Recent Articles

Antique smuggling racket: Key idol smuggler held in police raid (South and East Asia; India)

Yadav, Vijay Kumar. (2017) Antique smuggling racket: Key idol smuggler held in police raid. Mid-day. 4 March

Maoists deny hand in destruction of ancient Ganesha idol; Cops have their doubts (South and East Asia; India)

Kaiser, Ejaz. (2017) Maoists deny hand in destruction of ancient Ganesha idol; Cops have their doubts. The New Indian Express. 12 February

DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler’s imports (South and East Asia; India; Americas; United States of America)

Salunke, Pratik. (2017) DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler's imports. Hindustan Times. 10 February

Indian cops arrest US businessman over idol smuggling (South and East Asia; India)

AFP. (2017) Indian cops arrest US businessman over idol smuggling. The Daily Mail. 8 February

गोरखपुर में पांच करोड़ की मूर्ति बरामद तस्कर गिरफ्तार (South and East Asia; India; Nepal)

(Smuggler arrested with lord Buddha stolen in Gorakhpur)

Patrika. (2017) गोरखपुर में पांच करोड़ की मूर्ति बरामद तस्कर गिरफ्तार. Patrika. 5 February

Chhattisgarh: Ancient Ganesha idol damaged by suspected Maoists successfully restored (South and East Asia; India)

ANI. (2017) Chhattisgarh: Ancient Ganesha idol damaged by suspected Maoists successfully restored. Business Standard. 2 February

Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in Tamil Nadu (South and East Asia; India)

Veerappani, Devanathan. (2017) Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in Tamil Nadu. The Times of India. 30 January

1100-year-old Ganesha idol falls from Bastar hilltop, cops suspect Maoists’ role (South and East Asia; India)

Drolia, Rashmi. (2017) 1100-year-old Ganesha idol falls from Bastar hilltop, cops suspect Maoists' role. The Times of India. 28 January

150 वर्ष पुरानी अष्टधातु मूर्ति चोरी का खुलासा (South and East Asia; India)

(Theft of 150 year old ashtadhatu idol revealed in Varanasi)

Khaskhabar. (2017) 150 वर्ष पुरानी अष्टधातु मूर्ति चोरी का खुलासा. Khaskhabar. 27 January

Bronze idol worth lakhs stolen from temple (South and East Asia; India)

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