Autopsy

  • Robin Williams dies of asphyxia, autopsy completed August 13, 2014

    Fans around the world are mourning the shocking death of Hollywood icon Robin Williams. The award winning actor and comedian died of asphyxia due to hanging. An autopsy on actor Robin Williams was completed earlier on Wednesday. ...
  • CAT extends stay on appointment of forensic head in AIIMS July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on Wednesday extended its stay on the appointment of new head in the forensic medicine department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the wake of the Sunanda Pushkar autopsy row. A bench of members Ashok Kumar and Raj Vir Sharma...
  • CBI to try exhuming bodies of Badaun gangrape, murder victims today July 20, 2014

    Badaun: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to try and exhume the bodies of the Badaun murder victims on Sunday for fresh autopsy after the procedure was stopped on Saturday as the water level rose in Ganga. The investigating agency officials were finding it difficult to locate the...
  • NHRC seeks report over autopsies done in the open in residential colony July 19, 2014

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Firday issued notice to Madhya Pradesh government following reports that autopsies were being done in an open room in the middle of a residential colony in the state's Sagar district. According to an official statement, a notice has been issued to the Principal Secretary...
  • Badaun gangrape: Rising Ganga may foil CBI plan to exhume victims' bodies July 17, 2014

    The Irrigation department has warned that CBI's plan to conduct fresh autopsy on the bodies of two teenage girls raped and murdered in Badaun is going to be dead in the water if the agency failed to exhume the bodies within the next two days. "Due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand,...
  • Cloth merchant's burnt, chained body found in Kanpur July 14, 2014

    A cloth merchant's burnt body was found chained on Monday in his shop in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city, police said. The chained and burnt body of Lalit Maheshwari was found in his cloth outlet, Lalityam Sari Centre, at Roland Tower on Mall road when police and firemen were checking damages resulting...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy: Dr Gupta indulging in 'publicity gimmick', says AIIMS July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday told a service tribunal that Dr Sudhir Kumar Gupta, head of its Forensic Medicine Department, was indulging in "publicity gimmick" by levelling charges of being pressured over senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy. AIIMS said that...
  • My duty is to pursue the truth in Sunanda autopsy case: Sudhir Gupta July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: AIIMS Forensic Department head Sudhir Gupta, who is in the centre of a controversy over the autopsy report of Sunanda Pushkar, on Saturday said his duty was to pursue the truth in the case. Gupta said he would soon interact with the media, as per lawful procedure, to clarify...
  • Did not tamper Sunanda Pushkar's postmortem report: Ghulam Nabi Azad July 5, 2014

    News Delhi: Former Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has refuted charges of his alleged involvement in the tampering of postmortem report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. The Congress leader instead questioned the credibility of Dr Sudhir Gupta, head of AIIMS Forensic Department who alleged that he was...
  • Delhi Police awaiting final autopsy report in Sunanda Pushkar's death July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is waiting for the final autopsy report from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) before proceeding in the investigation of the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of the former union minister Shashi Tharoor. According to police sources, a Delhi Police team which was formed...
  • Subramanian Swamy seeks CBI investigation into Sunanda Pushkar's death July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In another twist in the Sunanda Pushkar death probe, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a CBI investigation into the case. Swamy linked the death of Sunanda Pushkar with the alleged IPL money laundering row. Swamy said that if a SIT under...
  • New twist in Sunanda Tharoor death probe: Facts concealed or internal AIIMS politics at play? July 2, 2014

    AIIMS has refuted the allegations levelled by Forensic Department head Dr Sudhir Gupta over Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. ...
  • AIIMS denies allegations by doctor over Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: In a fresh new twist in the Sunanda Pushkar death probe, the head of AIIMS' forensic department who conducted her post mortem claimed that he was pressurised to change the autopsy report -a claim that AIIMS has flatly rejected. The lead doctor, Sudhir Gupta alleged interference from Sunanda Pushkar's...
  • No pressure on Dr Sudhir on Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report, says AIIMS July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has refuted the allegations levelled by Forensic Department head Dr Sudhir Gupta over Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. AIIMS officials claimed that there was no pressure from the institute on Dr Sudhir Gupta to amend Sunanda Pushkar's...
  • Sunanda's autopsy: Harsh Vardhan asks for report on doctor's claims July 2, 2014

    AIIMS forensic department head Dr Sudhir Gupta has claimed that he was forced to say that Sunanda Pushkar's death was natural. Seeking details of the case, the Health Minister said, "I have asked the director of AIIMS to send me a detailed report in this matter." he also added that...
  • Tharoor says always backed a thorough probe into Sunanda Pushkar's death July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has spoken out on the row surrounding his late wife Sunanda Pushkar's autopsy report. He has said that he has given his full cooperation in the investigation of the case and has always requested for a thorough probe into his wife's death. "Upon the tragic...
  • New autopsy casts doubts over Indian student's death in US June 1, 2014

    The family of a 19-year-old Indian-origin student, who was found dead in February under mysterious circumstances in the US, have alleged foul play and disputed the cause of his death given by police. The results of a second autopsy commissioned by Pravin Varughese's family showed that the Southern Illinois University student...
  • Nido Taniam died due to injuries on head and face, says autopsy report February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam died due to injuries to his head and face, according to the autopsy report. The reports say that the injuries found on the 20-year-old were reportedly caused by a blunt object. It confirms that severe internal bleeding led to his death following a...
  • Delhi Police to submit Nido Taniam's autopsy report in Delhi HC today February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police is likely to submit the post mortem report of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam in the Delhi High Court on Monday. The post mortem report so far has remained inconclusive as to whether he died of the violent assault on him or not. The division...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death: Advanced tests to determine cause of injuries January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Crime Branch probing the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar will go for advanced forensic tests to determine cause of injuries on her body as it tries to unravel whether it was a case of suicide, homicide or accident. Investigators said autopsy report had mentioned more than a dozen...
  • Injuries on BSP MP's domestic help's body could be fatal: Autopsy November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The autopsy of the maid found dead at Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh's residence has come out on Friday. The autopsy concluded that injuries to her could have been fatal - consistent with witness' statements that said Singh's wife Jagriti tortured the maid. Singh and his wife...
  • UK national dies in MP hotel, cause of demise not yet known November 5, 2013

    A UK national died in a heritage hotel situated on the Maheshwar fort campus near Khargone, though the exact cause of his demise was not yet known, police said on Monday. The deceased was identified as Harry Saint John Paul (66), they said. Paul, who was staying in the hotel since...
  • Ghaziabad acid-attack accused died of hanging, confirms autopsy report July 28, 2013

    The autopsy report of an acid-attack accused, who allegedly committed suicide inside the prison in Ghaziabad within hours of his arrest, confirmed that he died of asphyxia due to hanging. Lakhan Sexena's (30) autopsy report stated that he died of asphyxia, SP (city) Shiv Shankar Yadav said. "I am probing the case...
  • TN: 2nd autopsy report of Dalit youth to be submitted in court today July 15, 2013

    Dharmapuri (TN): The second autopsy report of Dalit youth E Ilavarasan, whose death is shrouded in mystery, will be submitted in the Madras High Court today. The high court ordered a second autopsy after the family alleged foul play in Ilavarasan's death. A three-member team of doctors from All India Institute...
  • AIIMS doctors perform second autopsy on Ilavarasan's body July 14, 2013

    Dharmapuri (TN): A three-member team of doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday performed the second autopsy on the body of Dalit youth E Ilavarasan, whose death is shrouded in mystery. The second post-mortem was held under directions from the Madras High Court. "We have throughly examined the...
  • Dalit boy's death: Madras HC orders second autopsy July 12, 2013

    Chennai: A second autopsy will be conducted on Dalit boy Ilavarasan's body, the Madras High Court ruled on Friday. Ilavarasan was found dead along a railway track in Dharampuri district in Tamil Nadu on July 4. Ilavarasan's marriage with Divya, a Hindu girl, had triggered anti-Dalit violence in three villages of...
  • Dalit boy's death: Will decide on 2nd autopsy after expert submits his report, says HC July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide an expert and experienced doctor from Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore, who will examine Dalit youth Ilavarasan's body. The court will decide on a second autopsy only after the expert submits his report. Earlier, six of the...
  • Dalit boy's death: HC to view the postmortem video July 9, 2013

    Dharampuri: The Madras High Court will on Tuesday view the postmortem report video of Dalit youth Ilavarasan, who was found dead near the railway tracks in Dharampuri, and decide on whether to order a fresh autopsy. The Madras High Court had directed the state government to preserve till Tuesday the body...
  • FTP: Is there still a great deal of social and family resistance to inter-caste marriages? July 9, 2013

    The Jayalaithaa government in Tamil Nadu has ordered a probe into the death of dalit youth Ilavarasan who earlier this month allegedly committed suicide after conflicts over his marriage to a non Dalit girl. Ilavarasan, whose marriage to Divya triggered anti-Dalit violence in three villages of Dharmapuri district in November last...
  • Dalit boy's death: Police recover suicide note, TN govt orders a probe July 8, 2013

    Dharmapuri: In a new twist in the death of Dalit youth Ilavarasan, whose marriage to an upper caster girl sparked violence in Dharmapuri in 2012, police have allegedly recovered a suicide note written by him. Meanwhile, the Tamil Nadu government has ordered a commission to probe the death of Ilavarasan. A...