Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 13:28
In a barbaric incident, a woman was stripped, tied to a pole and tortured by villagers who suspected her of practising witchcraft in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 11:22
A 22-year-old man was arrested in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district for hacking an elderly couple to death on suspicion of witchcraft, police said Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 00:44
With mass killings allegedly related to witchcraft continuing in Jharkhand despite a law to prevent it, an NGO on Thursday strongly advocated for an act at national level to check the menace.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 12:58
A couple was beaten to death by their neighbours for allegedly practising witchcraft in a Bihar village.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 21:34
NHRC Tuesday issued notice to Chhattisgarh over the assault of a 65-year-old woman suspected of practising witchcraft.
Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 15:37
A woman teacher was suspended in Odisha for calling a minor girl a witch and sending her back from the school, an official said Monday.
Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 22:48
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 20:15
The police on Thursday rescued four persons including two women who were assaulted allegedly for practising witchcraft in the world`s largest river island Majuli in Assam`s Jorhat district, official sources said.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 21:29
The body of a four-year-old boy, suspected to have been killed by two persons practicising black magic, was found on Monday in Odisha`s Khurda district.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 13:48
A youth has been arrested for allegedly killing a 45-year-old villager in Dahanu taluka of the district on suspicion that he had been practising witchcraft, police said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 14:06
Tripura`s ruling CPI-M will launch a campaign against superstitions among tribals that often lead to killings, a senior minister said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:35
A 55-year-old woman was hacked to death by a youth who suspected her of practicing black magic on him in Odisha`s Sundergarh district, police said on Wednesday.
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