Two suspected 'witches' hacked to death in Tanzania

Two Tanzanian women were hacked to death by men who accused them of casting spells that made them sexually impotent, police said on Friday, in the latest killings of alleged "witches".

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.

Google celebrates Halloween with an interactive doodle

As usual, Google is celebrating Halloween on Thursdaywith an interactive doodle on its homepage.

Woman branded witch, beaten up

A tribal woman in Rajasthan was branded as a witch and beaten up by five of her relatives, against whom she filed a police complaint.

Witch doctor arrested for raping woman in Rajasthan

A self-proclaimed witch doctor was arrested in Rajasthan`s Bikaner district for allegedly repeatedly raping a woman over six months.

Two women suspected of sorcery beheaded in PNG

Two elderly women were beheaded in Papua New Guinea after being tortured for three days, a report said, the latest in a string of sorcery-related crimes.

Woman dubbed as witch in Jharkhand, tongue pierced with needle

Four persons were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly piercing the tongue of a woman with a needle after dubbing her a witch in Jharkhand`s Latehar district last Sunday, police said.

Naked man beheads mother thinking she is a witch

A 44-year-old Briton beheaded his elderly mother because he believed she was a witch, and then wandered on the streets of London naked.

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.

Rajasthan woman branded witch, killed by nephew

A woman in a Rajasthan village was branded a witch and knifed to death by her nephew who also injured her 10-year-old grandson, police said Friday.

Woman killed for practicing witchcraft in Gujarat?

A 55-year-old woman was set on fire reportedly after she was branded as witch by four members of a family at Rojwa village in Gujarat.

`Witch` hunt continues in Rajasthan

A 60-year-old woman in Rajasthan`s Bhilwara says she was branded a witch, tortured and banished from her village, police said on Tuesday.

Rajasthan woman branded as `witch`, tortured

A 35-year-old woman was made to lie on embers and searing hot tongs were placed on her body after she was branded a "witch" by her family members, including her husband, in Rajasthan`s Pali district, police said.

Rajasthan woman branded as `witch`, tortured

The woman has been admitted to a hospital here with severe burns on her face, stomach and other parts of her body.

Another woman tortured as a witch in Rajasthan

A 35-year-old woman has alleged she was branded a witch by villagers, tortured and was being forced to leave her village, in the second such case in two months in Rajasthan`s Dungarpur district.

Michelle Williams offered good witch role in ‘Oz’

Disney may have found the final piece of its triumvirate of witches for its ‘Oz’ movie: Michelle Williams.

Mila Kunis to play witch in ‘Oz, The Great And Powerful’

Actress Mila Kunis is set to star as a witch in Disney`s ‘Oz, The Great And Powerful’.

Dalit woman branded a witch, thrashed in Rajasthan

A Dalit woman was labelled a witch and beaten up badly in Rajasthan`s Tonk district.

Cong attacks BJP for portraying Sonia as "witch"

The Congress on Friday attacked BJP in Chhattisgarh for portraying its chief Sonia Gandhi as a "witch" in a cartoon on price rise, saying it has crossed the "limits of decency".

Venice`s Vampire a witch?

A woman, slammed as a vampire in Venice, was also accused of being a witch.