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With loss of spiritual charm and economic focus after Sathya Sai Baba's demise, Puttaparthi awaits a miracle
India

With loss of spiritual charm and economic focus after Sathya Sai Baba's demise, Puttaparthi awaits a miracle

Even six years since the death of Sathya Sai Baba, hailed by his devotees as a living god or bhagwan, the once small arid hamlet of Puttaparthi in Anantapur district is still mourning.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim jailed: India's godman cult and the 'godliness' of sex, crimes and politics
India

Gurmeet Ram Rahim jailed: India's godman cult and the 'godliness' of sex, crimes and politics

Godmen in India exist at the intersection of religious fervour, political power, public support and often, massive wealth.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced: Dera chief one of many self-styled godmen' embroiled in scandals
India

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced: Dera chief one of many self-styled godmen' embroiled in scandals

India's self-styled "godmen" have legions of devoted followers, but several have been embroiled in scandals in recent years

86th birth anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai Baba
India

86th birth anniversary of Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Images from the 86th birth anniversary of the divine lord who passed away in April this year.

Sure, clean up Sai Trust, but govt has no business beyond it
Politics

Sure, clean up Sai Trust, but govt has no business beyond it

The Sathya Sai Trust may be found wanting in terms of governance, but is no excuse for government takeover. Governments have to stay out of trusts related to the majority just as they stay away from minority institutions.

Puttaparthi
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Puttaparthi

Sathya Sai Baba had told a devotee that "there will rise a bhavan" where lakhs from all over the world will come and wait for Sai darshan"

Who controls trust purse strings? The Rs 40,000 cr question
Politics

Who controls trust purse strings? The Rs 40,000 cr question

The competition to control the assets of the Sai Baba Trust, which controls assets across countries, is set to gather steam after the final rites of Sathya Sai Baba.

Millions mourn worldwide as Sathya Sai Baba buried
Politics

Millions mourn worldwide as Sathya Sai Baba buried

The last rites of Sai Baba move millions to tears at Puttaparthi; online, devotees join in to express grief on Facebook and Twitter.

Doddamallur awaits Prema Sai
Politics

Doddamallur awaits Prema Sai

Doddamallur, the sleepy village in Mandya district of Karnataka, is on the cusp of history. Sri Sathya Sai Baba has predicated his rebirth here as Prema Sai.

Sai Baba laid to rest at Kulwanth Hall with state honours
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Sai Baba laid to rest at Kulwanth Hall with state honours

India pays last respects to Sathya Sai Baba in Puttaparthi.