India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 1, 2015
In the middle of a debate on perceived "intolerance" in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee today delivered a sharp message on "cleansing India of divisive thoughts" and said: "The real dirt of India lies not on the streets but in our minds."
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 30, 2015
In an effort to provide greater insight into Mahatma Gandhi's exchange of views with the greats of his time, Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Ashram has taken up a mammoth task to transcribe and publish over 8,500 letters received by him.
World News | Annie Gowen, The Washington Post | Sunday November 1, 2015
The young American arrived at Kainchi Dham ashram in the hills of northern India wearing a T-shirt and a pair of ripped jeans, carrying little. Nobody at the spiritual retreat knew who he was.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
US Ambassador to India Richard Verma today met Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi at the latter's rehabilitation centre for rescued child labourers, 'Mukti Ashram', on the outskirts of the national capital.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
The National Green Tribunal today cracked the whip on a 450-bed super-specialty hospital in Faridabad town of Haryana and quashed its environmental clearance while slapping a fine of almost Rs 12 crore as damages for degrading the ecology.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Monday July 20, 2015
The otherwise peaceful IIT Delhi campus has been in the news for the past several months over the exit of its Director, R K Shevgaonkar, over run-ins with the new government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 1, 2015
The Ahmedabad district collector on Tuesday reclaimed the possession of a ten-acre piece of land in Motera area in Ahemdabad which had been leased for 15 years to the controversial Godman Asaram's ashram.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 8, 2015
Metro rail service on the Dwarka-Noida City Centre route was disrupted today morning due to a technical snag near Ramakrishna Ashram Marg Metro station, an official said.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday June 4, 2015
Caught on camera manhandling women and men at an ashram, a Maharashtra corporator is on the run.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday June 4, 2015
The Nationalist Congress Party has expelled one of its Corporators in Maharashtra who allegedly barged into an ashram and assaulted the residents. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a probe into the incident that took place on Tuesday and assured action against the accused.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
The daughter of Uttar Pradesh Cabinet minister Shahid Manzoor was today feared drowned in the Ganga river in Rishikesh while she went for rafting with her friends.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
A case was registered on Friday against Dera Saccha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan and his two aides for allegedly abducting a woman who had gone to his Sirsa ashram to attend the satsang, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The disrobed body of a 75-year-old woman inmate of an ashram was found today at Katwa, 60 kilometres from Burdwan, fuelling allegations of a second rape of a senior citizen in West Bengal in a week.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 17, 2015
In an alleged suicide bid, a young man jumped from the Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyover in the Yamuna river, bringing traffic on the busy route to a grinding halt on Monday afternoon.
India News | Reuters | Tuesday February 3, 2015
In an ashram near the Ganga in the Himalayan foothills of Uttarakhand, priest-turned-politician Sakshi Maharaj mimes rowing a boat to illustrate what will happen if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government ignores Hindu nationalist demands.
Cities | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Hours after she jumped into the sea with her four sisters and her parents, a young woman in Puducherry was allegedly raped.
India News | Agencies | Thursday December 18, 2014
An entire family - five sisters and their parents - jumped into the sea here this morning, a day after they were evicted from the famous Aurobindo Ashram.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
After a face off between the Haryana government and supporters of Rampal, BJP mouthpiece decries ashrams run by 'godmen' as 'centers of terror'.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday December 4, 2014
In more worry for the Punjab Police, a congregation has been announced by a dera or ashram that has refused to cremate its guru for the last 11 months. The guru's followers are angry at a High Court order that his body, which has been in a freezer since January, must be cremated within 15 days.
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Thursday December 4, 2014
The police has beefed up security and is keeping a close eye on an ashram near Jalandhar in Punjab, where there is tension after the High Court ordered that the body of the guru who headed the ashram be cremated within 15 days.
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 | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
A local court today extended the police remand of controversial guru Rampal, who has been slapped with cases of sedition and murder, by seven days.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Friday November 28, 2014
The massive effort to locate and arrest self-styled religious leader Satguru Rampalji Maharaj cost taxpayers nearly Rs 30 crore, a court in Chandigarh was told today.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With agency inputs) | Monday November 24, 2014
More arms and ammunition - this time tucked inside an almira - were found today during the ongoing search at arrested guru Rampal's ashram. The almirah stood right next to the spot where Rampal used to sit and address his followers.