Last Rites
North East  /  Published 14.08.22

Assam: Good sense prevails

Five days after a woman was forced to bury her husband's body instead of consigning it to flames, due to alleged non-cooperation from villagers in Assam's Darrang district, the locals have ten...
By Sushmita Goswami in Mangaldai (Assam)

India  /  Published 11.08.22

Memorable last journey for pet dog

It was a heartbreaking moment for Tunnu Gouda as he bade a tearful farewell to his best friend, Anjali. Tunnu’s friendship with Anjali, whom he had found on the streets of Paralakhemundi, a sou...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 06.02.22

Lata cremated with full state honours

According to a Mumbai Police official, barricading has been done at some key spots near her residence on Pedder Road in south Mumbai and the Shivaji Park. The traffic police have deployed extra person...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.22

In death, unity lives on

Members of the only Hindu family of Baidyanathpur village, located nearly 50km from here, were overwhelmed with gratitude on Saturday when their Muslim neighbours helped them carry out the last rites ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.21

Hill bids adieu to dead soldier

The last rites of Havildar Satpal Rai, who lost his life in the copter crash that killed India’s Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and 11 more on December 8, were held at his native pla...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


India  /  Published 13.05.21

Cop who helps with pyres

As he guides a grieving family, which had just arrived at the Lodhi Crematorium, ASI Rakesh Chaudhury also keeps an eye on around eight-nine funeral pyres he helped set up.  “On a daily ba...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.20

Covid: questions on home death

A Behala family with four Covid-19 patients struggled for hours on Sunday night and Monday morning to arrange for the cremation of the eldest member, who died within hours of receiving the report of t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.04.20

Attacked, doctor buries doctor

Orthopaedic surgeon Pradeep Kumar drove the ambulance with a shattered windscreen, ferrying the body of his former colleague and senior neurosurgeon Simon Hercules, towards a cemetery in Chennai. Dr H...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.12.19

Unnao rape victim laid to rest amid tight security

The last rites of the 23-year-old Unnao rape victim were performed at her native village on Sunday amidst tight security arrangements.She was laid to rest in the fields belonging to her family. A larg...
By PTI in Unnao

India  /  Published 05.05.20

Boy killed in crossfire buried far from home

The body of a 14-year-old hearing and speech-impaired boy who was killed in purported crossfire during an anti-militancy operation in Kashmir was not handed over to the family citing Covid-19-related ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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