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Qutub Minar case: ASI opposes plea seeking restoration of Hindu, Jain temples; verdict reserved for June 9

The ASI admitted that architectural carvings of Hindu and Jain deities were used in the construction of Qutab Minar complex.

Qutub Minar: Minister of Culture denies reports that the Archaeological Survey of India is asked to conduct excavation at the complex

Earlier, media had reported that ASI has been tasked with conducting an excavation drive in the Qutub Minar complex to ascertain the facts about the structure

Bhojshala: An educational centre and a historic temple of Goddess Saraswati. How it became the Kamal Maulana mosque

Alauddin Khilji massacred 1200 Hindu students and teachers at Bhojshala for refusing to convert to Islam, and demolished the temple complex.

‘Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra’: Ajmer’s oldest mosque stands over the ruins of a Sanskrit pathshala with Hindu and Jain temple features

Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra Mosque was built on a Sanskrit College and Saraswati Temple site. It used temple materials of around 25-30 Hindu and Jain temples

Idol of Lord Narasimha and devotee Prahlada, said to be 1200 years old, identified in Qutub Minar complex: Here is what an archeologist said

Archaeologist Dharamveer Sharma identifies idol in Qutub Minar complex as that of Narasimha and Prahlad

Madhya Pradesh High Court admits petition seeking stay on Namaz, allowed by ASI, in Bhojshala Temple complex: Read full details

Madhya Pradesh High Court admitted a petition seeking a stay on the offering of Namaz by Muslims in the complex of the Bhojshala monument

Jammu and Kashmir: ASI objects to Hindu Pooja at Martand Sun Temple, had previously allowed Bollywood film shooting at the temple

"We have raised our concerns with the district administration over the pooja at Martand Sun Temple. It is a violation of our rules", the ASI said.

Uttar Pradesh: ASI team unearths remains of 1500-year-old temple from Gupta era with inscriptions in Shankhalipi script

The Archaeological Survey of India will now protect the remains of the 1500-year-old temple and place a shed, signboard for visitors.

Gujarat: ASI restores Shikhara of ancient Galteshwar Mahadev temple, flag hoisted for the first time in centuries

The Galteshwar Mahadev is an ancient Solanki era temple built in the 12th century located on the Sangam (confluence) of the rivers Mahi and Galati in a small village of Sarnal.

‘Each and every brick will tell you a brilliant story of its time’: Archaeologist KK Muhammad talks about Nalanda University

Archaeologist KK Muhammad said Oxford, Cambridge universities are babies compared to the Nalanda University

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