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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Central Vista Project


Let’s not politicise the Central Vista project

July 07, 2021 5:02 pm

Vijay Darda writes: It’s carrying out much-needed improvements, with an eye on the future.

Delhi: New IGNCA premises inaugurated at revamped Hotel Janpath

July 01, 2021 8:57 pm

The IGNCA has been shifted out from its sprawling campus to make way for three ministry buildings, as part of the Central Vista project.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal against Delhi HC's order that allowed Central Vista construction

June 29, 2021 5:26 pm

Earlier this month, the Delhi High Court had refused to stay the Central Vista construction in the midst of a pandemic. Holding the project to be of national importance, the court called the plea “motivated” and imposed on the petitioners a fine of Rs 1 lakh.

Central Vista project: Call for discussion in House panel turned down, Opp plans to go to Speaker

June 25, 2021 7:30 am

It is learnt that Jagdambika Pal, chairman of the Standing Committee on Urban Development, turned down Singh’s demand, pointing out that details of the project are already in the public domain.

A fact check for Anish Kapoor and other Central Vista project critics

June 12, 2021 8:50 am

The redevelopment project will not result in demolition of Parliament building and will generate employment, without compromising Covid fight.

The demolition of National Archives annexe is an avoidable tragedy

June 12, 2021 8:43 am

Critical files will get lost, destroyed or simply abandoned, given the nature of the undertaking.

Central Vista Project: What happens to the cultural institutions on Janpath?

June 14, 2021 12:01 pm

Central Vista project: What is in these iconic buildings, all of which are of great cultural, historical, and educational importance? What happens to them in the redesigned?

Apprehensions over fate of mosques during Central Vista work, Amanatullah writes to PM

June 05, 2021 1:28 pm

Khan wrote that the apprehensions by the Muslim community are underpinned by the demolition of two mosques in Uttar Pradesh in May.

Central Vista work of national importance, says Delhi HC; rejects plea, imposes fine

June 01, 2021 7:48 am

The Centre had sought that the petition be dismissed with “exemplary costs” on the ground “that it is an abuse of the process of law”. The petitioners were translator Anya Malhotra and historian and documentary filmmaker Sohail Hashmi.

Old Parliament not built for an independent nation: Puri

June 01, 2021 12:04 am

Hardeep Singh Puri also said no design has been finalised for a new Prime Minister's residence and only two projects -- the Parliament building and Central Vista Avenue -- are currently being executed at a cost of around Rs 1,300 crore.


Central Vista project in full swing near India Gate amid pandemic; see photos

May 09, 2021 10:00 am

Days after Central Vista revamp project construction was given a go-ahead, India Gate was seen surrounded by bulldozers, barricades and construction workers amid second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.