India  /  Published 05.10.21

Mortal remains of three farmers cremated in UP

The Uttar Pradesh authorities on Tuesday agreed to the demand for a second post-mortem of a farmer killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident after his family refused to cremate him, while mortal remains ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.08.21

Puri lifts cremation restrictions

The Puri district administration on Saturday lifted the restriction on cremation of bodies from outside at the Swargadwar crematorium in the pilgrim town. The order will come into effect from Monday....
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.21

Crematorium: The sweep of Covid tragedy

The CMC has about 100 doms working at its eight crematoriums. The bigger crematoriums like the ones in Kalighat and Nimtala employ about 30 doms each. The smaller ones, like the Garia facility, have e...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.08.21

Attackers forcibly cremate raped minor in Delhi

A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered and her body forcibly cremated by her attackers in Delhi. The police have detained a priest in the case along with three others and investigations...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.06.21

SC bins cremation overcharge plea

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea raising issues of alleged overcharging for cremations, burials as also ambulance services during the Covid-19 pandemic and seeking a direction t...
By Our Bureau, PTI


India  /  Published 28.05.21

Death tales from hinterland

By Sankalp Phartiyal, Danish Siddiqui in Pauri Garhwal

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.05.21

LPG furnace at cremation ground

The management committee at the Parvati ghat in Jugsalai is set to install an additional furnace operated by gas to cremate bodies soon.  A representative from an Ahmedabad-based agency, which s...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.21

Cremation charges waived in state

The Jharkhand government announced the waiver of all charges at cremation sites as part of its move to help bereaved families of those dying of Covid amid reports of violation of prescribed charges fo...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.21

Covid victim body in apartment for 19hrs

The body of an 85-year-old woman who had tested positive for Covid-19 remained in her flat at Karunamoyee Housing Estate in Salt Lake for at least 19 hours before it was removed for cremation by the B...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 30.04.21

4 more crematoriums for Covid victims

Four more crematoriums in the city and on its fringes will be used for cremating people who have died from Covid-19, the state municipal affairs department has ordered. The new cremation ghats are th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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