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  • Man cuts off tongue in UP’s Banda, offers it to Goddess

    Man cuts off tongue in UP’s Banda, offers it to Goddess

    The Superintendent of Police (SP) said it appeared to be an act of superstition.

    October 26, 2020
  • Malda officials allay villagers’ ‘ghost fears’

    Malda officials allay villagers’ ‘ghost fears’

    Dr Nandi said that they are looking into what caused the deaths.

    June 24, 2019
  • Warding off evil

    Warding off evil

    Superstition, when it comes to animals, is indeed strange. While some (read cows) are treated like gods, others are harbingers of bad omen. Thanks to this belief, many an animal is abused and even killed to ward off evil. Owls, snakes and monitor lizards are some of the worst victims of this negative superstition. However, …

    November 20, 2017
  • Anti-superstition law

    Anti-superstition law

    The decision of the Karnataka government to ban superstition by law is well-intentioned but may not be productive. The Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Bill, 2017, approved by the Siddaramaiah cabinet last week, is scheduled to be tabled in the Assembly during the winter session. The aims and objectives …

    October 6, 2017
  • Wallowing in superstitions

    Wallowing in superstitions

    Superstitions kill animals. This is the third article enumerating what illegal animal parts are being sold, by so called Hinduism sites, to gullible buyers in search of magic to change their lives for the better. People have reached such a level of frustration and fear that they are prepared to spend money to destroy every …

    September 10, 2017