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‘We are working hard to ensure we move with the times’

Prof Vispi Balaporia, honourary secretary of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai, speaks to The Indian Express about the challenges of attracting younger members and the relics possessed by the library, which was founded in 1804

Maharshtra govt sanctions Rs 5 cr for Asiatic Society to digitise rare items

The Asiatic Society has a collection of over 1,00,000 books, 2,500 manuscripts and 1,200 maps - some of which date back to the 12th century.


Windows to the Past

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai will publish a series of 25 monographs that chronicle the contribution of foreign scholars to Imperial India.

Dr Upen Biswas: From crimebuster to politician

Man of many interests,former CBI additional director Upen Biswas is now Trinamool candidate.

Asiatic Society set for revamp with Centre’s help

The 225-year-old building of The Asiatic Society at Park Street is set to get a makeover.