HISAR

  • Ashrams run by 'godmen' like Rampal centres of terror: BJP December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has sought a ban on ashrams run by 'godmen' like Rampal, saying they have become centres of "terror" in the name of faith. An editorial in the latest issue of party mouthpiece 'Kamal Sandesh' said, "These ashrams which have become centres of terror in the...
  • Journalists move SC over attack on them at Rampal's ashram in Barwala November 24, 2014

    Hisar: A group of journalists dragged the Haryana police to the Supreme Court for beating them up while reporting on the Rampal case in Hisar. The group of journalists is seeking compensation and have demanded action against policemen involved in the incident. Three FIRs were registered in connection with the attack...
  • Police recover 10,000 lathis, bullet-proof jackets from Rampal's ashram November 23, 2014

    Hisar: The police on Sunday recovered many bullet-proof jackets and nearly 10,000 lathis from arrested 'godman' Rampal's Satlok ashram in Hisar district of Haryana. The recoveries were made when the SIT team of Haryana Police took Rampal back to his ashram to open password-protected lockers. Even as sources say the...
  • Arrested 'godman' Rampal taken back to ashram to open password-protected lockers November 23, 2014

    Hisar: Haryana Police on Sunday took arrested 'godman' Rampal back to his ashram in Hisar, where six people died in the clashes between his supporters and security personnel, as part of investigation. 63-year-old Rampal, who was arrested on November 19 from his ashram, spread over 12 acres in Hisar district, was...
  • 3 FIRs registered in journalists attack case in Barwala November 22, 2014

    Chandigarh: Three FIRs have been registered in connection with the attack on media persons by police personnel in Hisar district during clashes that erupted at the ashram of controversial 'godman' Rampal in Barwala, police said on Saturday. The information was given by Haryana DGP SN Vashist to a fact-finding committee set...
  • Hisar: Unconscious woman found inside a bathroom of 'godman' Rampal's ashram November 21, 2014

    The self-styled godman Rampal was arrested by the Haryana Police from his ashram in Hisar and was taken out in an ambulance to Chandigarh on Wednesday. ...
  • Advanced medical equipment found inside self-styled godman Rampal's ashram November 21, 2014

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: A look at controversial 'godman' Rampal's den November 20, 2014

    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 November 20, 2014

    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 ...
  • Self-styled 'godman' Rampal sent to judicial custody, next hearing on November 28 November 20, 2014

    Chandigarh: Controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal will remain in judicial custody till November 28 when the Punjab and Haryana High Court will take up the contempt of court case for hearing. The court has asked police for a detailed report on the Hisar operation, including details of casualties, injured and arms...
  • Watch: Self-styled 'godman' Rampal in jail November 20, 2014

    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 November 20, 2014

    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 November 20, 2014

    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...
  • Self-styled 'godman' Rampal arrested after high drama, to be produced in court today November 20, 2014

    Hisar: Self-proclaimed 'godman' Rampal, who was arrested by the Haryana Police after three days of high drama at his ashram, will be produced in Hisar court on Thursday. "The controversial 63-year-old godman will be produced in a Hisar court," Superintendent of Police Panipat Satish Balan told reporters after his arrest...
  • Rampal ashram showdown: No breakdown of law and order in Haryana, says Kiren Rijiju November 19, 2014

    Violence escalated in Hisar on Wednesday when several cars were set on fire near the self-styled godman Rampal's ashram. The local police is yet to identify the accused persons. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that there is no breakdown of law and order in Haryana. "The...
  • HIsar: Controversial 'godman' Rampal avoids arrest supporters' human chain November 19, 2014

    Rampal continues to defy court orders to surrender before the police in the contempt case against him. He is even being protected by his supporters who are ready to make a human shield to save him. ...
  • Hisar: Government worried about people trapped inside ashram, says OSD Yadav November 19, 2014

    Rampal continues to defy court orders to surrender before the police in the contempt case against him. He is even being protected by his supporters who are ready to make a human shield to save him. ...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar slams Rampal, says no leader is above law November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Wednesday slammed controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal over law and order issue in Hisar district of Haryana. Rampal has been evading arrest and according to the police, he is still inside his Satlok Ashram at Barwala in Hissar district. His supporters continue to...
  • Godman culture on the rise: Is blind faith to blame? November 19, 2014

    Six people have lost their lives so far in clashes between the supporters of self-styled godman Rampal and the Haryana Police in Hisar. CNN-IBN takes call from across the country and asks whether the blind faith is to blame. ...
  • Violence escalates in Hisar, cars set on fire outside Rampal's ashram; 425 people arrested so far November 19, 2014

    Hisar: Violence escalated in Hisar on Wednesday when several cars were set on fire near the self-styled godman Rampal's ashram. The local police is yet to identify the accused persons. Police say unidentified miscreants put some vehicles on fire near Rampal's ashram. The incident took place around 5 PM on Wednesday....
  • Hisar: Rampal has skipped court hearings 42 times, after seeking repeated exemptions November 19, 2014

    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. ...
  • Central agencies warned Haryana government of a possible law and order situation in Hisar: sources November 19, 2014

    New Delhi/Hisar: Central intelligence agencies had inputs of a possible law and order situation in Hisar and the same had been passed on to the Haryana government, say sources. It is also being said that the Central government is unhappy with the way the state government has handled the matter. Meanwhile,...
  • Hisar: Water, power supply has been stopped to self-styled godman Rampal's ashram, says police November 19, 2014

    Hisar tense a day after clashes between police and Rampal supporters took place. Thousand of Rampal supporters left Rampal's ashram voluntarily. "Water, power supply has been stopped to the ashram," said the police. ...
  • Six dead in Rampal's ashram in Hisar, not even a single one hurt by police bullets, says Haryana DGP November 19, 2014

    Hisar: Six people have lost their lives so far in clashes between the supporters of self-styled godman Rampal and the Haryana Police in Hisar. However, the police has said that there are no marks of injuries on their bodies and claimed that "not even a single person has been injured...
  • Hisar: Two people injured in clashes die after failing to get medical assistance on time November 19, 2014

    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...
  • Hisar: Several Rampal supporters leave ashram overnight as police cuts off water, power supply November 19, 2014

    Hisar: The situation in Hisar continues to remain tense as self-styled godman Rampal refuses to comply with Haryana and Punjab High Court and police orders to surrender. Large number of Rampal supporters came out of the ashram in the intervening night of Wednesday and were sent to Hisar in busses and...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 18, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop 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 Palki S Upadhyay November 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre lowers upper age limit for attempting the civil services exam November 18, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday lowered the upper age limit for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants. According to a government notification, the upper age limit for general category will be 26, down from 30, for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) 28 from 33 and for Scheduled Caste (SC) and...