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Asaram verdict reactions: Was threatened to change victim's birth date, much relieved now, says school principal

Asaram verdict reactions: Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu has been found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl from Shahajahanpur of Uttar Pradesh. Reacting to the verdict, Asaram's spokesperson said they will discuss the conviction with their legal team.

Asaram not a rapist, he is protector of Sanatan Hindu dharma, says former Gujarat top cop Vanzara

"In the FIR lodged by the victim or in the chargesheet filed, nowhere does it say that she was raped. What it says is that he tried to touch her improperly," said Vanzara.


Asaram gets life term: Here are other cases when women didn't bow down to the powerful

Asaram convicted: Even though India ranks 135 out of 147 countries on women empowerment in the United Nations Human Development Index, there have been rare instances when women have single-handedly fought for justice against people with power and have managed to get their conviction.

Landmarks named after Asaram in MP will be richristened, assures Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Bhopal has two places named after Asaram -- a road crossing and a bus stand, both located near the godman's ashram near the Raja Bhoj Airport on the city outskirts.

Asaram Bapu found guilty of rape: What next for self-styled godman?

Asaram Bapu is facing another rape charge against him. A Surat-based woman had accused the preacher of raping her when she was living in his ashram between 1997 and 2006.

Asaram Bapu rape case verdict: Jodhpur turns into fortress, section 144 imposed

Asaram Bapu, who has been in jail since his arrest in 2013, is likely to get a jail sentence of 10 years if convicted in the case. Police have also tightened the security of the complainant, taking note of attacks on various witnesses in the past.


Supreme Court seeks status report on trial against Asaram in rape case

On April 12 last year, the apex court had asked the Gujarat trial court to expedite the recording of evidence of prosecution witnesses in a sexual assault case lodged by two Surat-based sisters against Asaram.

Asaram rape case: Victim's father gets threat

The death threat came on Saturday after the sharpshooter who killed 3 witnesses in Asaram cases was nabbed on March 13.

Rajasthan HC extends stay on shifting Asaram's trial to jail premises

The bench has also asked Asaram to appeal to his supporters not to create scenes in the court premises and on the road from jail to court campus.

At protest, Asaram supporters blame judiciary, IPC, media

The rally saw the speakers attack the media, judiciary and the IPC which “was designed by the British to kill Indian revolutionary dissent and is today being used to clamp down on the Indian Hindus”.