From marrying off frogs to making women plow fields while naked, rain rituals are shockingly common in India.
Unverified claims of this illegal meat curing asthma or working as an aphrodisiac are accelerating the extinction of the animal.
Human sacrifice, particularly that of minors, has been prevalent in many parts of India for a long time.
The Indian couple allegedly used dumbbells as murder weapons. Despite their academic backgrounds, both claim their children will return from the dead.
Superstition and the supernatural are favored over science in treating mental health.
The Festival of Lights is actually a dark time for the bird because of its status as Goddess Lakshmi's vehicle.
Why Some Indian Women Are Terrified of Chopping off Their Dreadlocks, Even Though They Can’t Move Their Necks
A religious superstition is prohibiting some women in Maharashtra from cutting their matted hair, even if they're lice-infested and weighing them down in ways more than one.
The event's organisers even sent out invitation cards, got custom wedding clothes made for the frogs, and arranged for them to go on a honeymoon.
The Devadasi practice that makes women ‘wives of god’ might have been banned, but women are still finding themselves stuck in the inhuman tradition.
‘The Woo-Woo’ author Lindsay Wong recalls childhood in a deeply superstitious household.
Say "ciao" to the Yuletide legend who rides a broom and brings naughty kids to her cannibal husband for dinner.
Research from the universities of Oxford and Coventry find religious beliefs are about nurture, not nature.