Black Magic

60-year-old farmer killed on suspicion of sorcery in Telangana's Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri district

The suspects attacked Siliveru Mallaiah with sharp weapons while he was grazing buffaloes in the fields and killed him on the spot, the police said.

published on : 9th July 2021

Telangana: 75-year-old forced by neighbours to pull out wife’s teeth over suspicions of black magic

An elderly couple were attacked by their neighbours over suspicions of black magic in Madhira town of Khammam district.

published on : 30th June 2021

Crossdresser axed to death  at Bollepally

A 25-year-old crossdresser was brutally killed on suspicion of performing black magic at Bollepally village in Tadvai mandal, late on Thursday night.

published on : 26th June 2021

Father, son lynched to death in Odisha's Muthaguda village over sorcery suspicion

According to the Dalabehera family, recently, a minor boy died in the village and a group of villagers suspected the duo of causing his death by black magic.

published on : 14th June 2021

‘Tantrik’ couple arrested for blackmailing family 

Unable to bear the torment any longer, the victims approached Guduru police and filed a complaint through a email.

published on : 12th June 2021

SC refuses to entertain plea for directions to curb black magic, forced religious conversions

The bench said there is no reason why a person above 18 can't be allowed to choose his religion.

published on : 9th April 2021

PIL in SC seeks clamp on black magic and superstitions

The plea filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay has also sought directions to ascertain the feasibility of appointing a committee to enact a Conversion of Religion Act to check the abuse of religion

published on : 2nd April 2021

Black magic in hospital: Orissa HC asks Balasore SP to file FIR 

Controversy sparked off when video of the incident went viral and a complaint was lodged at Baliapal police station on November 28, 2020 by social activist Anuj Mohapatra and four others.

published on : 19th March 2021

Former Karnataka MLA’s grandchildren found dead, black magic suspected

The deceased are the grandchildren of former MLA Hampaiah Nayak, who was elected twice from Manvi constituency.

published on : 10th March 2021

Five held in Nagpur under Black Magic Act for promising 'cash rain' to girl

They allegedly pressuring a girl saying that they would perform special rituals for her, which would trigger "rain" of Rs 50 crore cash, police said.

published on : 28th February 2021

Five of family axed to death on suspicion of sorcery in Jharkhand

The villagers believed that the elder couple of the family was practising black magic due to which people were frequently falling ill and dying.

published on : 26th February 2021

Pregnant Maharashtra woman subjected to rituals dies; husband booked

While Dipali's kin insisted that she be taken to a hospital, her husband and his relatives claimed she was under a spell and needed to be exorcised by a godman.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Anything for victory: While some cast a spell, others seeks help from stars

At Marakatti GP  limits in Bailhongal taluk, recently a candidate was shocked to find black magic performed in front of his house.

published on : 17th December 2020

Delhi's Burari deaths put spotlight on occult practices

Blurring the lines between delusion, superstition and blind faith, it's a narrative that cuts across lines of class, religion and literacy, say experts.

published on : 5th July 2018

The braid chopping mystery: Bogeyman, black magic or good ol' thievery?

Kanganheri is a village spooked after three of its women reported that their braids had been chopped while they were sleeping.

published on : 4th August 2017