Patanjali

  • Patanjali University girl jumps into Ganga to save friend, feared drowned 09-04-2014 08:07 AM

    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,...
  • 11 fresh cases lodged against Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust 12-12-2013 02:49 PM

    Eleven fresh cases of stamp duty evasion have been registered by the Uttarakhand government against Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust, spelling more trouble for the yoga guru. All the eleven cases registered pertain to stamp duty evasion and date back eight years or more, Haridwar District Magistrate Nidhi Pandey, on whose...
  • Undergraduate girl student missing from Ramdev's Patanjali hostel 23-11-2013 07:56 PM

    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...
  • Congress burns Ramdev effigies across the state 21-11-2013 07:26 PM

    A day after the Vijay Bahuguna government charged Ramdev's Trust with gross violation of land laws, Congress in Uttarakhand on Thursday burnt effigies of the Yoga guru demanding his immediate arrest. Congress workers gathered outside party offices in all 13 district headquarters and burnt Ramdev's effigies. "Ramdev has not only...
  • Ramdev's brother booked for abduction, guru alleges conspiracy 22-10-2013 04:57 PM

    Haridwar: Ramdev's brother has been booked by Uttarakhand police for allegedly abducting a former employee of the yoga guru and thrashing him in captivity. A complaint was filed by Somdutt on Monday against the yoga guru's younger brother Ram Bharat accusing him of abducting his grandson Nitin Tyagi, a former...
  • Ramdev doesn't hold significant stature for anyone to hatch conspiracy against him: Congress 22-10-2013 03:02 PM

    Congress party leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday dismissed yoga guru Ramdev's accusation that the party was conspiring against him. The Congress member said Ramdev did not hold such a significant stature. "Baba Ramdev does not have such a stature that anyone will hatch a conspiracy against him," said Digvijaya Singh....
  • Ramdev comes out in brother's defence, says being victimised by Congress 22-10-2013 02:34 PM

    Yoga guru Ramdev on Tuesday accused the Congress party of conspiring to level false charges against him. He reacted after his brother Rambharat was booked for kidnapping after he held an employee inside Patanjali Ashram. "I am being portrayed as a criminal. It is clear from some incidents in the...
  • Yoga guru Ramdev called for second round of questioning at Heathrow 21-09-2013 07:50 PM

    London: British authorities on Saturday called yoga guru Ramdev to Heathrow Airport in Londonfor a second round of questioning, a day after he was detained and quizzed by customs officials for over six hours on arriving in the UK. According to sources, his questioning by airport officials for a second...
  • Uttarakhand: Bodies should be cremated with proper Vedic rituals, says Ramdev 30-06-2013 09:06 PM

    Haridwar: Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday took exception to the manner in which bodies of people killed in the natural calamity in Uttarakhand were being treated by the authorities, saying they should be cremated with proper Vedic rituals. Shaken by the heart-rending TV footage of bodies lying here and there...
  • Son of SP leader sentenced to life term for raping minor 24-05-2013 12:25 PM

    Badaun: Son of a Samajwadi Party leader was sentenced to life imprisonment and a penalty of Rs one lakh was also imposed on him by a local court in Badaun for raping a teenaged girl. The 15-year-old victim was raped by Varun Bharadwaj alias Chinu, son of former SP block...
  • Government slaps Rs 5 cr notice on Ramdev's trusts 11-11-2012 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: The Government has slapped a notice of Rs five crore demand on trusts run by Ramdev in connection with alleged service tax evasion while organising their yoga camps. Claiming that shivirs (camps) undertaken by Patanjali Yoga Peeth and Divya Yoga Trust in Haridwar were commercial activity, the Revenue...
  • Baba Ramdev's trust accused of running a club 08-11-2012 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdevs Patanjali Yogpeeth and Divya Yog Mandir Trust have been charged of running a club under the grab of a trust. The Director General Of Central Excise Intelligence has imposed a service tax of Rs 12 crore on Ramdev's trust after alleging that it was...
  • HC refuses to quash FIR against Balkrishna 02-12-2011 03:49 PM

    Nainital: Uttarakhand High Court on Friday refused to quash an FIR against yoga guru Ramdev's aide Balkrishna filed by CBI for allegedly using fake educational degrees for procuring a passport but said that the stay on his arrest would continue. Pronouncing its verdict on a petition of Balkrishna seeking quashing...
  • FEMA violation case registered against Ramdev 01-09-2011 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday registered a foreign exchange violation case against Baba Ramdev and his trust. The Directorate has found evidence of Ramdev and his trusts receiving financial aid from the USA, Britain and New Zealand. Ramdev and his trust reportedly received Rs 7 crore from...
  • Discreet probe into Ramdev's offshore assets: ED 27-06-2011 07:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has begun a discreet probe into the offshore assets and investments made by yoga guru Baba Ramdev and institutions affiliated to him. The ED is probing whether Ramdev's investments and transactions were carried out flouting foreign exchange laws, sources in the Directorate said. On...
  • CBI likely to register PE against Ramdev's aide 26-06-2011 03:51 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI is likely to register a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Balkrishna, a close aide of yoga guru Ramdev, for allegedly using forged documents to acquire multiple passports. CBI sources said the allegations are that Balkrishna had fudged certain documents and has multiple passports, which is a punishable...
  • Protest in UK against police crackdown on Ramdev 19-06-2011 10:46 PM

    London: Hundreds of people on Sunday demonstrated in front of the British Parliament in protest against the brutal police crackdown on Ramdev at Ramlila ground in New Delhi earlier this month. "We, the people of Indian origin all over the world are deeply depressed, embarrassed and pained by this vulgar...
  • Brand Ramdev: from DVDs to multi-grain flour 09-06-2011 09:26 PM

    Haridwar: Yoga guru Ramdev's 1,100-crore business empire is not just limited to DVDs of his exercise techniques as lifestyle products from multi-grain floor to his brand of cosmetics are also in demand. The products sold online as well as shops under the name of Patanjali Yoga Peeth are offering a...
  • Ramdev's asset declaration just eyewash 09-06-2011 05:48 PM

    Haridwar: Baba Ramdev and his trusted lieutenant Acharya Balkrishna declared the money spent on charity but did not revel their assets, claiming that all their businesses are above suspicion and their accounts are audited regularly. Addressing a press conference in Haridwar on Thursday evening Balkrishna claimed that the total capital...
  • Can a quack cure a nation of corruption?

    Begging Your Pardon |  Rituparna Chatterjee
    It seems the government's days of Chakrasana are over. The Congress-led UPA that rushed several senior ministers to meet Ramdev at the airport only a...

  • Govt probes graft charges against Ramdev, aide 07-06-2011 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Baba Ramdev's close associate Acharya Balkrishna has been missing after the June 4 clash at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. Sources say the Government will probe the alleged fake passport Balkrishna holds. If the immigration department puts up a complaint, action will be taken against him. The going...
  • Ramdev associates collect cheques worth lakhs 02-06-2011 09:46 PM

    New Delhi: There was a massive fund collection taking place in New Delhi for Baba Ramdev's protest fast. CNN-IBN, IBN 7 exclusive videos showed funds being collected from followers through cheques. These funds were being collected in camps organised by Patanjali Yog Peeth. It was reported that Ramdev's associates were...