The issue of getting the Kohinoor back from Britain figured in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday as members cutting across party lines voiced support for it. Even house Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien said everyone would be "happy" if t
The Congress in Odisha today attacked the Centre over its stand on Kohinoor, saying it would launch a campaign so that the diamond, which "rightfully" belongs to Lord Jagannath Temple at Puri, can be brought back to India and
Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma today ruled out any action by his ministry to bring back from Britan the famed Kohinoor diamond, saying that if any call on the matter needs to be taken, it will be at the diplomatic level.
Under the provisions of the Antiquities and Art Treasure Act, 1972, the Archaeological Survey of India takes up the issue of retrieval of only such antiquities as have been illegally exported out of the country, it said.