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Black magic

AA Edit | Kerala’s cannibalism shocker

The Kerala police, who began investigating a missing complaint, cracked the case in the following weeks using forensic evidence

13 Oct 2022 12:15 AM

Mamata Banerjee likens CAA, NRC and NPR to black magic

Ms Banerjee also accused the Narendra Modi government of adopting a partisan attitude towards the state.

05 Feb 2020 2:19 AM

Hyderabad: 45-yr-old man held on charges of practising black magic

Identified as Mohd Dastagiri Qureshi, he was arrested from his residence in the early hours of Friday.

19 Oct 2019 3:29 PM

8 people performs black magic to unearth 'hidden treasure' in Maharashtra, arrested

Acting on a tip-off, a police team went to Dahikhed village on Thursday and nabbed these people, all part of a gang.

26 Jul 2019 12:00 PM

‘Gurumaa’ held for duping couple

The police has booked the self-proclaimed godwoman under the Black Magic Act and Human Sacrifice Act and is questioning her.

20 Jul 2019 6:47 AM


Family kills Surat man by repeatedly jumping on his chest to ward off 'evil spirits'

The family made him drink adulterated water and then stomped on his chest. Leaving the body lying in the flat, they went to stay elsewhere.

15 Nov 2018 1:58 PM

Lesbian 'witches' chained, raped by families in Cameroon

Gay people are often subjected to 'corrective rape' by their families, strangers and vigilantes who treat homosexuality as a mental illness.

02 Oct 2018 2:47 PM

Children suffer 'hysteria' after playing with Ouija board at Peru boarding school

The daughter of a teacher brought a book of black magic and the Ouija board to the school.

26 Sep 2018 10:34 AM

Family of 3 end life in Ahmedabad, man mentions 'black magic' in suicide note

Kunal Trivedi, his wife Kavita Trivedi and their daughter Shrin Trivedi were found to have hanged themselves at their house, police said.

13 Sep 2018 8:32 AM

Pune tantrik sent to police custody for performing black magic in ICU

The tantrik had allegedly performed some procedure to cure a 24-year-old patient suffering from breast cancer, but she died.

16 Mar 2018 1:45 PM


South African 'healer' who motivated beheading of Indian-origin woman gets life term

Magwala got a lighter sentence because he only selected Murugan as the victim but did not participate in the actual stabbing.

07 Oct 2017 11:21 AM

Woman claims she can save lives with black magic

The woman's website attracts millions of visitors.

25 Sep 2017 5:19 PM

Hair chopping cases spark panic in Mathura, Agra

The district officials in these districts have appealed to the people not to pay heed to rumours in this regard.

03 Aug 2017 6:39 AM

Girl pierced with needles, used as voodoo doll dies in hospital

An autopsy conducted on the body revealed, besides infection in both of her lungs, the girl died because of multi-organ failure.

30 Jul 2017 6:28 PM

Delhi: Enraged son stabs mother over her belief in black magic

According to the police, the deceased lady, Premlata, believed in black magic and would often call occultists home which enraged her son.

26 May 2017 10:14 AM


Man held for smuggling snake worth Rs 25 lakh

The cost of sand boa is pegged at around Rs 25 lakh.

13 May 2017 2:26 AM

Indian man smuggles 15 human skulls into Nepal for Rs 1000, held

The human skulls might have been smuggled for performing tantric rituals, SP Sailesh Thapa said.

03 May 2017 6:48 PM

Train kills tiger, Madhya Pradesh toll hits 32 this year

This was the second incident in which a tiger was hit by a speeding train in the state in the past one month.

30 Dec 2016 5:51 AM

Why Madhya Pradesh tribals are shunning cameras

Growing identity consciousness brews hostility towards tourists.

14 Nov 2016 12:50 AM

Black magic: Throughout history, black and white stood as polar opposites

The practical and flattering black has found new partners in red, gold, silver and blue tones

12 Nov 2016 1:32 AM