Obituaries

  • Telugu film superstar Krishna Garu passes away

    Veteran actor Ghattamaneni Krishna, famous as Krishna Garu and known in the Telugu film industry as ‘superstar, passes away. He was 80 years old. He was the father of the Telugu film superstar Mahesh Babu. He starred in over 350...

    Published On November 16th, 2022
  • Mehran Karimi Nasseri who lived in Paris airport for 18 years passes away

    An Iranian refugee, Mehran Karimi Nasseri, who lived for 18 years in Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and whose intriguing tale inspired the 2004 Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal,” passed away in that same airport. The cause of death,...

    Published On November 15th, 2022
  • Batman legend voice actor Kevin Conroy passes away

    Kevin Conroy, an actor and voice actor best known for playing Batman in several animated movies and series, has passed away at the age of 66. Kevin played Batman in a variety of projects, and Mark Hamill took on the...

    Published On November 14th, 2022
  • 85-Year-old Renowned mathematician RL Kashyap passes away

    85-Year-old Renowned mathematician and great scholar Padma Shri Awardee Shri Rangasami Lakshminarayan Kashyap or RL Kashyap passed away. RL Kashyap translated around twenty-five thousand Sanskrit mantras into English language. Apart from Mathematics, RL Kashyap has also made many important contributions...

    Published On November 14th, 2022
  • Father of modern election science, Sir David Butler, passes away at 98

    Sir David Butler, dubbed the “father of election science”, has died at the age of 98. He was born on the 17th of October 1924, Butler became a diligent student of philosophy, politics, and economics at New College, Oxford. His...

    Published On November 11th, 2022
  • Independent India’s first voter Master Shyam Saran Negi passes away

    Three days after casting his vote for the 34th time, India’s oldest voter Shyam Saran Negi died on November 5, 2022 at his home in Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh. He was 106. Negi, who was the Election Commission’s brand ambassador,...

    Published On November 7th, 2022
  • Art critic Vijayakumar Menon dies at 76

    Vijayakumar Menon dies at 76: Vijayakumar Menon, a 76-year-old art critic and fine arts scholar who passed away, was honoured by hundreds of art lovers in his city. He had been receiving therapy for kidney illness. At the Vyasagiri Ashram,...

    Last updated on November 7th, 2022 10:35 am
  • Arunachal Pradesh MLA Jambey Tashi passes away

    Jambey Tashi, MLA from Lumla assembly seat in Arunachal Pradesh, passed away due to following illness. He was 48. Tashi was the sitting MLA from the Lumla Assembly constituency of Tawang district. He was holding the post of Advisor to...

    Published On November 4th, 2022
  • SEWA founder & women’s activist Elaben Bhatt passes away

    Elaben Bhatt, a noted Gandhian, leading women’s empowerment activist, and renowned founder of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) passed away at the age of 89. Elaben was the Chairperson of Sabarmati Ashram and recently resigned as the Chancellor of Mahatma...

    Published On November 3rd, 2022
  • ‘Steel Man of India’ Jamshed Irani passes away at 86

    Jamshed J Irani, also known as the "Steel Man of India", passed away aged 86 at Tata Main Hospital in Jamshedpur.  He was born on June 2, 1936, in Nagpur to Jiji Irani and Khorshed Irani, Irani completed his BSc...

    Published On November 1st, 2022