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A year after Jan 6, US Congress more deeply divided than ever

January 06, 2022 6:20 pm

Some members are planning to mark the anniversary of the Capitol insurrection with a moment of silence. Others will spend the day educating Americans on the workings of democracy.

Riot shields and metal detectors are a reminder of deadly US Capitol assault

January 05, 2022 9:21 pm

Miles of steel fencing that ringed the Capitol complex after the riot came down in July. The thousands of armed National Troops deployed immediately after the Jan. 6, 2021, attack have long gone home.

Mumbai-based firm among 5 agencies seeking to restore Capitol Complex

February 25, 2021 8:19 am

The work of restoration, preservation, conservation and management of Capitol Complex which comprises Punjab and Haryana Civil Secretariat building has to be carried out for Rs 25.51 crore.

US Capitol Police chief announces resignation after violence

January 08, 2021 10:20 am

US Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund's resignation came hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Senator Chuck Schumer on Thursday demanded his resignation and said that he would be fired if he did not resign.

What does a nation’s architecture say about its aspirations, politics and drawbacks?

December 22, 2019 12:46 pm

With the redesign of the Central Vista in the national capital imminent, tracing India’s socialist, democratic fabric through its public architecture.

Kabhi Kabhi: Unpacking Capitol Complex, watching the Open Hand turn

October 07, 2018 1:53 pm

Even in his time, Le Corbusier was an enigmatic figure, but Gandhi’s expert commentary made it easy to understand why his name still evokes more than just passing curiosity.

Capitol Complex: Cricket ground can play spoilsport for UT’s world heritage status bid

July 31, 2015 3:02 am

The idea behind this pathway, as per experts, was to provide an easy access to these places with substance of design and architectural elements.

Soon, new lighting system to illuminate Capitol Complex

July 03, 2015 4:45 am

The College of Architecture has been tasked with conceptualising and planning the illumination.

This High Court cricket ground can queer pitch for world heritage status

March 28, 2015 10:11 am

HC calls it “green area’’; ground comes in way of a proposed pathway to link Open Hand and other edifices

Again, Capitol Complex eyes UNESCO world heritage tag

March 25, 2015 3:47 am

Team from UN agency to soon visit Chandigarh for evaluation of the site, final decision.


PM Modi and President Hollande reach Govt. Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh

January 24, 2016 1:31 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): After visiting Capitol Complex in Chandigarh Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francois Hollande reached the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh where they were welcomed with cultural performances. Both leaders will then attend a forum of CEOs, which will be followed by the India-France Business Summit which will be attended by corporate honchos of the two nations. On January 26, the French President will witness the Republic Day parade at Rajpath as the chief guest. It is for the first time that French troops would participate in the Republic Day parade.