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Interpol Issues Notice Against Rape-Accused Self-Styled Godman Nithyananda

Jan 22, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Nithyananda is wanted by the police in Gujarat and Karnataka in a case of kidnapping and wrongful confinement of children to make them collect donations for his Ashram in Ahmedabad.

Ecuador Denies Giving Asylum To Nithyananda, MEA Says Cancelled His Passport

Dec 06, 2019 IANS

The Ecuador government statement came as the India's Ministry of External Affairs said that it has cancelled Nithyananda's passport and has also "sensitised" all its foreign missions and posts to keep track of his movements.

Rape-Accused Nithyananda Founds His Own 'Greatest Hindu Nation', Names It Kailaasa

The website of Kailaasa proclaims that it has its own passport and one can apply to be a citizen of the new nation.

Gujarat: Couple Moves HC Alleging Illegal Confinement Of Daughters At Self-Styled Godman's Institute

Nov 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Petitioners Janardana Sharma and his wife told the court they had admitted their four daughters to an educational institution run by Swami Nithyananda in Bengaluru in 2013 when they were in the age group of 7-15 years.

Godman Nithyananda Says He Can Make Cows, Monkey Speak In Sanskrit, Tamil

In the video, he claimed that he has access to software which is capable to making the animals speak in different languages.

26 October, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Two year after being caught on a CD in a “compromising” position with an actress and several charges of rape, the past has caught up with Swami Nityananda

22 June, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Jayalalitha's party candidate may have won the Pudukottai bypoll by 1,01,998 votes but DMDK Chief Vijayakanth says he's not defeated because his candidate retained his deposit, winning 30,500 votes...

04 May, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Swami Nityananda is back in the news for being challenged after being appointed as the 293rd pontiff of Madurai Adheenam by the incumbent Arunagirinatha

07 September, 2010

Confessions Of A Saffron Robe

Sugata Srinivasaraju

A potentially explosive 'saffron debate' sans the terror element — on seminaries, sexuality and godmen

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Governor of Uttarakhand, Lt General Gurmit Singh (Retd) in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Surya Kiran fighters of Indian Air Force flypast over the city as part of the celebrations of the golden jubilee of victory over Pakistan during Bangladesh war in 1971, in Mumbai.

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Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'Rail Roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, in...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, right, and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar sign a guestbook during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.

AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo

Policemen carry an activist of Congress party's youth wing during a protest against recent killings of civilians in Kashmir, in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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