Does India Fail to Protect its Witnesses?
May 13, 2015
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
While a court in Gandhinagar has been awaiting framing of charges in the alleged rape case involving self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, the Rajasthan High Court in Jodhpur has refused to allow him to go to Gandhinagar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
The framing of charges against self-styled godman Asaram in a rape case could not be taken up on Saturday as the judge was on leave.
India News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday May 14, 2015
Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, in jail for nearly two years over charges of rape, turned to sarcasm today when asked about an attack on a key witness against him - the sixth till now.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
A Surat-based Income Tax official and his mother were allegedly threatened over the phone by a suspected supporter of jailed godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai for probing him in a case related to disproportionate assets, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 20, 2015
The Supreme Court today dismissed the interim bail plea of self-styled 'godman' Asaram, who is in jail in connection with a rape case, on the basis of a report of the AIIMS doctors that he does not require any surgery.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Niha Masih and Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Akhil Gupta, the man killed in Muzaffarnagar on Sunday, was a key witness in one of the rape cases against religious leader Asaram Bapu. He was also the second witness in the case to be murdered. Six months ago, Amrut Prajapati, Asaram's one-time phy...
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday January 12, 2015
A witness in a rape case involving Asaram Bapu was shot dead by unidentified persons in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar on Sunday.
India News | Agencies | Monday January 5, 2015
Self-styled 'godman' Asaram was today denied bail by the Supreme Court.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 1, 2015
Spiritual guru Asaram was Thursday taken to the AIIMS for medical checkup after the Supreme Court ordered his examination to ascertain if he required any surgery for his neurological ailment.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 28, 2014
A 33-year-old married woman, who has accused self-styled godman Asaram Bapu of rape and who mysteriously disappeared from her house two weeks ago, today appeared before the Surat police.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 25, 2014
A 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against godman Asaram Bapu, is mysteriously missing for over a week along with her son and husband, police said today.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan; Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday December 22, 2014
A Gandhinagar court on Monday rejected an application filed by a Surat-based woman, who had alleged that she had been rape by self-styled 'godman' Asaram Bapu, that she be allowed to record her statement afresh.
India News | Agencies | Monday March 17, 2014
Two unidentified men threw acid at an aide of one of the witnesses in the rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu in Surat on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 1, 2014
Police in Surat today filed a 1,100-page chargesheet against Narayan Sai, the son of controversial godman Asaram, in a rape case on the complaint of a city-based woman.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 22, 2013
Narayan, who is accused of sexually assaulting a girl at his ashram during 2002 and 2005, is currently lodged in Lajpor jail in Surat.
India News | Rohit Bhan | Friday December 13, 2013
Narayan Sai, the 41-year-old son of spiritual leader Asaram Bapu who has been accused of raping a woman who lived at his father's ashram or retreat house in Surat, was today booked for allegedly trying to bribe police officials in order to seek their...
India News | Edited by Diana George | Wednesday December 11, 2013
Narayan Sai, the 41-year-old son of spiritual leader Asaram Bapu, has confessed to raping a woman who lived at his father's ashram or retreat house in Surat, says the city's police. Incorrect, said his lawyer.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday December 4, 2013
Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai, wanted in a rape case in Gujarat, was arrested around midnight after a two-month search.
India News | Reuters | Friday November 29, 2013
The man at the centre of a sexual assault scandal that has whipped media into a frenzy is no average Joe.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 27, 2013
The controversial trial of Asaram Bapu and four other accused in the case of alleged sexual assault on a minor will begin at a court in Jodhpur on December 4.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 21, 2013
A sessions court in Surat today dismissed the anticipatory bail application of Narayan Sai, the absconding son of self-styled godman Asaram, in connection with the sexual assault case lodged against the father-son duo by two Surat-based sisters.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's bail plea was today again rejected by a court in Jodhpur in the case of alleged sexual assault of a minor girl.
India News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Monday November 11, 2013
Narayan Sai who had been evading arrest for more than a month now in a rape case, was declared a proclaimed offender by a court in Surat today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 8, 2013
Rajasthan High Court today directed the District and Sessions court, hearing the sexual assault case involving self-styled Godman Asaram and four others, to start daily proceedings and wrap up the trial as early as possible.