Asaram bapu

With fraudsters posing as godmen, some would call it blind faith. Photo: AFP<br />

In thrall to godmen

9 min read . 21 Nov 2014
So Asumal Thaumal Harpalani, also known as Asumal Sirupalani, born in Berani village in Pakistan before the Partition, turns out to be a Sindhi who cast off his real name and his occupation as a tea stall owner in a Gujarat town to run what Srivastava interestingly sums up as “the industry of sainthood”. Photo: Mint  (Mint)

Names matter. Make no bones about it

3 min read . 05 Sep 2013
A file photo of Asaram Bapu. Photo: PTI<br /> (PTI)

Asaram sent to one-day police custody

1 min read . 02 Sep 2013