Sai Baba

  • Hyderabad blasts: Sai Baba temple was initial target, say police sources 23-02-2013 12:05 PM

    Police sources have told CNN-IBN that a Sai Baba temple in Dilsukh Nagar was the initial target of the blasts. However, following Hyderabad police commissioner's visit to the temple, the bombers shifted the location of the cycle. ...
  • To those we said goodbye in 2011... RIP 23-12-2011 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: They entertained, educated and enlivened our lives with their talent and sheer brilliance. As another year draws to a close, it is time to remember their magic and say adieu once again to some of those who left us in 2011. Bhimsen Joshi: In what was described as...
  • Replica of Shirdi Sai Baba temple in Mumbai 14-12-2011 01:55 PM

    Mumbai: A replica of the Sai Baba temple in Maharashtra's Shirdi town will be recreated here as part of a four-day festival starting Dec 15, an organiser said on Tuesday. The replica of the temple will have a 24-feet-tall idol of Sai Baba, the biggest ever created so far in...
  • Ex-SIMI chief remanded in 5 days police custody 21-07-2011 08:59 PM

    Hyderabad: A local court on Thursday remanded Syed Salahuddin Salar, an accused in the 2002 Sai Baba Temple blast case and a former All India president of the banned Student's Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), in five days police custody. Andhra Pradesh Crime Investigation Department (CID) had on Wednesday filed...
  • Sai Baba's Yajur Mandir inventory prepared 20-07-2011 03:49 PM

    Puttaparthi: Officials have finished preparing the inventory of the wealth at Sathya Sai Baba's Yajur Mandir in Puttaparthi and will submit it to the government. Officials said treasure worth billions seems to be donations from the late spiritual leader's followers. Almost 340 kg of silver, gold worth Rs 5.8 crore...
  • Puttaparthi: 34 kg gold found at Sai temple 19-07-2011 11:13 AM

    Puttaparthi: After Thiruvananthapuram's Padmanabhaswamy temple, valuables worth millions have been found at the late Sathya Sai Baba's Yajur Mandir. Officials preparing an inventory of the late spiritual leader's personal chambers in Puttaparthi have found 340 kg silver, gold worth Rs 5.8 crore and close to Rs 2 crore cash and...
  • Sai Baba's Maha Samadhi opened to public 15-07-2011 02:11 PM

    Puttaparthi: Satya Sai Baba's 'Maha Samadhi' was on Friday opened to devotees for darshan at Prasanthi Nilayam here on the auspicious occasion of 'Guru Purnima'. Thousands of devotees assembled at the Sai Kulwant Hall in Prasanthi Nilayam, where the Samadhi is located, bringing back festive atmosphere in the town. Sai...
  • Sai Baba's 'Maha Samadhi' to open for darshan 14-07-2011 11:14 PM

    Puttaparti: Satya Sai Baba's 'Maha Samadhi' in Prasanthi Nilayam in Puttaparti will be opened for 'Darshan' on Friday on the occasion of Gurupournami. The construction of Maha Samadhi had begun soon after Baba's demise on April 24. The Satya Sai Central Trust had announced that the Maha Samadhi would be...
  • Sri Sathya Sai College in financial trouble 12-07-2011 09:46 AM

    Jaipur: The Sri Sathya Sai College founded by late Sai Baba has been caught in multiple financial and functional issues. After Baba's death the Trust looking after the college has illegally sacked 15 staffers including 11 lecturers overlooking the state government's orders. The college says it's because of financial difficulties...
  • Sai Trust submits detailed report to Andhra Govt 11-07-2011 10:19 PM

    Puttaparthi: The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust on Monday said it has submitted a comprehensive report on its affairs to the Andhra Pradesh government. "The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust today submitted the report to the government of Andhra Pradesh, as required by them. The extensive submission covers, in addition...
  • FTN: Sathya Sai Trust under scanner: Is spirituality an industry? 29-06-2011 12:08 AM

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, spirituality is an industry. ...
  • Sai trust evading probe? 28-06-2011 10:38 PM

    Ten days after the seizure of Rs 35 lakh in cash, the Sathya Sai Baba trustees gives themselves a clean chit. ...
  • Sathya Sai Trust under scanner: Is spirituality an industry?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether spirituality is an industry. ...
  • Rs 35 lakh given by devotees, says Sai trustee 28-06-2011 11:22 AM

    Puttaparthi: Ten days after the seizure of Rs 35 lakh recovered by the police under mysterious circumstances in Puttaparthi, the Sathya Sai trustees on Tuesday faced the media and tried to explain the origin of the money, giving themselves a clean chit. The trust claimed that the money was donated...
  • Sathya Sai money trail: V Srinivasan questioned 27-06-2011 02:19 PM

    Hyderabad: Sathya Sai trustee V Srinivasan was questioned by police Anantapur's Prashanthi Nilayam in the Rs 35 lakh money trail case on Monday. Srinivasan along with another trust member Ratnakar Raju, who is also Sathya Sai Baba's nephew, was named by the Qualis driver who was caught by the police...
  • Money belongs to devotees: Sai Baba's nephew 26-06-2011 04:11 PM

    New Delhi: Late Sathya Sai Baba's nephew RJ Ratnakar, who was yesterday questioned by police in connection with the seizure of Rs 35.5 lakh in cash, on Sunday said the money belonged to the "devotees" but refused to elaborate more. "This 35 lakh belongs to devotees. Now that this is...
  • All allegations baseless: Sathya Sai's nephew 26-06-2011 09:19 AM

    New Delhi: Sathya Sai Baba's nephew and trustee of Sathya Sai trust Ratnakar Raju rubbished all allegations against the trust saying all allegations are baseless. "All the allegations against the trust are baseless. I have given the statement to the police, I cannot share the details, but I have answered...
  • Sathya Sai Baba's nephew Ratnakar questioned 25-06-2011 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: After Satya Sai Baba's recent demise, his trust continues to be under the scanner due to alleged financial irregularities. There are cracks developing between the trust and Sai Baba's family as the devotees too are demanding transparency in the trust. The Sai Trust may have been untouchable when...
  • Sathya Sai Baba's nephew Ratnakar questioned 25-06-2011 07:53 PM

    Puttaparthi: Late Sathya Sai Baba's nephew RJ Ratnakar was on Saturday questioned by police in connection with the seizure of Rs 35.5 lakh in cash from this Andhra Pradesh town recently. A team lead by the Investigative Officer, who is probing the case, quizzed Ratnakar at his residence in Prashanti...
  • Sai Baba's trust feud takes a political turn 25-06-2011 08:29 AM

    Hyderabad: The Rs 35-lakh mysterious cash trail at the Sathya Sai Central Trust in Puttaparthi district of Andhra Pradesh has taken a political turn. After refusing to interfere in the trust affairs, the Kiran Reddy government has now asked the trustees to submit a factual report on the financial matters...
  • Andhra govt to probe Sai Baba trust's finances 23-06-2011 03:32 PM

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradeh government will question the Sathya Sai Central Trust at Puttaparthi and demand a report on all financial matters after Rs 35 lakh were found in a car belonging to the trust on the state's border with Karnataka. The government has also demanded an explanation from the...
  • AP govt should takeover Sathya Sai Trust: CPI 22-06-2011 10:35 PM

    Hyderabad: CPI on Wednesday demanded that the Andhra Pradesh government take over the Satya Sai Trust in Puttaparthy in view of the series of allegations surfacing against it. "The Trust members refused to allow media and government officials to be present when the wealth in 'Yajurveda Mandir' the personal chambers...
  • Two Sathya Sai Baba trustees get legal notice 22-06-2011 09:58 AM

    Puttaparthi: An Andhra Pradesh court on Wednesday issued legal notices to two key members of the Sathya Sai Central Trust in connection with seizure of huge cash that was allegedly being diverted from Prasanthi Nilayam, the abode of late Sathya Sai Baba. The members who got legal notices are Ratnakar...
  • Sai Trust divided over Sathya Sai's will 19-06-2011 08:40 AM

    Anantapur: By opening the doors of the Yajurveda Mandir, the legatees of Sathya Sai Baba may only have prised open a pandora's box. Along with large quantities of gold, silver and cash, the Sathya Sai Central Trust reportedly found the Baba's diary and will, the contentious contents of which are...
  • Bag full of cash seized near Puttaparthi 19-06-2011 08:25 AM

    Hyderabad: Police have seized a vehicle carrying a bag full of cash Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. The money was recovered late on Saturday The vehicle was heading towards Bangalore. The cash is estimated to be well over Rs 25 lakh. The police have asked for a counting machine. Police...
  • Rs 12 crore found in Sai's personal chamber 17-06-2011 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: Sathya Sai Baba's personal chamber was opened on Friday. Known as Yajur Mandir, the chamber yielded large quantities of cash and gold. The contents of the chamber were inventoried by 20 people and reportedly took 36 hours to complete. About Rs 12 crores from the chamber will now...
  • Sathya Sai Baba temple to be set up in Kerala 11-05-2011 07:09 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The first temple in Kerala named after Sathya Sai Baba would come up at Saigramam in Thonnakkal in the district. The project for the construction of the temple had been initiated, Ananda Kumar, Executive director of Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust said in a release on Wednesday. Head of...