narco-analysis test

Nitya Bhaktananda and Nitya Sachitananda also challenged
Lenin Karuppan, who had exposed the alleged sex scandal, to undergo such a test.

Dec 11, 2010, 18:09 PM IST