Archaeological Survey Of India Asi
India  /  Published 07.01.22

Covid: ASI lock on city circle monuments

The Archaeological Survey of India has decided to close all centrally protected monuments in its Delhi, Chennai, Trichy, Patna, Calcutta and Raiganj circles from Thursday in view of the steep increase...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.21

100 heritage sites to be lit up in tricolour

  The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will light up 100 of its heritage monuments in colours of the national flag to mark the 100 crore COVID-19 vaccination milestone achieved in the countr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.21

Easy pickings: Art and antiquities

Homecomings can be bittersweet. The prime minister, Narendra Modi, brought home 157 stolen artefacts and antiquities, which were handed over to him by the United States of America. Ironically, though,...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 10.09.21

Claim on Buddha’s thrones in Bodhgaya

He is also preparing a report for his ASI seniors and will be presenting his findings at the 20th annual conference of the Indian Society for Buddhist Studies, to be held from October 1 to October 3 i...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 05.09.21

ASI: structures need to be seen archaeologically

Historians and heritage experts, including those from the ASI, have called for carrying out a scientific investigation of a tunnel located beneath the sprawling building of the Delhi Assembly, which h...
By Kunal Dutt in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 02.09.21

Showtime: Jallianwala Bagh renovated

The edifice of history is built on facts. Yet, history can be rendered malleable — hence vulnerable. The transformation of history — from fact to fiction — can be achieved in numerou...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.09.21

Memorial restored with respect: Culture Ministry

Amid allegations the government was "glamourising" the Jallianwala Bagh complex, the Culture Ministry Wednesday said it has been "restored" by the Archaeological Survey of India (A...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.08.21

Jallianwala Bagh: Soul and body 'defaced'

Labour MP Preet Kaur Gill replied: “Our history — being erased! Why?” Cambridge archaeologist Danika Parikh tweeted: “It is so sad to see the changes made to Jallianwala Bagh,...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.07.21

History, streets and their strange seductions

Did an Unidentified Flying Object land in the vicinity of Patparganj, East Delhi, on a rainy, deliciously pleasant night earlier this month? A wide-eyed visitor, returning and rediscovering Delhi afte...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

India  /  Published 15.07.21

Puri temple opposes laser scan on Garva Gruha

The Puri Shree Jagannath Temple administration has opposed the ASI’s move to conduct laser scanning of the sanctum sanctorum of the 12th century shrine. The temple administration and the servit...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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