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The government is proposing to redevelop the Central Vista by constructing a new Parliament house, a residential complex that will house the Prime Minister and the Vice President, besides several new office buildings.(HT Archive)

New Central Vista plantation to be 'as close' to the original Lutyens’ designs

By Soumya Pillai and Dhamini Ratnam, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 07:09 AM IST
It will also rectify the errors that the city’s horticulture departments have made over the years.
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also sharpened her attack on the Centre over the Central Vista project.(PTI Photo)
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also sharpened her attack on the Centre over the Central Vista project.(PTI Photo)

'Why were Covid hospital beds reduced despite warning?': Priyanka attacks Centre

Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 12:22 PM IST
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi's video message came in the backdrop of the country recording 114,460 fresh cases of Covid-19 and 2,677 deaths due to the virus on Sunday.
A view of the Central Vista Avenue Redevelopment project construction site at Rajpath in New Delhi (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
A view of the Central Vista Avenue Redevelopment project construction site at Rajpath in New Delhi (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)

'Congress is frustrated with Central Vista because...': Anurag Thakur's jibe

PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 08:31 PM IST
Why Rajasthan is approving infrastructure projects, why Maharashtra is building MLA hostels at Nariman Point amid the pandemic then, Union minister Anurag Thakur asked.
Some activists and civil society members have criticised the move to continue the redevelopment project when the country is facing a pandemic.(HT Photo)
Some activists and civil society members have criticised the move to continue the redevelopment project when the country is facing a pandemic.(HT Photo)

‘Heritage structures won’t be razed, rumours being spread’: Hardeep Singh Puri

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 07:18 AM IST
Describing the Central Vista project as “vital and essential”, the Delhi high court on Monday allowed work on the project to continue and imposed a fine of 1 lakh on the petitioners for their “motivated” plea.
Work on the Central Vista Avenue Redevelopment project underway at Rajpath on Monday.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Work on the Central Vista Avenue Redevelopment project underway at Rajpath on Monday.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Vista project essential, says HC, junks plea to halt work

By Richa Banka, New Delhi:
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 01:24 AM IST
The Central Vista Avenue Redevelopment project is a part of the larger Central Vista project, which includes a new Parliament building, the refurbishment of North and South Blocks, and the construction of new Central government offices.
Hardeep Puri pointed out the the Central Vista project has legal clearance that “none of the historic, cultural, iconic buildings will be touched and will remain exactly as they are”.(File Photo)
Hardeep Puri pointed out the the Central Vista project has legal clearance that “none of the historic, cultural, iconic buildings will be touched and will remain exactly as they are”.(File Photo)

‘False narrative’: Hardeep Singh Puri calls out criticism on Central Vista

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2021 02:34 PM IST
The minister cited an article written by Congress leader Jairam The Central Vista project includes construction of a new Parliament, Prime Minister and vice-president’s residences, a central secretariat and several other buildings.
Of the 14,095 parking slots, 13,719 will be in the common central secretariat buildings and the conference centre.(HT Photo)
Of the 14,095 parking slots, 13,719 will be in the common central secretariat buildings and the conference centre.(HT Photo)

Central Vista revamp to have space to park 16,000 cars

By Risha Chitlangia, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2021 11:33 AM IST
The social and environmental footprint of the Central Vista redevelopment just got wider and more harmful, said Kanchi Kohli, Centre for Policy Research.
Pedestrians wearing walk past the construction site for the new Parliament building, part of the Central Vista redevelopment project, in New Delhi. (Bloomberg)
Pedestrians wearing walk past the construction site for the new Parliament building, part of the Central Vista redevelopment project, in New Delhi. (Bloomberg)

Delhi HC defers hearing on plea seeking suspension of Central Vista project work

By hindustantimes.com | Reported by Richa Banka | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2021 03:08 PM IST
The petition highlighted the plight of the labourers engaged in the construction work of the ambitious Central Vista project over concerns that they are being exposed to the coronavirus disease, and questions the decision of the authorities to issue movement passes under the ‘essential services’ category to vehicles engaged with the project to operate during curfew and lockdown in view of ‘exigencies of government work’.
The buildings also include a Common Central Secretariat and the Special Protection Group (SPG) building. (File photo)
The buildings also include a Common Central Secretariat and the Special Protection Group (SPG) building. (File photo)

PM house in new Central Vista given green clearance

By Anisha Dutta, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2021 04:32 AM IST
The cost of project, which also includes a Common Central Secretariat, has been estimated at Rs.13,450 crore.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the Centre for the ongoing construction of the <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2,000 crore Central Vista Project which is listed among “essential services”.(File Photo)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the Centre for the ongoing construction of the 2,000 crore Central Vista Project which is listed among “essential services”.(File Photo)

News updates from HT: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over Central Vista Project

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2021 04:58 PM IST
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Tata Projects Limited emerged as the lower bidder for the tender to construct the new Parliament complex by quoting a bid of Rs.861.90 crore when the financial bids for the project opened on September 16(Bloomberg)
Tata Projects Limited emerged as the lower bidder for the tender to construct the new Parliament complex by quoting a bid of Rs.861.90 crore when the financial bids for the project opened on September 16(Bloomberg)

Construction work on New Parliament begins

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:53 AM IST
The plan, being handled by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs, involves having a new Parliament building in place by India’s 75th Independence Day in 2022, while the entire project is slated to be finished by 2024.
Vehicles travel past the construction site for the new Parliament building, part of the Central Vista Project redevelopment project, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. India's Supreme Court allowed the federal government to build a new parliament, a win for Prime Minister�Narendra Modi�whose legacy will include the ambitious development. Photographer: T. Narayan/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
Vehicles travel past the construction site for the new Parliament building, part of the Central Vista Project redevelopment project, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. India's Supreme Court allowed the federal government to build a new parliament, a win for Prime Minister�Narendra Modi�whose legacy will include the ambitious development. Photographer: T. Narayan/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)

New Parliament construction to begin from Friday: Key facts about the building

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 06:07 PM IST
The new Parliament building project is estimated to cost 971 crore and is expected to be completed by the 75th anniversary of India's independence in 2022.
An artist’s impression of a section in the redevelopment plan.
An artist’s impression of a section in the redevelopment plan.

Supreme Court refuses to stay Delhi Central Vista project for now

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 02:17 PM IST
Congress president Sonia Gandhi wrote a letter to the PM, on April 10, in which she urged him to suspend the Rs 20,000 crore allocated to the project.
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