ASARAM

  • Subramanian Swamy meets Asaram, to fight his case 2 days ago

    Jodhpur: Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday held a meeting with Asaram Bapu in Jodhpur Central Jail and assured the self-styled godman that he would fight his case in the court. "Bail is a fundamental right of Asaram and he would soon file a bail application in the lower court,"...
  • Gujarat: Asaram's son Narayan Sai gets bail in rape case April 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted conditional bail of three weeks to Narayan Sai, son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, who has been behind bars for more than a year in connection with a rape case filed against him by a Surat-based woman. Justice Paresh Upadhyay granted the relief to...
  • Asaram seeks temporary bail to perform last rites of nephew March 21, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Self-styled godman Asaram, accused in a rape case filed against him by one of the two Surat-based sisters, has applied for a bail for one month in a Gandhinagar court to perform the last rites of his nephew who died recently. Additional District Judge RA Ghoghari of Gandhinagar court is...
  • Witness in Asaram rape case stabbed in Jodhpur February 13, 2015

    Jaipur: A witness in the rape case lodged against Asaram Bapu was seriously injured after being stabbed on Friday by a supporter of the spiritual guru in this Rajasthan city, the police said. "The incident occurred when this witness, Rahul K. Sachan after giving his statement in front of local court...
  • SC denies interim bail to Asaram on the basis of AIIMS report January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the interim bail plea of self-styled 'godman' Asaram, who is in jail in connection with a rape case, on the basis of a report of AIIMS doctors that he does not require any surgery. "We have no reason to reject the opinion of...
  • Witness in Asaram's Surat rape case shot dead by unidentified assailants January 12, 2015

    Muzaffarnagar: In a blow to investigations in the Surat rape case against self styled godman Asaram, a witness 35-year-old Akhil Gupta, was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Jansath Road under New Mandi police station area in Muzaffarnagar. The incident took place when he was on his way back home on...
  • Principal held for issuing fake certificate to girl assaulted by Asaram January 10, 2015

    Pilibhit: The principal of a school in Shahjahanpur district has been arrested for issuing a fake age certificate for the minor girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by self-styled godman Asaram, police said on Saturday. Sant Kripal, the principal of Sant Vivekanand Public School, was arrested for issuing the fake...
  • Asaram to stay in jail, medical report says he does not need surgery January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: In a setback for self-styled godman Asaram, the Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of his bail plea for four weeks. A medical board which examined him said Asaram does not need surgery and can be treated with medication. Senior counsel Siddharth Luthra had urged the court...
  • Asaram undergoes medical examination at AIIMS January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Asaram Bapu on Thursday was taken to AIIMS here amidst high security for examination by a medical board following a Supreme Court direction in connection with his bail application in the Jodhpur rape case. Heavy security had been put in place to control his supporters who arrived in large...
  • Asaram leaves for Delhi for medical check-up December 31, 2014

    Jodhpur: Self-styled 'godman' Asaram Bapu left for Delhi tonight by train for a medical test at AIIMS, as directed by the Supreme Court, amid tight security. A medical board of All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS) in the national capital will examine Asaram on Thursday in connection with his bail...
  • Gujarat: 'Missing' woman in Asaram case appears before police December 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A 33-year-old married woman, who has accused self-styled godman Asaram Bapu of rape and who mysteriously disappeared from her house two weeks ago, today appeared before the Surat police. "The woman today appeared before Kamrej police station in Surat city," Superintendent of police Pradip Sejul said. The woman stayed in Ahmedabad...
  • Woman who filed rape case against Asaram is in hiding, says complainant's lawyer December 27, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram is safe, said her lawyer on Saturday. "My client is in hiding. I cannot reveal why my client has gone into hiding," said the complainant's lawyer. Commenting on the Gujarat government willing to provide security...
  • 33-year-old woman who filed rape case against Asaram goes 'missing' December 27, 2014

    A 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram, is mysteriously missing for over a week along with her son and husband, police said on Thursday. ...
  • Woman who filed rape case against Asaram goes 'missing' December 25, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram, is mysteriously missing for over a week along with her son and husband, police said on Thursday. "A victim of rape, who had accused Asaram of sexual assault, went missing along with her...
  • Unholy acts and controversies of some 'holy' men November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: India is home to more than 90 per cent of the god men and god women in the World. The self-appointed god men often make it to headlines mostly for the wrong reasons. Their crimes range from petty to heinous. Most of these god men and women establish...
  • More trouble for Asaram, NGT orders demolition of Delhi ashram November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In more trouble for self-styled godman Asaram, the National Green Tribunal has directed demolition of illegal constructions at his Delhi ashram. The ashram had received an MCD notice in September 2013 over alleged land encroachment. The Karol Bagh ashram is spread over 800 hectares and has been constructed in...
  • With Asaram nod, followers decide to contest Delhi Assembly elections November 5, 2014

    Jodhpur: Followers of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, lodged in jail on charges of sexual assault on a teenage girl, have decided to enter the electoral fray in the upcoming Delhi assembly elections. The Ojaswi Party, floated by Asaram's son Narayan Sai, who too is in jail on rape charges, will be...
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  • SC asks AIIMS to review Asaram's medical reports October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the AIIMS to set up a medical board to review the medical papers and reports of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu who is suffering from neurological aliment trigeminal neuralgia and whether he required surgery. A bench of Justice TS Thakur, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel...
  • SC directs AIIMS to review medical records of Asaram and submit report within 4 weeks October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences to review the medical records of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is in jail in a rape case, and submit the report within four weeks. Earlier in August, the SC had directed the constitution of a...
  • No urgency to release Asaram on bail on heath grounds: SC September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to grant bail to self-styled godman Asaram on health grounds in Jodhpur rape case as his medical condition was found to be stable. After going through the report prepared by medical college at Jodhpur, the apex court said that there does not seem...
  • SC directs medical examination of Asaram Bapu August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the constitution of a medical board to examine selfstyled godman Asaram Bapu for trigeminal neuralgia, which causes severe headaches to those afflicted with the condition. Asaram, 72, is presently in jail after a 16yearold girl lodged a police complaint on August 20, 2013...
  • Asaram's son Narayan Sai moves Gujarat HC for bail in bribery case August 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The jailed son of selfstyled godman Asaram has moved the Gujarat High Court for bail in a case in which he is accused of hatching a conspiracy to bribe police and judicial officials to weaken a rape complaint lodged against him. Narayan Sai, in his application before the HC, has...
  • Sevadar at Asaram's Chhindwara ashram found dead; village head demands probe July 30, 2014

    A sevadar working at the ashram of selfstyled godman Asaram here was found dead under suspicious circumstances with his family members suspecting a foul play. The sevadar, identified as Patiram was found dead on Monday in the ashram situated on the outskirts of Chhindwara town, police said. However, the postmortem conducted...
  • Petition against Narayan Sai disguising as a Sikh dismissed July 23, 2014

    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...
  • SC refuses bail plea of Asaram in rape case in Gujarat July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain selfstyled godman Asaram Bapu's bail plea in a rape case lodged against him in Surat in Gujarat but agreed to hear his petition for bail in another rape case filed in Jodhpur in Rajasthan. A bench headed by Justice TS Thakur...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Defence concludes crossexamination of girl June 13, 2014

    The defence on Friday concluded cross examination of the teenage girl, who has levelled sexual assault charges against selfstyled godman Asaram Bapu.Counsels of the coaccused along with Asaram's lawyer had questioned her in the court during the last twoandahalf months. "The defence completed the examination of the girl today. She is...
  • Murder of Asaram's exaide shows complete breakdown of law & order in Gujarat: Congress June 10, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Raking up the murder of Amrut Prajapati, a former aideturnedbaiter of selfstyled godman Asaram by unidentified persons, the opposition Congress on alleged that the law and order situation in BJPruled Gujarat has completely deteriorated. "Murder of Amrut Prajapati shows that law and order situation has completely deteriorated in Gujarat....
  • 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 15yearold schoolgirl in one of his ashrams, and had threatened to kill her and her...
  • Asaram to remain in jail, SC to hear bail plea on July 3 May 19, 2014

    Controversial selfstyled godman Asaram, who has been behind bars since August last year for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl, will have to remain in jail for now with the Supreme Court on Monday putting off hearing on his bail plea till July 3. A bench of justices B S Chauhan and...