Asaram Bapu Rape Case

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Probe ordered into UP jail event 'glorifying' godman Asaram

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.

Asaram's son, rape convict Narayan Sai, sentenced to life imprisonment

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.

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.

Asaram moves plea to Rajasthan Governor, seeking dilution of life-sentence

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.

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.

Judge, who handed Asaram life term, transferred

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.

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.

'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, 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.

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.