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Central Vista redevelopment project


Central Vista gets Supreme Court’s all-clear: 2-1 verdict says no infirmity

January 06, 2021 4:03 am

The project in the heart of New Delhi envisages construction of a new Parliament complex, buildings for central ministries, a new enclave for the Vice President, a new office and residence for the Prime Minister, among others.

Couldn’t an expansion have been undertaken, without giving up on the present Parliament building?

December 20, 2020 8:32 am

While icons keep a nation’s spirit alive, it is iconic structures such as Parliament that help give the nation its identity and connect the present to the past, giving it a direction to move more confidently towards the future.

Central vista project: Ticked off for breach, CPWD seeks nod to transplant trees near Badarpur

December 12, 2020 12:54 am

The trees were however being sent to the National Thermal Power Corporation in Badarpur, close to Delhi’s border with Haryana, in violation of the conditions. After this was brought to their notice, the forest department threatened to act as per Delhi Preservation of Trees Act, 1994.

‘Taller than India Gate’: Entries open for new Central Vista structure on Yamuna bank

November 13, 2020 9:36 am

Under the Master Plan, the Central Vista axis — currently from Rashtrapati Bhavan, following Rajpath, up to India Gate — will be extended from the present 2.9 km to 6.3 km from ridge to river.

Explained: How Delhi's Central Vista redevelopment project is being executed

November 06, 2020 12:55 pm

What are the key steps to be undertaken before a heritage project such as the Central Vista is redeveloped? We explain

Warped visions

October 23, 2020 6:53 pm

The push to rebuild the Central Vista at a time of grave economic crisis is a case of misplaced priority.

Ahmedabad architect presents latest iteration of Central Vista project

June 14, 2020 1:14 pm

The new proposed Parliament building will have a Lok Sabha hall, a Rajya Sabha hall, a Constitution hall, a courtyard with a lounge around it and a library. Patel emphasised that the building will have a “rigorous geometry underpinning the building”

Government okays change of land use for Central Vista development

March 21, 2020 1:37 am

“This paves the way for the construction of the new Parliament building and other projects in the prestigious Central Vista. This decision will ensure that the green areas and public-semi-public spaces are adequately compensated or enhanced,” the government said in a statement.