Chindwara

  • The CJ Show: Gandhi Jayanti Special September 29, 2013

    This week's CJ show celebrates the undying spirit of Father of the Nation. Ahead of Gandhi jayanti, we are taking forward the no country for children campaign with CJ stories from across the country. While children from a Madhya Pradesh School complain of poor infrastructure facilities, others suffer from non...
  • Asaram denies involvement in Rs 700 cr land grab case January 18, 2013

    Allahabad: Selfstyled godman Asaram Bapu on Thursday denied the involvement of himself and any of his family members or the ashram run by him in a Rs 700 crore land grab case of Madhya Pradesh and claimed that reports suggesting the same were "baseless" and "untenable". "The land in Ratlam district...
  • Watch: Uma slaps party official in public November 6, 2008

    Chindwara: Bharatiya Janshakti Party (BJS) Uma Bharti added some sensation to a drab election campaign in Madhya Pradesh. She publicly slapped her party's Chindwara's district president over an issue of party conduct. However, later attempted to kiss and make up in vain. ...
  • 17-yr-old set ablaze for complaining against harassment October 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Anjali is suffering from over 70 per cent burn injuries. The seventeen-year-old student was alone at home when two men forced themselves into her house, poured kerosene on her and set her ablaze. Sub-divisional Officer, Girish Bohre said, "The girl had told us on Friday that when she...
  • Asaram Bapu should pay up for violence: HC August 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday ordered a case be filed against the ashram of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu located in Motera locality of Ahmedabad, in connection with the attack on journalists on July 18. The court also ordered Asaram Bapu to compensate people injured in the Motera...
  • 14-year-old killed the boys at Asaram's ashram: Cops August 4, 2008

    Chhindwara: The Madhya Pradesh police have arrested a 14-year-old boy for the murder of two boys at Asaram Bapu’s ashram. The mysterious murders of two boys at the ashram of Asaram Bapu in Chhindwara recently had sparked off a huge controversy. However, the police have arrested a 14-year-old and they claim...
  • Self-styled godmen under increasing scrutiny August 1, 2008

    New Delhi: Asaram Bapu's name is just an addition to a long list of controversial spiritual gurus. The 1980s saw Osho Rajneesh facing criticism for supporting ultra-liberal views on sex and alleged drug abuse at his ashram. The Sathya Sai Baba of Puthaparthi too has faced allegations of sexual abuse and...
  • Framed or foul play? Asaram followers left wondering August 1, 2008

    New Delhi: A five-year-old boy has been found dead in an ashram school run by Asaram Bapu in Chindwara, Madhya Pradesh. He was found in a school bathroom with his head in a bucket of water. With this death, the number of children dead at ashrams run by the godman have...