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Nov 08, 2019
Economics of India's arts sector may take longer to improve than envisioned: CII taskforce's Tarana SawhneyIndia's return to the Venice Biennale, in the form of a Gandhi-themed pavilion exhibition, has put the spotlight on the CII's Taskforce on Art and Culture.
Sep 05, 2019
The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act ails India's tangible heritage; is the 2017 draft bill constructive?In India, the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972, was formulated at a time when there was a need for it — the reserves of certain museums in Britain continued to swell, while the country struggled to protect its own fabled jewels and antiquities. Therefore, the act was based on protectionism. However, it is no longer serving its purpose.
May 30, 2019
Narendra Modi Cabinet takes oath of office: Will PM deliver on 'minimum government, maximum governance' promise?When the portfolios of newly-inducted Council of Ministers are announced by the Rashtrapati Bhavan, one of the things that will be keenly watched will be how far the Narendra Modi 2.0 government remains true to its 'minimum government, maximum governance' promise
Feb 11, 2019
Amol Palekar-NGMA row: Director general releases statement clarifying advisory committees are not dissolvedThe statement from the NGMA says the committees have not been dissolved, that their terms ended late last year, and that they are being reconstituted
Feb 11, 2019
Amol Palekar's speech censored: Row highlights culture ministry's tightening grip on NGMA decision-makingAmol Palekar had the right to speak and need not have chosen another occasion to vent his anxieties regarding the growing grip of the Cultural Ministry in the affairs of the NGMA. However, what was the nature of the shows that these local artists advisory body used to present there?
Feb 10, 2019
NGMA Mumbai in censorship row over curtailing Amol Palekar's speech at exhibition openingAmol Palekar had been invited to speak at the opening of a retrospective of the artist Prabhakar Barwe's works at the NGMA Mumbai. During his speech, Palekar referred to recent developments at the NGMA that he found troubling.
Nov 03, 2018
Arnab Goswami among four new appointees to Nehru Memorial Museum and Library society; Pratap Bhanu Mehta resignsGoswami will be replacing Pratap Bhanu Mehta, who resigned from his position to protest the manner in which the institution’s reputation and integrity were being compromised by attempts to foist a politically-connected bureaucrat, Shakti Sinha, as director,
Aug 24, 2018
CIC slams PMO for 'not applying mind' on RTI application about recovery of ancient Indian artifacts from abroad"PMO should not have transferred the RTI application at all. Instead, the PMO should have chosen to answer to avoid assumptions that there were no efforts at all," said the information commissioner
Aug 13, 2018
Preparations for 72nd Independence Day parade begin with dress rehearsals at Red FortPreparations for India's 72nd Independence Day celebration were on full swing on Monday.
May 07, 2018
AMU-Jinnah portrait row: Clueless govt seeks papers on Independence, Partition as RTI petitioner seeks certified copiesThe CIC in its ruling has directed the PMO and Ministry of External Affairs to find out the documents that could satisfy these important questions and seek help from India office in the UK or with UK authorities in tracking the valuable piece of documents.