Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi, Ram Swaroop Sharma died allegedly by suicide in Delhi, media reported on Wednesday morning. Police said that a call was received from a staffer following which a team was rushed to his residence. He was 63. Ram Swaroop Sharma was immediately rushed to a hospital by the police but doctors declared him brought dead. Media reported that body of Sharma was later taken to his residence. BJP leader and Union minister Anurag Thakur has reached the spot.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan passed away on Tuesday morning at a private hospital in Gurugram. A Lok Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh’s Khandwa. Chauhan was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram after being rushed from Bhopal following a deterioration in his health. He had tested positive for coronavirus. Chouhan was on ventilator support for the last few days. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had earlier visited the BJP MP at hospital to inquire about his health.
Mohan Delkar, a seven-term Lok Sabha member from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, was found dead at a Mumbai hotel on Monday, police said. “Delkar died by hanging himself,” said a senior police officer. There were reports of a suicide note being found from the hotel room. Delkar was elected to the 17th Lok Sabha in May 2019. He was also a member of the Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice and a member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs of the Lower House.
Dharampal Gulati, the owner of MDH Masala, passed away on Thursday morning. He was 98. According to reports, Gulati was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi for the last three weeks. He suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday morning. The nonagenarian breathed list last at 5:30 am today. According to reports, he was undergoing post-COVID treatment at Mata Chanan Devi Hospital.
Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat Abhay Bharadwaj died due to post Covid-19 complications in Chennai on Tuesday. Abhay Bharadwaj died in severe pneumonia care due to multi-organ failure and his lungs were completely destroyed due to the infection, as per hospital authorities.
Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, senior vice president of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) breathed his last in Lucknow. 83-year-old Shia cleric who had a following across religions and nations was admitted to Era’s Lucknow Medical College and hospital (ELMCH) on November 17 with severe pneumonia. He was also a patient of cancer.
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, one of Sonia Gandhi’s closest political advisers, died at a Gurgaon hospital. He was 71. The veteran politician had been at Medanta Hospital since his health worsened after a Covid infection. “With profound grief & sorrow, I regret to announce the sad & untimely demise of my father, Mr. Ahmed Patel at 25/11/2020, 03:30 AM. After testing positive for Covid-19 around a month back, his health worsened further due to multiple organ failures. May Allah grant him Jannatul firdaus, inshallah,” his son Faisal tweeted.
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has passed away, state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Assam Congress tweeted “We are terribly saddened by the death of veteran Congress leader, Former Chief Minister of Assam Shri Tarun Gogoi Ji. He was an inspiration to all of us. Heartfelt condolences to his family & loved ones !”
BJP Prayagraj MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s granddaughter dies of burn injuries of firecrackers on the occasion of Diwali
Prayagraj MP and former Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s granddaughter died due to serious burn injuries sustained during Diwali celebrations late on Monday night. The six-year-old girl sustained burns at her maternal grandparents’ home on Monday afternoon while she was playing with other children of the house on the roof. Joshi, who is a daughter of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna joined BJP in 2016, is a Lok Sabha MP from Prayagraj. She had served as the chief of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee for five years (2007 to 2012).
Shri Soumitra Chatterjee’s death is a colossal loss to the world of cinema, cultural life of West Bengal and India. Through his works, he came to embody Bengali sensibilities, emotions and ethos. Anguished by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.
Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee passed away at the age of 85 on November 15 in Kolkata. He breathed his last at Bellevue Nursing Home in Kolkata after being hospitalised for nearly a month. Soumitra Chatterjee had tested positive for the novel coronavirus on October 5, 2020 and got admitted to the hospital the very next morning.
Demise of social reformer and spiritual guru Shri Ramrao Bapu Maharaj is a huge loss for all of us – Amit Shah
Demise of social reformer and spiritual guru Shri Ramrao Bapu Maharaj is a huge loss for all of us. His entire life was dedicated towards the upliftment of the poor and downtrodden, he will always be remembered for his noble works. My condolences are with his devotees. Om Shanti.
Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel died today in an Ahmedabad hospital at the age of 92. Patel was brought to the city’s Sterling Hospital in an unconscious state in the morning following a cardiac arrest. Keshubhai Savdasbhai Patel served as Chief Minister of Gujarat for a few months in 1995 and then from March 1998 to October of 2001. Family and those in political circles pay homage to former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel at his residence in Gandhinagar. He succumbed at a private hospital in Ahmedabad where he was rushed today morning on complaint of breathing difficulties.
West Bengal Legislative Assembly Deputy Speaker & Trinamool Congress MLA from Jhargram constituency Sukumar Hansda died due to the deadly Covid-19
West Bengal Legislative Assembly Deputy Speaker and Trinamool Congress MLA from Jhargram constituency Sukumar Hansda passed away. Though it is not clear yet what exactly caused his death, the state government has confirmed his death.
In a span of two days, we have lost both Maheshbhai and Nareshbhai Kanodia. Their contributions to the world of culture, especially popularising Gujarati songs, music and theatre will never be forgotten. They also worked hard to serve society and empower the downtrodden.
Lee Kun-hee, the Chairman of South Korea’s techn giant Samsung Electronics, died at the age of 78 here on Sunday, according to a statement released by the company. Lee transformed Samsung into a world-leading innovator and industrial powerhouse from a local business, Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying. “Our deepest sympathies are with his family, relatives and those nearest. His legacy will be everlasting,” it added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the demise of former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and popular Gujarati musician Mahesh Kanodia.”Deeply saddened by the demise of Mahesh Kanodiaji. He was a multitalented singer, who got much love from people. As a politician too he was committed to the empowerment of the poor and underprivileged.” PM Modi tweeted.
Telangana’s former Home Minister and senior leader of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Nayani Narasimha Reddy passed away in the early hours of Thursday after a brief illness. He was 76. Narasimha Reddy breathed his last at the Apollo Hospital, where he was under treatment for a lung infection, his family members said.
Purnea IG Binod Kumar, who was suffering from the novel coronavirus, has died. Kumar breathed his last at Patna’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), earlier this morning. He was admitted at the hospital three days back after catching COVID-19 infection.
AMMK (Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam) Former Tamil Nadu MLA & Treasurer P Vetrivel Passed away due to Covid-19
Former Tamil Nadu MLA and AMMK treasurer P Vetrivel, who was under intensive care in Chennai’s Sri Ramachandra Hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, died at 6.40pm on Thursday. He was 58. Vetrivel died due to septic shock, hospital said in a bulletin.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami (EPS)’s mother passed away, PM Modi & Home Minister Amit Shah shared condolences
Issuing condolences to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami (EPS) on the passing away of his mother – Thavasiammal, PM Modi on Wednesday, wrote a letter, expressing his grief. Extolling her simplicity warmth and selflessness. A day prior to PM Modi’s letter, Home Minister Amit Shah too issued a condolence letter in Hindi, expressing his grief at the Thavasiammal’s demise.
Senior Janata Dal (United) leader and Bihar Panchayati Raj Minister Kapil Deo Kamat succumbed to coronavirus infection on Friday. The Minister had been put on ventilator in AIIMS, Patna. The 69-year-old minister was undergoing treatment to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna. The special team of doctors were monitoring his health.
Veteran sports journalist and cricket commentator Kishore Bhimani died at the age of 74. He had suffered a cerebral attack a few days back and was undergoing treatment. Bhimani was one of the most recognised English voices of the 1980s. Following his death, a pall of gloom descended on the country’s sports fraternity, with tributes coming in from all quarters.
Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya, India’s first Oscar winner, died at her home on Thursday after prolonged illness, her daughter said. She was 91. Athaiya, who won an Oscar for her work in the 1983 epic film “Gandhi”, passed away peacefully in her sleep, her daughter Radhika Gupta told PTI. The last rites took place at the Chandanwadi crematorium in south Mumbai.
Renowned Kuchipudi exponent Sobha Naidu, a recipient of Padma Shri and numerous other awards, passed away here on Wednesday. Naidu, who was in her sixties, was undergoing treatment at a private hospital and the end came around 0100 hours. Born in Anakapalle in Andhra’s Visakhapatnam district in 1956, she learned Kuchipudi from Vempati Chinna Satyam in Chennai. She established the Srinivasa Kuchipudi Art Academy in Hyderabad in 1980, and has been the principal of the institution, teaching hundreds of students and producing several ballets and solo performances.
Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister and founder of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), has died. Ram Vilas Paswan had undergone a heart surgery a couple of days ago. However, on Thursday, his son and LJP chief Chirag Paswan informed about his father’s demise on his official Twitter handle.
Former Nagaland Governor, CBI chief and Ex-DGP of Himachal Pradesh Ashwani Kumar on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Brockhorst in Shimla. Shimla Superintendent of Police Mohit Chawla confirmed the incident, according to media, describing it as a shocking development. Kumar was DGP of Himachal Pradesh from August 2006 to July 2008 and then the Director of CBI from August 2008 to November 2010.
Veteran Samajwadi Party leader and three time Member of Legislative Council Mulayam Singh Yadav passes away, he shared his name with former UP Chief Minister
Mulayam Singh Yadav, veteran Samajwadi Party leader and three time Member of Legislative Council passed away at his native village in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya district. The 92-year-old veteran leader had been fighting illness for several days and was undergoing treatment at a Kanpur hospital. soon a confusion brewed up on social media as netizens mistook the late Mulayam Singh with Samajwadi Party founder-patron Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Anguished by the passing away of Justice AS Dave, former Judge as well as acting CJ of the Gujarat HC – PM Narendra Modi
Justice Anantkumar Surendraray Dave, a former judge and Acting Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court has passed away. Prior to his retirement, Justice Anant Dave had served as an Acting Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court before present Chief Justice Vikram Nath took over the helm. “Anguished by the passing away of Justice AS Dave, former Judge as well as acting CJ of the Gujarat HC. He will be remembered for his contributions to the legal field. Condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti.” PM Modi tweeted.
Former Odisha Minister and BJD MLA from Pipili constituency, Pradeep Maharathy passed away due to COVID-19 Coronavirus infection
Former Odisha Minister and BJD MLA from Pipili constituency, Pradeep Maharathy passed away on Sunday (October 4) due to COVID-19 infection. Maharathy was 65-years-old and he was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. The legislator had tested positive for COVID-19 on September 14 and was admitted at the SUM Ultimate Medicare in Bhubaneswar. He had been put on ventilator support as his condition reportedly deteriorated on Friday.
An Indian Navy Captain Madhusudan Reddy died on Friday morning due to a paragliding accident. The deceased who hailed from Andhra Pradesh was killed after the powerglider plunged into the Arabian Sea in Karnataka’s Karwar. The Captain (55) and his family members had come to Karwar on Friday morning from Bengaluru and were at the beach in the evening.
Assam’s first and only woman chief minister Syeda Anwara Taimur passed away in Australia on Monday reportedly due to cardiac arrest. The 84-year-old was staying with her son in Australia for the past four years. Taimur was in the news in 2018 when her name didn’t appear in the Assam National Register of Citizens. She later informed that her family members may not have applied to get her name included in the list.
Former Union Minister Jaswant Singh passed away on Sunday. He was 82. Singh passed away at R&R Hospital. “Major Jaswant Singh (Retd), former Cabinet Minister, passed away at 6.55 a.m. today. He was admitted on 25 June and was being treated for Sepsis with Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome. He had a cardiac arrest this morning. His COVID status is negative,” a hospital statement read.
Veteran atomic scientist Sekhar Basu dies of COVID-19, President Ram Nath Kovind expressed his condolences
Veteran atomic scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Dr. Sekhar Basu succumbed to COVID-19 early on Thursday at a private hospital here, a health department official said. He was 68. “Demise of veteran scientist Padma Shri Dr Sekhar Basu is a huge loss to the nation. A former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission, he was a stalwart of nuclear science research and immensely contributed to nuclear powered submarine INS Arihant. Condolences to his family and friends,” President Kovind wrote on Twitter.
Congress MLA B Narayan Rao, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus, died on Thursday, the hospital in Bengaluru where he was admitted said. 65-year-old Basavakalyan MLA from Bidar district in North Karnataka was admitted on September 1 after being diagnosed with severe COVID-19 infection, Manipal Hospital Director Dr Manish Rai said in a statement.
Union Minister of State (MoS) for Railways Suresh Angadi, who was tested positive for coronavirus, has succumbed to the infectious disease. He was being treated in AIIMS, Delhi. Angadi is the second Member of Parliament who died due to coronavirus. Suresh Angadi was Member of Parliament from Belgaum. He was 65 years old.
Sulochana Subrahmanyam, mother of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, passed away on Saturday. Jaishankar informed about the demise of his mother in a tweet, along with a picture of her. “Deeply grieved to inform of the passing away today of my mother Sulochana Subrahmanyam. We ask her friends and well-wishers to keep her in their thoughts. Our family is especially grateful to all those who supported her during her illness,” he said.