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Sep 16, 2017
Congress voices support for Chidambaram and son Karti against corruption charges, accuses BJP of 'witch-hunt'Congress Saturday came out in support of former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram, who are facing corruption charges, and accused the BJP government of carrying out a "repeated persecution and scurrilous witch-hunt" of the family
Aug 13, 2017
40-year-old widow branded witch, made to eat faeces, beaten to death by relatives in RajasthanA 40-year-old widow in Rajasthan's Ajmer district was allegedly made to eat faeces, tortured and beaten to death by her relatives, who accused her of being a witch, the police said on Sunday.
Aug 11, 2017
Russia probe: Donald Trump says he has no plans to fire Special Counsel Robert MuellerUS President Donald Trump said that he has no plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, who is heading the probe into alleged Russian probe.
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.
Apr 23, 2017
Witch-hunting in Assam: A stringent law is the need of the hour to curb the practiceA legal deterrent is the need of the hour to rid Assam of witch-hunting, say activists like Birubala Raha
Apr 23, 2017
Amid the tea plantations of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, what drives the hunt for 'witches'Professor Soma Chaudhuri has studied for over a decade the problem of witch-hunting in the tea plantation community of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal
Nov 05, 2016
Witch-hunts in India: We don't talk about this form of violence against womenSo why is there this strange silence around violence against women in the form of witch-hunting?
May 17, 2016
Bengal woman lynched for being a 'witch'A 45-year-old woman was lynched in West Bengal's West Medinapore district after villagers accused her of witchcraft, following which seven people were arrested, police said on Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2016
The king hits back: Amid slander and firestorm, tycoon Mallya denies 'fleeing' to LondonTycoon Vijay Mallya, under pressure from banks to repay more than $1 billion owed by his collapsed airline, on Friday refuted claims he had fled India as politicians traded recriminations over how he was able to fly to Britain unhindered.
Oct 13, 2015
Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh calls disproportionate assets case against him a 'witch-hunt'Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh said the registration of a disproportionate assets case against him and his wife by the CBI was a political witch-hunt.