Archaeological Survey of India

ASI plans to hire more young archaeologists to document antiquities

As per the hiring notice, the YAs will primarily do documentation of antiquities stored in field offices of the national watchdog of monuments.

published on : 26th September 2023

Remove ‘minor’ heritage sites from ASI list, recommends parliamentary panel

“For example, a small brick wall enclosure containing two graves located in Kumta, Karnataka, is a centrally protected monument under the supervision of the ASI.

published on : 25th September 2023

Orissa High Court notice to ASI over closure of Atharnala

The bench was hearing a PIL filed by one Kelu Charan Paikray, a resident of the locality.

published on : 23rd September 2023

Orissa HC sets Oct 15 deadline for Natamandap repair

The ASI had started work on Natamandap after completion of repair and renovation work inside Jagamohan and Jay Bijay Dwar.

published on : 19th September 2023

ASI seeks 8 more weeks to complete Gyanvapi mosque premises survey

Initially, ASI was supposed to submit its survey report on Saturday, the 28th day of the investigation.

published on : 2nd September 2023

TN's Kilambakkam fracas ends, ASI staff to oversee CMDA worksite

The NMA had given its clearance for the construction of the Kilambakkam bus terminus, at a height of 34 metres, on five conditions.

published on : 26th August 2023

Stone ramp to come up at Srimandir for PwD devotees in Odisha

The construction was proposed by SJTA after a review meeting 

published on : 22nd August 2023

Scan QR code to pay for entry ticket at Hampi

Senior ASI officials said two months ago, we introduced the QR barcode scan facility to get entry tickets at Vijaya Vittala temple premises.

published on : 20th August 2023

ASI fumes as TN agency ‘damages’ megalithic site 

Superintending archaeologist M Kalimuthu said a survey carried out by ASI officials confirmed that the site has been excavated.

published on : 19th August 2023

Hindu plaintiff pitches for out-of-court settlement of Gyanvapi mosque dispute

Meanwhile, the counsels of the other four Hindu women plaintiffs expressed their reservations over an out-of-court settlement of the issue.

published on : 16th August 2023

Rich in history, Thiruvanchikulam Siva temple still cries for attention

It is believed that Shaivite Sundara Murthy Nayanar took to his heavenly abode (samadhi) from this temple and the observance is considered auspicious.

published on : 16th August 2023

Wall cry: Heritage monument located in heart of Thiruvananthapuram lies in ruins

Once the pride of Travancore,the Fort Wall begs faces rampant encroachments and neglect

published on : 11th August 2023

Soon, Hampi monuments may get wooden barricades

Monuments like Edaru Basavanna, Ugra Narasimha structure and a few others are likely to get wooden barricade protection.

published on : 10th August 2023

ASI survey continues at Gyanvapi Mosque Complex on Day 6

Heavy security has been deployed at the Gyanvapi mosque complex as the survey is still underway by the ASI.

published on : 9th August 2023

Have not got SJTA nod for inspection: ASI in Odisha HC

The committee took up inspection but was unable to examine the interior.

published on : 8th August 2023

ASI resumes survey at Gyanvapi mosque complex

SC on Friday said that ASI has clarified that the entire survey would be completed without any excavation and without causing any damage to the structure.

published on : 5th August 2023

ASI begins survey of Gyanvapi mosque complex amid tight security

The survey, which was boycotted by members of the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid committee, began at around 7 am.

published on : 4th August 2023

Alld HC upholds Varanasi court's order, allows ASI survey of Gyanvapi mosque premises

Allahabad High Court Chief Justice Pritinker Diwaker passed the order noting that scientific survey was important and necessary step in the interest of justice.

published on : 3rd August 2023

31 antiquities stolen from centrally-protected monuments, temples under ASI in last 10 years: Govt

Whenever any such antiquity surfaces abroad, the ASI takes up the matter with the Indian embassies or missions through the MEA for their retrieval, the minister said in his response.

published on : 31st July 2023

Allahabad HC extends stay on ASI survey of Gyanvapi mosque premises till Thursday 

The Supreme Court on Monday had directed that the Varanasi district court order on conducting a scientific survey of Gyanvapi mosque shall not be enforced until 5 pm on July 26.

published on : 26th July 2023
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