Beware, India has 17 'fake babas': Akhada Parishad issues 2nd list

Beware, India has 17 'fake babas': Akhada Parishad issues 2nd list

The apex body of sages is out with a second list of “fake babas” taking the overall number of fake sages and self-styled godmen to 17.

Dec 31, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

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Jan 31, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

Kumbh: Sadhus clash over procession route, normalcy restored

Two groups of Sadhus allegedly clashed after a seer took out a procession to Ram Kund through the royal procession route in Tapovan here during the ongoing Kumbh Mela to which another group objected and attacked them and damaged two vehicles, a senior police official said on Sunday.

Sep 06, 2015, 18:44 PM IST

Delhi woman gang-raped by two sadhus at Meerut ashram

A 35-year-old married woman from Delhi was raped allegedly by two self-proclaimed holymen (sadhus) at an ashram in village Nangli here, police said on Friday.

Jun 05, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

Sadhus now want land burial, say rivers too polluted

Concerned over rising river pollution, sadhus of various orders are now seeking departure from tradition as they want adequate land to bury their dead.

Jan 20, 2013, 15:28 PM IST

Shrine Board, sadhus spar over Amarnath pilgrimage schedule

Notwithstanding the Amarnath
shrine board`s decision to commence the annual pilgrimage to
the holy cave from June 29, a group of sadhus today announced
that they will embark on the yatra from June 15.

May 11, 2011, 21:52 PM IST

60L take dip in Ganges on Somvati Amavasya

Nearly 60L pilgrims took a holy dip in river Ganges on the occasion of Somvati Amavasya.

Mar 16, 2010, 00:08 AM IST

When sadhus came astride elephants, horses

Some sat on gold and silver thrones balanced atop elephants, some stood tall on horse-driven chariots, and yet others walked to din of drums, bells and conches. Peshwai, the royal procession of Naga sadhus was a grand affair.

Feb 01, 2010, 17:15 PM IST