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Rajasthan High Court to hear Asaram's bail plea on Friday

This is the second time Asaram has filed a plea for bail. He was convicted in a rape case in March 2018 and was sentenced to life by Jodhpur Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Court.

Sep 13, 2019, 07:55 AM IST

Narayan Sai, son of Asaram, convicted in rape case of two sisters

A Surat sessions court on Friday convicted Narayan Sai, son of Asaram, in a rape case. He has been found guilty of raping two sisters in Surat, Gujarat.

Apr 26, 2019, 13:37 PM IST

Asaram withdraws plea for bail and suspension of sentence

A Jodhpur court had convicted Asaram and two of his associates in a 2013 rape case. He is currently serving a life term sentence in the Jodhpur central jail. 

Mar 27, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

Rajasthan High Court rejects interim bail plea of Asaram

Objecting to his plea, government counsel argued that Asaram's wife was fine and not serious as was mentioned by him. 

Feb 21, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

Gujarat Minister writes to rape-convict Asaram’s ashram for planning ‘Matru-Pitru divas’ on Feb 14

Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama has written in Gujarati to the Motera unit of Asaram Bapu`s ashram commending it for organising the ‘Matru Pitru Divas’ or ‘worship your parents day’ and called it a “noble act.”

Jan 30, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Asaram moves mercy plea to Raj guv, seeks dilution of life sentence

According to his mercy plea, Asaram has pleaded for dilution in his life sentence terming it to be a "grueling" punishment and citing his age. 

Sep 11, 2018, 12:00 PM IST

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

In their blindness, there is no difference between Asaram bhakts and Leftists

It is easy to dismiss or ridicule Asaram's bhaktas as irrational people, but their behaviour is the same as those who continued to support the horrors of Russia and China.

Apr 27, 2018, 18:42 PM IST

Asaram may not be able to file appeal against rape conviction before Monday

His lawyers say they need more time to read the study the conviction order in detail.

Apr 26, 2018, 20:53 PM IST

Why not death sentence, asks Rakhi Sawant on Asaram's conviction

Asaram has been convicted for raping a minor girl at his ashram in Rajasthan in 2013.

Apr 26, 2018, 13:48 PM IST

After conviction for rape, Asaram's ashram attacked, name boards taken down

The attack happened on Asaram's ashram in Maharashtra's Akola.

Apr 26, 2018, 00:06 AM IST

Congress shares PM Modi's video with rape-convict Asaram

A Jodhpur court on Wednesday sentenced Asaram to life in prison after finding him guilty of raping a teenage girl in his ashram five years ago. 

Apr 25, 2018, 18:21 PM IST

Asaram first laughed, then cried after hearing the sentencing, pleaded for leniency

Asaram was convicted for raping a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in 2013 on Wednesday by the Jodhpur Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe Court.

Apr 25, 2018, 15:28 PM IST

Asaram jailed for life for raping teenager at his ashram in 2013

Asaram was convicted under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) act. 

Apr 25, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

Asaram convicted under POCSO Act: Govt guidelines on how media should cover rape cases

There are several guidelines that the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has given on how media should cover cases which come under the POCSO Act.

Apr 25, 2018, 13:04 PM IST

Asaram: The preacher who built an empire of Rs 10,000 crore

Asaram may still have many followers, but after rape allegations, he was accused of other crimes like land grabbing and practice of black magic in his ashrams. 

Apr 25, 2018, 11:49 AM IST

Asaram held guilty by Jodhpur court for raping a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in 2013

After Asaram's conviction, the victim's father thanked all those who supported them in the battle and is now hoping for strict punishment against the self-styled godman.

Apr 25, 2018, 11:09 AM IST

Asaram rape case verdict: Watch live streaming on Zee News

The chargesheet against Asaram and four other co-accused Shiva, Shilpi, Sharad and Prakash was filed by the police on November 6, 2013 under various sections of the POSCO Act, Juvenile Justice Act and IPC. If convicted, Asaram could be jailed for a minimum of 10 years or awarded a maximum life term, according to prosecution lawyers. 

Apr 25, 2018, 09:19 AM 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 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