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'Godman' booked for cheating farmer of Rs 12 lakh: Pune Rural Police

March 25, 2021 11:55 pm

Kamane said he told Bhagwat about his problems, and the latter assured him that he will find the person who damaged the drip irrigation systems and also solve his other problems by performing rituals.

Self-styled godman Phalahari Maharaj gets life term for sexual assault

September 26, 2018 9:36 pm

Maharaj was booked by Alwar police in September last year following a complaint by the woman, in which she alleged that the godman sexually assaulted her when she visited his ashram to donate money.

Haryana ‘Tantrik’ held on rape charges after 120 video clips found: Cops

July 21, 2018 7:09 pm

Fatehabad Women Police Cell in-charge, Inspector Bimla Devi, said the videos clips were found on the mobile phone of the accused. “Two women have approached us with complaints against him,” said Devi.

Rape charge against Daati Maharaj: Probe on to reach logical conclusion, Delhi police tells court

June 25, 2018 6:00 pm

In its three-page status report submitted before the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Anurag Dass, the crime branch of the Delhi Police said the allegations made by a woman are based on two year-old incidents.

Tamil Nadu: Self-proclaimed godman tries to 'bless' officials with chappal

April 30, 2018 8:08 pm

As Rohini and other officials were receiving petitions from the public, Arumugham jumped the queue, approached the Collector and attempted to place one of his chappals on her head. She, however, moved sidewards, avoiding contact with the chappal, police said.

10 FIRs against 'Godman': Police in a fix as women from ashram file cases against kin

December 25, 2017 1:37 am

Police sources said that in 2016, a woman inmate had been found dead at the ashram. But during the investigation, “no foul play” had been found.

Who is Sant Rampal?

August 29, 2017 4:55 pm

Born Rampal Singh Jatin in Dhanana village in Sonepat district, Sant Rampal was popularly referred to by his followers as 'Jagatguru Rampal Ji'. Rampal had obtained his diploma from Nilokheri's Industrial Training Institute, after which he worked as a junior engineer in the Haryana Government's irrigation department.

Road dug up as Telangana godman ‘dreams’ of idol underground

June 07, 2017 12:50 am

He claimed that God appeared in his dream and told him that there was an idol there and that he must dig it out and construct a temple ther

Godman held for raping Afghan national: Police

December 06, 2015 1:54 am

The woman said she had approached the godman to seek his blessings as she was not doing well in her career.

Odisha: Godman held, sent to judicial remand

August 09, 2015 6:37 am

Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul (48) was picked up from his Kendrapara ashram after officials of the state crime branch interrogated him for over 14 hours.


Controversy over Fadnavis’ wife accepting ‘magical necklace’

February 09, 2016 8:48 am

Mumbai, Feb 09 (ANI): Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, found herself in a controversy after she was caught accepting a ‘miracle’ gold chain from godman Guruvanand Swami. Fadnavis was the guest of honour at an event organised by the Suryadatta Group of Institutes in Pune.