Delhi needs additional beds and land for burial
In a letter written to the magistrates on Monday, the DDMA has asked them to identify on "top priority" indoor air conditioned rooms, preferably large multi purpose halls, banquet halls, indoor stadiums, for putting up extra beds for Covid-19 patients.
Jamait moves SC to oppose any stay on burial in Mumbai cemeteries
The Bombay HC had on April 27 refused to stay the burials. The petitioner c...
Coronavirus: Right to decent burial facet of right to life, says Bombay High Court
The Bombay High Court added that the corporation and other...
TN CM regrets opposition to burial of doctors who died of coronavirus
Due protocol was being followed in the burial of such victims, he said. The city police chief warned of "severe action" against those preventing burial or victims of COVID-19.
Meghalaya HC orders action against those hindering burial, cremation
A division bench of Justice HS Thangkhiew and Justice W Diengdoh said any person, local body or Dorbar Shnong (local chieftain) or organisation that hinders state authorities dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic or any related matter such as cremation and burial of victims shall be dealt with in accordance with the law and cases will be registered against them.
COVID-19: No transmission via dead bodies, BMC tells Bombay High Court
The affidavit was filed by the BMC in response to a plea filed by a group of suburban Bandra residents seeking an order restraining burial of bodies of COVID-19 victims at the Bandra Kabrastan (burial ground).
Blocking burial or cremation of victims of notified disease to attract 3-yr jail term in Tamil Nadu
The move comes in the wake of public protests against the burial of two doctors who died of COVID-19 in the city recently, with one of them turning violent where agitators even attacked health workers and civic body staff.
4 Terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir; No big gathering during burial
The identity of the militants have not been disclosed yet. Their bodies were shifted to the police control room in Srinagar for medico-legal formalities and later buried in presence of magistrate.
Quiet burial by state OMCs to daily price revisions
In one instance in June-August, price of diesel was static for 13 straight days, and that of petrol for 8 days.
Corporations split data after Delhi govt doubts death nos.
The politics over Delhi's Covid-19 deaths took a new twist on Friday as ruling Aam Aadmi Party government questioned the BJP-run corporations' statistics with a new term 'suspected Covid-19 deaths'.
AAP, BJP engage in slugfest over capital’s Covid-19 deaths
The corporations, which control the crematoria and are the city’s official record keepers of births and deaths, have pegged the death count at 2,098 as against Delhi government’s figure of 984.
MCD claims 2,098 people died of COVID-19; govt claims death panel working impartially
At a press conference held at Civic Centre, North Delhi Mayor Avtar Singh, East Delhi Mayor Anju Kamalkant, and chairpersons of standing committee of NDMC, SDMC and EDMC shared the challenges faced by the corporations in the time of the coronavirus pandemic.
Authorities in Tripura have a tough time disposing bodies of COVID-19 victims
A 50-year-old woman had allegedly committed suicide in a quarantine centre in the state capital Agartala. Tripura’s Law Minister and government spokesman Ratan Lal Nath said, “Initially there was some problem but later she was cremated in Matinagar graveyard.”
RSS-backed BMS calls for protest on 20th against new labour laws
The move is a blatant violation of labour laws and democratic rights of workers, and has pushed them to a wall, the organisation said. Several States have done away with old legislations that guarantee security to workers, in a move that has been bitterly opposed by labour unions.
COVID-19: Wrongful deaths at a hospital and misrule in Anantnag of Kashmir
It all started in Anantnag on March 30, when a resident of Chak-Wangund was allowed to go home after spending six days in administrative quarantine. He was an active contact of a positive case from Srinagar.
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