Author: Press Trust of India

Three 'asthadhatu' idols stolen from temple: Police

(India)

Press Trust of India (2019). Three 'asthadhatu' idols stolen from temple: Police. The Times of India. 3 February.

HC laments temple priests' apathy to theft of idols

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). HC laments temple priests' apathy to theft of idols. Business Standard. 18 September.

Idols stolen from Jain temple in MP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). Idols stolen from Jain temple in MP. Business Standard. 13 September.

No decision on Tamil Nadu government order to transfer idol theft cases: CBI

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). No decision on Tamil Nadu government order to transfer idol theft cases: CBI. The Economic Times. 12 September.

Exploring ways to bring back Kohinoor diamond, other antiquities: VK Singh

(India; United Kingdom)

Press Trust of India (2018). Exploring ways to bring back Kohinoor diamond, other antiquities: VK Singh. India Today. 18 July.

Seven 'ashtadhatu' idols stolen from Narghoghi

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). Seven 'ashtadhatu' idols stolen from Narghoghi. The Hindu. 13 April.

TN police begin Palani idol 'theft' case investigation

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). TN police begin Palani idol 'theft' case investigation. News Today. 29 March.

Inquiry into 'irregularities' in manufacture of temple idols begins

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). Inquiry into 'irregularities' in manufacture of temple idols begins. Business Standard. 29 March.

Balasore Temple Idol Theft: Kingpin Of Antique Smuggling Racket Arrested From UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). Balasore Temple Idol Theft: Kingpin Of Antique Smuggling Racket Arrested From UP. The Samaya. 22 January.

HC warns of CBI probe over pending idol thefts

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). HC warns of CBI probe over pending idol thefts. News Today. 5 January.

19 cases of theft of antiquities reported in 3 years: Govt

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). 19 cases of theft of antiquities reported in 3 years: Govt. The New Indian Express. 1 January.

Mumbai Unit Of DRI Arrests Antique Sculpture Smuggler In Delhi

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Mumbai Unit Of DRI Arrests Antique Sculpture Smuggler In Delhi. Mid-day. 14 November.

FIR Against Air India Ex-Executive Director For Allegedly Stealing Painting By Renowned Artist

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). FIR Against Air India Ex-Executive Director For Allegedly Stealing Painting By Renowned Artist. NDTV. 12 November.

Burglars decamp with temple jewellery

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Burglars decamp with temple jewellery. India Today. 7 October.

CBI faces flak from court as case of idol theft in Allahabad drags on for 37 years

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). CBI faces flak from court as case of idol theft in Allahabad drags on for 37 years. First Post. 1 October.

Idol theft probe: Madras High Court warns of notice to officials

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Idol theft probe: Madras High Court warns of notice to officials. Mirror Now. 6 September.

HC dismisses antique dealer Kapoor's bail plea

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). HC dismisses antique dealer Kapoor's bail plea. Press Trust of India. 21 July.

Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India's huge art collection

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India's huge art collection. The Economic Times. 9 July.

ASI bans selfie sticks at 46 site museums

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). ASI bans selfie sticks at 46 site museums. The Hindu. 5 July.

Gold-covered mast of Kerala's Sabarimala temple found damaged; 3 held

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Gold-covered mast of Kerala's Sabarimala temple found damaged; 3 held. The Indian Express. 25 June.

8 get 3 years jail for idol theft

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). 8 get 3 years jail for idol theft. India. 2 May.

Smugglers with idol of Goddess Radha arrested

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Smugglers with idol of Goddess Radha arrested. Business Standard. 22 April.

Bronze idol recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Bronze idol recovered. Business Standard. 18 April.

Miscreants 'deface' street art project of metro

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Miscreants 'deface' street art project of metro. India. 6 April.

Police Recover Kailash Satyarthi's Stolen Nobel Citation From Jungle

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Police Recover Kailash Satyarthi's Stolen Nobel Citation From Jungle. Outlook. 11 March.

Sabarmati Ashram mulls to step up security after theft

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Sabarmati Ashram mulls to step up security after theft. India. 6 March.

BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds. The Indian Express. 6 March.

'Piece of paper' for accused: Cops clueless on Satyarthi's Nobel citation

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). 'Piece of paper' for accused: Cops clueless on Satyarthi's Nobel citation. The New Indian Express. 5 March.

Thieves who stole Satyarthi's Nobel don't remember if they took certificate

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Thieves who stole Satyarthi's Nobel don't remember if they took certificate. Deccan Chronicle. 14 February.

More antique wooden sculptures, carvings recovered from Nanda

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). More antique wooden sculptures, carvings recovered from Nanda. The Indian Express. 12 February.

Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt. The Indian Express. 6 February.

Bronze idol worth lakhs stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Bronze idol worth lakhs stolen from temple. News Today. 27 January.

Australia returns three antiquities to India

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Australia returns three antiquities to India. The Times of India. 16 January.

US Will Return 9 Indian Antiquities Shortly: Government

(India; United States of America)

Press Trust of India (2016). US Will Return 9 Indian Antiquities Shortly: Government. NDTV. 7 December.

Ustad Bismillah Khan's shehnais stolen

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Ustad Bismillah Khan's shehnais stolen. The Indian Express. 5 December.

Four precious idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Four precious idols stolen from temple. Business Standard. 4 December.

Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols. The Indian Express. 28 November.

5 members of gang involved in temple thefts in Karnataka held

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 5 members of gang involved in temple thefts in Karnataka held. India Today. 15 September.

WB govt wants to take over Nobel theft probe, to approach CBI

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). WB govt wants to take over Nobel theft probe, to approach CBI. Business Standard. 5 August.

US returned only eight antiquities during PM Narendra Modi's visit: Govt

(India; United States of America)

Press Trust of India (2016). US returned only eight antiquities during PM Narendra Modi's visit: Govt. The Indian Express. 3 August.

India may approach Britain on bringing back Kohinoor

(India; United Kingdom)

Press Trust of India (2016). India may approach Britain on bringing back Kohinoor. The Tribune. 22 July.

HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery. The Hindu. 30 June.

TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones. Business Standard. 17 June.

Govt exploring ways to resolve Kohinoor issue with UK: Sharma

(India; United Kingdom)

Press Trust of India (2016). Govt exploring ways to resolve Kohinoor issue with UK: Sharma. Business Standard. 9 May.

Centre refuses to share information on bringing back Kohinoor

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Centre refuses to share information on bringing back Kohinoor. The Indian Express. 1 May.

Dagger Stolen From Nehru Memorial Museum Recovered, 2 Held

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Dagger Stolen From Nehru Memorial Museum Recovered, 2 Held. NDTV. 28 April.

Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par. Business Standard. 26 April.

Fire destroys Natural History Museum in Delhi

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Fire destroys Natural History Museum in Delhi. The Tribune. 26 April.

18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government. The New Indian Express. 25 April.

Ashtadhatu idols stolen in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Ashtadhatu idols stolen in UP. Business Standard. 7 April.

Over 100 antiquities stolen from monuments since 2000

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Over 100 antiquities stolen from monuments since 2000. Business Standard. 9 March.

5 held, ornaments stolen from temple recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 5 held, ornaments stolen from temple recovered. Business Standard. 4 March.

Stolen idol produced in court

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Stolen idol produced in court. Business Standard. 1 March.

Dolls Worth Rs 25 Lakh Stolen From Museum Warehouse In Rajkot

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Dolls Worth Rs 25 Lakh Stolen From Museum Warehouse In Rajkot. Scoop Whoop. 25 February.

Idols found damaged in temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Idols found damaged in temple. India.com. 20 February.

3 precious idols, valuables stolen from temple in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 3 precious idols, valuables stolen from temple in UP. The Times of India. 18 February.

Youth found dead near temple, idols stolen

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Youth found dead near temple, idols stolen. The Siasat Daily. 5 February.

Antique dealer Kapoor produced in Kumbakonam court

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Antique dealer Kapoor produced in Kumbakonam court. Business Standard. 5 February.

'Ashtadhatu' idols stolen from temple in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 'Ashtadhatu' idols stolen from temple in UP. PTI News. 23 January.

Eight precious idols stolen from two temples in Bihar

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Eight precious idols stolen from two temples in Bihar. Business Standard. 8 January.

Idols and valuables stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Idols and valuables stolen from temple. Business Standard. 31 December.

Kapoor moves HC seeking to quash transfer of trial against him

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Kapoor moves HC seeking to quash transfer of trial against him. Business Standard. 7 December.

Jain delegation meets minister about safety of temples in Maha

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Jain delegation meets minister about safety of temples in Maha. Business Standard. 2 December.

Bihar Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Theft of 600 BC Idol

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Bihar Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Theft of 600 BC Idol. NDTV. 29 November.

Ashtadhatu idol worth several crores stolen in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Ashtadhatu idol worth several crores stolen in UP. Business Standard. 29 November.

Three antique stone idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Three antique stone idols stolen from temple. The Statesman. 27 November.

Poet Kuvempu's house burgled, Padma medals stolen

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Poet Kuvempu's house burgled, Padma medals stolen. The Times of India. 25 November.

18th century stolen idol recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). 18th century stolen idol recovered. The Statesman. 13 November.

Germany returns idol stolen from Kashmir

(India; Germany)

Press Trust of India (2015). Germany returns idol stolen from Kashmir. The Hindu. 6 October.

Gang dupes promising to sell ancient coin with magical powers

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Gang dupes promising to sell ancient coin with magical powers. Business Standard. 28 August.

105-year-old Urdu copy of Ramcharitmanas found

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). 105-year-old Urdu copy of Ramcharitmanas found. The Hindu. 24 August.

8 theft cases of antiquities reported: Government

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). 8 theft cases of antiquities reported: Government. The Economic Times. 3 August.

Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums. Business Standard. 27 July.

Police recovers statues worth Rs 5 cr in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Police recovers statues worth Rs 5 cr in UP. Press Trust of India. 23 July.

Ancient Idol of Lord Nataraja Stolen From Temple in Tamil Nadu

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Ancient Idol of Lord Nataraja Stolen From Temple in Tamil Nadu. NDTV. 14 July.

Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found. Business Standard. 13 July.

Stolen 'ashtadhatu' idols of Mahavira recovered in Bihar

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Stolen 'ashtadhatu' idols of Mahavira recovered in Bihar. Z News. 17 June.

Archaeological Survey of India discovers smuggled Indian antiques in Singapore museum

(India; Singapore)

Press Trust of India (2015). Archaeological Survey of India discovers smuggled Indian antiques in Singapore museum. The Indian Express. 14 June.

Police recover 300 years old idol

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Police recover 300 years old idol. Business Standard. 29 May.

Centre plans to legalise antiquities trade to stop smuggling

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Centre plans to legalise antiquities trade to stop smuggling. Deccan Herald. 25 May.

Six antique idols stolen from Barahanath temple in Odisha

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Six antique idols stolen from Barahanath temple in Odisha. The Indian Express. 21 May.

Four panchaloha idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Four panchaloha idols stolen from temple. Business Standard. 14 May.

Precious idols stolen from Jain temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Precious idols stolen from Jain temple. Business Standard. 13 May.

ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada

(India; Canada)

Press Trust of India (2015). ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada. Business Standard. 24 March.

Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC. Z News. 3 February.

Burglars decamp with lakhs worth of loot at Jain temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2014). Burglars decamp with lakhs worth of loot at Jain temple. Business Standard. 29 November.

India expects Australia to return ancient statues soon

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India (2014). India expects Australia to return ancient statues soon. The Hindu. 4 June.

US probing whether Ganesha museum idol was stolen

(United States of America; India)

Press Trust of India (2014). US probing whether Ganesha museum idol was stolen. Business Standard. 7 March.