Referring to the persistent smear campaign being carried on by some media against Hindu spiritual guru Paramahamsa Nithyananda, the Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Mutalik said that it is wrong for these media to be tarnishing his image, as Nithyananda has not been proven guilty by law.
4 Nov 2011: The Chennai Sessions Court today denied anticipatory bail for Sun TV COO Hansraj Saxena in the complaint filed by actress Ranjitha. Sun TV aired a morphed video involving actress Ranjitha in a sordid conspiracy to defame Paramahamsa Nithyananda on 2 March 2010. Saxena was earlier arrested and kept in prison for a separate complaint filed by Sri Nithya Atmaprabhananda, follower and manager of Nithyananda for similar charges. He was later granted bail.
A leading newspaper New Indian Express reported today that the Karnataka high court on Sep 16 refused to extend the stay on further court proceedings against Lenin Karuppan in the case filed by Ms. Ranjitha.