Autopsies were not allowed at night due to a British-era law that barred practitioners from performing an autopsy in the absence of sunlight due to practical reasons arising from lack of proper lighting.
CIC asks prime minister, home minister to take call on declassifying Lal Bahadur Shastri's death records
The directives were issued to the central public information officers of the Prime Minister's Office, External Affairs Ministry and Home Ministry on the plea of an RTI applicant seeking to know if autopsy was done on Shastri who had died on 11 January, 1966 in Tashkent in a Soviet dacha.
Burari deaths: All 11 members of Chundawat family died due to hanging, reveals autopsy report; no tantrik link established yet
All 11 members of the Chundawat family, whose bodies were recently recovered from their residence in north Delhi's Burari, died due to hanging, a senior police officer said today after the force received the last post-mortem report of 77-year-old Narayan Devi
Delhi Burari deaths: Female occult practitioner detained; police to conduct psychological autopsy of family members
Delhi Police has detained a female occult practitioner days after the bodies of 11 members of a family were found in the area of Burari.
Doctors who carried out Astori's autopsy referred to a "cardiac arrest without a visible explanation, in all likelihood due to a slow heart rate"
Prosecutors in Texas will decide in the coming weeks whether to seek the death penalty against the Indian-American adoptive father of three-year-old toddler Sherin Mathews whose decomposed body was found in a culvert, according to US media reports.
JNU student Muthukrishnan's death: Autopsy stuck amid 'foul play' speculation; Dalit groups demand CBI inquiry
A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student's body was found hanging from the ceiling of his room on Monday, police said. Apparently, he had committed suicide, they added.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday demanded a discussion on Mahatma Gandhi's assassination, saying no autopsy was conducted on the body.
Prince's death came two weeks after the singer cancelled concerts in Atlanta because he wasn't feeling well.
The bodies of four militants gunned down during the terror attack on the country's strategic air base in Pathankot were sent for post mortem.
Though Nabeel died in the fight organised by a group of youngsters, they hid the actual cause and convinced his family that he suffered a bout of epileptic seizures and fell from his motorbike.
The five-member team of the Delhi Police will be clearing the air on some basic facts of the case.
Robin Williams' autopsy found no alcohol or illegal drugs were in his body when he killed himself at his Northern California home in August, sheriff's officials said Friday
Racing against time, CBI today began the exhumation of the bodies of the two sisters, who were allegedly raped and murdered at a village here in May, but had to suspend the operation as the rising river level of the Ganges threatened to inundate the graves.
With the level of river Ganga rising, the CBI constituted medical board to look into the alleged rape and murder of two girls in UP's Badaun district, will exhume the bodies of the victims today for fresh autopsy.
Dr Harsh Vardhan has asked AIIMS to provide a detailed report on the claims of the head of forensics department that he was forced to change Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report.
Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Pushkar was found dead in a hotel room on 17 January. Tharoor discovered her body after he returned from All India Congress committee meeting at 8 pm.
"The court has rejected our application but we will move higher courts," said advocate Dinesh Tiwari, Rabiya's lawyer.
Autopsies have been completed on the two bodies recovered from the fiery crash that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker, but the results won't be released until Wednesday, authorities said.
The autopsy conducted on five navy men, whose bodies were extricated from submarine INS Sindhurakshak, has found that they died due to severe burns and drowning.