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Witch Hunting
North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Witch-hunting on the ebb in Upper Assam

The dawn of reason is gradually dissipating the darkness of superstition in Upper Assam. When witch-hunting continues to be a menace in parts of the state, villagers in Upper Assam are setting an exam...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Aunt ‘beheaded’ on witch suspicion

A man allegedly chopped off the head of his 60-year-old aunt suspecting her to be a witch who was responsible for the death of his child in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha, around 240km from here. He la...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 05.12.19

What witch hunt deaths say about India

Many citizens of New India are particularly fond of talking about the glories of Indian civilization. And yet, the hallmark of a civilized society is its freedom from superstition and regressive pract...
By The Editorial Board


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