'Lord of the Rings' sadhu sits in the middle of 21 fire rings to appease rain gods

'Lord of the Rings' sadhu sits in the middle of 21 fire rings to appease rain gods

A 'sadhu' in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district is praying inside a ring of fire to appease rain gods.

Jun 09, 2016, 10:34 AM IST

Sadhu's body buried in graveyard; incident sparks tension

Tension prevailed in Bilaspur village here after body of a 'sadhu' was buried in a graveyard which was opposed by members of a community, police said Thursday.

Feb 12, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

Italian origin woman accuses sadhu of harassing her

Authorities here Saturday launched a probe after a 65-year-old Italian origin woman accused a sadhu of harassing her and making lewd gestures.

Nov 01, 2014, 14:49 PM IST

ASI rushing for gold, but not for historical sites: Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar took a dig at the Centre on the continuing excavation at Unnao following a dream of a seer.

Oct 21, 2013, 22:23 PM IST

Unnao treasure hunt: `If digging is not accelerated gold will disappear`

Digging to unearth 1,000 tonnes of gold, said to be buried beneath a fort in Uttar Pradesh`s Unnao district, continued for the third day on Sunday.

Oct 21, 2013, 00:13 AM IST

Unnao gold hunt, Day 1: As it happened

Hoping that every district in Uttar Pradesh yields gold treasure, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, thanked the seer who dreamt of 1,000 tonnes gold treasure believed to be buried under a 19th century fort in Unnao, prompting the ASI to excavate the site.

Oct 18, 2013, 08:49 AM IST

Unnao gold treasure hunt: Will the sage`s dream come true?

The descendents of Unnao`s erstwhile ruler Raja Rao Ram Bux Singh have staked claim to nearly 1,000 tonnes of gold supposedly buried in the remains of the fort situated in Daundaia Kheda village here.

Oct 16, 2013, 09:56 AM IST

Sadhu dreams of hidden gold, ASI to excavate fort in UP

A sadhu`s dream of hidden gold treasure at Raja Rao Ram Bux Singh`s fort here has prompted a team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to survey the area and begin excavation work from October 18.

Oct 15, 2013, 16:59 PM IST

Sadhu found murdered in temple

An 85-year-old sadhu
was found murdered under mysterious circumstances at Shri
Balaji Hanuman Temple at Bhuravaas village.

Jun 13, 2011, 22:50 PM IST

Sadhu Yadav wants to keep security cover

Citing threat perceptions, Congress leader and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad`s brother-in-law Anirudh Prasad alias Sadhu Yadav has urged Union Home Minister P Chidambaram to restore his security cover.

Nov 16, 2009, 13:09 PM IST

Godman ends life for people`s welfare, police watch on

Driven by superstition, a `Baba,`
Avtar Das (65) on Wednesday allegedly killed himself by immolation
claiming that he was taking "Samadhi" for people`s welfare,
under Rauruya police station near here.

Oct 14, 2009, 18:30 PM IST