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Tuesday, July 05, 2022



329 years later, last Salem 'witch' who wasn't is pardoned

May 29, 2022 12:34 pm

Twenty people from Salem and neighboring towns were killed and hundreds of others accused during a frenzy of Puritan injustice that began in 1692, stoked by superstition, fear of disease and strangers.

Casting a fashionable spell: How this brand's new bags collection redefines Indian women's badassery

April 05, 2021 2:46 pm

"Even before it became a feminist icon, the idea of a woman being 'witchy' always meant the person was clever, a little naughty, and a rebel," Hidesign founder Dilip Kapur told recently

Women beaten to death in Rajasthan on suspicion of being witch

September 25, 2017 12:43 pm

Champa Devi was working in her field in Kali Ghati village on Sunday, when the family of her neighbour allegedly abused her and beat her up with sticks leading to her death, a police official said.

Elderly Rajasthan woman stripped and tortured with hot tongs for being a 'witch'

October 13, 2015 6:59 pm

The woman, a mother of two daughters, in her complaint alleged that on Sunday about 14-16 people from her village branded her as a witch and tortured her with searing hot tongs.

3 women held for ‘witch hunting’

December 02, 2013 3:14 am

They declared themselves incarnations of goddesses and assaulted 'witches'.

Woman killed for practicing witchcraft in Gujarat

August 08, 2012 12:36 pm

A 55-year-old woman was set on fire reportedly after she was branded as a witch

Woman killed for practising ‘witchcraft’

August 08, 2012 6:18 am

A 55-year-old woman was set on fire reportedly after she was branded as a witch by four members of a family at Rojwa village in the district.

Jharkhand woman branded witch,killed

March 10, 2010 10:38 pm

Even as the world outside observed International Women’s Day on Monday,at Sikriatanr in Simdega district of Jharkhand....

Wanted: A witch to live in a cave - with £50k pay packet!

July 28, 2009 4:29 pm

Here’s a spellbinding job for people who love creepy surroundings and magic – a tourist attraction is holding auditions for a witch to live in one of its caves.