Asaram

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 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

Asaram rape case: Heavy security in Jodhpur ahead of Wednesday verdict

A day ahead of the court verdict in alleged rape case against self-styled godman Asaram, a heavy layer of security was thrown across the state with Section 144 being imposed at several places. 

Apr 24, 2018, 14:58 PM IST

Salman Khan to stay in Jodhpur Central jail, with Asaram as fellow inmate

This is Salman Khan's fourth stint in the Jodhpur Central Jail. He has earlier spent a total of 18 days in the jail in 1998, 2006 and 2007, all for cases of poaching. Security has been tightened in the jail for the actor.  

Apr 05, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Asaram witness murder: Charge sheet filed against prime accused

A charge sheet was filed in a local court against Kartik Haldar, the main accused in the murder of a prime witness in the rape case against self-styled godman Asaram.

Dec 19, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Asaram rape case: SC refuses to give date for hearing on bail plea

Asaram had moved court seeking early hearing on his pending bail plea. He is facing prosecution in a rape case filed against him in Gujarat.

Oct 27, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

Asaram rape case: SC asks godman to approach CJI for interim bail

The Supreme Court asked rape accused Asaram Bapu to approach Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Friday for interim bail. 

Oct 26, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Apex body of sadhus release list of 14 'fake babas', demands crackdown on 'rootless cult leaders'

The Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad on Sunday released a list of 14 "fake babas".

Sep 10, 2017, 17:56 PM IST

Asaram trial: Security of rape victim beefed up

"Two more security personnel have been deployed at the residence of the rape victim and now half a dozen police personnel, including a lady constable, will remain on duty," Superintendent of Police KB Singh said.

Aug 31, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Gujarat court asked to expedite recording evidence in Asaram case

The Supreme Court today asked a Gujarat trial court to expedite recording of evidence of prosecution witnesses in a sexual assault case lodged by two Surat-based sisters against self-styled godman Asaram.

Apr 12, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

No relief to Asaram in rape cases, next hearing on November 28

In a major setback to self- styled religious guru Asaram Bapu, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to give him relief in connection with two rape cases registered against him. The apex court bench headed by Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose will hear the matter next on November 28. Asaram had earlier knocked the doors of the apex court seeking bail on health grounds.

Nov 21, 2016, 14:32 PM IST

No relief! Supreme Court denies bail to Asaram

In yet another setback to self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, the Supreme Court on Monday denied interim bail to him while stating that his bail plea would be heard only after the medical report.

Sep 05, 2016, 15:41 PM IST

Asaram's aide booked under Arms Act

A close aide of Asaram, who is in judicial custody in connection with the murder of a witness in a rape case against the self-styled godman, has been booked under the Arms Act, police said on Saturday.

Aug 13, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

When Nirmohi Akhara saints ransacked Asaram's ashram in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain - See pics

A group of saints who belong to Nirmohi Akhara allegedly ransacked Asaram's ashram on Wednesday.

Apr 20, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Nirmohi Akhara saints ransack Asaram's ashram in Ujjain

Jailed self-styled godman Asaram Babu's ashram in Ujjain was on Wednesday ransacked by the saints belonging to the Nirmohi Akhara.

Apr 20, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

Asaram planned attack on a witness: Police

In a major revelation, a devotee of Asaram Bapu, arrested here, told police that the self-styled godman had conspired to eliminate a witness who had deposed against him in connection with the mysterious death of two minor boys near his ashram here in 2008.

Apr 08, 2016, 22:40 PM IST

Asaram rape case: Charges framed against self-styled godman in Gandhingar

A court in Gandhinagar today framed charges against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, paving the way start of trial, more than two years after the police filed a charge-sheet against him and six others in a rape case.

Mar 28, 2016, 20:10 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

Asaram rape case: Girl's father gets threat

Days after a sharpshooter who is suspected to have killed 3 witnesses in Asaram cases was nabbed, the father of a girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by the self-styled godman has claimed to have received threats asking him to withdraw the case.

Mar 20, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

Asaram rape case: Victim's father gets threat calls

Days after a sharp shooter who killed 3 witnesses in Asaram cases was nabbed, father of the girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by Asaram Bapu , has been threatened by an unidentified person to withdraw the case or face dire consequences.

Mar 20, 2016, 14:57 PM IST