Asaram Bapu

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Asaram's son convicted in rape case, sentencing on April 30

26 Apr 2019

Asaram's son convicted in rape case, sentencing on April 30

On Friday, a Surat District Court convicted Narayan Sai, the son of self-styled Godman Asaram, in a rape case. The quantum of punishment will be announced on April 30.

Jodhpur: Asaram withdraws plea for bail, suspension of sentence

27 Mar 2019

Jodhpur: Asaram withdraws plea for bail, suspension of sentence

Jailed self-styled godman Asaram yesterday withdrew a plea for bail and suspension of sentence awarded to him for raping a girl in his Jodhpur ashram in 2013.

Asaram sexual assault case: HC grants bail to co-accused Shilpi

29 Sep 2018

Asaram sexual assault case: HC grants bail to co-accused Shilpi

The Rajasthan High Court today suspended the sentence of a co-accused in Asaram sexual assault case and granted her bail.

Rape conviction challenged by Asaram in Rajasthan High Court

03 Jul 2018

Rape conviction challenged by Asaram in Rajasthan High Court

Self-styled godman Asaram today filed an appeal in the Rajasthan High Court against his conviction in a rape case.

Daati Maharaj, self-styled Godman, booked for raping disciple

11 Jun 2018

Daati Maharaj, self-styled Godman, booked for raping disciple

On Monday, a self-styled Godman Daati Maharaj was booked for raping his disciple, two years ago. Datti heads Shani Dham in Fatehpur Beri, Delhi.

Rakhi Sawant wanted death sentence for self-styled godman Asaram

27 Apr 2018

Rakhi Sawant wanted death sentence for self-styled godman Asaram

Controversial actress Rakhi Sawant feels that a life sentence is not enough for self-styled godman Asaram, who was on Wednesday found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in Rajasthan in 2013.

Asaram case: India urgently needs a witness protection law

26 Apr 2018

Asaram case: India urgently needs a witness protection law

Three witnesses were killed, at least six grievously attacked and several others injured to protect self-styled godman Asaram from getting convicted of raping a 16-year-old disciple at his Jodhpur ashram in August 2013.

The once-powerful Asaram is now 'Qaidi No-130' after teary trial

26 Apr 2018

The once-powerful Asaram is now 'Qaidi No-130' after teary trial

For Asaram, yesterday was a significant day: the court was going to pronounce judgement in a five-year-old rape case against him.

All about the FIR that led to Asaram's conviction

25 Apr 2018

All about the FIR that led to Asaram's conviction

In a landmark judgement, self-styled godman Asaram was awarded life imprisonment for raping a 16-year-old girl at his Jodhpur ashram in August 2013 by a special city court on Wednesday.

Asaram rape-case: All about the cop who led the probe

25 Apr 2018

Asaram rape-case: All about the cop who led the probe

On Wednesday, a special Jodhpur court convicted Asaram of raping a 16-year-old girl at his city ashram in 2013.

Asaram: From building a Rs. 10,000cr empire to life imprisonment

25 Apr 2018

Asaram: From building a Rs. 10,000cr empire to life imprisonment

The tale of Asaram, self-styled godman, reached a certain end today: he was convicted of raping a minor five years earlier.

Asaram rape case: Victim's father happy with court's verdict

25 Apr 2018

Asaram rape case: Victim's father happy with court's verdict

The father of the teenager raped by Asaram today expressed satisfaction over the Jodhpur court verdict convicting the self-styled godman and thanked the judiciary and the media for it.

'Godman' Asaram sentenced to life for raping a 16-year-old

25 Apr 2018

'Godman' Asaram sentenced to life for raping a 16-year-old

Self-styled godman Asaram, accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in 2013, has been found guilty by a Jodhpur court.

Asaram rape-case: Jodhpur Court to pronounce verdict on April 25

07 Apr 2018

Asaram rape-case: Jodhpur Court to pronounce verdict on April 25

A special SC/ST court here today reserved its order for April 25 in a 2012 rape case against self-styled godman Asaram after the final arguments were completed.

Salman to sleep on floor beside Asaram's barrack in prison

05 Apr 2018

Salman to sleep on floor beside Asaram's barrack in prison

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will now have a change of address. He will have (in)famous neighbors too.

Asaram, daughter, aides booked for threatening, maligning rape victim's family

25 Dec 2017

Asaram, daughter, aides booked for threatening, maligning rape victim's family

There have been many reports of attacks on witnesses against self-styled 'godman' Asaram Bapu, accused of raping several women.

Falahari Baba arrested after cops find no health issues

24 Sep 2017

Falahari Baba arrested after cops find no health issues

Rajasthan's famed 'Falahari Baba' was arrested on Saturday afternoon on charges of raping a 21 year-old on 7th August.

Falahari Baba booked for raping 21-year-old girl

21 Sep 2017

Falahari Baba booked for raping 21-year-old girl

Weeks after Dera Sacha Sauda leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim was convicted of raping two disciples, another self-styled godman, Falahari Maharaj, has been booked for raping a 21-year-old devotee.

"I'm a donkey": Irked Asaram responds on 'fake sadhus' list

15 Sep 2017

"I'm a donkey": Irked Asaram responds on 'fake sadhus' list

Asaram Bapu, sexual assault accused, today responded to a question by saying he's in the category of "donkeys".

Sadhus' body releases "fake-babas" list: Who all are named?

12 Sep 2017

Sadhus' body releases "fake-babas" list: Who all are named?

The Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad released a list of 14 "fake babas" and demanded a legislation to crack down on such "miscreants".

SC raps Gujarat over delay in Asaram Bapu rape case

28 Aug 2017

SC raps Gujarat over delay in Asaram Bapu rape case

A few days after the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case, the SC questioned the Gujarat government over the slow pace of trial in a similar case involving Asaram Bapu.

Only unmarried women allowed in Telangana's social welfare colleges

02 Mar 2017

Only unmarried women allowed in Telangana's social welfare colleges

Only unmarried women are allowed in Telangana's social welfare women's colleges, which provides students everything for free.

"Women wearing jeans, 'men's clothes' should be drowned in sea"

28 Feb 2017

"Women wearing jeans, 'men's clothes' should be drowned in sea"

A video featuring a Kerala pastor has gone viral, where he says "sinner" women who wear jeans and "men's clothing" should be drowned in the sea with rocks tied to their bodies.

Asaram Bapu's son seeks bail to contest elections

20 Jan 2017

Asaram Bapu's son seeks bail to contest elections

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai is behind bars in a rape case at Lajpore Central jail since December 2013.

What happened in and around India's capital on 5th Nov?

05 Nov 2016

What happened in and around India's capital on 5th Nov?

Primary municipal schools have been ordered shut on Saturday due to extreme pollution in the city.

SC rejects Asaram Bapu's interim bail

25 Oct 2016

SC rejects Asaram Bapu's interim bail

The Supreme Court rejected an interim bail plea on the grounds of health made by Asaram Bapu, who is facing trial in a rape case.

Supreme Court denies bail to Asaram Bapu

12 Aug 2016

Supreme Court denies bail to Asaram Bapu

The Rajasthan High Court appointed medical board opined that Asaram Bapu's health was deteriorating and recommended interim bail for treatment.