Maharashtra session: Anti-superstition Bill, Adarsh scam to be key issues

The winter session of Maharashtra Legislature will commence here from tomorrow with issues such as the demand for passing the Anti-Superstition Bill and Adarsh scam likely to generate heat during the proceedings.

Committed to pass Anti-Superstition Bill in winter session: Maha CM

Affirming his government`s commitment to pass the Anti-Superstition and Black Magic Bill in winter session of Legislature beginning next week, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said talks are still on with those opposing the long-pending legislation.

Dabholkar`s supporters march for anti-superstition bill

The onus of passage of the Anti-Superstition and Black Magic Bill in the ensuing winter session of Maharashtra legislature is with the state government, son of slain rationalist Narendra Dabholkar said here on Monday.

BJP, Cong govt in collision course over anti-superstition bill

Ignoring BJP`s reservations, Congress government in Karnataka on Sunday said it would go ahead with tabling of the proposed anti-superstition bill in the winter session of the state legislature.

A month on, police clueless about Narendra Dabholkar`s killers

Even as police claim that probe into the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar was on the "right track", no concrete clue to the August 20 broad daylight slaying seems to have emerged a month after the incident that jolted the progressive social movement in Maharashtra.

‘National anti-black magic bill required’

The Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti is pressing for a country-level legislation against superstition and black magic on the lines of the Act in Maharashtra.

Governor`s help sought to bring Dabholkar`s killers to justice

A 10-member delegation of various political leaders and activists on Tuesday sought the Maharashtra Governor`s intervention to bring the killers of renowned rationalist and activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar to justice.

Dabholkar murder: Sanatan Sanstha denies hand, says his death is God’s wish

Sanatan Sanstha, the Hindu right-wing group often at loggerheads with Narendra Dabholkar, Wednesday sought to distance itself from the anti-superstition activist`s killing.

Maharashtra govt brings ordinance to check superstition, black magic

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to promulgate an ordinance to check black magic and inhuman religious rituals.

Privilege notice against minister over anti-superstition bill

Speaker Dilip Walse Patil informed the members that he would give a ruling on Khadse`s notice later. "Under the principles of natural justice, it is appropriate that the minister is allowed to explain his action first," he said.

Anti-superstition bill to be tabled in Maharashtra

The long-pending anti-superstition bill would be tabled in the monsoon session of the Maharashtra Legislature, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said on Sunday.

Maharashtra Govt to reintroduce Anti-Superstition Bill

Maharashtra Government has
decided to reintroduce a Bill in the Legislature aimed at
checking superstition and cheating of people at the hands of
self-styled godmen and tantriks.