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Thursday, Jan 23, 2020
Parvez Sultan

Parvez Sultan


Parvez Sultan writes on heritage, urban-civic issues, Delhi government, and politics. Earlier, he headed hyper local bureau — South Delhi — at Hindustan Times. He has earlier reported on Delhi government, political parties, municipal bodies, Delhi High Court, Lokayukta and Central Administrative Tribunal.

articles by Parvez Sultan (242 results)
Oct 07, 2018 13:31
The entire collection of books at the Central Archaeological Library is set to be digitised for preservation. read more
Sep 28, 2018 04:04
Defence Colony is among the earliest colonies set up in south Delhi after Independence. The vast vacant land near Kotla Mubarakpur village was earmarked to lay out settlement to relocate officers from the armed forces. The colony has more than 1,600... read more
Sep 19, 2018 07:26
This Mughal-era artwork — geometric and floral motifs in an 80-metre-long vaulted arcade called Chhatta bazaar — was hidden under multiple coats of whitewashing applied casually over the years as part of Red Fort’s maintenance and structural conservation... read more
Sep 13, 2018 03:56
Salt in bat excreta erodes stones and mortars, an official of the Archaeological Survey of India said, adding that instructions have been issued to keep the building well lit, especially at nights, to keep bats at bay. read more
Sep 13, 2018 03:51
Some 254 copper coins were discovered buried just 20 centimetres below the ground at Khirki mosque in south Delhi. read more
Sep 12, 2018 04:17
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has stumbled upon a hoard of medieval period metal coins during the conservation of Khirki Masjid, a 14th century mosque in South Delhi. read more
Sep 12, 2018 03:46
A section of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Delhi are planning their own campaigns against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as they feel the state leadership has not confronted the ruling party in an ‘appropriate’ manner. read more
Sep 09, 2018 01:33
As part of the lake revival project, NBCC is re-laying walkways, installing decorative lights, creating cabanas, and placing 11 aerating fountains in the pond to attract tourists. read more
Sep 05, 2018 03:20
The monument’s restorer has installed around 800 energy efficient lamps at 16th-century mausoleum of the Mughal king. read more
Sep 04, 2018 00:56
The new illumination, similar to the ones installed at Red Fort, will spruce up the Qutub Minar complex enabling visitors a detailed view of its opulent architecture, calligraphic verses, corbels, and intricate carving even at night. read more
Sep 02, 2018 01:23
The BJP took the decision after the leadership observed that party members failed to counter those from the opposition as well as fellow panelists in an effective manner. read more
Sep 01, 2018 02:55
The Delhi government plans to turn a 1.5 km stretch in Chandni Chowk into a pedestrian-friendly no-vehicle zone. read more
Aug 29, 2018 02:09
The party leadership is reportedly upset with the controversy over renaming Ramlila Maidan in Delhi after the former PM, who died on August 16 after prolonged illness. read more
Aug 28, 2018 08:45
The final approval to a proposal to reserve the 1.5km stretch from Red Fort to Fatehpuri mosque for pedestrians and non-motorised vehicles (NMVs) was approved by Delhi’s lieutenant governor (LG) Anil Baijal on Monday. read more
Aug 26, 2018 03:52
Bagh-e-Bedil: Wakf Board to turn tomb complex of sufi poet into ‘open cultural centre’. read more