Acharya Balkrishna

  • CBI registers case in disappearance of Ramdev's guru March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI has registered a case in connection with alleged kidnapping of yoga exponent Ramdev's guru Swami Shankar Dev who mysteriously went missing six years ago while taking a morning walk in Haridwar. CBI sources said a case under Section 365 of Indian Penal code against unknown persons. The...
  • Baba Ramdev's trust accused of running a club November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Yogpeeth and Divya Yog Mandir Trust have been charged of running a club under the grab of a trust. The Director General Of Central Excise Intelligence has imposed a service tax of Rs 12 crore on Ramdev's trust after alleging that it was...
  • CBI to probe Ramdev's guru's disappearance October 12, 2012

    Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government on Friday recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the disappearance of Swami Shankar Dev, founder of yoga guru Ramdev's Divya Yog Mandir Trust. A notification to this effect was issued after the investigation into the Swami's disappearance by the state police did not yield...
  • Ramdev aide Balkrishna released from jail August 17, 2012

    Dehradun: Yoga guru Ramdev's aide Balkrishna, who spent nearly a month behind bars in a fake document case, was on Friday released from Suddhowala jail, a day after being granted bail by the High Court. Balkrishna was given a rousing welcome outside the jail and was taken to Haridwar where slogan...
  • Ramdev shackles govt, refuses to leave stadium August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Monday defied the police and remained non-committal on ending his fast on Tuesday morning despite being freed by the Delhi Police at Ambedkar Stadium, where he was detained after he tried to march to Parliament. The yoga guru, who is campaigning against black money,...
  • BJP expresses solidarity with Balkrishna July 22, 2012

    Dehradun: An Uttarakhand BJP delegation on Sunday met Baba Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna, who is lodged in Suddhowala jail in Dehradun following his arrest on Friday in fake documents case, and expressed the party s support to him. Balkrishna has been remanded to nine-day judicial custody on Saturday. The delegation which...
  • Ramdev sits on dharna against Balkrishna's arrest July 21, 2012

    Dehradun: Yoga Guru Ramdev on Saturday staged a dharna in protest against the arrest of his aide Balkrishna accusing the Centre of misusing the CBI to harass nationalist people. He also vowed to fight black money and corruption through a renewed agitation, which would start from August 9 in New...
  • Balkrishna's arrest an attempt to scare me: Ramdev July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Hours after the arrest of his close aide Balkrishna, yoga guru Ramdev on Friday alleged that the government was taking such steps to scare him and break his resolve in the fight for bringing back black money stashed abroad. "The government is scared of the August 9 agitation. That...
  • Ramdev slams CBI for filing charges against aide July 11, 2012

    Ranchi: Yoga guru Ramdev on Tuesday slammed the CBI for filing a chargesheet against his aide Acharya Balkrishna in a fake documents case. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was a puppet in the hands of the central government and they filed the chargesheet against Balkrishna as he was associated with...
  • CBI files chargesheet against Ramdev aide Balkrishna July 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against the yoga guru Ramdev aide Acharya Balkrishna in the fake documents case. Balkrishna has been charged with filing false documents while applying for a passport. The agency has alleged that Balkrishna submitted fake educational certificates and other...
  • HC to pronounce verdict on Balkrishna's plea December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Uttarakhand High Court on Friday will pronounce its verdict on the petition of yoga guru Baba Ramdev's aide Balkrishna seeking quashing of an FIR lodged against him by CBI for allegedly using fake educational degrees for procuring a passport. The High Court had granted a stay on arrest of...
  • HC adjourns hearing in Balkrishna case to Sept 15 August 29, 2011

    Nainital: The Uttarakhand High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing in a cheating case involving yoga guru Ramdev's close aide Balkrishna, who is accused of using fake educational certificate for procuring a passport. As the matter came up before Justice Tarun Agrawal, he fixed September 15 as the next date of...
  • Ramdev aide Balkrishna appears before CBI August 3, 2011

    Dehra Dun: Yoga Guru Ramdev's close aide Balkrishna, who allegedly used fake educational degrees for procuring a passport, on Wednesday appeared before the CBI here for questioning. In compliance with the Uttarakhand High Court order, Balkrishna reported to the CBI office in Dehra Dun, his personal secretary said. While staying the arrest...
  • Nainital HC bars arrest of Ramdev aide July 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Nainital High Court barred Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's aide Acharya Balkrishna arrest on Friday till August 29 providing temporary relief to him. He was to appear on Friday before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Balkrishna had the Uttarakhand High Court seeking anticipatory bail. Meanwhile CBI has re-summoned Balkrishna...
  • Ramdev aide may not appear before CBI July 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's aide Acharya Balkrishna is unlikely to appear on Friday before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). CBI is preparing to approach court to seek a warrant against Balkrishna. He may defy CBI's summons and not appear for questioning, sources told CNN-IBN. If he defies the...
  • Ramdev aide's plea rejected by the CBI July 28, 2011

    Dehradun: Yoga guru Ramdev's aide Balkrishna on Thursday sought 20 days time to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for questioning in a case under the Passport Act, claiming he has applied for a UK visa and his travel document is with that mission. The agency, however, rejected his...
  • CBI may arrest Ramdev's aide on Thursday July 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Acharya Balkrishna, aide of Yoga Guru Ramdev, may be arrested by the CBI on Thursday for allegedly furnishing fake documents to get his passport. CBI has summoned Balkrishna to appear on Thursday in connection with the case as he could not be traced at his residential address in Haridwar,...
  • CBI issues lookout notice against Ramdev aide July 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday issued a look out notice against Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna. All airports and border check points have been asked to be on alert in case Balkrishna tries to leave the country. Balkrishna's two degrees 'Purv Madhyma', a high school degree...
  • Haridwar officials grilled in Ramdev aide case July 1, 2011

    Haridwar: The CBI has quizzed officials of Haridwar municipal council in connection with discrepancies in two birth certificates issued to yoga guru Ramdev's aide Acharya Balkrishna even as the civic body said an affidavit submitted by him on his parents' citizenship has gone missing. The CBI, which is probing complaints against...
  • Passport of Ramdev's aide issued after probe June 10, 2011

    Bareilly: The passport of Ramdev's close aide, Acharya Balkrishna was issued after requisite intelligence reports by the Bareilly passport office in which he has been shown as resident of Haridwar, an official spokesperson said. Following the controversy over Balkrishana's nationality, the records of...
  • Ramdev declares assets, doesn't disclose all June 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Baba Ramdev on Thursday made an attempt to silence his critics by giving details of his business empire. The yoga guru listed capital and expenses of his trusts but remained silent on companies run by his trusts. In the end he ended up hiding more than what he...
  • Ramdev's asset declaration just eyewash June 9, 2011

    Haridwar: Baba Ramdev and his trusted lieutenant Acharya Balkrishna declared the money spent on charity but did not revel their assets, claiming that all their businesses are above suspicion and their accounts are audited regularly. Addressing a press conference in Haridwar on Thursday evening Balkrishna claimed that the total capital of...
  • Ramdev's aide accused under Arms Act: IB June 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna is being investigated for procuring a fake Indian passport and for violating the Arms Act. Sources say that the Prime Minister's Office has ordered an enquiry against Balkrishna. Documents available with CNN-IBN show that Balkrishna has been a repeat offender. He...
  • Ramdev's aide denies charges, says he is Indian June 7, 2011

    Haridwar: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna surfaced in Haridwar on Tuesday, three days after he went missing following the police crackdown at the Ramlila Maidan on Ramdev's supporters, claiming that he was an Indian and not a citizen of Nepal as was being alleged by a Congress...
  • Govt probes graft charges against Ramdev, aide June 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Baba Ramdev's close associate Acharya Balkrishna has been missing after the June 4 clash at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. Sources say the Government will probe the alleged fake passport Balkrishna holds. If the immigration department puts up a complaint, action will be taken against him. The going is...
  • Ramdev's yoga ashram, aide in legal trouble June 6, 2011

    New Delhi: After the midnight police crackdown on his Satyagraha camp at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi, there's more trouble for Baba Ramdev. The ownership of the land, on which his Yoga ashram in Haridwar is located, is being contested in court. The plot originally belonged to Udaseen Akhada which is...