Articles about Swami Chinmayanand

Chinmayanand acquitted of keeping woman law student in captivity

27 Mar 2021

Chinmayanand acquitted of keeping woman law student in captivity

A special court for lawmakers on Friday acquitted former Union Minister and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand of keeping a law student in his captivity at Shahjahanpur allegedly to rape her.

UP college student found with severe burns has died

23 Mar 2021

UP college student found with severe burns has died

A college student, who was found with severe burns along a national highway in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district last month, died during treatment, police said on Tuesday.

Law student, who accused ex-minister Chinmayanand of rape, disowns allegations

14 Oct 2020

Law student, who accused ex-minister Chinmayanand of rape, disowns allegations

The Swami Chinmayanand rape case, which garnered headlines, took an unexpected turn on Tuesday, when the accuser, a young law student, took back her allegations during a hearing before a special MP-MLA court.

Chinmayanand case: Evidences prove charges against both politician, law student

06 Nov 2019

Chinmayanand case: Evidences prove charges against both politician, law student

The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing rape charges against former Union Minister Chinmayanand, on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in the case.

Chinmayanand case: Congress leaders detained, permission for protest march denied

30 Sep 2019

Chinmayanand case: Congress leaders detained, permission for protest march denied

Yogi Adityanath's government in Uttar Pradesh, which is already being accused of going soft on rape-accused Chinmayanand, hit a new low on Monday after Congress leaders were detained.

He urinated on me: BJP minister's wife alleges domestic violence

27 Sep 2019

He urinated on me: BJP minister's wife alleges domestic violence

A minister of Yogi Adityanath's government has been accused of domestic violence by his wife, who claimed she apprised the Chief Minister and Prime Minister Narendra Modi about it too.

Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson

25 Sep 2019

Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson

Weeks after the scandal related to Chinmayanand broke, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distanced itself from him.

Law student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, arrested

25 Sep 2019

Law student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, arrested

Weeks ago, a 23-year-old law student alleged BJP leader Chinmayanand, who wields immense power in Uttar Pradesh, raped her.

Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape

24 Sep 2019

Court gives breather to student, who accused Chinmayanand of rape

The 23-year-old law student, who accused former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, got a reprieve on Tuesday after a court agreed to hear her plea seeking protection from arrest in connection to extortion case filed against her.

Arrested after rape allegations, BJP leader Chinmayanand to lose sainthood

22 Sep 2019

Arrested after rape allegations, BJP leader Chinmayanand to lose sainthood

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Union Minister, Chinmayanand, who was arrested on Friday, upon allegations of sexual harassment, is set to lose his sainthood.

There's no justice: Chinmayanand's accuser upset with probe, watered-down charges

21 Sep 2019

There's no justice: Chinmayanand's accuser upset with probe, watered-down charges

A 23-year-old law student mustered enough courage to speak against powerful BJP leader Chinmayanand, who allegedly sexually harassed her for months.

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand finally arrested, sent to 14-days custody

20 Sep 2019

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand finally arrested, sent to 14-days custody

Days after a 23-year-old student accused him of rape, former Union Minister Chinmayanand was finally arrested on Friday by the Special Investigation Team (SIT).

Won't be affected by media trial: SIT on Chinmayanand case

19 Sep 2019

Won't be affected by media trial: SIT on Chinmayanand case

Days ago, former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was accused of rape. Neither has he been arrested nor been booked for the heinous crime.

After woman records statement, rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand 'falls ill'

17 Sep 2019

After woman records statement, rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand 'falls ill'

Days ago, he was accused of raping, filming and threatening a 23-year-old law student of Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur.

Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram

15 Sep 2019

Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram

UP student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, has claimed that "important evidence has been removed" from his ashram, where the ordeal took place.

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand questioned by SIT for seven hours

13 Sep 2019

Rape-accused BJP leader Chinmayanand questioned by SIT for seven hours

Swami Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a 23-year-old law student, was grilled by Supreme Court-appointed SIT for nearly seven hours on Thursday.

Pen drive carrying evidence against rape-accused Chinmayanand given to SIT

11 Sep 2019

Pen drive carrying evidence against rape-accused Chinmayanand given to SIT

A pen drive carrying damning evidence against Swami Chinmayanand has been handed over to the team investigating the rape allegations against him, an NDTV report said on Wednesday.

Chinmayanand Case: SIT searches student's hostel room for five hours

10 Sep 2019

Chinmayanand Case: SIT searches student's hostel room for five hours

In the Swami Chinmayanand case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to probe the rape allegations, made some progress on Tuesday.

"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing

09 Sep 2019

"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing

BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was on Monday accused of rape by a young woman who went missing for a week from her home in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She was later found in Rajasthan.

How police traced student who accused BJP leader of harassment

31 Aug 2019

How police traced student who accused BJP leader of harassment

It took Uttar Pradesh police seven days to find the 23-year-old law student who went missing after leveling harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand.

UP: Law student, who accused BJP leader of harassment, found

30 Aug 2019

UP: Law student, who accused BJP leader of harassment, found

Last week, a law student mustered the courage to speak about the harassment she faced at the hands of BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand. However, just a day after she spoke up, she went missing.

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

28 Aug 2019

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

Picture this: A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. The UP Police refuses to take any action, the case gains media attention. UP CM Yogi Adityanath faces flak. Finally, the 'Swami' gets booked.

Girl accuses BJP leader of harassment. Day later, goes missing

27 Aug 2019

Girl accuses BJP leader of harassment. Day later, goes missing

A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. That's Yogi Adityanath's state for you.

UP court issues bailable warrant against rape accused Swami Chinmayanand

25 May 2018

UP court issues bailable warrant against rape accused Swami Chinmayanand

A UP court, headed by Chief Judicial Magistrate Shikha Pradhan, issued a bailable warrant of Rs. 5,000 against former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand, hearing an application moved by the rape victim, against the UP government's plea for withdrawing the case against him.