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  • Bakwaas: Asaram Bapu's response to charges that he threatened teen girl

    Bakwaas: Asaram Bapu's response to charges that he threatened teen girl

    For nearly eight hours this morning, two policemen from Rajasthan waited to meet spiritual guru Asaram Bapu at his ashram in Indore, one of many around the country. Repeatedly, they were told that the 72-year-old was meditating and could not see them.

  • Asaram Bapu receives summons after long meditation session

    Asaram Bapu receives summons after long meditation session

    Two Rajasthan policemen have been waiting for nearly seven hours to serve summons on self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in his ashram in Jodhpur. They were told that he was 'meditating'.

  • Sexual assault case against Asaram Bapu: Home Ministry steps in, writes to three states

    Sexual assault case against Asaram Bapu: Home Ministry steps in, writes to three states

    The Home Ministry has written to the governments of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan seeking reports on the complaints against spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. The Rajasthan Police issued summons to the self-styled godman yesterday and gave him four days to come for questioning. This i...

  • Asaram Bapu threatened me, says teen who has alleged sexual assault

    Asaram Bapu threatened me, says teen who has alleged sexual assault

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde stumped many by referring with reverence and respect to "Asaram Bapu ji," a man who is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old. Her statement to the police, accessed by NDTV, says that the 72-year-old spiritual guru threatened to hurt her and her family if she reported the crime.

  • Asaram Bapu accused of sexual assault, given four days to appear for police questioning

    Asaram Bapu accused of sexual assault, given four days to appear for police questioning

    The police in Rajasthan today summoned spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. Sources say the Jodhpur police have given him four days to come for questioning. There were also calls in Parliament today for action against him. The yoga guru has denied the allegation, calling it a conspiracy again...

  • Jodhpur police reach Asaram Bapu's ashram to serve summons in sexual assault case

    Jodhpur police reach Asaram Bapu's ashram to serve summons in sexual assault case

    A team of the Jodhpur police today reached the ashram of spiritual leader Asaram Bapu to serve summons in connection with a sexual assault case. A 15-year-old girl has alleged in her complaint that Asaram Bapu had asked her to stay back after prayers last week and then sexually assaulted her as her mother waited outside.

  • Police summon Asaram Bapu in sexual assault case

    Police summon Asaram Bapu in sexual assault case

    Police are likely to issue summons on Monday to spiritual leader Asaram Bapu in connection with allegations of sexual abuse levelled against him by a minor. According to sources, he will be given four to appear before the police for questioning.

  • Asaram Bapu may be interrogated soon in sexual assault case

    Asaram Bapu may be interrogated soon in sexual assault case

    The Jodhpur Police has reportedly gathered crucial evidence against spiritual leader Asaram Bapu in a case of sexual assault of a minor girl. Police officials have told NDTV that the description of the scene of crime matches with the details given by the 15-year-old girl in the First Information Report.

  • Rape allegations against Asaram Bapu is a political conspiracy, claims BJP

    Rape allegations against Asaram Bapu is a political conspiracy, claims BJP

    A day after BJP leader Uma Bharti defended spiritual leader Asaram Bapu against charges of sexual assault on 16-year-old girl, BJP Vice President Prabhat Jha termed the allegation of rape against him as a "Congress conspiracy".

  • Asaram Bapu's disciples to be questioned in sexual assault case

    A Rajasthan Police team was sent to spiritual leader Asaram Bapu's ashram at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh today to probe the case of sexual assault registered against the godman by a 16-year-old girl, police said. They will question his disciples at the ashram.

  • Asaram Bapu booked for alleged sexual assault on minor

    Asaram Bapu booked for alleged sexual assault on minor

    Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu has been booked for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who has been staying in a hostel operated by the godman's trust in Jodhpur, after a complaint was lodged by the minor, Delhi Police said today.

  • Asaram Bapu's son safe after helicopter crash-lands in Ahmedabad

    Asaram Bapu's son safe after helicopter crash-lands in Ahmedabad

    The son of self-styled spiritual guru Asaram Bapu and three others, including a pilot, had a miraculous escape when the helicopter carrying them crash-landed at a graveyard in Gomtipur area of Ahmedabad today.

  • Helicopter carrying Asaram Bapu's son crash-lands in Ahmedabad, occupants safe

    Helicopter carrying Asaram Bapu's son crash-lands in Ahmedabad, occupants safe

    A private helicopter carrying self-styled spiritual guru Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai and three others crash-landed, apparently due to a technical snag, in a cemetery at Gomatipur area in Ahmedabad today, police said.

  • Drought politics: BJP's red herring over IPL

    Drought politics: BJP's red herring over IPL

    The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Maharashtra unit has appealed to the governing council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) not to hold matches in the state with several regions in the grip of severe drought. Leader of opposition in the state legislative council Vinod Tawade wrote to IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla, stating 65 lakh litres of water woul...

  • Asaram Bapu's Holi splurges banned by Maharashtra

    Asaram Bapu's Holi splurges banned by Maharashtra

    The Maharashtra government has banned self-proclaimed spiritual guru Asaram Bapu's Holi celebrations. The directive comes after Asaram Bapu, along with his followers, continued to indulge in pre-Holi revelry in and around Mumbai in defiance of an earlier government order against it. The festivities have been widely criticised for resulting in wasta...

  • As Maharashtra battles drought, Asaram Bapu wastes water, abuses media

    As Maharashtra battles drought, Asaram Bapu wastes water, abuses media

    Self-proclaimed spiritual guru Asaram Bapu defied the Maharashtra government's orders today by continuing to indulge in pre-Holi celebrations, using thousands of litres of water at a time when the state is facing its worst drought since 1972.

  • Blog: Amid sadhus and chants, the search for political salvation at Kumbh

    Blog: Amid sadhus and chants, the search for political salvation at Kumbh

    At the Kanchi Shankaracharya's camp, a 24-hour mantra jaap (chanting of hyms) echoes across sector 6 of the 70-sq km large kumbh city. Adjacent to the Kanchi Peeth camp, the SGPC team at the kumbh prepares for the afternoon langar (community lunch). Hundreds of pilgrims, visitors and homeless at the kumbh have already queued up for the lunch. Acros...

  • Trouble for Aasharam Bapu, govt agency says he is guilty of land grab

    Trouble for Aasharam Bapu, govt agency says he is guilty of land grab

    Controversial self-styled godman, Aasharam Bapu, faces prosecution after the Serious Fraud Investigating Office (SFIO) of the Ministry of Corporate affairs has found him guilty of land-grab in Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh.

  • Am like elephant, media like barking dogs, says unrepentant Aasharam Bapu

    Am like elephant, media like barking dogs, says unrepentant Aasharam Bapu

    After being unequivocally slammed for suggesting that the student who was gang-raped on a bus in Delhi was partly to blame for the assault, Aasharam Bapu, spiritual leader, is clinging to his take.

  • Asaram Bapu stuns with his remarks on medical student's rape. Your comments

    Asaram Bapu stuns with his remarks on medical student's rape. Your comments

    He suggested the 23-yr-old did not do enough to save herself.

  • Aasharam Bapu stuns with his remarks on medical student's rape

    Aasharam Bapu stuns with his remarks on medical student's rape

    Spiritual leader Aasharam Bapu has provoked fury and criticism after suggesting that the medical student who was brutally raped by six men on a bus did not do enough to save herself.

  • No CBI probe into boys' death in Asaram Bapu's ashram: Supreme Court

    No CBI probe into boys' death in Asaram Bapu's ashram: Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Friday refused to order a CBI probe into the death of two boys in religious guru Asaram Bapu's ashram in Ahmedabad in 2008.

  • Asaram Bapu's helicopter crash lands in Gujarat

    Asaram Bapu's helicopter crash lands in Gujarat

    Spiritual guru Asaram Bapu and four others had a miraculous escape when their helicopter crashed just ahead of landing at a local college today, police officials said.

  • Gandhinagar: Man goes missing from ashram

    A visitor from Kolkata has gone missing from spiritual guru Asaram Bapu's ashram in Ahmedabad, his family has told police.

  • Ashram ordered to vacate encroached land

    Ashram ordered to vacate encroached land

    Spiritual guru Asaram Bapu's ashram has been ordered to vacate over 67,000 sq mt land it had allegedly encroached in the Motera area.

  • Court rejects Asaram Bapu's plea for quashing of FIR

    Court rejects Asaram Bapu's plea for quashing of FIR

    The Gujarat High Court has rejected Asaram Bapu's petition seeking quashing of the FIR against him.

  • Asaram Bapu Vs Narendra Modi

    Asaram Bapu Vs Narendra Modi

    The battle lines are clearly drawn for a showdown between the godman and Sangh's Hindutva poster boy.

  • Gujarat godman accused of murder

    Godman Asaram Bapu, already under scrutiny for the mysterious deaths of two young men at his Ahmedabad ashram last year, now stands accused of planning a murder.

  • Gujarat godman accused of murder

    Godman Asaram Bapu, already under scrutiny for the mysterious deaths of two young men at his Ahmedabad ashram last year, now stands accused of planning a murder.

  • Gandhinagar: Police raid Asaram Bapu's Ashram

    The Ashram of Asaram Bapu has been raided by the Gandhinagar police in Gujarat.

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