Archeological Survey of India

Portion of Charminar collapses during repair work

The portion came crashing down when repair work was underway on the 16th-century monument.

May 02, 2019, 08:22 AM IST

Rashtriya Bajrang Dal women activists perform 'aarti', sprinkle 'Gangajal inside Taj Mahal

A video of the incident has gone viral where three women are seen entering the Taj Mahal carrying 'Gangajal' and chanting 'Om Namah Shivaya'.

Nov 18, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

SC pulls up Archeological Survey of India for failing to preserve iconic Taj Mahal

"This situation would not have arisen if the ASI would have done its job," said the bench

May 09, 2018, 13:19 PM IST

Daily limit of 40,000 tourists to be implemented at Taj Mahal

The cap on the number is only for Indian tourists and is likely to include children whose entry will remain free.

Jan 03, 2018, 15:50 PM IST

Pollution discolouring Taj Mahal: ASI

Centuries of pollution is slowly turning the Taj Mahal yellow despite continuing government efforts to save the historic monument in northern India, officials of the Archeological Survey have said.

May 18, 2015, 11:57 AM IST

Parl panel calls for 'multi-pronged' strategy to protect Taj

Amidst reports pointing at the discolouration of Taj Mahal, a parliamentary panel has recommended that a "multi-pronged" strategy be adopted to preserve the "pristine beauty" of the monument and asked the Archeological Survey of India to submit at the earliest an action plan for the same.

May 10, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

Heritage Week? What's that, asks Agra

The annual "Heritage Week" observed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has just ended in the Taj city but most people gave it a miss, while activists mourned the conditions of monuments under threat by rampant neglect and encroachment by squatters.

Nov 26, 2014, 11:34 AM IST

Google launches Street View for over 100 Indian monuments

Google is all set to roll out Street View in India.

Oct 06, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

Konark Sun Temple safe and sound, claims ASI

ASI which is in charge of conservation and preservation of
the Sun Temple at Konark since 1915 on Thursday informed the Orissa
HC that it was taking utmost care for proper
protection of the 800-year-old ruined edifice.

Nov 11, 2010, 21:40 PM IST