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Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted: Godmen become powerful as 'cautious' media shies away from reporting their crimes
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted: Godmen become powerful as 'cautious' media shies away from reporting their crimes

Readers are to newspapers what voters are to political parties. If the devotees of godmen and godwomen add to newspapers’ readership figures, they can swell a politician’s vote bank.

Godman Chandraswami cremated in New Delhi, VIPs remain absent
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Godman Chandraswami cremated in New Delhi, VIPs remain absent

The mortal remains of controversial godman Chandraswami were consigned to flames at Nigambodh Ghat on Wednesday a quiet farewell to a man who once counted the mighty and powerful as his friends.

Chandraswami: The life and times of self-styled godman who became controversy's favourite child
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Chandraswami: The life and times of self-styled godman who became controversy's favourite child

Chandraswami’s fortunes began to dip sharply after PV Narasimha Rao’s departure from the political scene in 1996

Chandraswami: The rise and fall of the 'shaman-shyster' is traced in this book on India's godmen
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Chandraswami: The rise and fall of the 'shaman-shyster' is traced in this book on India's godmen

Did Jayaprakash Narayan, counted among the most reverential politicians, write a personal letter to his friends to introduce Chandraswami, who eventually turned out to be India’s most dubious godman?

Chandraswami no more: Spiritual leader passes away due to renal failure
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Chandraswami no more: Spiritual leader passes away due to renal failure

Controversial spiritual leader Chandraswami, who was close aide to PV Narasimha Rao died on Tuesday at the age of 66 due to renal failure.