Baba Ramdev

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Journalist Deepak Chaurasia heckled at Shaheen Bagh, FIR registered

25 Jan 2020

Journalist Deepak Chaurasia heckled at Shaheen Bagh, FIR registered

Delhi's Shaheen Bagh has grabbed the attention of world media with praises being heaped on women, who are leading the protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Ramdev wants third child shouldn't get voting-rights, Giriraj supports him

28 May 2019

Ramdev wants third child shouldn't get voting-rights, Giriraj supports him

On Sunday, renowned yoga guru Baba Ramdev spoke about population control and sparked a debate. He said the government should introduce a law wherein the third child isn't allowed to vote. This, he opined, will curb India's rising population.

After Amul, Mother Dairy hike prices, Patanjali launches cheaper milk

28 May 2019

After Amul, Mother Dairy hike prices, Patanjali launches cheaper milk

From selling cheap denim to instant noodles, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved Limited is no one-trick pony. Last year, Patanjali even launched its own dairy segment. Now, Patanjali Dairy is taking on India's leading milk suppliers.

Inhuman treatment given to Pragya Thakur in jail unfair: Ramdev

23 Apr 2019

Inhuman treatment given to Pragya Thakur in jail unfair: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev has come out in support of the BJP's Bhopal candidate and Malegaon blast case accused Pragya Singh Thakur, saying it was unfair to subject her to cruelty in jail for nine years on the basis of suspicion.

Vote for BJP, PM Modi can protect India: Baba Ramdev

17 Apr 2019

Vote for BJP, PM Modi can protect India: Baba Ramdev

Baba Ramdev backs PM Modi Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday stressed that only PM Narendra Modi can protect the country, endorsing him in what is being seen as a U-turn from his previous position.

Ramdev likely to head India's first government-backed Vedic education board

25 Feb 2019

Ramdev likely to head India's first government-backed Vedic education board

Baba Ramdev is gearing up to head India's first government-backed Vedic education board after his Trust's bid for setting up the board was adjudged the best by a government panel.

Naga sadhus at Kumbh give up smoking 'chillum'. Here's why!

01 Feb 2019

Naga sadhus at Kumbh give up smoking 'chillum'. Here's why!

Many sadhus at the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj have taken a bold step to quit smoking chillums (clay pipes for smoking), one of their prized possessions, after yoga guru Ramdev asked them not to.

#HealthBytes: 5 Ayurvedic superfoods you must include in your diet

27 Jan 2019

#HealthBytes: 5 Ayurvedic superfoods you must include in your diet

The age-old Indian medicinal practice of Ayurveda has lately become a global phenomenon.

Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for award, but questions remain

16 Jan 2019

Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi for award, but questions remain

After a couple of days of political sparring over Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award, marketing guru Philip Kotler himself took to Twitter to clarify that he had selected PM Modi for the award.

Modi not someone who indulges in vote-bank politics: Ramdev

13 Dec 2018

Modi not someone who indulges in vote-bank politics: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev said yesterday that no one raise doubts about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and policies, the statement coming a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered losses in the Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan Assembly elections.

Abolish voting-rights of those having more than 2 kids: Ramdev

04 Nov 2018

Abolish voting-rights of those having more than 2 kids: Ramdev

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev recently spoke about the population in the country, and said bachelors like him should be respected more.

Baba Ramdev's Patanjali has entered the dairy business: Details here

13 Sep 2018

Baba Ramdev's Patanjali has entered the dairy business: Details here

In what marks Patanjali's latest foray, Baba Ramdev's company, on Thursday, announced its entry into the dairy segment by launching milk and milk-based products, including curd and cheese.

Baba Ramdev calls the assault on Swami Agnivesh 'disgraceful'

19 Jul 2018

Baba Ramdev calls the assault on Swami Agnivesh 'disgraceful'

Criticizing the assault on social activist Swami Agnivesh, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said everyone has the right to express their views in democracy but to be attacked for them is a "disgrace".

Ramdev's Kimbho app updated to Bolo, Patanjali says not official

14 Jul 2018

Ramdev's Kimbho app updated to Bolo, Patanjali says not official

The desi, 'WhatsApp-killer' messaging app Kimbho was silently updated to be called 'Bolo Messenger' by its developer, but Patanjali said that this wasn't the official rebranding and that a new version of Kimbho is still in making.

After Ramdev, Jaggi Vasudev supports Sterlite plant

28 Jun 2018

After Ramdev, Jaggi Vasudev supports Sterlite plant

In a rather strange development, spiritual leader Jaggi Vasudev has voiced his support for Vedanta-owned Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. He said 'lynching large businesses is economic suicide'.

Ramdev to be waxed at Madame Tussauds Delhi in 'Vrikshasan'

26 Jun 2018

Ramdev to be waxed at Madame Tussauds Delhi in 'Vrikshasan'

Citing the increasing popularity of Baba Ramdev, the authorities of Madame Tussauds have decided to carve his wax statue at its New Delhi branch.

Baba Ramdev is getting wax statue at London's Madame Tussauds

23 Jun 2018

Baba Ramdev is getting wax statue at London's Madame Tussauds

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev yesterday said that he will soon have his wax statue at London's Madame Tussauds.

Massive job openings: Ramdev's Patanjali is looking for 50,000 salespersons

21 Jun 2018

Massive job openings: Ramdev's Patanjali is looking for 50,000 salespersons

Yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali has announced 50,000 job openings for the post of salesmen, making it an amazing opportunity for jobless to earn money.

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

21 Jun 2018

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of around 50,000 people at Dehradun's Forest Research Institute to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.

Rape accused Daati Maharaj grilled for seven hours, denies charges

20 Jun 2018

Rape accused Daati Maharaj grilled for seven hours, denies charges

The Delhi Police grilled self-styled Godman Daati Maharaj for over seven hours on Tuesday evening in connection with rape charges levelled against him by a disciple.

Meet the 6 youngest self-made Indian billionaires under 50

17 Jun 2018

Meet the 6 youngest self-made Indian billionaires under 50

Becoming a self-made billionaire is no easy task; it's one of the greatest achievements.

Hours before Shah-Thackeray meeting, Sena pokes fun at BJP chief

06 Jun 2018

Hours before Shah-Thackeray meeting, Sena pokes fun at BJP chief

Shiv Sena has shown its displeasure with ally BJP several times, but today, it chose a crucial moment.

After Ramdev's app, dozens of fake Kimbho apps on PlayStore

03 Jun 2018

After Ramdev's app, dozens of fake Kimbho apps on PlayStore

It's been a couple of days since Baba Ramdev announced the launch of Kimbho, a messaging app that is apparently akin to WhatsApp.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

31 May 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

Missed today's business news? No problems, we have covered it all.

Planning to get Patanjali's 'swadeshi' SIM-cards? Don't bother, it's fake-news

29 May 2018

Planning to get Patanjali's 'swadeshi' SIM-cards? Don't bother, it's fake-news

Yesterday, reputed media houses announced Patanjali's newest product- 'swadeshi' SIM cards- marking Baba Ramdev's foray into the telecom sector.

Patanjali enters telecom sector with Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM card

28 May 2018

Patanjali enters telecom sector with Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM card

Foraying into the telecom sector, Patanjali has announced the launch of Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM card in India.

Meet the 6 youngest self-made Indian billionaires under 50

26 Apr 2018

Meet the 6 youngest self-made Indian billionaires under 50

Becoming a self-made billionaire is no easy task; it's one of the greatest achievements.

Sheila Dixit: Had lot of differences with Manmohan Singh's government

21 Jan 2018

Sheila Dixit: Had lot of differences with Manmohan Singh's government

In the coming days, Congress may have to put out many fires. Earlier, former-telecom minister A Raja slammed them for not supporting him during 2G scam. Now, former-Delhi CM Sheila Dixit has made some explosive revelations in her autobiography "Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life."

Patanjali Ayurved's exclusive store inaugurated at Delhi IGI Airport

18 Jan 2018

Patanjali Ayurved's exclusive store inaugurated at Delhi IGI Airport

Only a day after partnering with eight e-commerce platforms, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved has opened an "exclusive store" at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal-2.

Patanjali's massive online push; partners with Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm

16 Jan 2018

Patanjali's massive online push; partners with Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm

Giving a big push to the online sales of "swadeshi" FMCG products, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved has partnered with eight leading e-commerce platforms, including Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, ShopClues, Big Basket, Grofers, NetMeds, and 1mg.

Will the 'swadeshi' Patanjali go global with Louis Vuitton's help?

11 Jan 2018

Will the 'swadeshi' Patanjali go global with Louis Vuitton's help?

The steep growth of Patanjali has grabbed major eyeballs. Its latest admirer is French luxury group LVMH Mo√ęt Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, aka Louis Vuitton/LVMH.

Why is Rakhi Sawant currently obsessed with condoms?

28 Dec 2017

Why is Rakhi Sawant currently obsessed with condoms?

If there is one thing that Rakhi Sawant can give credit to herself for her "success", it would be her controversial statements.

Patanjali's new products: Diapers, sanitary napkins planned next year

26 Dec 2017

Patanjali's new products: Diapers, sanitary napkins planned next year

Patanjali is expanding its range of products even further. According to spokesperson SK Gupta Tijarawala, the FMCG brand is looking to launch diapers and sanitary napkins next year.

Patanjali named India's most trusted, attractive FMCG brand

22 Dec 2017

Patanjali named India's most trusted, attractive FMCG brand

In less than 12 years, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved Limited has become India's most attractive and trusted Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brand.

Mohan Bhagwat: Only Ram Mandir at disputed Ayodhya site

24 Nov 2017

Mohan Bhagwat: Only Ram Mandir at disputed Ayodhya site

RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat made an impassioned declaration that "the day is not far when a saffron flag will fly atop the Ram Mandir."

Homosexuality is a tendency, not permanent: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

14 Nov 2017

Homosexuality is a tendency, not permanent: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Indian leaders have often made the news for their bizarre comments on homosexuality, but Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is one of the few who have been admired for their support to people regardless of sexuality.

Pranab: Meeting Ramdev at airport in 2011 was a mistake

16 Oct 2017

Pranab: Meeting Ramdev at airport in 2011 was a mistake

The release of the third volume of former president Pranab Mukherjee's autobiography "The Coalition Years: 1996 to 2012" has raked up issues about UPA days.

Don't politicize, give communal angle to cracker ban: SC

13 Oct 2017

Don't politicize, give communal angle to cracker ban: SC

The SC has refused to modify its ban on firecrackers over allegations of communal targeting. It has urged people not to politicize the issue.

Firecracker ban targets Hindu festival: Ramdev

12 Oct 2017

Firecracker ban targets Hindu festival: Ramdev

The latest to slam the SC ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR is Baba Ramdev. The Patanjali founder has said the apex court's order targeted a particular community.

Baba's empire: Patanjali's success story has too loose a narrative

28 Sep 2017

Baba's empire: Patanjali's success story has too loose a narrative

It's as if Patanjali can do no wrong. In a very brief period of time, it took the FMCG sector by storm with an array of "swadeshi" products, promising to make "videshi" FMCG giants quaver.