Articles about Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Gurmeet Ram Rahim sentenced for life in 2002 murder case

18 Oct 2021

Gurmeet Ram Rahim sentenced for life in 2002 murder case

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court today sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment in the murder case of his disciple Ranjit Singh.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks parole, Haryana minister says "Why not?"

25 Jun 2019

Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks parole, Haryana minister says "Why not?"

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving 20 year sentence for rape and murder, has sought 42-day parole for "farming his fields" in Haryana's Sirsa.

Punjab: Prime accused in 2015 sacrilege case murdered inside jail

23 Jun 2019

Punjab: Prime accused in 2015 sacrilege case murdered inside jail

Tensions have been flying high and security has been stepped up in Punjab after prime accused in the 2015 Bargari sacrilege case was killed inside the jail on Sunday.

Jailed 'godman' Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted in journalist's murder

11 Jan 2019

Jailed 'godman' Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted in journalist's murder

On Friday, a Haryana court convicted jailed, self-styled 'godman' Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others in a case pertaining to the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.

Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

21 Nov 2018

Sacrilege cases: Actor Akshay Kumar appears before Punjab Police SIT

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Punjab Police, which is probing the 2015 police firing incidents at Behbal Kalan and Kotkapura in the state, following cases of sacrilege in Faridkot.

CBI reshuffles team probing case against ex-Special Director Rakesh Asthana

24 Oct 2018

CBI reshuffles team probing case against ex-Special Director Rakesh Asthana

The CBI has overhauled the team probing allegations of corruption against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana, bringing in completely new faces, officials said today.

Haryana court convicts self-styled Godman Rampal in murder cases

11 Oct 2018

Haryana court convicts self-styled Godman Rampal in murder cases

A Haryana Court on Thursday convicted self-styled Godman Rampal in two cases of murder.

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

05 Oct 2018

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, serving a jail term in two rape cases, was today granted bail in a case related to alleged castration of 400 of his followers.

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.

Honeypreet learning dress designing, block printing in prison

26 May 2018

Honeypreet learning dress designing, block printing in prison

Honeypreet Insan, the alleged adopted daughter of rape convict and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has enrolled for three courses - dress designing, block printing, and beauty tips - at the Ambala central prison outside Chandigarh.

Tricked into inaugurating night-club, Sakshi Maharaj complains against own-party member

16 Apr 2018

Tricked into inaugurating night-club, Sakshi Maharaj complains against own-party member

BJP lawmaker, Sakshi Maharaj, popular for his controversial statements, inaugurated a night-club called 'Let's Meet', on Sunday in Lucknow.

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

01 Mar 2018

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have begun planning in earnest for the upcoming assembly polls and the big gun, 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Ram Rahim Singh chargesheeted in forced mass castration case

02 Feb 2018

Ram Rahim Singh chargesheeted in forced mass castration case

The CBI has filed a chargesheet against former Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a 2014 castration case.

Honeypreet's mother sends defamation notice to Rakhi Sawant

05 Jan 2018

Honeypreet's mother sends defamation notice to Rakhi Sawant

In a rather bizarre move, Honeypreet Insan's mother has now sent a legal notice to actress Rakhi Sawant seeking an apology from Rakhi for defaming her daughter, reports a news agency.

A sneak-peek inside Tera Vas, Gurmeet Ram Rahim's bulletproof house

23 Nov 2017

A sneak-peek inside Tera Vas, Gurmeet Ram Rahim's bulletproof house

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan was a superstar and he lived like one.

Are the women of Bollywood ready to name their Weinsteins?

14 Nov 2017

Are the women of Bollywood ready to name their Weinsteins?

The Harvey Weinstein expose isn't all that surprising, is it? We are aware of the deep-seated misogyny and sexism prevalent across industries around the world. In Hollywood, it is just more pronounced.

Controversial Khattar: CM comments on Ryan murder, messes up again

10 Nov 2017

Controversial Khattar: CM comments on Ryan murder, messes up again

Haryana police have been left red-faced as CBI accused them of framing a bus conductor in the Pradyuman Thakur's murder case.

Honeypreet's first night in prison: Skips dinner, spends sleepless night

15 Oct 2017

Honeypreet's first night in prison: Skips dinner, spends sleepless night

Rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim's adopted daughter Honeypreet reportedly skipped dinner and didn't have a sound sleep on her first night in the Ambala central jail.

Panchkula riots: Honeypreet confesses to inciting violence

11 Oct 2017

Panchkula riots: Honeypreet confesses to inciting violence

In a fresh development, Honeypreet Insan has confessed to inciting violence in Panchkula.

Honeypreet's remand extended by three days

10 Oct 2017

Honeypreet's remand extended by three days

The six-day remand of Honeypreet, Ram Rahim's adopted daughter who was arrested on October 3, has been extended by another three days by the Panchkula court.

Was Honeypreet Insan behind the Panchkula violence?

06 Oct 2017

Was Honeypreet Insan behind the Panchkula violence?

Days after Honeypreet was taken into custody, Dera supporters have alleged that she was the one who planned and sponsored the Panchkula violence after Ram Rahim's conviction.

Panchkula court sends Honeypreet to six-day police custody

04 Oct 2017

Panchkula court sends Honeypreet to six-day police custody

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'adopted daughter' Honeypreet Insan and her female associate, Jagdeep Kaur, were produced before a local court today.

Holy Sh*t! UN invites Ram Rahim for World Toilet Day

04 Oct 2017

Holy Sh*t! UN invites Ram Rahim for World Toilet Day

The flamboyant Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and his "adopted daughter" Honeypreet Insan continue to remain in high demand.

Honeypreet surrenders, claims innocence after absconding for over a month

03 Oct 2017

Honeypreet surrenders, claims innocence after absconding for over a month

On October 3, after absconding for over a month, Honeypreet Insan, the adopted daughter of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, surrendered to Haryana Police.

Honeypreet surrenders to Haryana Police after absconding for a month

03 Oct 2017

Honeypreet surrenders to Haryana Police after absconding for a month

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's adopted daughter, Honeypreet Insan, has surrendered to the Haryana Police.

Dera's 'Qurbani League' threatens to kill Ram Rahim's opponents

28 Sep 2017

Dera's 'Qurbani League' threatens to kill Ram Rahim's opponents

The Dera Sacha Sauda's 'Qurbani League' has reportedly issued a threat to kill those speaking against its convicted chief Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim.

Ram Rahim appeals against CBI court verdict in HC

25 Sep 2017

Ram Rahim appeals against CBI court verdict in HC

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has filed an appeal in the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the rape conviction verdict of the Panchkula's Special CBI Court.

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.

The Dera's sinister secrets: 600 skeletons buried in the campus

20 Sep 2017

The Dera's sinister secrets: 600 skeletons buried in the campus

Controversies around the Dera Sacha Sauda refuse to die down. Now an aide of Ram Rahim Singh has allegedly told investigators that 600 skeletons are buried inside its Sirsa headquarters.

Fresh murder case against Ram Rahim

19 Sep 2017

Fresh murder case against Ram Rahim

In a fresh development, another murder case has been lodged against rape convict Ram Rahim Singh. The 'godman' has now been accused of murdering 22-year-old Jagsir Singh of Moga, Punjab.

Panchkula riots: Honeypreet, Aditya Insan top most-wanted list of 43

18 Sep 2017

Panchkula riots: Honeypreet, Aditya Insan top most-wanted list of 43

The Haryana government has released a list of 43 most-wanted over the Panchkula violence. Ram Rahim's adopted daughter Honeypreet and Dera spokesperson Aditya Insan top the list; the latter is wanted for sedition.

Rogue cops planned to free Ram Rahim, shift to Himachal

16 Sep 2017

Rogue cops planned to free Ram Rahim, shift to Himachal

Police have said that the Haryana commandos who tried to free Ram Rahim after his conviction were planning to take him to a hideout in Himachal Pradesh.

Ram Rahim on trial again: Hearing in 2 murder-cases begins

16 Sep 2017

Ram Rahim on trial again: Hearing in 2 murder-cases begins

Hearing on two murder cases related to Ram Rahim, rape convict, will be conducted today. To prevent a massacre like last time, security has been tightened in Panchkula.

"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".

Six cops arrested for trying to free Ram Rahim

15 Sep 2017

Six cops arrested for trying to free Ram Rahim

Six cops have been arrested for attempting to free Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh after his conviction by a court.

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".

Why did people have blind faith in 'godman' Ram Rahim?

09 Sep 2017

Why did people have blind faith in 'godman' Ram Rahim?

Sirsa wears an almost-deserted look nowadays. The Dera headquarters, once a bustling place, has more or less been abandoned.

Dera Sacha Sauda spent Rs. 5cr to fuel violence: Police

07 Sep 2017

Dera Sacha Sauda spent Rs. 5cr to fuel violence: Police

Police have said the Dera Sacha Sauda spent at least Rs. 5cr to fuel violence in the aftermath of Ram Rahim Singh's conviction.

No question of successor to Ram Rahim, says the Dera

06 Sep 2017

No question of successor to Ram Rahim, says the Dera

The Dera Sacha Sauda has stated that there's no question of appointing a successor to chief Ram Rahim Singh. There has been "no connection with Honeypreet" since August 25, it added.