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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Central Vista Project

CENTRAL VISTA PROJECT NEWS

By relocating National Museum and IGNCA, we are letting go of our history, heritage

October 23, 2020 9:34 am

Under the new plan, the IGNCA will be shifted to another location, while the National Museum will move to North and South Block, which is a high-security area and so intimidating.

Hardeep Singh Puri: By Diwali, we should be getting a bulk of our air traffic back in form

August 31, 2020 1:31 pm

International flights resume: The figure (of domestic passengers) yesterday (August 24) was 98,800, so we have already reached 33 per cent of pre-Covid numbers. We are increasing domestic passengers at the rate of 5,000 a week, said Hardeep Singh Puri.

SC allows filing of plea against environmental clearance to Central Vista project

July 29, 2020 6:16 pm

The pleas have challenged the grant of a no-objection certificate by the Central Vista Committee (CVC) and also the environmental clearances for the construction of a new parliament house building. 

In Central Vista revamp, firm to focus on trees that restore Lutyens era look

July 19, 2020 5:05 am

In a response to The Sunday Express, HCP Design, Planning and Management — the government’s consultant for the project — said it is working on a replantation strategy for trees which aims to, “in principle”, bring back the original design by Lutyens.

Central Vista project should not focus on just government officers

June 12, 2020 9:44 am

Should we not be moving away from an imperial design mindset to a democratic approach which ensures that public spaces are meant for the people and not for the government?

Delhi: Ex-bureaucrats oppose Central Vista revamp

May 18, 2020 5:00 am

The letter opposing redevelopment of Delhi’s Central Vista was signed by civil service personnel including Ravi Vira Gupta, former deputy governor of the RBI; V S Ailawadi, former DDA vice-chairman; and Meena Gupta, former secretary of MoEF.

Central Vista: Nod for new Parliament after nearly 1,300 objections

May 03, 2020 7:07 am

The project, listed as the “Expansion and Renovation of existing Parliament Building at Parliament Street”, proposes a new building with a proposed built-up area of 65,000 square metres, adjacent to the plot where the existing Parliament building stands.

Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea against Central Vista project

April 30, 2020 7:33 pm

An apex court bench did not agree to the submission that the project in Lutyens' Delhi needed to be stayed as the government bodies were to approach the authorities concerned for clearance and other formalities.

Freezing DA/DR hike 'insensitive, inhumane', govt should shelve bullet train: Rahul Gandhi

April 24, 2020 4:08 pm

The Wayanad MP further said instead of "hurting" the middle-class employees and pensioners, the government should shelve bullet train and Central Vista redevelopment projects to save money for the coronavirus fight.

SC transfers to itself all petitions against Central Vista revamp

March 07, 2020 1:58 am

A bench comprising Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari directed that the writ petitions will now be heard by the top court.