Articles about Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)

All monuments to reopen for public from July 6

02 Jul 2020

All monuments to reopen for public from July 6

In a major development, all monuments, including the famous Taj Mahal in Agra and New Delhi's Red Fort, will be reopened to the public starting Monday, July 6, the central government announced on Thursday.

Decoding Ayodhya verdict: Here's all that happened inside Supreme Court

09 Nov 2019

Decoding Ayodhya verdict: Here's all that happened inside Supreme Court

On Saturday, the Supreme Court ended the long-drawn legal battle of Ayodhya by handing over the disputed land to a Board of Trustees for the construction of Ram Mandir.

#AyodhyaDispute: "Evidence shows Hindu structure existed before Babri"

20 Aug 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: "Evidence shows Hindu structure existed before Babri"

A temple existed at the disputed site in Ayodhya way before Babri Masjid was built at the spot, the lawyer for Ram Lalla Virajman told Supreme Court on Tuesday.

'Dabangg 3' shoot: Salman gets notice for damaging antique statue

10 Apr 2019

'Dabangg 3' shoot: Salman gets notice for damaging antique statue

Salman Khan, who started shooting for Dabangg 3 last week, recently landed in a legal trouble after the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) issued a notice to his team for a set construction inside the Jal Mahal in Mandu, MP, considered illegal.

Visiting Taj's main mausoleum? Shell out Rs. 200 more

10 Dec 2018

Visiting Taj's main mausoleum? Shell out Rs. 200 more

Those wanting to see the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal will need to buy an additional ticket of Rs. 200 from today.

ASI monuments to remain open till 9PM? Government plans so

25 Nov 2018

ASI monuments to remain open till 9PM? Government plans so

Almost 4,000 historical sites under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) may have to junk their "closed-after-the-sunset" dictum and remain open for visitors till 9 pm, if a blueprint being prepared by the Ministry of Culture sees the light of day.

Scotland Yard returns stolen 12th-century statue to India on I-Day

15 Aug 2018

Scotland Yard returns stolen 12th-century statue to India on I-Day

A 12th century Buddha statue stolen from a museum at Nalanda in Bihar nearly 60 years ago was returned to India today by the UK's Metropolitan Police as part of India's Independence Day ceremony in London.

150 silver coins of the British era found in Jharkhand

04 Aug 2018

150 silver coins of the British era found in Jharkhand

Altogether 150 silver coins of the British era have been recovered while digging the earth of the courtyard of a house at Oreya village in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand.

Hours after Modi's remarks, ASI lifts photography ban in monuments

13 Jul 2018

Hours after Modi's remarks, ASI lifts photography ban in monuments

In a major relief to photographers and historians, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has lifted a ban on photography inside centrally protected monuments.

SC expresses concern over change in color of Taj Mahal

01 May 2018

SC expresses concern over change in color of Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the change of color of the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish.

Puri: Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar needs renovation, says official

05 Apr 2018

Puri: Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar needs renovation, says official

The Ratna Bhandar (storehouse for ornaments) of Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri is in need of repair, a senior administration official of the shrine said today.

The Nirbhaya impact: What has changed after December 2012?

05 May 2017

The Nirbhaya impact: What has changed after December 2012?

In December 2012, the brutal rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who was tortured and left to die on the roadside, shook India and the world.

What's Delhi upto on Saturday?

03 Dec 2016

What's Delhi upto on Saturday?

New bars and restaurants are running dry in Delhi as liquor licences haven't been given since August.