Articles about Asaram Bapu
08 May 2021
Asaram shifted to AIIMS Jodhpur after COVID-19 treatment at hospital
Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who was being treated for COVID-19 for the past two days at a hospital in Jodhpur, has been shifted to the AIIMS in the city due to security reasons, a police official said on Saturday.
24 Dec 2020
Probe ordered into UP jail event 'glorifying' godman Asaram
Prison authorities in Uttar Pradesh have ordered a probe into allegations that an event at the district jail here glorified godman Asaram who is serving a sentence for rape.
30 Apr 2019
Asaram's son, rape convict Narayan Sai, sentenced to life imprisonment
A Sessions Court in Gujarat's Surat has sentenced Narayan Sai, the son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, to life imprisonment on Tuesday. He was found guilty in a rape case.
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.
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.
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.
11 Sep 2018
Asaram moves plea to Rajasthan Governor, seeking dilution of life-sentence
Self-styled godman Asaram, who was convicted for raping a minor girl, has sent a mercy plea to the Governor of Rajasthan seeking dilution of his life sentence.
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.
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.
03 May 2018
Judge, who handed Asaram life term, transferred
Judge Madhu Sudan Sharma, who sentenced self-styled godman Asaram to life imprisonment until death in a 2013 rape case, has been transferred.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.