Self-styled godman

Asaram claims his days in jail is ephemeral, says 'good days will come' in viral audio clip

Asaram claims his days in jail is ephemeral, says 'good days will come' in viral audio clip

A Jodhpur court on April 25, 2018, sentenced self-styled 'godman' Asaram to life in prison after finding him guilty of raping a teenage girl in his ashram five years ago.

Apr 28, 2018, 20:51 PM IST

Live updates: Asaram jailed for life for raping teenager, cries after sentencing

Self-styled godman Asaram has been convicted of raping a teenage girl at his ashram in 2013. A teenage girl from Shahajahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who was studying at the godman's ashram at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh, had levelled charges of rape against Asaram.

Apr 25, 2018, 08:49 AM IST
Asaram rape case: A timeline

Asaram rape case: A timeline

Asaram has been held guilty of raping a teenage girl from Uttar Pradesh's Shahajahanpur, who was studying at his ashram at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh.

Apr 24, 2018, 23:57 PM IST
Asaram rape case: Ready for verdict, Jodhpur becomes a fortress; media barred from court

Asaram rape case: Ready for verdict, Jodhpur becomes a fortress; media barred from court

Asaram is accused of raping a teenage girl from Shahajahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who was studying at his ashram at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh.

Apr 24, 2018, 23:24 PM IST
Asaram rape case: Mediapersons denied entry in Jodhpur's Central Jail for verdict

Asaram rape case: Mediapersons denied entry in Jodhpur's Central Jail for verdict

Asaram is accused of raping a teenage girl from Shahajahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who was studying at his ashram at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh. 

Apr 24, 2018, 23:06 PM IST
Rape case against Dera chief Ram Rahim: All you need to know

Rape case against Dera chief Ram Rahim: All you need to know

The victims, who left the organisation after the assault, reportedly made shocking allegations against the Dera chief during the probe by the investigating agency.

Aug 25, 2017, 21:48 PM IST

Swami Om gets anticipatory bail in molestation case

A court here has granted anticipatory bail to former 'Bigg Boss' contestant and self-proclaimed 'godman' Swami Om, who was accused of molesting and threatening a woman, court sources said on Thursday.

May 25, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

Asaram's alleged henchman to be brought to UP for questioning

Asaram Bapu's alleged henchman, accused of killing three key witnesses in the rape cases filed against the self-styled godman, would be taken on transit remand by UP police for interrogation in connection with the murder of Asaram's personal aide Akhil Gupta.

Mar 27, 2016, 14:00 PM IST

Gadman held for raping Afghan national

The guru went missing after the woman approached police. He was trapped from one of his hideouts with the help of technical surveillance.

Dec 05, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

Raman Singh orders probe and seizure of Asaram's book on sex tips

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday ordered probe and seizure of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's book on sex tips to students.

Oct 06, 2015, 23:41 PM IST

Asaram's son Narayan Sai has two illicit kids?

A woman claiming to be the wife of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai has told police that he (Sai) fathered two illicit children from two women.

Sep 20, 2015, 22:09 PM IST
'Radhe Maa' turns up heat on live TV! Lady astrologer, godman exchange blows - Watch

'Radhe Maa' turns up heat on live TV! Lady astrologer, godman exchange blows - Watch

Nowadays, TV debates are turning out to be no less dramatic than soap operas.

Sep 14, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Woman alleges torture for refusing to be intimate with self-styled godman Sarathi Baba

A newly-married woman today alleged that she was being tortured by her husband as she denied to get 'close' to self-styled godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul, who is currently in jail in connection with his alleged sexual escapades.

Aug 18, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Odisha: Sarathi Baba's alleged immoral conduct sparks clashes

Widespread protests broke out in an Odisha district on Friday after popular but controversial spiritual leader Sarathi Baba was spotted lounging in a Hyderabad hotel lobby with a woman, allegedly h

Aug 08, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

Asaram moves HC challenging holding of trial in Jodhpur jail

Self-styled Godman Asaram Bapu on Wednesday moved the Rajasthan High Court challenging the decision of the trial court to hold the trial of a case, in which he is accused of raping a girl, in Jodhpur Central Jail.

Aug 05, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

Narayan Sai moves bail plea in HC to attend Guru Purnima festival

Self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai, an accused in a rape case, approached the Gujarat High Court seeking interim bail for a day to attend Guru Purnima festival on July 31.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

Fresh blow to Asaram, HC upholds trial court order on two pleas

Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday rejected two petitions filed by Asaram Bapu and upheld the trial court's decision to allow prosecution to present documents in the court to prove that the girl, who was allegedly molested by the self-styled godman, was minor at the time of the crime.

May 12, 2015, 22:26 PM IST

Police file chargesheet against Rampal, aides, book them for murder

Police on Wednesday filed a charge sheet against controversial self-styled godman Rampal and has booked him and some of his aides on charges of murder and criminal conspiracy in connection with a case registered against him here in November last year.

Mar 18, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

Woman's death: Rampal sent to judicial custody

A local court on Thursday sent the self-styled godman Rampal to judicial custody in connection with the death of a woman follower in his ashram during the recent standoff between his disciples and police.

Dec 11, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

Rampal to be produced before HC on Friday

Tight security arrangements have been made here as self-styled godman Rampal is scheduled to be produced before Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday here in a contempt case.

Nov 27, 2014, 22:19 PM IST