ASHRAM

  • Advanced medical equipment found inside self-styled godman Rampal's ashram 13 hours 47 minutes ago

    Self-styled godman Rampal's ashram is a virtual fortress spread over 12 acres. It is equipped with air-conditioned rooms, swimming pool and a hospital. "His teachings and words of wisdom would be displayed to him on a teleprompter. The throne that he would sit on was connected to a lift which...
  • Watch: A look at controversial 'godman' Rampal's den Yesterday

    Controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal's Satlok ashram in Hisar district of Haryana is 12 acres of a completely self contained area. Within that is a 3-storey building which is Rampal's own residence. The lavish ashram has a full-home theatre system, huge TV screen, a swimming poll. ...
  • Hisar: Live petrol bombs, acid packets recovered from Satlok Ashram Yesterday

    Rampal was arrested on Wednesday night after three days of continuous stand-off between Rampal's supporters and the police. Over 400 people were arrested and 15,000 others were evacuated from the ashram ...
  • Watch: Self-styled 'godman' Rampal in jail Yesterday

    Self-styled 'godman' Rampal was put behind bars in the Panchkula jail after the Punjab and Haryana High Court cancelled his bail in 2006 murder case. ...
  • Watch: Inside 'godman' Rampal's ashram Yesterday

    CNN-IBN visits controversial 'godman' Rampal's ashram in Hisar, Haryana where the stand-off between his supporters and security personnel ended with his arrest on Wednesday night. ...
  • Haryana: 'Godman' Rampal put behind bars, to be produced in court again Yesterday

    Chandigarh: In more trouble for 'godman' Rampal, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday cancelled the bail granted to him in the 2006 murder case. As Rampal was being escorted out of the court by police he refuted all the charges leveled against him. "All allegations against me are...
  • Hisar: Rampal has skipped court hearings 42 times, after seeking repeated exemptions 2 days ago

    Self-styled godman Rampal became a follower of Kabir Panthi Saint Ramdevanand in 1988. He set up the Satlok Ashram in Rohtak in 1999 with donated land. Rampal has skipped court hearings 42 times, after seeking repeated exemptions. ...
  • Hisar: Two people injured in clashes die after failing to get medical assistance on time 2 days ago

    Hisar: The situation in Hisar remains volatile as self-styled godman Rampal's supporters continue their clash with the police. According to hospital sources, two people including a woman and a child injured in the clashes on Tuesday have died at the hospital on Wednesday morning. Rampal's supporters are determined to save the...
  • 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...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 17, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • PM Modi gifts copy of Gita in Chinese to Xi Jinping at Sabarmati Ashram September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit today from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi here where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language. Xi was received by Modi and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on the gates...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Gujarat: Xi Jinping wears khadi jacket while touring Sabarmati Ashram September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday wore an Indian look as he was attired in an offwhite khadi jacket presented to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after his arrival. Xi wore the jacket over his white shirt when he visited the Sabarmati Ashram, once the abode of Father...
  • Gujarati fiesta for Chinese President Xi Jinping as Narendra Modi celebrates his birthday at home September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. And the PM did not disappoint. The Chinese President was given a red carpet welcome in Ahmedabad, Modi's hometown, where he was accorded a police guard...
  • Mathura: Twoday old child abandoned for being a girl, actor Deepika Padukone appeals for help August 22, 2014

    Mathura: Actor Deepika Padukone has appealed for help for a twoday old girl child abandoned by her mother in Mathura for being a girl. "If I was not working I would have adopted her. I hope she gets shelter and somebody takes care of her," said Deepika. It is Deepika's wish...
  • Patanjali University girl jumps into Ganga to save friend, feared drowned April 9, 2014

    A girl student of Haridwar-based Patanjali University was feared drowned in river Ganga on Tuesday at Devprayag in Uttarakhand's Tehri district while trying to save a friend, police said. The incident happened in the afternoon when some students of the university were taking pictures along the banks of the Ganga, they...
  • Austrian national found dead in a Rishikesh ashram March 31, 2014

    An Austrian national was found dead on Monday in his room at Parmarth Niketan Ashram, a leading spiritual organisation located on the banks of the Ganga in Rishikesh. 45-year-old Michael Frieman was a tourist from Austria, Pauri Garhwal SP Ajay Joshi said. Frieman had come to the Ashram on March 25. He...
  • Hindu ashram attacked in Pakistan March 31, 2014

    A Hindu ashram was attacked in Pakistan's Sindh province by about four persons who also stole a 'trishul', triggering protests and a partial shutdown of businesses at several places, a media report said on Monday. The violators also desecrated parrh (a piece of cloth wrapped around the idol) at Faqir Par...
  • Another ashram of Asaram Bapu sealed March 22, 2014

    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 said. The controversial...
  • Superintendent of Kanya Ashram, her husband booked for sexually assaulting two girls March 8, 2014

    Two minor girls of a residential school in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district were allegedly subjected to sexual abuse by husband of its superintendent over past few months, police said on Saturday. Police have booked the superintendent of Kanya Ashram, located in Dhanora village, and her husband in this connection. "A case was registered...
  • Widows to share experience at BHU seminar on Monday February 16, 2014

    Hundreds of widows exchanged their experiences mostly bitter and some sweet as they prepared to participate in a seminar in Varanasion Monday. "It's a lifetime experience for us," said Manu Ghosh, a widow in her eighties, and recalled how she and a dozen others from Vrindavan enjoyed a flight...
  • Rajasthan High Court turns down Asaram's bail plea for second time February 10, 2014

    Jodhpur: Rajasthan High Court has once again turned down the bail plea of selfstyled 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 had...
  • Undeterred by cold, devotees reach Naudi fair to offer prayers to goddess Anusuya December 17, 2013

    Braving biting cold, devotees thronged Naudi fair to pay obeisance to Mother Anusuya at the famous Himalayan temple named after the goddess in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The fair began on Monday with scores of men and women undertaking a long trek to reach the high altitude shrine about 15 km...
  • Asaram's Aurangabad ashram under Naxal attack threat December 15, 2013

    After routinely targeting security forces and the railways, Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district on Sunday threatened to attack the ashram of Asaram Bapu, jailed controversial spiritual leader charged with rape, police said. A district police official said a group of armed Maoists ransacked the wire fencing of Asaram's ashram, and hoisted...
  • Thai Monk arrested for stealing 15th Century sandalwood rosary from Sant Kabir's ashram December 4, 2013

    A Thai monk and his two accomplices, who allegedly stole a 15th Century sandalwood rosary of Sant Kabir from his ashram in Varanasi last week, have been found in Kolkata, police said on Wednesday. The rosary, which was gifted to Sant Kabir by his Guru, went missing from the sanctum sanctorum...
  • German ambassador visits Sabarmati Ashram, pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi November 15, 2013

    German envoy to India, Michael Steiner, on Friday visited the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and said that Mahatma Gandhi's unparalleled struggle for nonviolence remains an inspiration for all. The senior diplomat is on a threeday visit to Gujarat, after Germany and other European Union states ended their boycott of Chief Minister...
  • Narayan Sai's ashram on the outskirts of Mumbai demolished November 7, 2013

    Mumbai: There's no end to the troubles of selfstyled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai. Narayan Sai's ashram is being demolished in the outskirts of Mumbai. The VasaiVirar municipal corporation has alleged that the ashram has been built illegally on 10 acres of land. In September, a part of...
  • 100 widows ostracised by society will celebrate Diwali in Vrindavan November 3, 2013

    Vrindavan: Lighting up their own lives, 100 widows ostracised by the society will celebrate Diwali in Vrindavan on Sunday. Helping them get over the social stigma is Sulabh International and Meera Sahabhagini Ashram. For some of the widows in Vrindavan this will be the first Diwali celebration in decades. Abandoned by...
  • 2 security officers of Narendra Modi on their way to Patna killed in a road accident November 1, 2013

    Two security personnel of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi were on Friday killed and five others injured when a speeding truck rammed into their vehicle during wee hours, police said. The deceased personnel, Bhailal (30) and Jairam (30), were in the bomb disposal squad vehicle of the Gujarat Police had...