Witch Hunting
Jharkhand  /  Published 24.04.22

Couple killed over witchcraft suspicion

They were hacked and beaten to death by their relative with an axe and a wooden stick ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 02.07.21

Protection after conversion ire

She claimed that she and her family were facing life threats and being subjected to a witch-hunt by Uttar Pradesh police, media and vigilante groups...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.06.21

'Witch' assaulted, made to do sit-ups

Hazaribagh police file FIR against 15 people, including neighbours, for assualt ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

Woman takes poison after witch slur

The victim, working as a sahiya in Chatra, alleged she was beaten up ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

Woman hacked after witch slur

The body has been cut into six pieces, two legs, two hands, torso and head and buried in the Bansloi river stretch near the Pachuwada Ranga tola of Pakur district...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.21

Witch-hunt: HC raps state govt

Bench takes suo motu notice of Gumla murders, asks chief secy for full report ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.21

Witch-hunt survivor to Padma Shri glory

Chutni Mahato has rescued hundreds of women and created awareness against the belief across the state for the last two decades...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshdepur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.20

‘Witch-hunt’ with rods kills one, injures two

The incident put the administration and the police on alert as such “witch-hunts” are rarer now in north Bengal tribal belts....
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.20

‘Witch-hunt’ claims Gumla woman

Victim found in pool of blood on Friday, FIR lodged against three...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Aunt ‘beheaded’ on witch suspicion

Witch-hunting incidents claim 70 lives on an average every year in Odisha...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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