COVID-19 in Gorakhpur: In city where clicking pyres is barred, crematorium records show scores died on days state claims zero deaths
If the recent toll in Gorakhpur has not reached double digits, how are there so many bodies burning on the pyres at Rajghat crematorium?
In Mumbai's crematoriums, exhausted workers pull on to earn a living despite psychological stress, fear of COVID-19
While managing the mourners, disposing dead bodies and exhausting themselves physically, the workers are overwhelmed emotionally and physiologically too.
Pune-based startup, Guruji on Demand, to launch online funeral management service in times of social distancing
Startup Guruji on Demand also plans to assist bereaved families in the rituals to be performed after the last rites, Pranav Chaware, one of the firm's partners, told PTI, adding they plan to start the service by this month-end.
In one of Kolkata's largest crematoriums, photographing the dead was once a popular business
In Kolkata's Keoratala crematorium, there were once a set of five photographers whose daily job was to shoot pictures of dead bodies — day in and day out.
Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation grounds
A lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death
MP tribal forced to cremate wife using garbage after being turned away by crematorium
A tribal in Madhya Pradesh had to gather waste paper, tyres, twigs and plastic bags to cremate his wife after he was turned away from a crematorium.
Saying goodbye to your furry friends: Mumbai's pets to get two crematoriums and a burial ground
Mumbai will soon get not one but two cemeteries along with a gas crematoriums that is solely for pet animals.
An icon beyond labels: Man, woman or Rituparno?
Middle-class society should never have accepted Rituparno Ghosh. His audacity was he dared to show up on our television screens as himself - articulate, erudite, just in a gender-bending salwar-achkan.