Caste no bar on burial grounds, orders Madras HC

The Madras High Court decreed there should be no discrimination against marginalised sections of the society in providing access to burial grounds. 

published on : 24th October 2021

Online portal for booking burial slots in north Delhi

Major cremation sites under the jurisdiction of the NDMC are located at -- Nigambodh Ghat, Inderpuri, Panchkuian Road, Mangolpuri cremation ground and Haiderpur cremation ground.

published on : 20th October 2021

Rare megalithic site under threat of encroachment in Telangana

Even in 2009, hundreds of stone alignments were removed by the villagers who had used 200-300 truckloads of soil from there to construct houses.

published on : 11th October 2021

In a first, elephant carcass cut into several pieces for burying in Nilgiris

The calf died after getting stuck in slush at Mazhavan Cherampadi near Pandalur in Nilgiris on October 2.

published on : 5th October 2021

Restrictions imposed in Kashmir, mobile services shut as separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani laid to rest

The burial of 92-year-old Geelani, who passed away at his residence on Wednesday evening, was held at 4.45 am today, sources said.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Four unidentified men attempt to bury baby alive in Visakhapatnam

In a shocking incident, four unidentified persons allegedly attempted to bury a baby alive at Gnanapuram burial ground in the city on Saturday evening.

published on : 9th August 2021

Danish Siddiqui laid to rest at Jamia Millia Islamia graveyard

Siddiqui's body arrived at the Delhi airport in the evening and was later brought to his residence in Jamia Nagar where a huge crowd, including his family and friends, had gathered.

published on : 19th July 2021

Childhood friends cremate Chennai IT employee, father who died after COVID-19 battle

To a query, both Prabhakar and Subbaragavulu said they understood the risk involved, but did not want to abandon their friend Pawan Kumar

published on : 1st June 2021

As crematoria get crowded in Madurai, laying loved ones to rest carries risk to life

Crematoria and burial grounds in Madurai could soon become hotspots of Covid-19.

published on : 30th May 2021

Family tells me to quit but I need that Rs 200 to survive: Story of a burial ground worker from Chennai

Burial ground workers wish to get monetary benefits and better allowances, either daily or monthly.

published on : 30th May 2021

Calls seeking help overwhelm Coimbatore TMMK volunteers

Amid the second wave of the pandemic, the Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (TMMK) in Coimbatore continues to offer decent burials and cremations to Covid-19 victims.

published on : 30th May 2021

Jharkhand to bear expenses of cremation, burial of Covid victims

The state government is committed towards providing all possible help to those infected by Covid and their family members, CM Hemant Soren said.

published on : 17th May 2021

Good samaritans across Kerala take COVID-19 in stride

Be it bidding COVID victims a dignified farewell, distribution of essentials or blood donation, the Sahrudaya Samaritans are just a call away for assistance.

published on : 16th May 2021

Family in Jharkhand runs for an entire day from village to village to bury Covid victim 

Tired of running from pillar to post, they finally loaded the body on a tractor and parked it outside the block office. 

published on : 10th May 2021

Tribal body in Manipur opposes Covid victim's burial

Dr Nehginpao Kipgen (42), who headed the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies at the OP Jindal University in Haryana, died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.

published on : 6th May 2021
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