September 19, 2019 10:12 am
This kind of once-in-a-century project should be discussed at the national level, not by tendering. We were caught napping when the cactus-forest of New Kidwai Nagar sprouted, and Pragati Maidan died. Now we are about to see a New Sachivalaya. Could Dilliwalas please wake up and be alert to what is happening to their city?
August 19, 2019 2:37 pm
No cars, pathways lined with trees, and red sandstone benches — by March 2020, a 1.3-km stretch in Chandni Chowk will sport a new look. The Indian Express explores how a redevelopment project is updating one of Delhi’s busiest and oldest markets.
July 10, 2019 11:30 am
Around a dozen members of the committee, mostly members from the Hauz Qazi residents’ welfare association, served poori and subzi to the crowd.
June 20, 2019 1:33 pm
There are eighth generation shopkeepers who’ll greet you with a smile as you bring them business, however small. We bought nice little hoops for my daughter and traditional silver jhumkis for me.
April 10, 2019 2:10 am
The 1.5-km stretch from Red Fort to Fatehpuri Masjid is undergoing major renovation work after a 10-year delay, and has been divided into five zones. The project’s overall cost is pegged at Rs 65 crore.
March 22, 2019 5:37 pm
Sibal had won twice from Chandni Chowk in 2004 and 2009 before losing to BJP leader Harsh Vardhan in 2014.
December 08, 2018 2:51 am
To come up at an estimated cost of Rs 65 crore, Sisodia assured traders that their businesses will not suffer when work on the project commences.
August 28, 2018 1:52 pm
When implemented, Chandni Chowk would be the first locality in the national capital where motorised vehicles will be banned between 9 am and 9 pm every day, according to officials.
July 02, 2018 1:49 am
Spread across 16 acres, the building was once the office of the erstwhile Delhi Municipal Corporation, and has been lying vacant since it was shifted to the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Civic Centre.
January 14, 2018 2:20 pm
Overhead wires are being concealed as part of a recent beautification plan in Old Delhi. Singh, whose team is part of the project, has a lot to deal with: tangled wires, angry bystanders and a looming deadline.
April 17, 2014 10:35 am