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Sonia Gandhi resigns from two posts

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 23:49

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

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 04:05

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

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 19:27

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.

Lalit Kala Akademi to study Durga Puja`s evolution

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 10:18

In a bid to offer an insight into the evolution of Durga Puja, the biggest festival in West Bengal, the union culture ministry has launched a research project.

Lalit Kala Akademi to study Durga Puja`s evolution

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 10:18

In a bid to offer an insight into the evolution of Durga Puja, the biggest festival in West Bengal, the union culture ministry has launched a research project.

`Heritage conservation plan less practicable`

Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 13:14

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 13:33

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 20:01

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 17:23

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.