Godman

  • 7-year-old girl used for barbaric ritual by a fake godman rescued 28-02-2014 02:10 PM

    Belgaum: A self styled godman and his barbaric acts have shocked the people in Belgaum district of Karnataka. A seven-year-old girl was rescued from the ashram of the self styled godman Sadashiv alias Appayya Swamy and his aides. The police have rescued the little girl from the ashram and arrested...
  • 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...
  • Sexual assault case: Trial of Asaram, others to start on December 4 27-11-2013 07:58 PM

    The trial of controversial self-styled godman Asaram and four other accused in the case of alleged sexual assault on a minor will begin at a court in Jodhpuron December 4. The District and Sessions Court took cognisance of charges against Asaram and the four co-accused on Wednesday and deferred the...
  • Surat: Narayan's Sai female associate Ganga arrested 08-11-2013 10:46 AM

    Surat: There's no end to the troubles for self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai, who has been accused of rape by two sisters in Surat. The police have arrested Narayan Sai close aide Dharmishta Patel alias Ganga on Thursday night. According to the sources, a team of Rajashtan Police with...
  • Narayan Sai's ashram on the outskirts of Mumbai demolished 07-11-2013 12:45 PM

    Mumbai: There's no end to the troubles of self-styled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai. Narayan Sai's ashram is being demolished in the outskirts of Mumbai. The Vasai-Virar municipal corporation has alleged that the ashram has been built illegally on 10 acres of land. In September, a part of...
  • Non-bailable warrants against Narayan Sai and his followers 31-10-2013 12:12 AM

    Surat: A court here issued non-bailable warrants against Narayan Sai, son of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, and three of his followers, who have been absconding for 24 days after a sexual assault case was filed by one of the two city-based sisters against him. Chief judicial magistrate JM Thakkar issued...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's judicial custody extended till November 6 26-10-2013 09:42 PM

    A local court on Saturday extended the judicial custody of self-styled godman Asaram and four co-accused for 12 days in the case of sexually assaulting a minor after the police sought time till November 6 to file the charge sheet. "The investigating officer, who was supposed to field the charge-sheet...
  • SC refuses to restrain media from reporting on cases against Asaram 21-10-2013 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: There has been no relief for self-styled godman Asaram from the Supreme Court as far as the media reporting of his cases is concerned. The Supreme Court has refused to restrain media reporting in the cases against him. However, the court has cautioned media organisations to report responsibly...
  • Surat DCP says she's being threatened by Asaram supporters 21-10-2013 08:39 AM

    Surat: Surat DCP Shobha Bhutada has filed a complaint alleging that she has been getting threat calls from self-styled godman Asaram's supporters. The DCP has claimed that she has been told to stop looking for Asaram's son Narayan Sai in connections with the sexual assault case or she will be...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's wife and daughter get anticipatory bail 17-10-2013 05:34 PM

    Gandhinagar: The wife and daughter of self-styled godman Asaram have been granted anticipatory bail by Gandhinagar session court in the sexual assault case lodged against him and his son Narayan Sai by two Surat-based sisters. Asaram is in police custody in connection with the case. On Wednesday he was subjected...
  • Surat police team in Delhi in search of Asaram's son Narayan Sai 16-10-2013 02:13 PM

    New Delhi: A Surat police team has come to Delhi in search of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai. On Tuesday, the police team visited locations in Rohini and Najafgarh. Sources say certain followers of Narayan Sai live in these areas and the police are checking if he was hiding...
  • UP: ASI to excavate fort in Unnao as sadhu dreams of hidden gold there 16-10-2013 07:58 AM

    Unnao: The government's dream to take control of temple gold to rescue a struggling economy may not have gone far. But a sadhu's dream of hidden gold at a fort in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh has prompted the Archaeological Survey of India to survey the area and begin excavation work...
  • Asaram brought to Ahmedabad, questioned by Gujarat ATS 15-10-2013 08:34 AM

    Ahmedabad: Troubles continue for self-styled godman Asaram who has been produced before a special judge in Gandhinagar on Tuesday in connection with the sexual assault case against him. The police could ask for his remand. Asaram was grilled by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Ahmedabad on Monday. He is...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram to be taken to Ahmedabad today 14-10-2013 10:27 AM

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram will be brought to Ahmedabad on Monday for questioning in another sexual assault case. The Jodhpur court has given permission to the Gujarat police to take him in custody for interrogation in the case filed by two sisters in Surat. Armed with a production warrant issued...
  • Sexual assault case: Gujarat Police gets Asaram's transit remand 11-10-2013 03:47 PM

    Jodhpur: A Gujarat Police team has been given the transit remand of self-styled godman Asaram in connection with a sexual assault case. He will now be taken to Ahmedabad where he will be quizzed in the sexual assault case filed by two sisters against him and his son Narayan Sai....
  • Girls were sent to Asaram's quarter, former aide tells court 10-10-2013 01:29 PM

    Jodhpur/Ahmedabad: There is no end to troubles for self-styled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai. A former Asaram aide Ajay Kumar has now deposed before a Jodhpur judge and has brought out more shocking details against the 'godman'. He has told the court that when he was working at...
  • Sexual assault case: Narayan Sai's lawyers say he's not absconding 10-10-2013 11:44 AM

    Ahmedabad: The lawyers of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayn Sai have released an advertisement in local newspapers in Gujarat claiming that their client is not absconding. In the ad they have claimed that Narayan Sai is innocent and that the case lodged against him is false. The ad published in...
  • Ahmedabad police look to get Asaram's custody, Narayan Sai absconding 10-10-2013 09:01 AM

    Ahmedabad: Troubles seem to be mounting for jailed self-styled godman Asaram after another case of sexual assault was filed by two sisters against him and his son Narayan Sai. The Gujarat police are now looking at getting his custody but his son is still absconding despite lookout notices against him....
  • Gujarat Police leaves for Jodhpur to take Asaram's custody 09-10-2013 10:34 AM

    Ahmedabad: In another case of sexual assault filed by two sisters against self-styled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai, the Gujarat Police has now got a transfer warrant from Gandhinagar court to get his custody. A team has now left for Jodhpur to take custody of Asaram and will...
  • Sexual assault case: Where is Asaram's son Narayan Sai? 09-10-2013 09:56 AM

    Ahmedabad: Troubles seem to be mounting for self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai who has gone missing after a lookout notice was issued against him. Like his father, he too, is facing sexual assault allegations. After issuing a lookout notice to prevent Narayan Sai from leaving the country, the Surat...
  • Parents of kids found dead near Asaram ashram stopped from protesting 08-10-2013 03:45 PM

    Ahmedabad: Protesters including the parents of the two children who were found dead at self-styled godman Asaram's ashram were forcibly evicted from the Income Tax office and detained for not having permission to protest at the location in Gujarat. "The Gujarat government is aiding these criminals. We seek justice but...
  • Sexual assault case: Police issue lookout notice against Asaram's son 07-10-2013 11:58 AM

    Surat: The Surat police have issued a lookout notice against self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai in connection with a sexual assault case against him. The notice has been issued as the police fear that Narayan Sai may attempt to leave the country. An FIR was registered on Sunday against...
  • Sexual assault case: Rajasthan HC rejects Asaram's bail plea 01-10-2013 12:31 PM

    Jodhpur: The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday rejected self-styled godman Asaram's bail plea in the sexual assault case of a minor girl. This comes a day after a local court had extended the judicial custody of Asaram and his attendant Shiva till October 11. The District and Sessions judge also...
  • Asaram supporters rally outside Jodhpur jail to catch a glimpse of him 19-09-2013 12:55 PM

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram's supporters rallied in large numbers outside the Jodhpur jail to catch a glimpse of him on the occasion of full moon. The jail administration has increased the presence of police personnel outside the premises. A unit of the Rajasthan armed constabulary has also been put on...
  • Asaram's bail hearing today, Ram Jethmalani to argue for him 16-09-2013 08:24 AM

    Jodhpur: The judicial custody of self-styled godman Asaram ended on Sunday. The hearing on his bail plea will come up in a Rajasthan Court on Monday. Lawyer Ram Jethmalani will argue for Asaram in the court. Last week a lower court had rejected the bail of 72-year-old Asaram who was...
  • Shops selling Asaram merchandise may face tax scrutiny 11-09-2013 05:57 PM

    Akola: Local tax authorities are likely to undertake scrutiny of the account books of as many as 23 shops in the district selling the products manufactured by the Ahmedabad-based ashram of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, an official said on Wednesday. "These shops merchandise the products manufactured in Ahmedabad-based ashram of...
  • Detective Kutty's handbook on swamis, sex and sanyaas

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    I am just back from an undercover operation. A few months ago, when a godman was arrested in a sex assault case, I felt the...

  • Sexual assault case: Asaram tried to bribe girl, say sources 06-09-2013 07:28 PM

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram tried to bribe the minor girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by him in his ashram, sources said. Asamam, sources claim, promised to open a college for the 15-year-old girl. This after police said they have not received any video clip denying the existence of any...
  • Jodhpur police deny accessing any CD on Asaram 06-09-2013 11:50 AM

    Jodhpur: The Jodhpur police have now said that they have not received any video clip, denying the existence of any CD that could hold evidence against the self-styled godman Asaram. This even as the police continue to build a water tight case against Asaram. Police sources have said that Asaram...
  • Digvijaya govt in MP gave land to Asaram at throwaway price: activist 06-09-2013 10:53 AM

    Indore: Amidst reports of encroachment, the Indore district administration has ordered an inquiry on self-styled godman Asaram's ashram. Allegations have been levelled that the Digvijaya Singh-led Congress government in 1998 gave the Ashram and a gurukul worth crores of rupees to Asaram on lease at throwaway prices. In 2008, the...