Jharkhand  /  Published 14.01.22

Burn bid on elderly woman

Close on the heel of lynching and burning of youth in Simdega, an attempt was made to burn an elderly woman on allegation of witchcraft in the same district on Wednesday late night. The woman identif...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.22

'Witchcraft' attack in Simdega again

A 60-year-old woman was allegedly beaten up by group of six that also inflicted burn injuries on her on Wednesday in Simdega, following which she was referred to a private hospital in Ranchi for treat...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.01.22

Witch slur assault on brothers

Cases of assault over allegation of witchcraft continues in the tribal state of Jharkhand even after a bill against mob-lynching has been passed in the Assembly. According to the National Crime Recor...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.21

Unbroken spell: magic & modernity

Two weeks before Halloween — a night full of mystery and magic — may not be the best time to incur the wrath of a wizard. But the Christchurch city council in New Zealand has decided to ta...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.09.21

Witchcraft: 3 of family killed

Three members of a family were hacked to death in Loto village under Sadar police station in Gumla district, around 100 km from capital Ranchi late on Saturday night on suspicion of witchcraft. They w...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.20

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

A man was killed and two women seriously injured when people attacked them for “practising black magic” at Maynakhola, a locality adjacent to Bhagatpur tea estate under Nagrakata police st...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.20

‘Witch-hunt’ claims Gumla woman

A woman on Friday was axed to death on suspicion of her practising witchcraft, at Koinara village under Sadar police station in Gumla district, which is around 120 kilometres from the state capital.&n...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.10.20

3 of family murdered on witchcraft suspicion

Police recovered three decapitated bodies, including two women, all from one family, near a stream of Raba rivulet in Jharkhand’s Khunti district on Wednesday evening, with allegations that they...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.10.20

Garhwa violence: 21 arrested

By N.N. Dubey in Garhwa

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

Garhwa: 3 beaten up, paraded

Three women and a man were allegedly stripped, paraded naked and thrashed by a mob of around 50 people who accused them of practising witchcraft, in Jharkhand's Garhwa district, police said o...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Garhwa


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