Last Rites

Erode NGO comes as angel with ‘siragukal’ to give dignified funeral free of cost

The program -- ‘Kaaduvarai Siragukal’-- initiated by the NGO provides all necessary facilities required to conduct the last rites, free of cost.

published on : 27th December 2020

Jawan’s last rites performed with military honors at his native village Reddyvaripalle in Andhra

Deputy chief minister K Narayana Swamy, Minister Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy and district collector Narayan Bharat Gupta paid their last respects.

published on : 12th November 2020

Ram Vilas Paswan laid to rest with full state honours

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president JP Nadda, and several other leaders paid their tributes to the late leader at his residence in the national capital.

published on : 10th October 2020

‘Not rich enough to give money, so I help bury Covid victims’

At that time, the Indian Red Cross Society sought volunteers to cremate bodies of victims, and Shyam Sundar stepped forward.

published on : 16th September 2020

This Uttarakhand man has been performing last rites of unclaimed corpses for 40 years

Jai Prakash, fondly known as Kalu Bhagat (60), does this going beyond religion, caste or any other socio-economic rigidities carved by the society.

published on : 19th August 2020

SI performs last rites of Covid victim’s mom

In a humane gesture, Nagayalanka police on Monday performed the last rites of a 62-year-old woman, whose son died of Covid-19 three days ago.

published on : 28th July 2020

Residents patrol highways, sites to block victims’ last rites

Residents of Timmanapalem, Yerrubalem and Annangi villages in Prakasam district continued to prevent the last rites of Covid-19 victims.

published on : 14th July 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's last rites likely to be performed in Mumbai, says relative

"We wanted to conduct the last rites here, but in view of the coronavirus outbreak, it may not be feasible. Hence, the rituals may be performed in Mumbai."

published on : 15th June 2020

Rajasthan official performs 4-month-old's last rites as corona fear keeps kin away

The Subdivisional Magistrate (SDM) of the area took the initiative and performed the last rites on his own.

published on : 29th May 2020

AP woman flies from Kuwait for son's last rites, fails to make it as she tests 'presumptive corona positive'

Satish Reddy's mother, her sister, and brother landed at Renigunta airport on Friday night in the flight operated by the Centre as part of Vande Bharat Mission.

published on : 23rd May 2020

Alia, Kareena, Saif, Abhishek attend Rishi Kapoor's last rites

The last rites were performed at around 4pm in the city's Chandanwadi crematorium.

published on : 30th April 2020

Delhi Police allow Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima to travel to Mumbai amid lockdown

Along with Riddhima, five other people -- Bharat Sahni, Samara Sahni, Akshay Sahni and Drigalakshmi Rai -- got permission to travel to Mumbai.

published on : 30th April 2020

Home departments nod needed to travel for kin’s last rites amid nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus

In case the person goes back from Odisha after performing the rites, his family and others who attended the funeral should remain in home quarantine for 14 days.

published on : 27th April 2020

Delhi HC denies interim bail to rape accused for father's last rites, cites COVID-19 risk

The court also said the bail application was totally silent on various aspects including record of recovery of the body of man's father who allegedly died by drowning, documents of cremation.

published on : 16th April 2020

Died of coronavirus, US man receives last rites over smartphone

The nurse held the phone to Bill Pike's ear as his pastor Reverend Peter Walsh from New Canaan delivered last rites, which he described as "the most beautiful litany of prayer."

published on : 22nd March 2020
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