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DDA to approve land use change of plot where V-P’s residence is proposed

The land-use of this plot, where the Vice President of India’s residence is proposed under the redevelopment plan, will be changed from transportation (bus terminal/parking) to residential.
Another senior DDA official said that a large number of objections were raised regarding the overall project and not specific to the plot.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO (Representative Image))
Another senior DDA official said that a large number of objections were raised regarding the overall project and not specific to the plot.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO (Representative Image))
Updated on Aug 11, 2020 12:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRisha Chitlangia

Army HQ to be shifted to Delhi Cantonment

South Block is part of the historic Raisina Hill complex built during the colonial era as part of the “new imperial capital” of the British Raj.
The Army headquarters will be moved from the iconic South Block at Raisina Hill to the Delhi Cantonment area(HT Photo)
The Army headquarters will be moved from the iconic South Block at Raisina Hill to the Delhi Cantonment area(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 20, 2020 03:20 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Bru tribals from Mizoram to now live permanently in Tripura, pact inked

The Bru tribals have been staying in Tripura in different relief camps after they escaped from Mizoram in 1997 following ethnic clashes between Bru and Mizo communities.Under the agreement, Bru tribals will now live in Tripura permanently, Shah said.
Bru people during signing of an agreement for permanent settlement of 40,000 displaced Bru tribals in Tripura.(PTI Photo)
Bru people during signing of an agreement for permanent settlement of 40,000 displaced Bru tribals in Tripura.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 10:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

PM Modi’s residence, office likely to be shifted near South Block: Report

An official in the Union housing and urban affairs ministry, which is a nodal agency for the mega project, said a huge park near India Gate will also be developed.
The prime minister’s residence and office are likely to be shifted near the South Block(PTI)
The prime minister’s residence and office are likely to be shifted near the South Block(PTI)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 03:16 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Central Delhi’s redevelopment must reconcile modernisation and heritage

Many governments have opted for retrofitting of old buildings or their adaptive reuse. The Centre should take into account both history and the need to create a world-class capital
No decision has been taken on whether the Parliament House, a heritage structure, will be revamped or a new structure built(Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
No decision has been taken on whether the Parliament House, a heritage structure, will be revamped or a new structure built(Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Sep 15, 2019 07:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Deployment in J&K due to prevailing security situation: MHA

North Block was responding to speculation and rumors, especially in Kashmir, that the special status of residents of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) may be up for a change.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers stand vigil at the base camp for the Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage in Jammu, India, Friday, July 19, 2019. Thousands of pilgrims annually visit the remote Himalayan shrine of Amarnath to worship an icy stalagmite representing Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)(AP)
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers stand vigil at the base camp for the Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage in Jammu, India, Friday, July 19, 2019. Thousands of pilgrims annually visit the remote Himalayan shrine of Amarnath to worship an icy stalagmite representing Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)(AP)
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 12:27 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Constable on duty at North Block kills self with service pistol

Police said they did not find any suicide note on the man and it is suspected that he took his life following some family issue.
According to the police, Narain shot himself at 12.45pm while he was on duty. He died on the spot.(Shutterstock)
According to the police, Narain shot himself at 12.45pm while he was on duty. He died on the spot.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 26, 2019 06:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Constable posted outside Finance Ministry shoots self while on break from duty

“Two shots were fired from his service gun. No suicide note was recovered from the body. The police are conducting an investigation under Section 174 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (inquest),” Madhur Verma, Public Relation Officer, Delhi Police said.
A jawan, posted on guard duty outside the Finance Ministry in the North Block in the high-security VIP zone, reportedly committed suicide on Tuesday by shooting himself with the service weapon.(AFP Photo)
A jawan, posted on guard duty outside the Finance Ministry in the North Block in the high-security VIP zone, reportedly committed suicide on Tuesday by shooting himself with the service weapon.(AFP Photo)
Published on Jun 25, 2019 04:31 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International

Kamal Nath meets Amit Shah to discuss issues of state

The agenda of the meeting was not immediately known, but an official close to Nath claimed it was to discuss issues related to Madhya Pradesh.
In a letter earlier this month, Nath sought financial support from the Centre for a dedicated set-up to tackle crimes against women and children.(HT Photo)
In a letter earlier this month, Nath sought financial support from the Centre for a dedicated set-up to tackle crimes against women and children.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 10:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Government offices around Rashtrapati Bhavan to close early on Thursday for swearing-in ceremony

Government offices around the Rashtrapati Bhavan would close at 2.00 pm on May 30 in connection with arrangements for the swearing-in ceremony of the prime minister
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony will take place on Thursday evening , which would be administrated by President Ram Nath Kovind.(PTI File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony will take place on Thursday evening , which would be administrated by President Ram Nath Kovind.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 29, 2019 03:09 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Enjoy nature and relax at Delhi’s ‘happiness areas’

The NDMC will soon have five “happiness areas” for citizens to unwind. Such areas will be large green spaces with trellis, pergola, lily pond and other flowers. The areas have been developed at Windsor Place, Kautilya Park, Jalebi Chowk near North Block, Yashwant Place and Nyaya Marg.
A view of the ‘happiness space’ at North Block on Wednesday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
A view of the ‘happiness space’ at North Block on Wednesday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 07:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshish Mishra

New RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: A journey from North Block to Mint Street

Considered an efficient implementer and a team player, Shaktikanta Das may be the right man in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) that has seen a governor quit for the first time in almost three decades amid tensions with the finance ministry over governance and autonomy issues.
Former finance secretary Shaktikanta Das has been appointed as the new governor of Reserve Bank of India.(PTI)
Former finance secretary Shaktikanta Das has been appointed as the new governor of Reserve Bank of India.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 09:56 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

GST cheer for government as states’ shortfall drops

Last year, when India moved to the one-nation-one-tax regime, the Centre promised to compensate individual states for any loss of revenue from the introduction of GST, which subsumed a raft of indirect levies.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during an interview with Hindustan Times at his office in North Block, New Delhi, India, on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during an interview with Hindustan Times at his office in North Block, New Delhi, India, on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 05, 2018 09:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySudhi Ranjan Sen
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