Asaram

  • Police launch hunt to find girl missing from Asaram satsang 12-04-2014 03:55 PM

    Police here launched a hunt for a minor girl, who went missing from godman Asaram's satsang programme in Raipur three years ago, police said on Saturday. The girl, who hails from Bastar, had come with her family to attend a satsang programme of godman Asaram held at the Science College...
  • Jaipur Development Authority demolishes part of Asaram's ashram from government land 25-03-2014 11:49 PM

    Jaipur Development Authority removed encroachments, including part of an ashram of self-styled godman Asaram, from a government land at Goner road in Jaipur. The land was encroached for Asaram's ashram and a team on Tuesday removed the portion of the ashram from the land, official sources said. The authority had...
  • Another ashram of Asaram Bapu sealed 22-03-2014 09:50 PM

    An 'ashram' of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was sealed on Saturday by Jaipur Development Authority as it was encroaching on the government land. A notice was served to the 'ashram', situated at Goner road here, to vacate the land. When the encroachment was not removed the 'ashram' was sealed, sources...
  • Asaram admitted to hospital after he complained of insomnia, bodyache 20-03-2014 10:21 PM

    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...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Bike-borne assailants throw acid at 2 witnesses 17-03-2014 08:02 AM

    Two unidentified men in Surat on Sunday threw acid at one of the witnesses in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram, police said.This is a third attack targeting a witness in the rape cases against Asaram and his son. "A witness in the rape case against Asaram has...
  • Acid attack on witness in rape case against Asaram 16-03-2014 07:59 PM

    Two unidentified men in Surat on Sunday threw acid at one of the witnesses in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram, police said. This is a third attack targeting a witness in the rape cases against Asaram and his son. "A witness in the rape case against Asaram...
  • Trial in sexual assault case against Asaram from March 19 06-03-2014 09:07 PM

    The in-camera trial in the sexual assault case against controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu will begin at the District and Sessions Court in Jodhpuron March 19, with the victim deposing on March 25. "We submitted the list of 58 witnesses in the court on Thursday for evidence. The trial will...
  • Sexual assault case: Court denies bail to Asaram for the third time 28-02-2014 11:24 PM

    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...
  • Gujarat HC stays arrest of Asaram aide 26-02-2014 11:40 PM

    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...
  • Court dismisses plea against Narayan Sai for hurting sentiments by wearing turban 26-02-2014 12:57 PM

    A local court dismissed an application against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai charging him with hurting the sentiments of Sikh community by donning a turban to evade arrest in a sexual assault case. President of local outfit 'Yuva Sikh Morcha', Gagandeep Singh Bhatia, had filed an application in...
  • HC permits Asaram to get home food in jail 24-02-2014 09:18 PM

    In a relief for self-styled godman Asaram, who has been in jail for over five months for sexually assaulting a minor, Rajasthan High Court on Monday allowed him to have two meals a day from outside of the jail. The single judge Jodhpur Bench of the High Court comprising Justice...
  • Sexual assault: Asaram, 4 other accused plead not guilty 13-02-2014 06:14 PM

    Self-style godman Asaram Bapu andfour others, accused in sexual exploitation of a minor girl,pleaded not guilty of the charges after these were read out tothem by the Jodhpur District and Sessions Court judge on Thursday. Asaram and the four co-accused denied the charges againstthem and opted for trial, upon which...
  • Sexual assault: Charges against Asaram to be read out in Jodhpur court 13-02-2014 08:42 AM

    Jaipur: The session's court in Jodhpur is expected to read out charges against self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault on minor case on Thursday. The charges framed against Asaram and his co-accused include rape, wrongful confinement, criminal conspiracy and intimidation. The session's court retained all the charges slapped against...
  • Rajasthan High Court rejects Asaram's bail plea 10-02-2014 10:31 PM

    Rajasthan High Court Monday rejected the bail plea of spiritual guru Asaram, arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, a lawyer said. The court however released on bail two other co-accused identified as Shilpi and Shiva who were arrested for abetting the crime. Asaram, 72, is currently lodged in...
  • Rajasthan High Court turns down Asaram's bail plea for second time 10-02-2014 01:56 PM

    Jodhpur: Rajasthan High Court has once again turned down the bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor girl in his Jodhpur ashram. Justice Nirmal Jeet Kaur, while pronouncing the order, rejected arguments of the defence counsel and senior advocate Ram Jethmalani, who...
  • Charges framed against Asaram in Jodhpur minor rape case 07-02-2014 08:55 PM

    Charges were framed against self-style godman Asaram on Friday for rape, criminal conspiracy and other offences by a Jodhpur court in connection with sexual exploitation of a minor girl in his ashram in Jodhpur. District and Sessions Court Judge Manoj Kumar Vyas retained all the charges slapped by the police...
  • Asaram has amassed riches of Rs 10,000 cr, vast land holdings 30-01-2014 06:39 PM

    Self-styled godman Asaram has accumulated wealth to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore and vast tracts of land across the country, the value of which is yet to be assessed, police said on Thursday. "The scrutiny of documents recovered during the raid has established that wealth of Asaram's ashrams in...
  • Asaram's ashram at Bhedhaghat demolished by local authorities 28-01-2014 10:55 PM

    Local authorities on Tuesday demolished Asaram's ashram situated at Chowkitaal in Bhedhaghat area near after clearing all legal hurdles. Nearly 7,000 square feet of permanent illegal construction in the ashram was demolished by local authorities in the presence of a large number of police personnel, officials said. Bhedhaghat's municipality's Chief...
  • Surat: Narayan Sai's female disciple surrenders before police 21-01-2014 10:09 PM

    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...
  • Jodhpur: Asaram's supporters beat up lawyers outside court 16-01-2014 04:18 PM

    Jaipur: Jailed self appointed god man Asaram's supporters beat up a lawyer outside Jodhpur court on Thursday. The supporters of Asaram had gathered outside the court to catch his glimpse since it a full moon day on Thursday. The lawyers are now holding meetings to protest against the incident. Local...
  • HC stays arrest of Deepak Chaurasia in alleged tampering with Asaram's video case 16-01-2014 09:12 AM

    The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday stayed the arrest of a TV journalist in connection with an FIR lodged by a follower of self-styled godman Asaram, following a show that was broadcast on a news channel. A Division Bench comprising Justices DP Singh and Mohd Tahir passed the order on...
  • Court provides copy of rape case chargesheet to Asaram 16-01-2014 07:13 AM

    Gandhinagar: A magistrate's court in Gandhinagar on Wednesday provided a copy of the charge sheet to Asaram in a rape case filed against the self-styled godman by one of the two Surat based sisters, accusing him of rape, illegal confinement and conspiracy. Chief Judicial Magistrate JB Parikh accepted the accused's...
  • Gujarat: Asaram charged with rape, illegal confinement 09-01-2014 06:40 PM

    Gandhinagar: A chargesheet has been filed against self-styled godman Asaram in a sexual assault case on Thursday. Asaram was booked for allegedly raping one of the two Surat-based sisters who stayed at his ashram in Gujarat between 1997 and 2006. He was booked under IPC sections 376, 342 and 120...
  • MLA Usha Thakur in trouble for performing ‘aarti’ of Asaram's photo 03-01-2014 09:31 PM

    BJP MLA Usha Thakur has kicked up a controversy after she reportedly performed aarti of controversial godman Asaram Bapu's photograph, who was jailed in an alleged sexual harassment case. Thakur, an MLA from Indore III constituency, had taken part in a religious (Bhajan) programme organised by the disciples of Asaram...
  • Narayan Sai sent to Surat Police's custody for bribing officials to weaken rape case 24-12-2013 08:58 AM

    A local court on Monday sent self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai, facing rape charges, to police remand till January 1 in a bribery case. Sai, accused of hatching a conspiracy after his arrest to give bribes to weaken the rape case filed against him, was produced before Additional Session...
  • Police arrest Asaram's wife, daughter; release them 23-12-2013 09:26 PM

    Ahmedabad: City police arrested self-styled godman Asaram's wife and daughter and later released them as they procured anticipatory bail in connection with a rape case filed against him by a Surat-based woman. "As a part of the procedure we arrested Asaram's wife Laxmi and daughter Bharti on Sunday as their...
  • Asaram will be treated like normal prisoner: Rajasthan Police 22-12-2013 12:55 PM

    Controversial godman Asaram, arrested for alleged sexual assault, was on Sunday taken to jail like any normal prisoner instead of the earlier practice of transporting him alone in a police vehicle with two other police vehicles escorting him. The 72-year-old godman will henceforth be taken to court in the same...
  • Surat rape case: Narayan Sai remanded to 14-day judicial custody 19-12-2013 05:21 PM

    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...
  • Court extends police custody of Asaram's son Narayan Sai by a day 19-12-2013 07:58 AM

    A local court on Wednesday extended for a day the police custody of Asaram's son Narayan Sai in a rape case. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jatin Thakkar extended Sai's police custody for 24 hours, as the police said he has to be grilled in connection with the bribe offered by his...