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Tamil Nadu: Idols worth Rs 100 cr seized

September 28, 2018 4:20 am

The businessman Ranvir Shah, who is also the founder of an NGO called Prakriti Foundation, reportedly claimed that he had necessary permissions to keep the idols with him. 

Idol Wing officials recover antique items from bizman's house in Chennai

September 27, 2018 3:41 pm

Speaking to reporters after overseeing the searches conducted at the house of a businessman here, he said the needle of suspicion pointed to Dheenadayalan, an alleged kingpin behind idol thefts and smuggling who had been arrested earlier.

DRI starts prosecution process against ‘antique smuggler’ Vijay Nanda

August 16, 2018 2:04 am

The DRI has alleged that Nanda is part of an international art smuggling syndicate that uses unscrupulous persons to steal sculptures from temples in south and eastern India.

Six antique idols stolen from Barahanath temple in Odisha

May 21, 2015 1:15 pm

The stolen antiques are Laxmibaraha and Swetabaraha idols of Kharakhia temple, Balibaman idol of Balibaman temple and Conch, Mace and Lotus idols of Gadadhara temple.

Stolen antique idols recovered in Orissa

July 14, 2013 2:11 am

On July 6,a thief broke into Siddhanta Pratima Darshan Basadi,one of the holiest Jain shrines in Moodbidri,and fled with 15 of the 52 priceless Jain idols

US ‘idol smuggler’ to be extradited today

July 13, 2012 2:51 am

Kapoor owns an art gallery called ‘Art of the Past’ in New York

Three of gang arrested with 200-year-old Krishna idols

October 25, 2011 1:29 am

Police on Sunday arrested three persons of a gang from South Delhi for trading in antique idols.

Four held for dealing in ‘antique’ idols

October 27, 2010 4:33 am

Three antique idols of Hindu gods,reportedly worth crores of rupees,have been recovered from four persons.