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Delhi High Court reserves order on plea to vacate stay on publication of book on Asaram Babu
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Delhi High Court reserves order on plea to vacate stay on publication of book on Asaram Babu

In the suit, Sanchita Gupta alias Shilpi, who was sentenced to 20 years in the Asaram rape case, had argued that allowing the publication of the book would prejudice her appeal and run counter to her rights under Article 21 of the Constitution

Asaram, Narayan Sai get clean chit by commission probing death of two children at duo's Ahmedabad boarding school
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Asaram, Narayan Sai get clean chit by commission probing death of two children at duo's Ahmedabad boarding school

Justice DK Trivedi Commission which probed the death of children at a school run by godman Asaram has given a clean chit to him and his son.

Narayan Sai, Asaram's son, gets life imprisonment in 2013 rape case; Surat court orders him to pay survivor Rs 5 lakh
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Narayan Sai, Asaram's son, gets life imprisonment in 2013 rape case; Surat court orders him to pay survivor Rs 5 lakh

On 26 April, the court had convicted Narayan Sai in the 2013 rape case under IPC sections 376 (rape), 377 (unnatural offences), 323 (assault), 506-2 (criminal intimidation) and 120-B (conspiracy).

Gujarat minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama praises rape-convict Asaram's ashram for planning 'Matru-Pitru Divas' on 14 February
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Gujarat minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama praises rape-convict Asaram's ashram for planning 'Matru-Pitru Divas' on 14 February

In a controversial move, a Gujarat minister has written to rape-convict Asaram’s ashram lauding them for celebrating 14 February, popularly known for Valentine’s Day celebrations, as ‘Matru-Pitru Divas’.

Asaram's phone call to followers goes viral; godman claims time in jail will end soon and 'good days will come'
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Asaram's phone call to followers goes viral; godman claims time in jail will end soon and 'good days will come'

A purported audio clip of Asaram has surfaced online in which the self-styled godman is heard telling a person over the phone that his time behind bars is "ephemeral" and that "good days will come"

Asaram's daughter distances herself from disgraced father, says she split ways with godman's empire 17 years ago
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Asaram's daughter distances herself from disgraced father, says she split ways with godman's empire 17 years ago

A Surat-based woman has accused Asaram of raping her multiple times between 1997 and 2006 at his centre in Ahmedabad.

Asaram Bapu convicted of rape: The reign of modern babas is sustained by deepening chasm between logic and faith
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Asaram Bapu convicted of rape: The reign of modern babas is sustained by deepening chasm between logic and faith

Now the coverage of the Asaram Bapus and Gurmeet Ram Rahims show an almost unbridgeable chasm between the two worlds: the religious world and the so-called secular one.

Bhopal takes down signboard at 'Asaram Bapu bus stop' after Shivraj Singh Chouhan vows action on landmarks named after godman
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Bhopal takes down signboard at 'Asaram Bapu bus stop' after Shivraj Singh Chouhan vows action on landmarks named after godman

Following Asaram's conviction in a rape case, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation removed a signboard from a bus stand bearing his name.

Asaram life sentence: Rajasthan cops learn lessons from Haryana counterparts to prevent violence
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Asaram life sentence: Rajasthan cops learn lessons from Haryana counterparts to prevent violence

An important difference between both the cases was that Ram Rahim was out of jail and meeting his followers regularly while the hearing went on, but Asaram has been lodged in jail for about five years.

Asaram found guilty of raping teenager in 2013: Godman awarded life term; two others get 20-year-jail
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Asaram found guilty of raping teenager in 2013: Godman awarded life term; two others get 20-year-jail

A Special Court in Jodhpur on Wednesday convicted self-styled godman Asaram for raping a minor girl at his ashram in Rajasthan in 2013

Asaram sentenced to life: Self-styled godman has a string of assault, rape, land grab cases against him
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Asaram sentenced to life: Self-styled godman has a string of assault, rape, land grab cases against him

While Asaram was arrested in September 2013 in connection with the Jodhpur rape case, his son Sai was arrested in December 2013 over the complaint lodged by the sisters.

Asaram will spend rest of his life in jail, rules Jodhpur court; aides Shilpi and Sharad get 20-year imprisonment each
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Asaram will spend rest of his life in jail, rules Jodhpur court; aides Shilpi and Sharad get 20-year imprisonment each

Self-styled godman Asaram and two of his aides were on Wednesday convicted by a court in Jodhpur for raping a teenager at his ashram in 2013.

Asaram convicted in rape case: Survivor's father hails 'justice'; Congress calls out Narendra Modi for past meetings with godman
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Asaram convicted in rape case: Survivor's father hails 'justice'; Congress calls out Narendra Modi for past meetings with godman

Asaram Bapu has been convicted of raping a minor girl in Jodhpur's Manai village. While the quantum of punishment for him is still awaited and expected to be announced on Wednesday itself, reactions on his conviction have started to pour in.

Rise and fall of Asaram Bapu: Godman made millions and acquired political connections, then fell afoul of the law
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Rise and fall of Asaram Bapu: Godman made millions and acquired political connections, then fell afoul of the law

Self-styled godman Asaram must credit much of his growth to his political connections. In Gujarat, successive governments of both Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aided his rise and helped him along.

Timeline of Asaram rape case: From 2013 incident and murders of multiple witnesses to verdict that's expected today
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Timeline of Asaram rape case: From 2013 incident and murders of multiple witnesses to verdict that's expected today

Ahead of the trial court verdict in the alleged rape of a teenager by Asaram who faces a minimum of 10 years if convicted, security was stepped up in Jodhpur

Asaram Bapu and 5-year-old rape case: From skirting bail to murder of eyewitnesses; a look back at the case
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Asaram Bapu and 5-year-old rape case: From skirting bail to murder of eyewitnesses; a look back at the case

A Jodhpur trial court will pronounce its verdict on the Asaram Bapu rape case on Wednesday amid tight security. The self-styled godman was charged with rape allegations and was arrested on 31 August, 2013. Asaram was charged of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram near Jodhpur earlier that year and was later sent to the Jodhpur Central Jail.

Asaram's supporter detained outside Jodhpur jail ahead of verdict in rape case against self-styled godman
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Asaram's supporter detained outside Jodhpur jail ahead of verdict in rape case against self-styled godman

A supporter of Asaram was detained on Wednesday outside the Central Jail in Jodhpur where prohibitory orders have been clamped.

Asaram rape case verdict today: Expecting a repeat of Panchkula violence, MHA beefs up security in 3 states and Delhi
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Asaram rape case verdict today: Expecting a repeat of Panchkula violence, MHA beefs up security in 3 states and Delhi

Ahead of Asaram's rape verdict in Jodhpur trial court, security was stepped up where prohibitory orders have already been clamped. Asaram allegedly raped a teenager and is now facing a minimum term of 10 years if convicted.

Asaram rape case verdict LATEST updates: Court set to deliver verdict 5 yrs after minor raped under pretext of exorcism
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Asaram rape case verdict LATEST updates: Court set to deliver verdict 5 yrs after minor raped under pretext of exorcism

Security has been stepped up and prohibitory orders issued in the city ahead of the trial court verdict in the rape case against self-styled godman Asaram on Wednesday.

Asaram rape case verdict: Security beefed up in Jodhpur; self-styled godman's ashram bears deserted look
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Asaram rape case verdict: Security beefed up in Jodhpur; self-styled godman's ashram bears deserted look

Asaram was booked for a minor's rape under relevant sections of IPC, Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Prevention of Atrocities (against SC/ST) Act following a complaint against him by a girl