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World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia held a public hearing today to inquire into the Satyananda Yoga Ashram sex abuse cases.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday September 3, 2014
Controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda, facing trial in a rape case, has been directed by the Supreme Court to undergo all medical tests, including the potency test.
India News | mid-day.com | Friday August 5, 2011
The Ramnagar Court issued an arrest warrant against Lenin Kuruppan, who exposed controversial swami Nityananda's sex scandal, following a complaint filed by Tamil film actress Ranjitha. In her complaint, she claimed that the video supposedly showing her in a compromising position with Nityananda has been morphed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 13, 2011
Controversial godman Swami Nithyananda, whose alleged sex tape with a Kannada actor made headlines in March last year, addressed a press conference in Chennai today where he claimed that the footage aired by Sun TV was doctored.
Bangalore News | mid-day.com | Wednesday April 6, 2011
Disgraced spiritual guru Swami Nithyananda has managed to get a stay on the shooting of Kannada movie Swami Satyananda, which is believed to be based on the self-proclaimed godman's life. Film producer Madan Patel had started shooting the movie and even offered Nithyananda a role in it. Taking a serious note of this, Nithyananda slapped a legal not...
Bangalore News | mid-day.com | Tuesday March 22, 2011
The extensive media coverage that the sex romp case had attracted has urged Swami Nithyananda to file an application before Chief Judicial Magistrate Ramanagara seeking release of unedited audio and video recordings acquired by the CID while he was in custody between April 21 and 30, last year.In his application filed before the court on March 19, ...
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 21, 2011
A Hyderabad-based advocate has issued a legal notice to a Kannada film director not to make a film on self-styled godman Nithyananda which portrays a "distorted version" of his life.Advocate Krishna Kumar Bhagawati has issued the notice to Madana Mallu not to make "Satyananda" as it "depicts only the police version of Nithyananda (depicting the all...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 25, 2011
Three disciples of self-styled godman Nithyananda were arrested at his ashram in Ramnagaram district for "obstructing" police who were conducting investigations into criminal cases against him."The three disciples were arrested from the Godman's ashram in Bidadi last night as they obstructed police investigating criminal cases filed against the god...
India News | Maya Sharma | Tuesday February 1, 2011
Controversial godman Nithyananda held a press conference at his ashram near Bangalore today where he claimed that the sex scandal he is accused of is a case of "religious persecution."Last year, several channels in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu aired a video that they claimed showed Nithyananda in a compromising position with Tamil actor Ranjitha. He wa...
Jeevan Prakash | Wednesday January 5, 2011
Swami Nithyananda confessed that a journalist allegedly took Rs 10 crore as ransom from one of his followers that he would not make the CD public.
Bangalore News | mid-day.com | Wednesday January 5, 2011
Investigations have revealed that Swami Nithyananda was blackmailed just before the sex scandal broke out. During interrogation, Nithyananda confessed before CID investigators that a journalist allegedly took Rs 10 crore as ransom from one of his followers with a promise that he would not make the CDs public.Nithyananda said that the journalist cam...
Divya | Tuesday January 4, 2011
Forensic reports state that Ranjitha was indeed part of the Swami Nithyananda sex video, even as she has claimed all along that it was not her.
Bangalore News | mid-day.com | Tuesday January 4, 2011
The CID has thwarted the claims by Sandalwood actress Ranjitha that she was not part of the Swami Nithyananda sex video. The investigators have now said forensic reports show that she was indeed in the video. Ranjitha had claimed that she was not the woman in the video, but the CID, after comparing her photograph and the video with the ...
Jeevan Prakash | Friday December 31, 2010
Tamil actress Ranjitha Friday denied that she was the woman in a sex romp video involving self-styled godman Nityananda Swami.
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 1, 2011
South Indian actress Ranjita today claimed she was not the woman in the sleazy video involving the controversial self-styled godman Nityananda Swami and alleged that this footage aired by a TV channel was 'fabricated.' Breaking her silence in her first public appearance after the alleged sex scandal broke out in March this y...
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 10, 2010
A former key aide of Nityananda has alleged the self-styled godman was threatening witnesses, including him, and victims of his "sleaze activities"."He has already threatened me before. He makes his devotees file cases against me. Now he is harassing witnesses and victims by filing complaints against them," Lenin Karuppan, who released purported vi...
Bangalore News | mid-day.com | Wednesday December 8, 2010
"Alcohol use and sex were rampant at Swami Nithyananda's Dhyanapeetha ashram in Bidadi," a victim who was allegedly raped has deposed before the CID.The victim, who was working as a techie before joining the Ashram as one of his disciples, revealed how she was lured and exploited by the swami. She also added that the swami convinced her that having...
Bangalore News | mid-day.com | Thursday December 2, 2010
A new chargesheet filed by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has revealed more details about the controversial Swami Nithyananda. According to the chargesheet, the swami allegedly forced a female devotee to have sex with him, claiming that he was Dakshinamurthy (Shiva), and the victim was Parvati, and they were performing a divine act.Inv...
Bangalore News | Team DNA, DNA | Saturday November 20, 2010
The Supreme Court on Friday directed the high court of Karnataka to proceed with the hearing of the case against Paramahamsa Nithyananda, though a special leave petition (SLP) was under its consideration.A division bench comprising justices Harjith Singh Bedi and CK Prasad gave the go-ahead to the high court after hearing the arguments of the state...
Cities | mid-day.com | Tuesday September 21, 2010
Taking a serious note of the development in the Swami Nityananda case, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is chalking out legal strategies to get his bail cancelled.According to officials, there are chances that Nityananda might influence or pressurise the witness to turn hostile through various means.Nithyananda's devotees had earlier fil...
Cities | mid-day.com | Wednesday September 15, 2010
Still struggling to make a case against Swami Nityananda, the CID has now moved the Supreme Court against the High Court's order to speed up investigations.The CID had to complete the investigation within four weeks from July 17, on a High Court directed time frame."Setting a time frame amounts to intervention in the investigation and hence we have...
Cities | mid-day.com | Monday July 12, 2010
Swami Nithyananda's disciples were back to their trademark robes on Sunday, which they had abandoned after their guru was arrested when a video that allegedly showed him with a Tamil actress was aired on national television.The mood at the swami's ashram Dhyanapeetham, where he delivered his discourse following his release, saw disciples who had ta...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday July 9, 2010
Karnataka High Court on Friday relaxed the bail conditions of self-styled godman Nityananda Swami, facing rape and other criminal charges, allowing him to preach.When the application filed by Nityananda came up, Justice Subhash B Adi relaxed the bail conditions further allowing him to report to the respective police station once in 30 days instead ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday July 5, 2010
Freed from the confines of prison, where he spent 53 days on charges of rape, self-styled godman Nithyananda says the purported video footage of him with an actress has not affected him spiritually, but socially - "from being one of the most watched gurus on YouTube to one of the most watched scandals.