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`Witch` killings haunt India`s remote villages

As he recovers in a children`s shelter in eastern India, 17-year-old Ganita Munda is haunted by the sound of his family`s screams as a witch-hunting gang killed them in their home.

Rajasthan High Court asks state to enact law against social evils

 Taking note of the "evil" practices of branding women as 'Dayan' (witch) and 'Mautana', Rajasthan High Court today asked the state government to enact a law against them by February 11, 2015 or the court will declare Rajasthan a backward state.

Curb social evils: Badal to religious leaders

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday asked religious leaders to play a pro-active role in eliminating social evils plaguing the society.

Women crucial to eradicating social evils: Hooda

By becoming conscious of social evils, like female foeticide and domestic violence, women of Haryana can contribute significantly in their eradication, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Tuesday.

Eradicate social evils: Hooda to people

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday asked people to eradicate social evils like female foeticide and graft and lay emphasis on empowerment of women to further accelerate the pace of development.

`Get rid of social evils in India`

The word `independence` brings back memories of India`s freedom struggle.