Witchcraft

Man kills woman, says her 'witchcraft' responsible for daughter's illness

A 40-year old woman was killed for allegedly practising witchcraft in a village of this remote tribal district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.

Dec 03, 2017, 19:32 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors promise not to use witchcraft against Virat Kohli & Co

India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors promise not to use witchcraft against Virat Kohli & Co

Believe it or not, Lanka, after suffering a tour whitewash against India in which they lost nine matches including three Tests, five ODIs and a T20I match, beat overwhelming favourites Pakistan 2-0 in a Test series in UAE.

Nov 09, 2017, 21:42 PM IST
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Sarfraz Ahmed dismisses Dinesh Chandimal's witchcraft claim

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Sarfraz Ahmed dismisses Dinesh Chandimal's witchcraft claim

Lanka won the Test series to spoil Pakistan`s perfect record at their adopted home of UAE in seven years. Pakistan had won five of the previous nine, with four drawn.

Nov 02, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Curing cancer with black magic? This 'witch' claims she can do it!

Curing cancer with black magic? This 'witch' claims she can do it!

A resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, Savannah believes she saved her own grandmother from a kidney failure and also helped heal a 23-year-old cop in the US from acute Stage-4 leukemia, by arranging a 'pact with Lucifer'.

Sep 25, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

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.

Dec 17, 2016, 18:46 PM IST
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.

May 18, 2016, 02:07 AM IST
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.

May 04, 2016, 12:17 PM IST

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).

Jan 25, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

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.

Nov 01, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

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.

Oct 09, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

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.

Sep 28, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

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.

Aug 30, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

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.

Aug 10, 2015, 02:06 AM IST

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.

Aug 09, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Five women lynched in Jharkhand for practising witchcraft

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

Aug 08, 2015, 12:58 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2015, 11:17 AM IST

Jharkhand: 5 women killed on witchcraft allegations

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

Aug 08, 2015, 11:17 AM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2015, 15:58 PM IST