The plea filed by advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay also sought directions to ascertain the feasibility of appointing a committee to enact a legislation on religious conversions
Anti-superstition law comes into force in Karnataka; Act bans black magic, but exempts body stamping with 'gold seals'
Over two years after it was passed by the Karnataka legislature, the BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government has finally notified the much-hyped anti-superstition law that aims to prevent and eradicate "inhuman evil practices"
Kerala to introduce anti-superstition bill aiming to eradicate practices like black magic; draft submitted to state government
The Kerala Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices, Sorcery and Black Magic Bill, 2019 has been submitted to the CPI(M)-led LDF government. The draft bill, proposes stringent punishment for any kind of evil practice and cheating in the name of black magic.
Kerala: Idukki murders only tip of iceberg as black magic, occult practices take over India's most literate state
A huge demand for a law to deal with superstitious beliefs and occult practices echoed across Kerala last year, when a youth who was engaged in supernatural experiments brutally killed his parents, sister and aunt in Thiruvananthapuram
Family of four found buried on top of each other in Kerala's Idukki district; police suspects witchcraft
Bodies of four members of a family were on Wednesday found stacked on top of each other and buried in a pit in the backyard of their house in the Idukki district
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The Karnataka Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the much-awaited anti-superstition bill to prevent and eradicate "inhuman evil practices" and said it would be tabled in the next state Assembly session for approval.
Jharkhand: 50-year-old woman, her daughter killed by villagers on suspicion of practising black magic
A 50-year-old tribal woman and her daughter were killed by some villagers for allegedly practising black magic in Naxal-affected Gurabandha, Jharkhand.
A temple priest in Khargaone was arrested by a team of officials led by Delhi-based Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) in connection with online trading of wild animal parts and preparing medicines from them
Satan worshipping cults seem to be gaining ground in Kerala
Politicians in India have always had a disturbing obsession with superstitions like black magic, <em>vaastu</em> or the dark arts.
video clip showing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar seeking benediction of an unknown tantric is in circulation only three days before the third phase of polls. This is an attempt to project Nitish Kumar as a leader who resorts to black magic to win a political battle.
A 65-year-old Buddhist monk being held by police is accused of looting graves for skulls to be used in black magic rituals
Emmanuel Adebayor's brother Kola has said that the striker has been "brainwashed" by Islamic leaders into believing that their mother used black magic.
The 35-year-old javelin thrower even opened her cloth to show that "no witch" was within her as was suspected by the villagers.
Former Pune police commissioner Gulabrao Pol Monday sent defamation notice seeking Rs 100 crore in damages from the editor and reporter of a English news magazine for alleging that he sought help of a 'tantrik' to solve the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar.
IE reports that Pol will hold a press conference soon on the issue.
The three-year-old went missing due to which her parents had filed a complaint with the police.
The activist’s efforts at curbing on superstitions had earned him enemies in the religious circles.
Anti-superstition campaigner Sanal Edamaruku points out the importance of the cause of slain activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar, and the road ahead.