George Fernandes (File Photo/IANS)

Fernandes to be cremated on Thursday, ashes to be buried in Christian cemetery

New Delhi :  Former Defence Minister George Fernandes will be cremated on Thursday and the ashes will be buried in a Christian cemetery on Friday. Giving this information, Leila Kabir, wife of Fernandes, who died here on Tuesday, said a memorial prayer service would be held at their Panchsheel Park residence on Thursday morning before […]

Former Defence Minister George Fernandes (File Photo/IANS)

Former Defence Minister George Fernandes dead at 88

New Delhi | Former Defence Minister George Fernandes, long-time socialist and a trade unionist, who fought the Congress all his life died on Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 88. Fernandes, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, has been out of the public eye and has been bed-ridden for more than eight years, family sources […]