Witch hunt

77 killed in witch hunting incidents since 2010 in Assam

At least 77 people were killed and 60 others injured in witch-hunting incidents in Assam since 2010, the Assembly was informed on Friday.

Mar 23, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Left asks governor to save Bengal from Trinamool`s `witch-hunt`

Accusing the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government of launching a "witch-hunt to stop the voice of democracy" in West Bengal, the opposition Left Front Wednesday submitted a memorandum to Governor M.K. Narayanan.

Jun 04, 2014, 22:34 PM IST

Families of witch-hunt victims ostracised in Jharkhand

The witch-hunting menace, which has seen many innocent women being persecuted, tortured and even killed in Jharkhand, has also hit their family members who are ostracised by villagers.

Feb 03, 2014, 10:39 AM IST

Panchayat to impose penalty on branding woman witch

Mithai panchayat in Bihar`s Madhepura district has decided to impose a penalty of Rs 2,100 on anyone calling a woman a witch, panchayat chief (mukhiya) Madhumala said.

Nov 14, 2012, 18:02 PM IST

Mush approaches world powers to fob off Pak govt ‘witch hunt’

Musharraf says NRO deal is not being abided by the current PPP leadership.

Apr 15, 2011, 15:41 PM IST