Asaram

Gujarat: Court sentences Asaram to life imprisonment in 2013 rape case

The 81-year-old is currently lodged in a Jodhpur jail, where he is serving a life sentence in another case of raping a minor girl at his ashram in Rajasthan in 2013.

published on : 31st January 2023

Gujarat court sentences self-styled godman Asaram to life imprisonment in 2013 rape case

The 81-year-old is currently lodged in a Jodhpur jail, where he is serving a life sentence in another case of raping a minor girl at his ashram in Rajasthan in 2013.

published on : 31st January 2023

Gujarat court convicts self-styled godman Asaram Bapu in 2013 rape case

The controversial godman is currently lodged in jail in Jodhpur in another rape case.

published on : 30th January 2023

SC notice to Gujarat government on Asaram's bail plea challenging HC order

A bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and C T Ravikumar issued notice to the state government on Asaram's plea challenging the December 10, 2021 order of the Gujarat high court.

published on : 12th August 2022

'15 of 20 ministers in Maharashtra face criminal cases': ADR report

Maharashtra now has 20 ministers, including the chief minister, after the council of ministers was expanded on August 9 with the induction of 18 members.

published on : 11th August 2022

Asaram Bapu case: Security for rape victim's family stepped up

"Earlier, two constables were deployed. During the election, one of the constables was withdrawn. Beefing up security, we have now deployed a total of three constables there," he said.

published on : 13th April 2022

Day after girl's body found in car outside UP ashram, local police outpost in-charge shunted

The body of the 13-year-old girl, a resident of Bimaur village, was found in the vehicle parked outside an ashram built by supporters of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.

published on : 9th April 2022

2013 Asaram Bapu case: Rape victim's father cites threat to him, family

This comes a day after a girl's body was recovered from a car parked inside one of Asaram's ashrams in Gonda.

published on : 9th April 2022

Missing girl found dead in car outside UP ashram built by supporters of Asaram Bapu

The deceased, a resident of Bimaur village, was reported missing on Thursday, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Shivraj Prajapati said.

published on : 8th April 2022

Asaram trust's 16 properties face demolition risk as Ahmedabad municipal body revokes nod 

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation revoked a conditional consent given to the trust to regularise these properties by paying "impact fee" to AMC and will soon decide on their demolition.

published on : 30th July 2018

Asaram Bapu: The rapist preacher who built an empire of Rs 10,000 crore

From the high pedestal of a preacher having thousands of followers, self-styled godman Asaram's fall from grace came after he was embroiled in the rape case of a minor girl.

published on : 25th April 2018

Asaram Bapu found guilty of raping minor at his Rajasthan ashram in 2013

Asaram was arrested in 2013 after a minor girl from UP's Saharanpur had reported sexual assault by the Godman in his ashram during her stay in Manai village on the outskirts of Jodhpur.

published on : 25th April 2018

Verdict in rape case involving Asaram Bapu: My life under threat, says key witness Mahendra Chawla

Mahendra Chawla on Wednesday requested the Centre for additional security as he believed his life, like other witnesses, is constantly under threat.

published on : 25th April 2018

Rape case involving self-styled Godman Asaram Bapu: Proceedings underway in Jodhpur jail

A tight security cordon has been thrown around the jail in Jodhpur where prohibitory orders have already been clamped.

published on : 25th April 2018

Witness killing in Asaram Bapu case: Security provided to deceased's family

Security has been provided to the family of Akhil Gupta, a witness in the rape case against Asaram Bapu in Surat, who was shot dead in January 2015.

published on : 25th April 2018

Asaram Bapu's supporter detained outside Jodhpur Central Jail ahead of verdict in rape case involving self-styled Godman

Asaram's supporter reached near the jail and tried to put a garland on his poster, but the policemen nabbed him.

published on : 25th April 2018

Asaram Bapu case verdict: Centre asks states to beef up security

The Centre on Tuesday asked Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana to beef up security and deploy additional forces ahead of the verdict by a Jodhpur court in a rape case against self-styled god-man Asaram. 

published on : 25th April 2018

UPDATES: Asaram Bapu awarded life term for raping minor devotee in 2013

Asaram Bapu was arrested in 2013 after a minor girl from Saharanpur had reported sexual assault by Asaram in his ashram during her stay in Manai village on the outskirts of Jodhpur.

published on : 25th April 2018

Tight security in Jodhpur ahead of verdict in rape case involving self-styled Godman Asaram Bapu

As per the directions of the Rajasthan High Court, the trial court will deliver its verdict in the case in Jodhpur Central Jail premises.

published on : 24th April 2018

Rape case against Asaram Bapu: Rajasthan High Court tightens security ahead of verdict

Asaram, who is currently lodged in the Jodhpur Central jail, is facing trial in two sexual assault cases: one in Rajasthan and the other in Gujarat. 

published on : 21st April 2018
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