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Mob beats couple for 'killing neighbours using black magic' in Jharkhand, sets house on fire

A mob beat to death an elderly couple accused of witchcraft in eastern India, police said Saturday, the second such killing in the region in two weeks.

Woman lynched on suspicion of being witch in West Midnapore again

Woman lynched on suspicion of being witch in West Midnapore again

Hours after a court awarded death sentence to seven persons in connection with the lynching of three women in West Midnapore on suspicion of being witches, a woman was lynched at Debra area in the district late on Monday night on the suspicion of witchcraft.

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.

Woman murdered on suspicion of practising witchcraft in Chhattisgarh

Last evening, Kamla had gone to the accused's place where they had consumed liquor together and an altercation broke out between them over the issue (miscarriage of the first child).

Four of a family killed over suspected 'witchcraft'

The accused entered the victims' house and killed four members of the family over witchcraft on Saturday night.

Woman lynched for allegedly practising witchcraft in Bihar

A tribal woman was branded a witch and lynched in a village in Bihar's Katihar district following a panchayat directive, police said here on Friday.

Two women tonsured by locals for 'practising witchcraft' in UP

 A 70-year-old woman and her widow daughter were tonsured by some locals who branded them as witches after two kids died of fever last week.

Gujarat: Woman killed for practising 'witchcraft', 2 relatives held

 A 55-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her two nephews, who suspected that she practised witchcraft, at a village in neighbouring Chhota Udaipur district, police said on Sunday.

Belief in witchcraft comes from lack of education: Raghubar Das

A day after five women were lynched on the allegation of practising witchcraft, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday said lack of education leads to the delusion of superstition.

27 held for killing five women over alleged witchcraft in Ranchi

 At least 27 people have been arrested for beating five women to death near state capita; Ranchi for allegedly practising witchcraft, Jharkhand Police said on Sunday.

Strong policy for women can prevent murders, JSWC chief

 Jharkhand State Women's Commission on Saturday condemned the killing of five women by locals at Kanjia village in the district for allegedly practising 'witchcraft' and pitched for a strong policy for women to stop such incidents.

Five women lynched in Jharkhand for practising witchcraft

Five women were beaten to death here early on Saturday for allegedly practising witchcraft, police said.

Five women killed on suspicion of practising witchcraft

Five women were killed by locals at Kanjia village in Ranchi district for allegedly practising 'witchcraft' in yet another barbaric incident related to superstition in the tribal state.

Jharkhand: 5 women killed on witchcraft allegations

Five women have been killed in a village in Jharkhand reportedly on allegations of witchcraft.

Woman beheaded for 'practising' witchcraft in Assam

A 60-year-old woman was beheaded on Monday allegedly by a group of villagers who suspected that she had been practising witchcraft in Assam's Sonitpur district.

Six members of family killed for alleged witchcraft in Odisha

 At least six members of a family, suspected of practicing witchcraft, were hacked to death by villagers in tribal dominated Keonjhar district of Odisha, police said on Monday.

Neighbours kill Bihar couple, suspecting witchcraft

An elderly couple was killed by neighbours suspicion of practising witchcraft in a village in Bihar on Friday, police said.

In first, IS beheads two Syria women for `sorcery`: NGO

Islamic State jihadists have beheaded two women in Syria for "witchcraft and sorcery", a monitor said on Tuesday, in the group`s first known decapitation of female civilians.

Woman killed for practicing witchcraft in Gujarat; seven held

A 50-year-old woman was killed for allegedly practising witchcraft, following which seven persons have been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

Youth sets woman on fire accusing her of practising witchcraft in Jharkhand

 Branding her as a 'witch,' a woman was today killed by a youth in Simdega district, the police said.