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NMML director Shakti Sinha’s term ends, top post vacant

Government recently made a key appointment to oversee the Museum of Prime Ministers with former culture secretary Raghavendra Singh becoming CEO of Development of Museums and Cultural Spaces for three years, under Culture Ministry.

Inside track: The Nehru Memorial Museum fight

NMML Director Shakti Sinha wants to convert the Teen Murti complex into a museum for all former prime ministers, not simply Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

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Not obliterating Nehru, will make it Nehru-plus: NMML director

At the 43rd annual general body meeting of NMML in July, chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, six of those present had raised objections to construction of the proposed museum. These included Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Jairam Ramesh.

Nehru Memorial museum theft: Cops sniff drug habit, Chander’s family shocked 

“There was a plate, statues and boxes inside the showcase, but they did not touch these items. Both were eying only the dagger, which weighs around 400 grams,” the sources added.

Theft of dagger gifted to Jawaharlal Nehru: Fingerprints of 7 found at spot

The dagger was in a glass frame in the gifts gallery, which does not have CCTV cameras.

At Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, a precious gift is stolen

The theft came to light when an attendant noticed a broken glass frame in the museum Tuesday afternoon and alerted officials, who contacted the police.

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Plan to revamp Nehru Museum runs into protests

The activists have also called for a public debate before any changes are made to the institution.

Grandniece peeks at Manto’s heart through Partition prism

The “pity of Partition” is not that a country was split,but that “human beings of both sides became slaves of passion and barbarity”.

Explain burning of files: Nehru Memorial chief to ex-director

Stating that certain files were burnt during the tenure of Prof Mridula Mukherjee and with her consent as per the deposition made by the staff in a preliminary inquiry

Shakti in Clay

Known for his socially conscious theatre performances,Lokesh Jain’s latest offering is a powerful and provoking play called Khwabon Ke Bul-Bule,which was staged at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library auditorium,New Delhi,on Monday.

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