Breaking News

BREAKING NEWS

Supreme Court Stayed Trial Court proceedings against Nithyananda in the 2010 rape case

Nithyananda Supreme Court rape case trial next date: 5 Dec. 2017

Nithyananda is a NORMAL ADULT and CAPABLE (Not impotent) - says Supreme Court Ordered Medical Tests; report exposes Nithy's fake claims of being 6-years old!

Updates from Courts

UPDATES FROM COURTS

Trial court hears arguments on charge & discharge arguments for all accused. Next hearing in Trial Court on 21-08-17

Supreme Court directs Trial Court to continue with trial proceedings (arguments on charge) in Interim Order dated 7-11-2016.

Supreme Court DISMISSED ALL PETITIONS by Nithyananda and his Secretaries to Quash Charge Sheet (3rd Sep 2014)


High Court DISMISSED ALL PETITIONS by Nithyananda and his Secretaries to Quash Charge Sheet (16th Jul 2014)

NITHYANANDA FOUNDATION GUILTY OF FRAUD - US COURT ORDERED RETURN OF DONATIONS 2012

17 Retaliatory/false Complaints filed so far against whistleblower Dharmananda (lenin) by Nithyananda Cult Members!!!!

14 Retaliatory/false Complaints filed so far against victim Aarthi Rao by Nithyananda & his Cult Members!!!! (All of them after charge sheet against Nithyananda)

3 cases filed in the US against Accused 1 Nithyananda (Mr. Rajasekar), Nithyananda Foundation, Life Bliss Foundation,

4 cases filed in India against Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam for fraud:

Donors of Hyderabad Ashram, Rajapalayam Ashram,Trichy ashram and Seeragapadi Ashram (near Salem) demand that fraudulently obtained donations be returned

NITHYANANDA SLEAZE CD GENUINE : CID & FSL REPORT

Renowned Forensic Expert Padma Bhushan Prof. Dr. P. Chandra Sekharan states "video not morphed"

Nithyananda dismissed from Madurai Adheenam (on 19th Oct 2012), Nithyananda is banned from entering Madurai Adheenam mutt


Legal News


[work in progress]

This page is meant to give an overview of all the legal & related news from the beginning of the case. 

Abbreviations used:
HC - Karnataka High Court; RC - Karnataka Ramanagar Court
TN HC - Tamil Nadu High Court;

 27 Sep 2011 - [HC] Hearing for CRL.P 4279/2011 filed by Sri Nithya Dharmananda (K. Lenin) to quash the private complaint filed by (Nithyananda cult member) Mrs. Ranjitha in Ramanagar court.

19 Sep 2011 - [HC] Automatic expiry of interim stay granted on 4th Aug 2011. Note: This has been widely misreported in the media as "Extension of staywas refused by HC".

4 Aug 2011&oct 2012 - [HC] An interim stay granted by KA HC  to stay all proceedings of the private complaint filed by (Nithyananda cult member) Mrs. Ranjitha in Ramanagar court, against whisle-blower Dharmananda and others.

22 Jul 2011 - [HC] CRL.P 4090/2011 filed by (accused 4) Dhanasekaran @ Nithya Sadananda and (accused 5) Smt Ragini @ Ma Nithya Sachitananda - seeking to remove A4 and A5 from the accused list in the Charge Sheet!

18 Jul 2011 - [HC] Bail cancellation petition filed by the CID is dismissed @ High Court

                      [HC] Bail relaxation granted to all accused until Dec 2011 @ High Court

 

13 Jul 2011 -  [HC] WP 25900/2011 filed by Smt. Ragini Vallabhaneni - challenging the appointment of Mr. CH Jadhav as the Special Public Prosecutor.

 

13 Jul 2011 - Sri Nithya Atma Prabhananda files a complaint with Chennai Police Commissioner, against Lenin (Dharmananda), Nakkeeran Gopal & Kamraj, Sun TV Saxena and Ayyapan, Sreedhar and 2 key witnesses, alleging morphing and extortion.

 

12 Jul 2011 - Mrs. Ranjitha files a complaint with Chennai Police Commissioner, against Lenin (Dharmananda), Nakkeeran, Sun TV & Dinakaran, alleging morphing and extortion.

 

5 Jul 2011 - [HC] Accused no. 2 Mr. Gopal Reddy Sheelum (Nithya Bhaktananda) granted extension for stay in US till 31st Aug 2011 @ High Court

 

Jun 2011 - [RC] 2 more non-bailable arrest warrants issued against Mr. Gopal Sheelum @ Ramanagar court. 

19 May 2011 - [RC] A non-bailable arrest warrant issued for Accused no. 2 Mr. Gopal Reddy Sheelum (Sri Nithya Bhaktananda), for contempt of court @ Ramanagar court

By not presenting himself in Ramanagar court on 12th May, he violated the terms of his travel permission!

 

11 May 2011 - [RC] Accused no. 2 Mr. Gopal Reddy Sheelum (Nithya Bhaktananda) petition to extend his stay in US - Rejected @ Ramanagar court

[RC] Accused no. 5 Mrs. Ragini Vallabaneni's (Ma Nithya Sachitananda) petition for travel permission to US - Rejected @ Ramanagar court 


Apr 2011 - [HC] Accused no. 1 Nithyananda (Mr. Rajasekaran) gets Bail Relaxation for 3 months @ High court

 

14 Mar 2011 - [HC] Ms. A. Pushpa (Ma Nithya Supriyananda) filed a case against the Home Secretary of Karnataka, the Director General of Karnataka Police and Supdt. of Police - Adjourned to Jun @ High court

 

Jan 2011 - [HC] Accused no. 2 Mr. Gopal Reddy Sheelum (Sri Nithya Bhaktananda) petitions to be removed from accused list!! @ High Court


30 Dec 2010 -  [RC] Mrs. Ranjitha files a (false) complaint against Lenin (Dharmananda), Sreedhar and a key witness, alleging attempted rape, morphing and extortion @ Ramanagar court


30 Dec 2010 - Ms. A Pushpa (Ma Nithya Supriyananda) files a (false) complaint with Bidadi Police for attempted rape & molestation by Lenin (Dharmananda)


- [HC] Mrs. Anjula Jackson's (Ma Nithya Viroopananda) case against Dharmananda: High Court quashes summons issued to Dharmananda (Lenin) in this case

 

HIGH COURT DISMISSED ACCUSED NO. 1 NITHYANANDA'S PETITION TO QUASH F.I.R & CHARGE SHEET

 
27 Nov 2010 - CID files a 430-page charge sheet in the Nithyananda case against the following: 
  A1. Nithyananda Swami (alias Mr. Rajasekharan), 
  A2. Mr. Gopal Reddy Sheelum (alias Sri Nithya Bhakt-ananda), 
  A3. Mr. Siva Vallabhaneni (alias Sri Nithya Sachit-ananda)
  A4. Sri Nithya Sadhananda (alias Mr. Dhanasekaran)
  A5. Mrs. Ragini Vallabhaneni (alias Ma Nithya Sachit-ananda)