Showing of 0 - 10 from 47 results
Superstition - Total results - 47
Aug 05, 2017
Mysterious braid chopping cases surface in Punjab after Rajasthan, Haryana and DelhiAfter Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi, Punjab has also witnessed braid-chopping incidents, with women claiming that their hair had been cut off under "mysterious circumstances".
Aug 03, 2017
Villagers in Agra lynch 62-year-old mentally challenged woman, suspecting her to be a witchA 62-year-old mentally challenged woman was beaten to death by a group of people, who suspected she was a witch in Maghtai village in Agra.
Aug 01, 2017
Monitor lizard and Gangetic dolphin: Human greed and superstitions driving them closer to extinctionUse your power of protest — write to the media, write to the concerned officials and get others to do the same. Otherwise we will lose these animals just as we lost the cheetah to extinction before
Jun 27, 2017
Swacch Bharat mission hits superstitious hurdle in Bihar: Gazipur village residents shun toilets to keep sons 'alive'It may sound strange but this is the hard reality of Gazipur village in Nawada district of Bihar.
Jun 15, 2017
Video Volunteers: In Jharkhand women are targeted and branded witches whenever a calamity befalls the villageAccording to the National Crime Records Bureau, 2,097 murders were committed between 2000 and 2012, where the motive was “witch hunting”. People, mostly women, are targeted and branded witches whenever a calamity befalls the village – be it death, disease or drought. Witch doctors known as Ojhas, mostly men are called upon to undo the supposedly evil influences of a witch. Many a times, victims and survivors of witch hunting are also women suffering from mental illnesses.
Nov 14, 2016
Remember Jawaharlal Nehru for his contribution to democratic institutions and traditionsJawaharlal Nehru has become unfashionable. That is hardly surprising at a time when even Mahatma Gandhi is despised
Oct 27, 2016
Samajwadi Party crisis, Jayalalithaa's health, black magic and everything in betweenPoliticians in India have always had a disturbing obsession with superstitions like black magic, <em>vaastu</em> or the dark arts.
Oct 25, 2016
Delhi: Man kills two-year-old girl at temple, claims she was possessed by spiritsA two-and-a-half-year-old girl was kidnapped and killed by man, who hit her head against the floor of a temple in west Delhi's Ranhola area on Monday.
Sep 29, 2016
World Heart Day: Poor infrastructure, superstition continue to keep Indians away from donationLack of infrastructure, logistical constraints, and myths and stigma attached to organ donation are the major hurdles keeping the rate of heart transplant in India at an "abysmal low" vis-a-vis in the west, according to health experts.
Jul 28, 2016
Why atheist Siddaramaiah and other CMs find it tough to pass anti-superstition lawsMaking laws against specific superstitious practices has been easy, but a wholesale ban of superstitions is not.