Asaram Bapu

  • Petition against Narayan Sai disguising as a Sikh dismissed 6 days ago

    A local court has dismissed a revision petition against Narayan Sai, the son of disgraced spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, seeking action for masquerading as a Sikh when he was arrested last year, and thereby "hurting the religious sentiments". The petition, filed by Yuva Sikh Morcha's Gandeep Singh Bhatia here, was dismissed...
  • Is Asaram Bapu innocent? His ardent followers take to Twitter to demand a fair trial for the controversial godman June 9, 2014

    Asaram Bapu, the extremely controversial godman, has been in jail since September 2 last year after he was booked in a sexual assault case. According to the complaint, Asaram Bapu had allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old schoolgirl in one of his ashrams, and had threatened to kill her and her...
  • Asaram admitted to hospital after he complained of insomnia, bodyache March 21, 2014

    The controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is facing charges of sexual assault, was admitted to Ayurveda hospital here following complain of insomnia and body ache, on Thursday. "He has been suffering from 'Anant Vaat' and was finding it difficult to move his body. We have started his treatment through 'Panch...
  • Sexual assault case: Court denies bail to Asaram for the third time March 1, 2014

    The sessions court here on Friday rejected the bail petition of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, arrested in a rape case. Judge G K Upadhyaya said that a bail could not be given at this stage as the charges were of "serious nature". This is the third time Asaram has been denied...
  • Gujarat HC stays arrest of Asaram aide February 26, 2014

    Gujarat High Court on Wednesday stayed the arrest of an aide of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu and his son Narayan Sai in connection with a case of bribery lodged by Surat police. Dr KD Patel of Ahmedabad, who used to look after the father-son duo's legal affairs, had moved court seeking...
  • Surat: Narayan Sai's female disciple surrenders before police January 21, 2014

    Surat: Controversial godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai's close accomplice Jamna on Tuesday surrendered before the police in connection with a rape case registered against him by one of two city-based sisters. Jamna, who is said to be mother of Sai's son, had evaded questioning by police since he was arrested on...
  • Surat rape case: Narayan Sai remanded to 14-day judicial custody December 19, 2013

    Self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court on Thursday in a rape case filed against him by one of the two Surat-based sisters. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jatin Thakkar sent Sai to judicial custody till January 2 after his remand, which was granted...
  • Narayan Sai aides detained for bribing police; Rs 5 crore seized December 13, 2013

    A sub-inspector and five aides of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai were detained on Friday for allegedly attempting to bribe the police and other officials in a bid to weaken the sexual assault case against him and Rs five crore seized from their possesion. Police said the Rs five crore...
  • Gujarat: HC issues notice to state government on Narayan Sai's petition November 25, 2013

    The Gujarat High Court on Monday issued notice to the state government upon a petition filed by Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai, who is seeking quashing of an arrest warrant issued by a Surat court last month in connection with the sexual assault case against him. Justice Harsha Devani posted the...
  • SC rejects Asaram's plea, allows media to do stories November 1, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu seeking a direction restraining media from broadcasting stories allegedly projecting him in bad light after he was charged with sexual assault of a minor. "Why should we restrain them? How can we stop them if they...
  • I am being projected as a dracula, Asaram tells SC November 1, 2013

    Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu told the Supreme Court that he was being projected as a dracula who drank children's blood, but on Friday the apex court declined to restrain media - both print and visual - from carrying news reports about his conduct. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice...
  • Non-bailable warrants against Narayan Sai and his followers October 31, 2013

    Surat: A court here issued non-bailable warrants against Narayan Sai, son of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, and three of his followers, who have been absconding for 24 days after a sexual assault case was filed by one of the two city-based sisters against him. Chief judicial magistrate JM Thakkar issued the...
  • Sexual assault case: Court extends Asaram's custody till November 6 October 26, 2013

    A local court on Saturday extended the judicial custody of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu and four co-accused for 12 days in the case of sexually assaulting a minor after the police sought time till November 6 to file the charge sheet. "The investigating officer, who was supposed to field the charge-sheet...
  • Sexual assault case: Chargesheet against Asaram likely today October 26, 2013

    Jodhpur: Jodhpur police is likely to file the chargesheet against self-styled Asaram and 4 others in the Jodhpur sexual assault case on Saturday. A sessions court in Jodhpur on Friday had extended his judicial custody by a day. The sessions court extended their judicial custody after probe agency sought one...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram to be produced before Jodhpur court today October 25, 2013

    Jodhpur: Self-styled Godman Asaram will be produced before the Jodhpur sessions court on Friday. Asaram is in Jodhpur after he was brought back from Surat on Tuesday night. He was taken to Ahmedabad by Gujarat Police for questioning in a sexual assault case against him and his son Narayan Sai....
  • Gujarat: Locals in Valsad burn down portions of Asaram's ashram October 22, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Bad times continue for self-styled godman Asaram as locals in Valsad, Gujarat burnt down portions of his ashram. This comes as a result of the controversies that have been surrounding Asaram. Two farmers had reportedly given their land to Asaram for making a Satsang centre. But in the light of...
  • Gujarat: Woman IPS officer gets threat call for searching Asaram's son October 21, 2013

    A senior woman IPS officer posted in Surat has allegedly received an anonymous call threatening to kill her if she continues to search for self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai, wanted in a sexual assault case lodged against the father-son duo by two Surat-based sisters. An FIR was registered in...
  • SC refuses to restrain media from reporting on cases against Asaram October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: There has been no relief for self-styled godman Asaram from the Supreme Court as far as the media reporting of his cases is concerned. The Supreme Court has refused to restrain media reporting in the cases against him. However, the court has cautioned media organisations to report responsibly on...
  • Surat DCP says she's being threatened by Asaram supporters October 21, 2013

    Surat: Surat DCP Shobha Bhutada has filed a complaint alleging that she has been getting threat calls from self-styled godman Asaram's supporters. The DCP has claimed that she has been told to stop looking for Asaram's son Narayan Sai in connections with the sexual assault case or she will be...
  • Sexual assault case: Ahmedabad police question Asaram's wife, daughter October 20, 2013

    Controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's wife and daughter were questioned on Sunday by police in Ahmedabad in connection with the sexual assault case filed against him by a Surat-based woman. Asaram's wife Laxmi and daughter Bharti were questioned on Sunday by the Special Investigation Team constituted by Ahmedabad Police at the...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's aide arrested for providing shelter to Narayan Sai October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested an aide of sexual assault case accused Asaram for providing shelter to Narayan Sai. Police said Dharmesh provided shelter to Sai, who is co-accused in the assault case filed by two Surat based sisters. Sai had filed for an anticipatory bail in a Surat...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's wife and daughter get anticipatory bail October 17, 2013

    Gandhinagar: The wife and daughter of self-styled godman Asaram have been granted anticipatory bail by Gandhinagar session court in the sexual assault case lodged against him and his son Narayan Sai by two Surat-based sisters. Asaram is in police custody in connection with the case. On Wednesday he was subjected to...
  • Surat police team in Delhi in search of Asaram's son Narayan Sai October 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A Surat police team has come to Delhi in search of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai. On Tuesday, the police team visited locations in Rohini and Najafgarh. Sources say certain followers of Narayan Sai live in these areas and the police are checking if he was hiding...
  • Asaram brought to Ahmedabad, questioned by Gujarat ATS October 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Troubles continue for self-styled godman Asaram who has been produced before a special judge in Gandhinagar on Tuesday in connection with the sexual assault case against him. The police could ask for his remand. Asaram was grilled by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Ahmedabad on Monday. He is...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram to be taken to Ahmedabad today October 14, 2013

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram will be brought to Ahmedabad on Monday for questioning in another sexual assault case. The Jodhpur court has given permission to the Gujarat police to take him in custody for interrogation in the case filed by two sisters in Surat. Armed with a production warrant issued...
  • Sexual assault case: Gujarat Police gets Asaram's transit remand October 11, 2013

    Jodhpur: A Gujarat Police team has been given the transit remand of self-styled godman Asaram in connection with a sexual assault case. He will now be taken to Ahmedabad where he will be quizzed in the sexual assault case filed by two sisters against him and his son Narayan Sai. Asaram...
  • Gujarat police seeks Asaram's custody, son claims innocence in ads October 11, 2013

    Armed with a warrant, a Gujarat police team on Thursday moved a Jodhpur court seeking custody of jailed self-styled godman Asaram Bapu for questioning him in connection with a sexual assault case lodged by two sisters from Surat against him and his son. The District and Session Court adjourned the matter...
  • Girls were sent to Asaram's quarter, former aide tells court October 10, 2013

    Jodhpur/Ahmedabad: There is no end to troubles for self-styled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai. A former Asaram aide Ajay Kumar has now deposed before a Jodhpur judge and has brought out more shocking details against the 'godman'. He has told the court that when he was working at...
  • Modi summons DGP for update on sexual assault case against Asaram October 10, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi summoned the DGP on Wednesday asking him for an update on the investigation in the sexual assault case against self-styled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai. The Gujarat police are now looking at getting his custody but his son is still absconding despite...
  • Ahmedabad police look to get Asaram's custody, Narayan Sai absconding October 10, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Troubles seem to be mounting for jailed self-styled godman Asaram after another case of sexual assault was filed by two sisters against him and his son Narayan Sai. The Gujarat police are now looking at getting his custody but his son is still absconding despite lookout notices against him. "He...