black magic

‘Black magician’ thrashed, handed over to police

Police arrested a man for allegedly performing black magic in his house at Marepalli village in A Kondur mandal on Monday morning.

published on : 26th October 2021

Pune woman stripped, smeared with ashes in black magic ritual for male child

The woman alleged that her in-laws harassed her for dowry and had sent her back to her parents for several months. She also complained that her husband had also re-married so that he could get a son.

published on : 31st August 2021

Sorcery suspicion: Woman, daughter beaten in Odisha

The culprits tied the two women with ropes and threatened to kill them if they didn’t leave the village within a day. 

published on : 12th August 2021

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

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