India | Reported by Syed Imtiaz Jaleel (With inputs from Agencies) | Monday July 7, 2014
Narendra Dabholkar, who spent his life crusading against superstition and religious charlatans, was shot dead in Pune in August last year. To investigate the 67-year-old doctor's death, then Police Commissioner Gulabroa Pol, allegedly hired babas and...
Manisha Dhingra | Monday June 9, 2014
Popular Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta has pledged to donate her body after death and called for debunking the superstition about donating one's body.
Sonal Gera | Friday March 28, 2014
A social activist from Pune has accused megastar Amitabh Bachchan of promoting superstitious beliefs, and filed a complaint before a court seeking action against the Bollywood actor.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 11, 2014
F1 may be all about speed, courage and technology. The manner in which drivers have once again responded to their numbers though, shows superstition too plays a part.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 23, 2013
Bharat Ratna-designate Prof. CNR Rao terms ISRO's long-time practice of seeking the divine blessings in Tirupathi before its space missions an act of superstition he does not believe in.
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday November 6, 2013
The Karnataka government is planning to introduce a bill against superstition - the Karnataka Prevention of Superstitious Practices Bill 2013 - in the next legislature session.
MekhlaS | Wednesday October 9, 2013
Gaurav Tiwari, CEO & Founder of the Indian Paranormal Society (IPS), has joined hands with the makers of the horror show Bhoot Aya and claims that it won't promote superstition. Rather, it would explain the reasons behind paranormal activities in the...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 23, 2013
Karnataka government intends to enact a legislation to crack down on superstition and black magic on the lines of the one in Maharashtra, Law Minister TB Jayachandra said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Days after Maharashtra promulgated the anti-black magic and superstition ordinance, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said his government too will enact a law against practitioners of black magic, blind faith and superstition.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 24, 2013
The anti-black magic and superstition ordinance has been promulgated in Maharashtra, four days after the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune.
Cities | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday August 21, 2013
A bandh has been called by political parties in Pune in protest against the murder of renowned anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar who was shot at point blank range in broad daylight in the city on Tuesday. The police is yet to make any arr...
Cities | Imtiaz Jaleel | Wednesday August 21, 2013
Narendra Dabholkar trained to be a doctor and could have led a different life. But he chose to lead a movement, for the last 25 years, that fought superstitious practices garbed as customs, traditions and religious beliefs.
Purnima Ranawat | Sunday April 21, 2013
Free Legal Aid Committee (FLAC), an NGO engaged in spreading awareness against superstition of daayan (witch), today demanded ban on Emraan Hashmi's film Ek Thi Daayan.
Sarika | Tuesday September 4, 2012
Actress Rani Mukerji has preponed the release of her upcoming film Aiyaa from October 24 to October 12. And that's because of Rani's superstitions.
Press Trust of India | Monday May 28, 2012
It is common knowledge that sportsmen tend to relate success with superstition and it has been affirmed by Gautam Gambhir who has been so superstitious through the IPL that he stuck to his routine of keeping his pads on till the very end in every ...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 27, 2012
A 14-year-old boy was killed by a group of people in the belief that a human sacrifice would yield them a secret treasure in Andhra Pradesh's Nirmal town, police said on Thursday.
India | Vaidyanathan | Thursday July 21, 2011
Should the underground chambers referred to as Secret Vault B be opened at Kerala's famous Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple? The Supreme Court has set up a committee to decide the contentious issue.
Sports News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 4, 2011
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's belief that India loses a cricket match whenever he watches has finally been broken, thanks to the World Cup final that he watched on TV and saw India defeating Sri Lanka."Yesterday (on Saturday), that age old superstitious finicky belief, that if I were to watc...
Press Trust of India | Monday April 4, 2011
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is superstitious about watching cricket matches when Team India is playing, couldn't stop himself from witnessing the high voltage World Cup final on TV and remained glued to the screen till captain MS Dhoni s...
Jeevan Prakash | Sunday April 3, 2011
Big B, who is superstitious about watching cricket matches when Team India is playing, couldn't stop himself from witnessing the World Cup final.