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Assam villagers lynch woman over witchcraft; also kill man who confronted them

According to the law, witch-hunting is viewed as a cognisable, non-bailable and non-compoundable offence.

03 Oct 2020 1:34 AM

Man ‘beheaded’ by neighbours

Headless body of a man was found inside a forest near Bhaliasahi village on Wednesday morning.

14 Nov 2019 4:22 AM

Tribal man burnt alive on suspicion of witchcraft in Andhra, investigation underway

Police, however, said vector-borne diseases were said to be the cause of the death and sickness of the girls.

26 Sep 2019 4:44 PM

3 forced to consume human excreta over witchcraft suspicion in Jharkhand

The accused suspected that the victims used to perform rituals that made people fall ill in the area, the police said.

23 Jul 2019 2:33 PM

Jharkhand: 4 members of 3 families murdered over suspicion of witchcraft

According to locals, 10-12 people came with their faces covered between 1 and 3 am, dragged victims out of their houses and killed them.

21 Jul 2019 3:10 PM


These witches know how to use digital platforms

Romania's witches harness the powers of the web to cast love spell.

03 May 2019 10:58 AM

New York witches plan to cast spell on Brett Kavanaugh

The ritual was scheduled to be livestreamed on Facebook and Instagram at 8 pm EDT on Saturday (1200 GMT Sunday).

20 Oct 2018 1:25 PM

Another Burari? Family of 4 found buried over each other in their Kerala house

Police identified the deceased as Krishnan (52), his wife Susheela (50), their daughter Arsha (21) and son Arjun (19).

02 Aug 2018 9:13 AM

Woman set on fire by relatives for ‘practising witchcraft’ in Gujarat

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani condemned the incident and announced that the government will bear all medical expenses of the victim.

22 Jun 2018 11:46 AM

Meghalaya man lynched, wife, daughter beaten for practising witchcraft

Five people, including 3 brothers, were arrested in connection with attack that took place at Dainadubi area in North Garo Hills district.

18 Apr 2018 9:40 AM


Ranchi: Mother, daughter forced to eat faeces for 'practising witchcraft'

The victims have registered their complaints against the accused for forcing them to eat faeces and tonsuring them.

18 Feb 2018 1:24 PM

Black cats being dumped as they don’t look good in owners’ selfies

Black cats are harder to re-home because of their association with witchcraft.

30 Jan 2018 12:25 PM

Jharkhand: 3 arrested for lynching elderly couple over 'witchcraft' deaths

Last week, a 60-year-old woman was burnt to death by her neighbour on suspicion of having used black magic to kill a newborn baby.

17 Dec 2016 5:13 PM