ASI identifies Indian artefacts seized from smuggler Subhash Kapoor

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) during a team’s recent visit to the United States has identified a range of Indian antiquities and artefacts that were smuggled from India. Antiquity is an article or object (example: coin, sculpture, painting or epigraph, or anything taken from a building or cave) that is at least 100 years old.… Continue reading ASI identifies Indian artefacts seized from smuggler Subhash Kapoor

Karnataka has most number of stolen artifacts

The Ministry of Culture has said that Karnataka tops the list in India in terms of stolen antiquities. Antiquity is an article or object (example: coin, sculpture, painting or epigraph, or anything taken from a building or cave) that is at least 100 years old. These illustrates the science, art, crafts or customs or religion… Continue reading Karnataka has most number of stolen artifacts

Time to hew a new antiquities law

Time to hew a new antiquities law News: The article discusses about the outdated Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972 and holistic regulation and conservation of our civilisational history. Important Facts: Background: The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972 has long outlived the purpose for which it was drafted. About the Antiquities and Art Treasures… Continue reading Time to hew a new antiquities law