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Elderly woman beaten to death by brothers for practising black magic in MP

Two persons were arrested for beating a 65-year-old woman to death accusing her of practising black magic in Madhya Pradesh`s Sidhi district, police said on Tuesday.

Controversies, legal battle – What are they? Kangana Ranaut at her happiest best – See pics

Controversies, legal battle – What are they? Kangana Ranaut at her happiest best – See pics

Despite being involved in an ugly legal battle with Bollywood hunk Hrithik Roshan, Kangana exhibited confidence.

Kangana Ranaut breaks her silence on ‘black magic’ allegations

Kangana Ranaut breaks her silence on ‘black magic’ allegations

For the uninitiated, Kangana and her ‘Krrish 3’ co-star Hrithik Roshan are embroiled in a legal battle.

'No evidence of black magic by 'godwoman' Radhe Maa'

'No evidence of black magic by 'godwoman' Radhe Maa'

The city police on Monday informed the Bombay High Court that no evidence has been found disclosing violation of the Black Magic Act by self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa.

Jharkhand: Woman killed on suspicion of being a witch

A 25-year-old woman was killed and her husband and daughter were injured in an attack by her nephew, who suspected them of practising black magic at Goilkera in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, police said on Wednesday.

Narendra Dabholkar murder: Two years on, mystery remains

It has been exactly two years since rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead in this city and his killers continues to elude the law. In protest, several hundred activists, including his wife and two children, held a march here on Thursday morning.

No relief for Odisha ‘Godman’ Sarathi Baba on Independence Day, sent to jail

Arrested self-styled godman Sarathi Baba was sent to Choudwar circle jail here on Saturday even as hundreds of convicts elsewhere in the country were released from prisons on the occasion of Independence Day.

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.