21 Sep 2020
Taj Mahal, the Mughal monument that has hosted renowned personalities, re-opened today, six months after coronavirus-linked curbs made it off-limits to visitors.
02 Jul 2020
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.
09 Nov 2019
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.
17 Oct 2019
Amid the century-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, it seemed the Sunni Waqf Board on Wednesday had withdrawn its claim to the religious site on the last day of the hearings.
03 Sep 2019
The lawyer of Muslim parties in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute urged the Supreme Court on Monday to not give a verdict in the sensitive case based only on the beliefs of Hindus while "glossing over" facts.
20 Aug 2019
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.
19 Aug 2019
A self-proclaimed descendant of the Mughal dynasty, Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, has reiterated his rightful claim to the controversial Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya.
12 Jun 2019
If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.
10 Apr 2019
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.
25 Nov 2018
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.
01 Nov 2018
Almost four months after the Supreme Court opined hereditary rights of servitors of Jagannath Temple should be abolished and maintained that devotees shouldn't be forced to give donations, a priest of the Odisha temple has written to Chief Justice of India seeking his permission to end his life.
31 Oct 2018
On Wednesday, all eyes were on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he unveiled the world's tallest statue, the 522-ft tall 'Statue of Unity' of Sardar Patel, on an island on the Narmada near the Sardar Sarovar Dam.
25 Sep 2018
The Supreme Court has extended time, till November 15, for Uttar Pradesh Government to submit a vision document on protecting the Taj Mahal from pollution.
15 Aug 2018
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.
18 Jul 2018
The government is engaged with relevant authorities abroad to explore ways to bring back the Kohinoor diamond and other Indian antiquities, Union Minister VK Singh said today.
13 Jul 2018
In a major relief to photographers and historians, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has lifted a ban on photography inside centrally protected monuments.
01 Jul 2018
Two Bharatiya Janta Party councillors- Ram Krishna Yadav and Rajneesh Gupta- wrote to Lucknow Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia regarding construction of Lakshman statue near the iconic Teele Waali Masjid, a move opposed by Muslim clerics.
07 Jun 2018
For the first time ever, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), among other things, has stumbled upon the remains of three chariots dating back to the Bronze Age (2000BC-1800BC) at the Sinauli village in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district.
04 May 2018
Government's 'Adopt a Heritage' (AaH) project stirred the Internet after Dalmia group signed an MoU to adopt the Red Fort.
11 Apr 2018
The Wakf Board, which is embroiled in a battle over the disputed Ayodhya land, is also in the middle of an ownership fight for another object of interest: the Taj Mahal.
29 Mar 2018
The government of India has rejected a proposal from Google to introduce its Street View service in the country, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed the Lok Sabha.
28 Mar 2018
In order to manage the number of visitors to the iconic Taj Mahal, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), has decided to put a cap on the time tourists can spend there.
26 Mar 2018
With increasing anthropogenic and natural pressures on the iconic Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, there's a growing fear that this piece of ancient Indian culture might soon be lost for eternity.
07 Mar 2018
An FIR has been lodged against Raveena Tandon for allegedly filming an advertisement inside the premises of a temple in Bhubaneswar.
07 Sep 2017
World Heritage Sites in India, including Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, could soon get a major revamp with world-class facilities.
22 Jul 2017
In a major bureaucratic rejig, 35 IAS officers have been appointed as secretaries and additional secretaries in various government departments.
05 May 2017
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.
06 Apr 2017
As the white marble monument changes its colour, a kind of mud therapy is being undertaken to revive the Taj Mahal's colour.
09 Dec 2016
International offers are rolling-in for IIT-Delhi students.
03 Dec 2016
New bars and restaurants are running dry in Delhi as liquor licences haven't been given since August.
19 Aug 2016
ASI, the Archaeological Survey of India discovered an ancient camping site as old as 9th Millennium BC, in Ladakh.