Jaipur to host first art summit

The eclectic city of Jaipur is ready to host eminent artists like Jatin Das, K. Muralidharan and Chintan Upadhyay for its inaugural edition of Jaipur Art Summit which begins here Nov 7.

Fading splendour of the `open art gallery` of Rajasthan

The vibrant painted havelis, or the palatial homes, of the Shekhawati region, often called the "open art gallery of Rajasthan" and that has given India some of its biggest business families like the Birlas, the Mittals and the Goenkas, are fading with time due to sheer neglect.