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Witch hunting

Mar 17, 2019 23:55
The woman, 51-year-old Adarmani Hansda, was accused of practising black magic that was allegedly making people in the village fall ill. read more
Jan 22, 2019 16:24
Retired Supreme Court judge and one of the organisers of Elgaar Parishad, Justice BG Kolse Patil speaks to HT regarding the arrests of civil rights activists read more
Nov 08, 2018 23:50
The case was registered in Kozhikode on Thursday on a complaint by journalist Shybin alleging that Pillai had recently instigated activists to protest against the entry of women of child-bearing age into the hill shrine, police said. read more
Oct 22, 2018 17:54
Tribals constitute only 1.1% of Rohtas district’ population and are deeply mired in superstitious practices. Hundreds of women have been killed in the past few years on suspicion of being witches in the state. read more
Jul 16, 2018 18:17
According to government data, between 2010 and 2015, as many as 77 people were killed in the state after being labelled a witch. read more
Jun 16, 2018 10:55
The assailants, who broke into the couple’s house at Dadgama village in Jharkhand’s Khunti, also assaulted their children and made off with the woman’s head after beheading her. read more
Mar 29, 2018 09:30
This is truly not a time for witch hunting but a time to introspect and fight the cause. If a system has been breached, there are deep-rooted causes beyond the schools and the examination bodies. read more