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.
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.
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.
20 Jan 2015
Muzaffarnagar: The Uttar Pradesh government has sought a detailed account of the security being provided to the family of Akhil Gupta, a witness in the Asaram rape case, who was shot dead here on January 11.
13 Jan 2015
Muzaffarnagar: Security has been provided to the family of Akhil Gupta, a witness in the rape case against Asaram Bapu in Surat, who was shot dead on January 11 by two assailants here, police said on Tuesday.
15 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed AIIMS Director to set up a medical board to review medical reports and if required clinically examine self-styled godman Asaram Bapu to ascertain whether interim bail should be granted to him in the Jodhpur rape case.
24 Sep 2014
New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, currently in jail for allegedly raping a minor girl studying in one of his ashrams. A bench headed by Justice TS Thakur said that the ground cited by Asaram was not of such urgency to grant him bail.
11 Jul 2014
Mumbai: The modern generation of cricket followers might feel Sachin Tendulkar is the last word in batting, but for people of the previous generation or even older, Sunil Gavaskar was as good a batsman, according to former Test all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni.
19 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the constitution of a medical board to examine self-styled godman Asaram for trigeminal neuralgia, which causes severe headaches to those afflicted with the condition.