IFP's collaboration with the Idol Wing CID of the Tamil Nadu Police was again fruitful. The investigation officers indeed managed to trace back several idols stolen from Tamil Nadu temples and smuggled to the US thanks to our rich and decades-old photo collection . This illustrates once again the multidimensional work and worth of the Photo Department in terms of heritage preservation

The Hindu 2022_08_21

The Hindu 2022_08_25

The Hindu 2022_09_06

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/trichy/3-idols-stolen-from-mannargudi-temple-traced-to-la-museum/articleshow/93565649.cms?fbclid=IwAR2CULSgDy3RqmWYyxrlRU7oDQQDiB1JCRp5OFORsghLxsXVCRe_AAXadR8

The Times of India Aug 15, 2022

https://kizhakkutoday.in/india75-14/

Kizhakku Today Aug 15, 2022

https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil-nadu/2022/aug/16/kallakurichi-12th-centurystatues-of-chola-kings-go-missing-2487932.html?fbclid=IwAR2_4gY0LW2S1le9Pb5-MwtuP_ZuHLG2gOaRrBq2HN756fo4niAKXpxzp0o

The New Indian Express Aug 16, 2022

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/stolen-from-tamil-nadu-idol-traced-to-christies-auction-house/articleshow/93684573.cms?fbclid=IwAR0OY0vJrnTj6O_FWbNKBzWSkq5OzhtSXaxPQTsXpUvlsB0277QtvNfVsZE

The Times of India Aug 21, 2022

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/efforts-are-on-to-retrieve-six-antique-idols-stolen-from-tn-temple-tn-idol-wing-cid/articleshow/93756404.cms?from=mdr

The Times of India Aug 24, 2022

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/two-out-of-12-idols-stolen-from-nagapattinam-temple-50-years-ago-traced-to-us/article65825521.ece?homepage=true&fbclid=IwAR2534-Mtwj9yViaG9Qc-NIEMzeB-Vygkphn2mudxBMHjbFrhJzPygcQpvk

The Hindu Aug 29, 2022

https://www.dtnext.in/tamilnadu/2022/08/29/two-more-missing-tn-antique-idols-traced-to-usa-museum?fbclid=IwAR2L1LPeowjnb_vfTcRNEtflGmk1UujvVCX0_rPJC3sPZmJYomkB4ti2ikQ

The DT Next Aug 29, 2022

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/trichy/2-more-idols-traced-to-us-museums/articleshow/93867512.cms?fbclid=IwAR14p3gOE7WPCDLQLDbi9dNthUTXAMGeeu7X0nzYayJHVvHTPMDsK-WOlDU

The Times of India Aug 30, 2022