India  /  Published 10.10.20

Ram Vilas Paswan funeral held

Union minister and Lok Janshakti Party founder Ram Vilas Paswan was consigned to flames on the banks of the Ganga at Digha here on Saturday amid chants of “dharti gunje aasmaan, Ram Vilas Paswan...
By Dev Raj in Patna

World  /  Published 01.10.20

Funerals are not for showing off: Outfit

The South African Hindu Maha Sabha (SAHMS) has said funeral is a time to honour the departed with “sanskaar and discipline” and should not be used as “an opportunity to flaunt wealth...
By PTI in Johannesburg

India  /  Published 01.09.20

Sangh overdrive on Pranab Mukherjee

However, the calculated effort to appropriate Pranab had started while he was still in Rashtrapati Bhavan when Modi would flaunt his special bond with the President. Bhagwat, too, paid a number of vis...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 29.08.20

Good Bye, Bad Bye

By Paromita Sen in

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.07.20

Covid funeral plot protest rocks Dhanbad

The Dhanbad district administration in Jharkhand had to impose prohibitory orders under CrPC Section 144 at a village on Sunday after residents objected to the preparation of a plot for performing the...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Amity show at Giridih funeral

A funeral in Giridih proved that communal harmony is still a cherished value. When Lakhia Devi, the septuagenarian mother of Jogeshwar Turi died in Giridih on Saturday afternoon, his Muslim neighbours...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 25.08.19

Arun Jaitley funeral blurs party lines

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley was cremated with full state honours on Sunday in the presence of a large number of leaders cutting across political lines.The 66-year-old senior BJP leader had pa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.02.19

14 searing funerals of Pulwama martyrs

Vijay Laxmi fainted just before her husband’s funeral procession started in Deoria.Supriya, not yet into her teens, lost consciousness while lighting her father’s pyre.Prateek, all of four years o...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.03.19

Parrikar's fans line up streets to pay tributes

The affection and popularity he enjoyed from ordinary Goans was on display as hundreds of common folks, and his party workers lined up to pay tributes to Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died ...
By PTI in Panaji

India  /  Published 25.08.19

No phone? So be it: J&K governor Satya Pal Malik

Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday defended the communication curbs in Jammu and Kashmir, saying “If there’s no telephone for 10 days, so be it” and stressing that this was preferable to the los...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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