Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 03:08 PM IST
The Prime Minister then delved into democratic history of India, saying the texts available here are older than the Magna Carta, which is considered the foundation of democracy.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 07:59 AM IST
PM Modi will also perform the ground-breaking ceremony for the building, which is expected to be completed by 2022 at an estimated cost of Rs 971 crore.
Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 02:07 PM IST
The meeting at the Parliament House lasted for 15 minutes, an official release from the state information department said.
New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 11:31 AM IST
Farmers in Punjab, Haryana are protesting against the recent agriculture ordinances passed by the Union Cabinet.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 05:41 PM IST
Om Birla said he has great faith in the strength and resilience of the Indian people, and added that the path to victory can be difficult but never impossible.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 04:49 AM IST
The Central Vista is being redeveloped after taking into account the present needs of the city and will be carried out with “extreme sensitivity” to preserve the area’s heritage, a counter-affidavit filed before the top court on July 4 stated.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 05:13 PM IST
The Central Vista houses iconic buildings like the Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan, the North and South Block buildings, which house important ministries, and the India Gate.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 11:54 PM IST
The contentious project which will cost Rs 922 crore according to estimates by the Central Public Works Department and involve transplantation of at least 233 trees from the existing site was discussed in detail by the 13-member committee but the decision cannot be shared immediately, experts said.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2020 03:54 PM IST
The directions, which have been issued to both Houses, also say those coming to meet the members of Parliament at the reception would be allowed to stay only for an hour. It also adds that the members will not be able to take their visitors on a tour of Parliament.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:28 AM IST
A similar incident was reported in February last year when Congress Lok Sabha MP from Manipur Dr Thokchom Meinya’s car rammed a barricade at Parliament premises.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 10:22 AM IST
CPWD’s application for the new Parliament building has been submitted on February 13. It will be placed before the expert appraisal committee (EAC) of the ministry of environment, forest and climate change on February 25 for approval.
By Karan Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 04:35 AM IST
Parliament House is redolent with history and the memory of our great leaders who have spoken over the decades there during the Constituent Assembly and subsequent parliamentary debates in both Houses.
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 10:32 AM IST
These unwanted guests, who have entered the sprawling complex and found enough food, shelter, and rodents to survive on, have also possibly killed peachicks, an internal report said in July. While this may be in line with the laws of nature, it has alarmed officials since the peacock is India’s national bird.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 05:05 AM IST
According to two senior officials involved in the purchase of water bottles that were widely used in the Parliament complex, an average of 2,000 bottles of Rail Neer, a product of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, were bought daily.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 04:36 AM IST
The Republic Day parade is held on January 26 each year at Rajpath, India Gate. It begin from the Raisina Hill, near the President’s estate Rashtrapati Bhavan, and ends at the India Gate.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2019 07:43 PM IST
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
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 09:38 PM IST
The central government on Thursday announced its decision to revamp large parts of Lutyens’ Delhi, which includes revamping or building a new Parliament House by 2022 and razing a number of buildings to construct an integrated complex to house all government departments and ministries.
New Delhi | By Adrija Roychowdhury and Risha Chitlangia
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2019 03:38 AM IST
Urban development experts say redevelopment is the way forward but add that government should have a strategic vision for the area, which has a lot of historical significance, so new and old constructions blend smoothly.
By Tobias Feakin
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 06:34 PM IST
Authoritarian states have embraced cyberspace to undermine liberal democracies. Let’s fight back
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 07:04 AM IST
Police said the man appeared a bit “mentally disturbed” and claimed that he wanted to be heard on his views about meat and liquor ban.
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 12:37 PM IST
The man, sporting black shirt and jeans, has been identified as Sagar Insa. He is a resident of Laxmi Nagar and a follower of Dera Sacha Sauda chief and rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
New Delhi | By Vinod Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 04:46 PM IST
There are countless stories of Jaitley having helped friends and colleagues buy homes, own cars, and finance higher studies for their children. He never sold old vehicles.
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 09:20 AM IST
The Parliament building—considered by many as a functioning monument—has frequently faced maintenance issues. Once, a huge chunk of the ceiling fell in a minister’s room which was right below the kitchen.
Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2019 03:58 PM IST
A suspected white supremacist has been charged with one count of murder over the Christchurch shootings and will next appear in court on April 5.
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 11:24 PM IST
Prior to the resumption of the debate, Congress president Rahul Gandhi told reporters in the Parliament House complex that his party would initiate a probe into the deal if it came to power in 2019.
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 07:30 AM IST
If allowed to march from Ramlila Ground to Jantar Mantar, the farmers will pass through Guru Nanak Chowk, Ranjit Singh Flyover and Tolstoy Marg, said the traffic police. But they will not be allowed to get near the Parliament House, police added.
Hindustan Times | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2018 11:33 PM IST
Why you should travel to the medieval city where even the harmless ghosts will welcome you to the Baltics’ beauty
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 02:42 AM IST
An unidentified man allegedly attempted to shoot the JNU scholar outside the Constitution Club, just 500 metres from Parliament House, on Monday.
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 09:59 AM IST
The Google Doodle features a couple of peacocks crossing their beaks in an intimate gesture, flanked on both sides by a Bengal tiger and an Asian elephant.
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 12:42 AM IST
Illuminating important buildings on the occasion is an old tradition followed in the country.