14 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Spiritual gurus are revered in our country since time immemorial. There are a lot of swamies who have been praised by people for their teachings and social services. Off late, swamies have increased their social and financial clouts. They became household names by organising huge satsangs and other spiritual and religious gatherings. However, swamies in India have one time or the other related to controversies. Their acts created controversies.
27 Mar 2015
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday rejected the temporary bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram, accused in an alleged rape case, seeking release of 30 days to perform last rites of his nephew.
21 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Debunking reports that he had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had "pulled him up" for his utterances, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Tuesday said no such meeting had taken place nor had he broken down before him.
15 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Bharti Airtel's scrip fell by 2.5 percent on Wednesday, a day after e-commerce major Flipkart walked away from 'Airtel Zero'-- which is at the centre of a raging debate on 'net neutrality'.
15 Apr 2015
New Delhi: A day after former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit's comments on Rahul Gandhi, Congress on Wednesday asked senior leaders to refrain from making open comments on the leadership issue to avoid unnecessary controversy.
06 Apr 2015
Guwahati: Popular Assamese singer Zubeen Garg was once again embroiled in controversy here this time by wielding a 'gun' during a musical performance, threatening the audience not to leave otherwise he would shoot them.
03 Sep 2013
Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu on Tuesday refuted the rape charge against him by a 16-year-old girl, saying her medical report does not support her allegation as the court put off till Wednesday hearing on his bail plea.
05 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Chief Justice of India H L Dattu on Sunday termed as "unfortunate" the controversy surrounding his colleague Kurian Joseph's objection to the holding of judges' conference on Good Friday and said while all Supreme Court judges are invited, the presence of only top three is mandatory.
12 Jan 2015
Muzaffarnagar: Three police teams have been formed to apprehend the two assailants who shot dead Akhil Gupta, a witness in the rape case against Asaram Bapu in Surat, on Sunday evening.
10 Jan 2015
Pilibhit (UP): The principal of a school in Shahjahanpur district has been arrested for issuing a fake age certificate for the minor girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by self-styled godman Asaram, police said on Saturday.