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'No skirts' for tourists: Kejriwal hits back, says women had greater freedom in Vedic times than in Modi's rule

'No skirts' for tourists: Kejriwal hits back, says women had greater freedom in Vedic times than in Modi's rule

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has taken strong exception to Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma's controversial statement suggesting foreign tourists not to wear short skirts at night while roaming in small towns.

Embarrassing! Culture Ministry's Independence Day video shows Chinese jet with Indian flag

Embarrassing! Culture Ministry's Independence Day video shows Chinese jet with Indian flag

In a faux pas, the Union Culture Ministry has highlighted a Chinese built JF-17 fighter jet in a video meant for Independence Day celebrations.

Proposals sent to PMO for Deendayal Upadhyay's centenary celebrations

The Union Culture Ministry has sent a set of proposals to the PMO for the birth centenary celebrations of Jan Sangh leader Deendayal Upadhyay which the government has decided to commemorate in a big way.

Several culture ministry bodies operating without chief: Govt

A number of bodies operating under Culture Ministry are at present without a head, government informed Lok Sabha on Monday.

India to celebrate Nehru's 125th birth anniversary

The Ministry of Culture on Friday said Rs 20 crore has been allocated for various projects to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru this year.

Sonia Gandhi resigns from two posts

Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday resigned from her posts at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and at the culture ministry.

Paintings by Guatemalan master stolen from church

Six religious paintings by Guatemala`s most important 18th century painter, Tomas Merlo, have been stolen from a church in the city of Antigua, culture ministry officials said Friday.

India culture ministry signs agreement with Tate

For collaboration on modern and contemporary art, the union culture ministry Thursday signed an agreement with Tate, an institution that houses Britain`s national art collection.

`Heritage conservation plan less practicable`

Government`s proposals on heritage conservation outlined in the 12th Five Year Plan are "high on ideals" but "less practicable" and obfuscate the real issues faced by the Culture Ministry, a Parliamentary panel has said.

Payment fraud in Culture Ministry, police probe on

Some officials of the Culture Ministry have fraudulently tried to allocate government money to seven professional troupes and artistes from Odisha despite an expert panel recommending against it.

Now, Indian modern art to go Google

Artworks from the National Musuem and the National Gallery of Modern Art would now be accessible at the touch of a keystroke with Culture Ministry today announcing a partnership with Google.

Art from NGMA, National museum goes online in Google project

There are 120 million Indians on the internet everyday and with the Art Project they can go around museums worldwide at the touch of a keystroke.