No one denied access for Dalits to cremation ground: State government to Madras HC

The court will hear the case again on Thursday.

published on : 29th August 2019

Vijayawada residents stage protest against mass burial of cows in fear of contamination

Locals oppose move to bury cows in goshala; authorities, however, continue to do so after agitators leave; police register case on special grounds

published on : 11th August 2019

Lucknow family mystified to see 'dead' man wake up ahead of funeral

The family of Mohammad Furqan who was hospitalised after an accident had paid Rs 7 lakh for his treatment. He was declared dead after the family told the hospital that they had run out of money.

published on : 4th July 2019

Sans burial ground, Muslims in this 'village of graves’ bury their dead inside homes

Whenever anyone dies in a Muslim family of Chhah Pokhar village, the person is buried in his own house.

published on : 14th June 2019

Iron Age burial cists found in Kerala's Malampuzha

Dateable to over 2,000 years ago, the relics have retained memories of an age which began agriculture in the south.

published on : 8th April 2019

20 Iron Age burials found in a state of neglect in Tangeda village

Construction materials are kept on the site by villagers, unaware of its historical and archaeological importance. 

published on : 14th March 2019

Karnataka HC: Reclaim encroached land for burial grounds

According to the submission made before the court during last date of hearing that burial grounds are provided in 1,123 villages.

published on : 7th February 2019

Egyptian authorities discover 40 mummies in ancient burial chamber

According to officials, the rock-cut chamber belonged to a middle-class family from Ptolemaic, early Roman or Byzantine period.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Madras HC allows DMK chief Karunanidhi to be laid to rest at Marina

Following a dramatic midnight hearing in the Acting Chief Justice's house last night and a heated debate in the high court this morning, the Madras HC has allowed Karunanidhi's burial on Marina beach

published on : 8th August 2018

Karunanidhi burial row: DMK criticises AIADMK over 'double standards'

On Tuesday, the DMK filed a plea in the court after state government denied burial space for Karunanidhi near Anna Memorial at Marina beach.

published on : 8th August 2018

Governor Banwarilal Purohit, CM K Palaniswami, DyCM O Panneerselvam pay last respects to DMK President M Karunanidhi

Chief Minister for five times and leader of DMK party for 50 years, the 94-year-old Karunanidhi breathed his last here owing to age-related ailments in a private hospital here.

published on : 8th August 2018

US envoy Ken Juster, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Christians' body condole demise of M Karunanidhi

US envoy to India Ken Juster, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, and the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India condoled the passing away of DMK Chief M Karunanidhi, in tweets and statements.

published on : 8th August 2018

DMK President M Karunanidhi's body kept at Rajaji Hall for public, leaders to pay respects

A Chief Minister for five times, the 94-year old veteran politician Karunanidhi's body is covered with National Flag.

published on : 8th August 2018

Madras High Court to decide on burial site for DMK President M Karunanidhi's body

At the hearing, the state government had opposed the allotment of space at Marina Beach for the burial of Karunanidhi's body.

published on : 8th August 2018

Opposition parties back DMK's demand for Karuna's burial at Marina

Opposition leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury and D Raja, besides actor Rajinikanth, backed the DMK's demand and urged the government to allot the leader a space on the famed sands.

published on : 7th August 2018