Woman killed in Tripura for practising witchcraft

A 55-year-old tribal woman was killed by her neighbours in Tripura for allegedly practising witchcraft, police said here on Tuesday.

Seven arrested for killing woman on black magic charge in WB

Seven sorcerers were arrested on Sunday for killing a woman for allegedly practicising black magic at a village in Jaipur of Bankura district.

23 arrested for attacking man for black magic in Odisha

Twenty-three persons, including two women were arrested on charge of attacking a 35-year-old man for allegedly practising black magic at a village in Odisha's Ganjam district, the police said on Thursday.

Kerala plans bill to contain black magic, exorcism

The Congress-led UDF government in Kerala on Thursday said it plans to bring forward a legislation to curb black magic and launch a massive awareness campaign against superstition in the wake of recurrence of tragic sorcery cases.

Brazilian voodoo priest to curse Germany

Germany will have to contend with black magic as well Brazil`s Selecao in Tuesday`s World Cup semi-final as a voodoo priest plans to curse die Mannschaft.

Dabholkar murder: Two accused sent in cop custody till January 28

Two alleged firearm dealers, arrested in connection with Narendra Dabholkar murder case, were on Tuesday remanded in police custody till January 28.

Missing boy`s body found without eyes; black magic suspected in UP

The body of a 10-year-old boy, suspected to have been killed by someone practising black magic, was found in Raya town in the district, police said on Saturday.

Woman kills nephew after being branded a witch

A woman was arrested for allegedly throttling his four-year-old nephew to death after being branded a witch by her sister-in-law in Odisha`s Ganjam district.

Anti-black magic bill tabled in Maharashtra Assembly

Maharashtra Government introduced the much-awaited anti-black magic bill in the Assembly on Wednesday for discussion and passage.

Nigeria frees 16 girls, women in `baby factory` raid

Nigerian police on Wednesday said they raided a home and freed 16 pregnant girls and young women allegedly being forced to have babies to be sold.

BJP dares Cong to include non-Hindu superstitions in Bill

Opposing proposed legislation on anti-superstition and black magic in Karnataka, BJP on Thursday challenged the Congress Government to include superstitions practised by non-Hindu communities in the proposed legislation before it was tabled in assembly.

Woman killed over witchcraft suspicion in Odisha

A 55-year-old woman was hacked to death by a youth who suspected her of practicing black magic on him in Odisha`s Sundergarh district, police said on Wednesday.

Two arrested for human sacrifice bid in Nashik

Two persons were arrested and two others were detained here after alert locals foiled their alleged attempt to perform human sacrifices, for curing an ailing member of their family, police said on Friday.

Now, Karnataka to enact law against black magic

Days after Maha promulgated the anti-black magic and superstition ordinance, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said his government too will enact a law against practitioners of black magic, blind faith and superstition.

67 villagers convicted for assaulting woman over `black magic`

67 persons have been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment by a court for attempting to murder a woman after accusing her of practicing black magic.

Elderly woman murdered for practising `black magic`

A wife of a retired headmaster was beaten to death by a man on suspicion that she practised `black magic`.

No black magic for Emraan Hashmi

Actor Emraan Hashmi`s recent release ‘Raaz 3’ showcased the use of black magic, but the actor says he would never use it in his own life.

`Raaz 3` based on grapevine of actresses using black magic

The upcoming horror film `Raaz 3` is inspired by the Bollywood grapevine on how some actresses use black magic to enhance their careers, producer Mahesh Bhatt has said.

When Bipasha`s friend became victim to black magic

Bipasha Basu, whose forthcoming film `Raaz 3` deals with black magic, says one of her friends had once become a victim in real life.

Thailand: ‘Gold’ foetuses for black magic found

Six roasted foetuses covered with gold were found stuffed into travel bags in a Bangkok hotel room.