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Jun 12, 2018
Assam to launch awareness programme 'Sanskar' against superstition after lynching of two youths in Karbi Anglong districtThe Assam government plans to introduce an awareness programme — 'Sanskar' — in all development blocks and panchayats in the wake of incidents triggered by superstition and ignorance including the lynching of two persons in Karbi Anglong district.
Mar 20, 2018
Four-month-old infant girl in Rajasthan branded with iron rod to 'cure' cold and cough, hospitalisedA four-month-old girl was hospitalised in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district where she was branded with an iron rod to “cure” her of a severe cough and cold.
Nov 04, 2017
Sorcery and sport: Sri Lanka's 'witchcraft-aided' win over Pakistan in Test series isn't the sole instanceSorcery or witchcraft isn’t new to sport | #FWeekend
Sep 28, 2017
Anti-superstition bill gets nod from Karnataka Cabinet, to be tabled in Assembly in NovemberThe 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.
Aug 28, 2017
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced: 20 years might not suffice considering Sirsa godman's criminal pastOn Monday, Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim was sentenced to 20 years in jail by CBI special court judge Jagdeep Singh. The judge held the godman guilty of rape and criminal intimidation of two female disciples in 2002
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.