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Anti-superstition law comes into force in Karnataka; Act bans black magic, but exempts body stamping with 'gold seals'
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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

Anti-superstition bill gets nod from Karnataka Cabinet, to be tabled in Assembly in November
India

Anti-superstition bill gets nod from Karnataka Cabinet, to be tabled in Assembly in November

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
India

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.

Madhya Pradesh temple priest arrested for online trading of animal parts
India

Madhya Pradesh temple priest arrested for online trading of animal parts

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

Samajwadi Party crisis, Jayalalithaa's health, black magic and everything in between
Politics

Samajwadi Party crisis, Jayalalithaa's health, black magic and everything in between

Politicians in India have always had a disturbing obsession with superstitions like black magic, <em>vaastu</em> or the dark arts.

Video showing Nitish seeking blessing of tantric is a new low in Bihar's politics
Politics

Video showing Nitish seeking blessing of tantric is a new low in Bihar's politics

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.

Buddhist monk detained for looting graves for skulls to be used in black magic rituals
World

Buddhist monk detained for looting graves for skulls to be used in black magic rituals

A 65-year-old Buddhist monk being held by police is accused of looting graves for skulls to be used in black magic rituals

Adebayor believes mother used black magic on him, claims brother
Sports

Adebayor believes mother used black magic on him, claims brother

Emmanuel Adebayor's brother Kola has said that the striker has been "brainwashed" by Islamic leaders into believing that their mother used black magic.

Kill that witch: A national athlete's plight reveals the medieval side of Assam
India

Kill that witch: A national athlete's plight reveals the medieval side of Assam

The 35-year-old javelin thrower even opened her cloth to show that "no witch" was within her as was suspected by the villagers.

Dabholkar death: Ex-top cop files defamation against Outlook on black magic claims
India

Dabholkar death: Ex-top cop files defamation against Outlook on black magic claims

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.

Dabholkar murder: Will Pune's ex-police chief deny using black magic for probe?
India

Dabholkar murder: Will Pune's ex-police chief deny using black magic for probe?

IE reports that Pol will hold a press conference soon on the issue.

3-year-old murdered in Yavatmal in suspected human sacrifice
India

3-year-old murdered in Yavatmal in suspected human sacrifice

The three-year-old went missing due to which her parents had filed a complaint with the police.

Dabholkar's murder shows how liberalism is dying in Maharashtra
Mumbai

Dabholkar's murder shows how liberalism is dying in Maharashtra

The activist’s efforts at curbing on superstitions had earned him enemies in the religious circles.

'Narendra Dabholkar's death should inspire Indians to battle superstition'
Mumbai

'Narendra Dabholkar's death should inspire Indians to battle superstition'

Anti-superstition campaigner Sanal Edamaruku points out the importance of the cause of slain activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar, and the road ahead.

One-month old 'Devil' baby walks, cackles like adult
World

One-month old 'Devil' baby walks, cackles like adult

In a bizarre claim, a Columbian mother has said that her one-month old son is 'the devil' who breathes fire and has already started walking.