Witch-hunting: Three kill woman in Assam, arrested

Three youths killed a 63-year-old woman in Assam on Monday after suspecting her to be a witch, police said. All three have been arrested.

Jul 20, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

Assam may get tough laws to deal with witch-hunting

Assam may soon have tougher laws to deal with the menace of witch-hunting over which 140 people have been killed since 2002.

Mar 12, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Engaged in "witch-hunting", not using coal reserves: Digvijay

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday urged caution in proceeding in the case saying that while "we are witch hunting", the country is forced to import coal to feed its thermal power stations.

Oct 16, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

Witch-hunting, another sin against women

Superstition defines societal mindset against women in many forms.

Oct 25, 2012, 22:23 PM IST

NHRC seeks action-taken report on Assam `witch-hunting` cases

National Human Rights
Commission (NHRC) has sought a report within four weeks from
the police in Kokrajhar district of Assam on several incidents
of suspected witch-hunting there.

May 18, 2011, 15:02 PM IST