Baba Ramdev

  • Ramdev faces arrest, alleges Congress forced EC to act against him April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no stopping Baba Ramdev. The popular yoga expert on Tuesday held yet another press conference in Himachal Pradesh, despite a ban on his campaigns by Election Commission in the state. At the press conference in Chamba, Ramdev accused the Congress of pressuring the Election Commission to...
  • Ramdev booked in Rajasthan for remarks on Dalit and Rahul, faces court case in Bihar April 28, 2014

    Troubles seem to be mounting for Baba Ramdev for his remarks on Dalits and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with the yoga guru being booked in Rajasthan and a court case filed against him in Bihar. Ramdev's comment on Rahul Gandhi visiting Dalit homes for his "honeymoon" has sparked outrage. He apologised...
  • Bihar minister files a case against Ramdev for his 'honeymoon' remark on Rahul April 28, 2014

    A Bihar minister on Monday filed a case against yoga guru Baba Ramdev for his remarks on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. "I have filed a case in the court against Ramdev for insulting and humiliating Dalits," Food and Civil Supply Minister Shyam Razak told reporters. He said he has demanded jail...
  • Ramdev defies EC ban, blasts Congress in press conference in Himachal April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Holding a press conference in Himachal Pradesh, despite an Election Commission ban on his campaigns in the state, yoga expert Baba Ramdev on Monday accused the Congress of misusing the poll body. "The EC is under the Congress's control. The Congress is not allowing the EC to work properly....
  • Why Modi mum on Ramdev's gutter language: Congress April 26, 2014

    The Congress on Saturday came down heavily on BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for not condemning yoga guru Baba Ramdev for using "gutter language". "I don't know who calls him baba. Yoga has a spiritual and a physical dimension... With this kind of a mindset, using a gutter language... insulting...
  • FIR against Ramdev for 'honeymoon' remark against Rahul Gandhi April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: An FIR has been filed against Yoga guru Baba Ramdev in Lucknow for making derogatory remarks against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. At a rally in Lucknow, Ramdev said that Rahul visited the house of Dalits in the city for "picnics and honeymoon". The remark stirred a hornet's nest,...
  • Bank accounts of Ramdev's three trusts under EC scrutiny April 24, 2014

    The bank accounts of three trusts of yoga teacher Baba Ramdev have come under the scrutiny of Election Commission following allegations that huge funds was being spent for political parties in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls across the country. “The Income Tax department has been asked to look into monetary transactions...
  • Ramdev defends 'money' remark, says asked to avoid irrelevant talks in media April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramadev has clarified to his 'don't talk of money when mics are on' remarks, saying he was asking BJP's Alwar candidate Mahant Chandnath to not talk about irrelevant matters infront media. "I only told him non relevant talks should not be said infront of media," Ramdev...
  • Congress demands Ramdev, BJP candidate's arrest over money talk clip April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress has urged the Election Commission to investigate a video clip in which yoga guru Ramdev was caught on telling Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Alwar Mahant Chandnath that he shouldn't talk about money when mics are on. It has now demanded an FIR and the arrest...
  • Congress won't win more than 50 seats: Ramdev April 13, 2014

    Kolhapur: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday said that Congress would not win more than 50 seats in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Addressing a press conference here with Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, Ramdev announced his support to the "Maha-yuti" - the opposition alliance of Sena, BJP and three other...
  • Ramdev supporting BJP to avenge Congress: AAP April 12, 2014

    A senior AAP leader today alleged that yoga guru Baba Ramdev was supporting BJP to avenge the treatment meted out to him by the Congress at Ramleela Maidan in 2011. "Ramdevji has bowed down to (Narendra) Modi only to avenge the treatment meted out to him by Congress at Ramleela maidan,"...
  • Country needs leaders with clear vision, says Baba Ramdev April 5, 2014

    Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday alleged that there was a lack of clear vision in policy making in the country. "India can conquer the world with a strong leadership. There is lack of a clear vision in our policy making. When we do not have jobs to offer, the youth of...
  • Sonia ruined India's democracy, Modi will kill 'imported' demons: Ramdev March 30, 2014

    Lucknow: After Congress leader Imran Masood's hate speech against Narendra Modi, a staunch supporter of the Gujarat Chief Minister, Baba Ramdev, has attacked UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi accusing her of ruining the democratic process in India. He also went to compare Sonia and other Congress leaders with various Hindu mythological...
  • LK Advani praises Narmada-Kshipra river linking project February 26, 2014

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Tuesday said if the rivers in India are linked as dreamt by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee then no farmer in the country would remain without water for irrigation. "When Vajpayee was Prime Minister, the river linking scheme was framed so that no farmer...
  • Support to Narendra Modi conditional: Ramdev January 6, 2014

    Baba Ramdev said that his support to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be conditional. "What will be Modi's election pitch for the 2014 elections? Will he declare India's black money as national wealth if he comes to power? Will he adopt procedures to bring back India's stolen wealth?...
  • Congress against Section 377 as its leaders are homosexuals: Ramdev December 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Baba Ramdev once again made a scathing attack on the Congress on Tuesday and called most of the party members are homosexual. While objecting to the Congress's soft stance on homosexuality and Section 377, Ramdev said that seems most of the Congress member homosexual and so they are...
  • Police register cases against Ramdev’s Divya Yoga Trust November 29, 2013

    Uttarakhand Police on Friday registered two more cases against Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's 'Divya Yoga Mandir Trust' for allegedly breaching norms in two land purchases in Roorkee town of Haridwar. The Trust has been accused of violating the terms regarding the use of the land, officials said. With this, the number of...
  • Undergraduate girl student missing from Ramdev's Patanjali hostel November 23, 2013

    An 18-year-old girl from Delhi went missing under mysterious circumstances from the hostel of yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali University, police said on Saturday. The girl, doing her graduation from the university in yoga science, had gone missing from the hostel on Thursday, Bahadarabad SHO RK Saklani said. But the matter was brought...
  • Ramdev rubbishes rumors of joining BJP, other political party October 28, 2013

    Ruling out joining the BJP, yoga guru Baba Ramdev, on Monday, said he has neither been associated with any political outfit nor does he intend to join one in future. "I know that I have never been part of any political party till now and will not join such outfits any...
  • Baba Ramdev's firms evaded excise duty worth over Rs 20 crore October 4, 2013

    Dehradun: Central Excise sleuths raided the firms of yoga guru Ramdev and claimed to have detected evasion of excise duty of over Rs 20 crore. The Excise officials raided the firms of Ramdev in Uttarakhand on Thursday and found that they were not paying excise duty on a number of cosmetic products...
  • Vanquished Congress will split after polls: Ramdev September 19, 2013

    Lucknow: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday predicted the Congress would split after a humiliating defeat in the forthcoming Lok Sabha (LS) elections. Talking to reporters in the state capital, Ramdev said the tally of the ruling party would fall under 100. "The Congress is on its death bed," he said, and predicted...
  • Baba Ramdev to launch agitation against Congress September 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Committing himself to exposing the "corruption" of the Congress, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday announced a countrywide agitation against the Congress government from Sep 13. "Beginning from Madhya Pradesh on Sep 13, we will organise a mass rally and travel to all states of the country and even go...
  • ZopNow takes a crack at online grocery August 30, 2013

    "Don't forget to get me a 2-kilo pack of Baba Ramdev's detergent powder," said the voice on the other end of the phone to Bal Krishn Birla. Birla, as he is known to most people in Bangalore's closely-knit startup ecosystem, is a jovial 40-year-old who defies classification by virtue of being...
  • Division of states will only weaken our country, says Anna Hazare August 1, 2013

    Creation of a Telangana state will not only encourage demand for new states but also new districts and this will only weaken the country, social activist and anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare said in Azamgarh on Thursday. "The process which has been started by the government would not just encourage the demands...
  • Ramdev backs for Narendra Modi as prime minister June 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday praised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he would be the perfect prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 general elections. "It seems that there is no prime minister in our country. In my opinion, there...
  • Manmohan, Sonia among 500 powerful people on the planet May 1, 2013

    Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi are among 16 Indians who have found a place in the prestigious Foreign Policy magazine's list of the 500 most powerful people on the planet. Apart from them, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Defence Minister AK Antony and External Affairs Minister...
  • Religious leaders join the chorus for 'Narendra Modi as PM' April 27, 2013

    Haridwar: Joining the chorus for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister are saints now. Modi, who shared the stage with yoga guru Baba Ramdev in Haridwar, said no riots have taken place in the state since he became the Chief Minister in 2002. It was an event almost...
  • Modi says he only dreams of serving people April 26, 2013

    Haridwar: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi found support in seers as yoga guru Ramdev on Friday backed and rooted for him in Haridwar. Modi, who inaugurated Ramdev's new school Acharya Kulam, said that India has been built by saints and religious leaders, and not by any politician. "I want to...
  • Narendra Modi to inaugurate Ramdev's school in Haridwar April 26, 2013

    Haridwar: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and yoga guru Baba Ramdev are set to share the stage at Haridwar. The Gujarat Chief Minister is in Haridwar to inaugurate Ramdev's new school 'Acharya Kulam'. This is a vedic-cum-modern education centre near Patanjali Yog Vidyapith in Haridwar. Many spiritual leaders and followers...
  • Will present political alternative, says Ramdev February 27, 2013

    Chandigarh: A political alternative would be presented to the people of the country within two months to enable a change which serves the interests of the common man, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said on Wednesday. "We will bring about a change in the polity by creating an alternative for the...