February 12, 2020 12:24 pm
A twitter user had earlier tweeted a collage of two images, saying that the sculptures of Konark Sun Temple had been reportedly disfigured under the pretext of restoration.
November 26, 2019 7:23 am
The largest number of Hindu temples under the ASI’s protection is in Karnataka, followed by Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, and Andhra Pradesh.
November 19, 2019 2:11 pm
The heritage sites celebrating the week include Qutub Minar, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Delhi Red Fort, Delhi Darwaza, Bhadra Gate among others.
August 28, 2019 2:46 am
This is the first time more than 50 such items will be on public display, an ASI official told The Indian Express.
June 03, 2018 9:01 am
No matter who decides to adopt it, the Red Fort needs to be restored — to the people. Subsequent acts over the past decades in the name of conservation have reduced the historic value of the fort.
May 29, 2018 3:51 am
Even though the MoU with the Dalmia Bharat group was signed more than a month ago, nothing has taken off so far on ground. As per the MoU, the group promised to provide drinking water kiosks, benches and signages in six months’ time.
April 11, 2016 1:39 am
Kanheri, credited with the largest number of cave excavations on a single hill, is a ticketed monument protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
December 21, 2015 3:41 am
A dossier prepared by archaeological researcher Sachin Joshi could give the ASI a much-needed shot in the arm. The dossier has mapped 235 cannons from Chhatrapati Shivaji’s era.
October 15, 2015 6:06 am
From the beginning, the ICHR has been beholden to the political and historical beliefs of whoever was in power. This aspect of its leadership has not changed.
August 10, 2015 5:32 am
In contrast, 131 major antique items have been stolen in the last 20 years. In the 29 months from January 2013 to May 2015, there have been 13 thefts, with nine taking place in Karnataka alone.