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.

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.