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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.
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 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, vaastu 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.