Gurmeet Ram Rahim

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

01 Jun 2017

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, in no unclear terms, that the ministry will not give any consideration to Yoga Federation of India's recommendation to give Dronacharya Award to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

How do peacocks reproduce? Through tears, says a Rajasthan judge

01 Jun 2017

How do peacocks reproduce? Through tears, says a Rajasthan judge

Judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma, a Rajasthan HC judge who yesterday urged the government to make cow the national animal, believes peacocks don't have sex in order to reproduce; the peahen is instead "impregnated with the tears of the peacock."

Make cow the national animal, urges Rajasthan HC

31 May 2017

Make cow the national animal, urges Rajasthan HC

Calls for making cow the national animal have been a dime a dozen, mostly from individuals, but now the Rajasthan HC has joined the bandwagon. It has also sought life imprisonment for slaughter.

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

30 May 2017

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Chief of Haryana based non-profit organization Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has been recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by the Yoga Federation of India.

Anil Vij donates Rs.50 lakhs to sport event, faces criticism

30 Aug 2016

Anil Vij donates Rs.50 lakhs to sport event, faces criticism

Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij became the centre of controversy after he donated Rs.50 lakhs to spiritual organization, Dera Sacha Sauda.