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Quack booked for using black magic to wake up dead woman in Gujarat
Indian Express

Quack booked for using black magic to wake up dead woman in Gu...

Dahod district, Gujarat. (Source: Google Maps) A quack and his associate were booked for allegedly practicing black magic to wake up a dead woman at the post mortem room of a local government hospital in Gujarat's Dahod district. An FIR was ... Indian Express, 1 week ago

India's controversial 'messengers of God'

Controversial godwoman Radhe Maa has often been slammed for her ostentatious lifestyle. Yet her ardent devotees have often chosen to ignore critics and immerse themselves in her ‘aura’. But recent developments may have left them shocked... and contemplating! The controversies surrounding Radhe Maa have once again thrown the spotlight on the clout that India's godmen possess. Though health, well-being and spirituality are what they all profess, some have made it to the headlines for ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'Rationalism doesn't mean being iconoclastic'

Anatomy Professor at Kanachur Medical College Dr Arunachalam Kumar said, both worship of cattle and sacrifice happens in the same religion in different countries which is unfortunate. He was speaking during an interaction programme organised by the ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago Mangaluru: Face to face with Dr Arunachalam Kumar  Mangalorean1 month ago

Shaming the Empire

Cover Story Shashi Tharoor's speech at the Oxford Union received fulsome praise from Indians across the globe and became a social media sensation with more than 3 million views. The author-politician wanted Britain to show moral atonement for ...
 Open1 month ago

Kumbh: Activists criticise state funding

Several anti-superstition activists and rationalists questioned the religious significance of Kumbh Mela and criticised the government for its Kumbh funds. The activists were speaking during a state-level workshop on the Kumbh, organised by the Andhashraddha ...
 Asian Age2 months ago

India: The Pharmacy of the World Where Crazy Drug Combinations Go Unregulated

India has been called the pharmacy of the world. Many generic drugs are made there and much of its drug production is exported internationally. Thousands of fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs—where two or more drugs are combined according to set ...
 Epoch Times1 month ago Crazy drug combinations go unregulated  Millennium Post1 month ago Some of India's crazy combo drugs can kill—but the regulators don't care  Quartz1 month ago

Family of six hacked to death for witchcraft in eastern India

BHUBANESWAR (Thomson Foundation) - An Indian couple and four of their children were hacked to death by a mob of villagers who accused them of practicing witchcraft and making their children sick, police in the eastern state of Odisha said on Monday.
 Investing.com1 month ago

Karnataka govt to hand over Kalburgi murder case to CBI

The Karnataka government decided to hand over to the Central Bureau of Investigation the probe into the murder of noted Kannada progressive thinker and scholar M M Kalburgi, even as his body was laid to rest with full state honours. The state cabinet took the decision to refer the case to the central agency, a day after the 77-year-old vocal and outspoken rationalist fell to the bullets of two unidentified men at his residence at Dharwad in north Karnataka, considered the state's cultural ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago
New Matilda

The Flailing, Failing Radical Right And The Strangling Of Our Social Democracy

The current disarray of the Abbott Government may mark the end of a decades-long experiment in radical social engineering. The experiment has yielded deepening social divisions, an antiquated, colonial-style economy and little capacity to deal with ...
 New Matilda1 day ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Blogger killed once again

Bangladesh blogger Niladri hacked to death in Dhaka Killers brandishing machetes storm Goran house in broad daylight, hack him to death in fourth such murder this year; 'Ansar Al Islam' claims responsibility thru' email Niladri's wife Asha Moni ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago
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