Cremation

Additional Advocate General V K Shahi, who represented the state authorities, said the next hearing has been fixed for November 2.

In an affidavit to the Supreme Court, the government claimed the victim’s family was present for the cremation and “agreed to attend to avoid further violence”.

Hours after the cremation took place at Balua Bazar, Mishra's ancestral village in Supaul district, local news channels began beaming video footage of the embarrassing spectacle.

New Delhi: Among thousands of anxious BJP supporters gathered at the party headquarters on a humid Friday to pay tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, there were a few who believed that the former Prime Minister’s distinctive character lay not in political conquests, but in his being “charmingly apolitical.” K.S. Sheshadri came from Bengaluru. A senior government …

New Delhi: The final journey of the late former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee began here on Friday from BJP Headquarters where the mortal remains were lying for people to pay homage. Vajpayee, who passed away at AIIMS on Thursday evening, will be given a state funeral around 4 p.m. at the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal on …