Congress slams Jaitley on rape remarks, faces questions on Asaram

Congress on Friday attacked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his "small rape incident" remark terming it a "huge injustice" but also faced uncomfortable questions over its spokesperson Salman Khurshid pleading in a court for bail of rape accused Asaram Bapu a few days back.

SC orders setting up of medical board to examine Asaram Bapu

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered medical examination of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, while hearing his bail plea in connection with a rape case filed against him in Jodhpur.

HC issues notice to Gujarat govt over Narayan Sai`s bail petition

Gujarat High Court on Monday issued notice to the Gujarat government over the bail petition filed by controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu`s son Narayan Sai, currently lodged at Surat jail on the charges of rape and conspiring to bribe officials to weaken the case against him.

Boys` death at Asaram ashram: Court rejects plea for CBI probe

A local court Tuesday rejected a plea seeking CBI probe in the 2008 death case of two cousins staying at self-styled godman Asaram Bapu`s city-based ashram.

Asaram`s health deteriorates, rushed to hospital

Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, who is locked in Jodhpur Central Jail and is accused of rape, was rushed to the Mahatma Gandhi Hospital after his health deteriorated.

Sevadar at Asaram`s ashram in MP found dead

A sevadar working at the ashram of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu here was found dead under suspicious circumstances with his family members suspecting a foul play.

Asaram`s ashram made certain violations on central ridge: Govt

An official committee has found that the ashram of controversial godman Asaram Bapu on the ecologically sensitive central ridge of Delhi has made "certain violations", Lok Sabha was informed today.

Asaram seeks regular bail in alleged rape case: HC notice to state

The Gujarat High Court issued a notice to the Gujarat government here Tuesday in connection with disgraced spiritual guru Asaram`s regular bail plea in the rape case filed against him by a Surat-based girl.

Judgement reserved in case related to hurting Sikh sentiments

A local court reserved its judgement today on a revision petition filed on the issue of Narayan Sai allegedly hurting Sikh religious sentiments by sporting a Sikh style turban and beard, when he was nabbed by the police.

Surat court rejects Narayan Sai`s bail plea in rape case

A local court Wednesday rejected the bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram`s son Narayan Sai in connection with in an alleged rape case filed against him here.

SC refuses to grant bail to Asaram Bapu in rape case

In yet another set back for Asaram Bapu, the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to grant bail to the controversial godman in a rape case filed against him.

Prajapati`s death could affect witnesses: Prosecution in Asaram case

The death of Amrut Prajapati, a close aide of Asaram Bapu and an important witness in the sexual assault case involving the self-styled godman may affect other witnesses, the prosecution today said.

Lawyer representing Asaram quits

One of the lawyers representing self-styled godman Asaram today quit citing personal reasons leading to which a court here adjourned the ongoing cross examination of the teenage girl and also slapped a fine on the defence as no other lawyer was ready to further the proceedings.

Sexual assault case: Asaram Bapu to be released from jail?

Controversial godman Asaram Bapu, lodged in a jail since September 2 last year after he was booked in a sexual assault case, on Tuesday seemed confident of getting out of prison in two days.

Court rejects Asaram plea challenging age of victim, slaps fine

A plea by Asaram, challenging the age of the minor girl allegedly sexually assaulted by the self-style godman, was on Thursday rejected by a court here which also slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 on him.

Trial in Asaram`s case to continue even in his absence: Court

In view of repeated adjournments due to Asaram`s absence citing health grounds, the court hearing sexual assault case against the self-styled godman ordered that trial will not be stalled anymore.

Prosecution seeks probe into nexus between jail, hospital admin to help Asaram

Alleging a nexus between the jail and Ayurveda University hospital administration to help Asaram avoid court appearances in the sexual assault case, the prosecution on Tuesday moved an application in the court seeking a probe into the matter.

Prosecution wants trial to continue despite Asaram`s absence

Claiming that Asaram Bapu was not appearing in court on health grounds despite doctors declaring him fit, the prosecution today moved an application seeking continuance of trial in the absence of the self-styled godman, who is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

Jodhpur court rejects Asaram`s third bail plea

A district and sessions court rejected the third bail application of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu sought on health grounds, which the public prosecutor claims is normal.

Another ashram of Asaram Bapu sealed

An `ashram` of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was sealed on Saturday by Jaipur Development Authority as it was encroaching on the government land.