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Aashram review: Prakash Jha returns to the UP badlands in an insightful show with Bobby Deol as a scheming godman
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Aashram review: Prakash Jha returns to the UP badlands in an insightful show with Bobby Deol as a scheming godman

Once you get past the excess, Aashram is a window into the wild world that straddles new-age communities and the underlying depravity.

Woman in Maharashtra's Chandrapur starved for 50 days for 'treasure'; husband among two held
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Woman in Maharashtra's Chandrapur starved for 50 days for 'treasure'; husband among two held

A complaint was lodged Tuesday and the woman's husband and the self-proclaimed godman were arrested on Wednesday, a police official said.

Rape-accused self-styled godman Daati Maharaj claims three people associated with ashram 'framed him'
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Rape-accused self-styled godman Daati Maharaj claims three people associated with ashram 'framed him'

Daati Maharaj, the self-styled godman who was accused of raping his disciple in his ashrams in Delhi said that three people associated with his ashram 'framed him'

Crime Branch of Delhi Police to investigate rape complaint against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj
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Crime Branch of Delhi Police to investigate rape complaint against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj

The woman filed a complaint against Daati Maharaj at the Fatehpur Beri Police Station in South Delhi on Sunday. The case was transferred from the district police to the Crime Branch on Tuesday.

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'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.

Jodhpur High Court to decide on Tuesday if Asaram rape case verdict can be pronounced from jail court
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Jodhpur High Court to decide on Tuesday if Asaram rape case verdict can be pronounced from jail court

The Jodhpur HC will tomorrow hear a plea by the Rajasthan Police to pronounce the judgement in a rape case against Asaram Bapu in a jail court.

Madhya Pradesh Police rescue three girls from Indore ashram of absconding 'godman' Virendra Dev Dixit
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Madhya Pradesh Police rescue three girls from Indore ashram of absconding 'godman' Virendra Dev Dixit

Another ashram of molestation-accused 'godman' Baba Virendra Dev Dixit has been found in Indore of Madhya Pradesh and three girls rescued from there, said police

Panchkula violence: Haryana minister Anil Vij demands compensation for kin of those killed
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Panchkula violence: Haryana minister Anil Vij demands compensation for kin of those killed

Haryana minister Anil Vij Thursday demanded government jobs and compensation for the next of kin of those killed in violence in Panchkula and Sirsa after Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction in a rape case in August

Dera Sacha Sauda spokesperson Dilawar Insaan sent to seven-day police custody for inciting violence
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Dera Sacha Sauda spokesperson Dilawar Insaan sent to seven-day police custody for inciting violence

Dera Sacha Sauda spokesperson Dilawar Insaan, arrested for allegedly inciting violence after the conviction of its chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in rape cases, was Friday sent to police custody for seven days by a court in Panchkula, DCP of Panchkula Manbir Singh said.

Irked Asaram Bapu claims to be neither saint nor preacher, says he belongs to the 'category of donkeys'
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Irked Asaram Bapu claims to be neither saint nor preacher, says he belongs to the 'category of donkeys'

Irked by a reporter's question on the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad describing him as a "fake" sadhu, self-styled godman Asaram on Thursday said he belonged to the category of "donkeys".

Man who invested Rs 3 crore in Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'MSG Resort' commits suicide
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Man who invested Rs 3 crore in Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'MSG Resort' commits suicide

Shocked at the loss of crores of rupees he had invested in Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s ‘MSG Resort’, a man of Charkhi Dadri district of Haryana killed himself.

Punjab and Haryana HC asks SSP why no action was taken on complaint against Radhe Maa
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Punjab and Haryana HC asks SSP why no action was taken on complaint against Radhe Maa

The Punjab and Haryana High Court issued a notice against the SSP of Kapurthala district on the issue of a complaint against Radhe Maa.

Panchkula violence: Manohar Lal Khattar says situation could have been much worse if govt was not alert
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Panchkula violence: Manohar Lal Khattar says situation could have been much worse if govt was not alert

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who has been facing heat over his management of the Dera issue, Sunday said the violence by the sect's supporters could have turned much worse had the government not been alert

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh like-godmen breed a cult phenomenon preying on innocent people
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh like-godmen breed a cult phenomenon preying on innocent people

Legally and constitutionally, there may be no recourse against godmen unless they commit crimes as heinous as Ram Rahim,

Sant Rampal acquitted by Hisar court in two criminal cases, verdict in murder case yet to come
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Sant Rampal acquitted by Hisar court in two criminal cases, verdict in murder case yet to come

Self-styled godman Sant Rampal was on Tuesday acquitted by a Hisar court in two criminal cases against him.

Verdict in Sant Rampal case today: The megalomania behind the godman claiming to be Kabir's descendant
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Verdict in Sant Rampal case today: The megalomania behind the godman claiming to be Kabir's descendant

The verdict in a case against yet another godman, Sant Rampal, will be out today. Here is all you need to know about the godman.

Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years: CBI court says such criminal acts shatter images of pious institutions
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Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years: CBI court says such criminal acts shatter images of pious institutions

The victims revered Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on the pedestal of God, but he committed breach of the gravest nature, a special court Monday said while refusing any leniency as it sentenced him to 20 years in jail for raping two of his "gullible and blind followers"

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced: 20 years might not suffice considering Sirsa godman's criminal past
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced: 20 years might not suffice considering Sirsa godman's criminal past

On Monday, Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim was sentenced to 20 years in jail by CBI special court judge Jagdeep Singh. The judge held the godman guilty of rape and criminal intimidation of two female disciples in 2002

Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years for rape: Punjab Police recovers 52 petrol bombs during crackdown
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Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years for rape: Punjab Police recovers 52 petrol bombs during crackdown

A large number of weapons like guns, revolvers and 52 petrol bombs have been recovered in Punjab during a crackdown following the mayhem caused by the followers of self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, an official spokesman said on Monday