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India's disappearing history: While ASI looks the other way, monuments being razed for 'public interest'

Jul 11, 2016

India's disappearing history: While ASI looks the other way, monuments being razed for 'public interest'

Can one lakh people be made to disappear? Can a historically important monument, protected for over 100 years by the ASI, slowly disappear? Sure, they can. #HowThisWorks #Tamil Nadu #NHAI #ASI #Tiruchirappalli #Thiruverumbur Malaikkoil #historical monument #Ancient Monuments Archaeological Sites and Remains Act #AMASR Act
The latest threat to Taj Mahal comes from insect poop

May 23, 2016

The latest threat to Taj Mahal comes from insect poop

The highest elected official of the state of Uttar Pradesh, where the Taj Mahal is located, called the insect menace a matter of "serious concern." #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Taj Mahal #Yamuna river #ASI #Insects #Archaeological Survey of India
Delhi Culture Minister Kapil Mishra targets Centre over Kohinoor flip-flop

Apr 20, 2016

Delhi Culture Minister Kapil Mishra targets Centre over Kohinoor flip-flop

Delhi Culture Minister Kapil Mishra on Thursday accused the Centre of "embarrassing" the country through its flip-flop on the return of Kohinoor diamond from Britain. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Britain #ASI #Kapil Mishra #Kohinoor
Facelift for Taj Mahal: The monument gets a much needed beauty treatment

Oct 04, 2015

Facelift for Taj Mahal: The monument gets a much needed beauty treatment

The Taj Mahal, the timeless tribute to love from emperor Shah Jahan in white marble, is getting a beauty treatment. #NewsTracker #Agra #Taj Mahal #ASI #Shah Jahan #Archaeological Survey of India #Multani Mitti
A day after finding ancient city, archaeologists unearth 2500-year-old temple in Raipur

Aug 27, 2015

A day after finding ancient city, archaeologists unearth 2500-year-old temple in Raipur

Merely a day after the ASI unearthed a city near Madurai around 3,000 years old, archaeologists have found a temple in the Rajim town of Raipur. #India #NewsTracker #history #Chhattisgarh #temple #ASI #Raipur #city #Archaeological Survey of India #Mauryan empire #Rajim
ASI unearths 3000-year-old city near Madurai

Aug 26, 2015

ASI unearths 3000-year-old city near Madurai

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), in an ongoing excavation project at Keezhadi, a small hamlet in Sivaganga district not too far from Madurai in Tamil Nadu, has uncovered and dusted off a crucial part of Tamil history. #Tamil Nadu #didyouknow #Madurai #ASI #excavation #Archaeological Survey of India #Keezhadi #pandya Era #Sangam Age
British-era copper chandelier comes crashing down at the Taj Mahal, ASI launches probe

Aug 23, 2015

British-era copper chandelier comes crashing down at the Taj Mahal, ASI launches probe

For Shame! British-era chandelier comes crashing down at the Taj Mahal, ASI launches probe. #NewsTracker #Taj Mahal #ASI #fall #chandelier #british era
Devil in the detail: Choice of base year in new GDP series and revisions need clarity

Jun 19, 2015

Devil in the detail: Choice of base year in new GDP series and revisions need clarity

Doubt remains in certain quarters about the pace of recovery. Those doubts are likely to be resolved when the revised estimates for the 2014-15 GDP are published in 2016 and then further revised in 2017 #ASI #Data collection #RBI policy #base year #new series GDP #EUS
Delhi HC calls for lease deed on PIL against mosque in its premises

Mar 04, 2015

Delhi HC calls for lease deed on PIL against mosque in its premises

Delhi High Court today asked its registry to collect and place before it the original lease deed of the court complex to ascertain from when a mosque has been in existence in its premises. #India #NewsTracker #PIL #Delhi High Court #mosque #ASI #Archaeological Survey of India