Monday, Oct 03, 2022



Infant dies in Rourkela after quack brands him with hot bangles

March 12, 2016 6:50 am

Chief medical officer of the hospital, Barish Kumar Das said the baby died of septicaemia.

Five-year-old boy murdered as human sacrifice ritual in Andhra Pradesh; accused thrashed

October 01, 2015 11:42 am

The incident took place in Pokuru village under Voletivaripalem mandal, where the accused, Tirumala Rao, was thrashed and set ablaze by locals after the murder came to light.

Faces behind Chhattisgarh, Assam's fight against witch-hunting

September 21, 2015 2:40 pm

Over 90 per cent victims of the around 1,500 police cases reported in Chhattisgarh in the last 14 years have been either widows, or women separated from husbands, or women with no children.

Jharkhand: 5 tribal women lynched for being ‘witches’

August 09, 2015 1:12 am

"In the age of knowledge, this incident is sorrowful. The society should ponder over it," said CM Raghubar Das.

‘Witch’ and why: Ore-rich Keonjhar in Odisha continues to believe in superstition

July 19, 2015 12:00 am

Six killed for ‘witchcraft’ in the Odisha village of Lahanda Mundasahi, in this ore-rich Keonjhar, people continues to believe in the superstition.

Odisha ‘witchcraft’ killings: Villagers said my mother was a witch... nobody listened to us

July 15, 2015 12:00 am

A day after the murders, there was a deathly silence in the village located next to some of the biggest iron ore mines of the state.

Odisha: Six of a family, including 3-yr-old, hacked to death over witchcraft allegations

July 14, 2015 12:00 am

Tribal Gura Munda and five of his family members were found lying in a pool of blood in their home in Mundasahi village, atop the Lahanda Hill under Joda police station limits of Keonjhar district.

To ‘please’ deity,tantrik kills 8-yr-old daughter

August 20, 2012 3:40 am

To ‘please’ deity,tantrik kills 8-yr-old daughter

Superstition over witchcraft claims three lives in Gumla

June 22, 2012 4:53 pm

Family members were axed to death by unknown men after being branded as 'witchcraft practitioners'.

Witchcraft an excuse to eliminate women to usurp property

May 12, 2012 12:48 pm

Mostly widows,single women and families with no male members fall victims to these arcane beliefs.