West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.22

Economy hit by policies, says Jawhar

The country has become a “surveillance state” and the entire thing is being run with “control and arrogance”, Trinamul Congress Rajya Sabha member Jawhar Sircar said on Thursda...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.12.21

Central Vista: Waqf board assets safe, govt tells HC

The Centre Wednesday assured the Delhi High Court that nothing is happening to Delhi Waqf Board properties in the vicinity of the ongoing Central Vista Redevelopment Project. Solicitor General Tushar...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.09.21

700 MoD offices vacated for PM's new residence

Over 700 hutments belonging to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) located around Dalhousie Road in Delhi are being cleared by the ministry and the space will be developed for the Prime Minister's new r...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.07.21

History, streets and their strange seductions

Did an Unidentified Flying Object land in the vicinity of Patparganj, East Delhi, on a rainy, deliciously pleasant night earlier this month? A wide-eyed visitor, returning and rediscovering Delhi afte...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.21

Govt pronouncements resemble publicity stunts

A speaker in a television debate was deploring the paucity of hospital beds. A simple soul would have gone on to say, ‘We need more beds.’ This philosopher astutely stressed another logica...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri


India  /  Published 23.07.21

Vista: 22 heritage trees moved

Only 22 heritage trees had to be relocated because of the Central Vista Avenue redevelopment project, the government informed Parliament on Friday. The redevelopment project of the Central Vista -- t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Republic Day parade to be held on refurbished Rajpath

The Republic Day parade next year will be held on the refurbished Rajpath as the redevelopment work of the Central Vista Avenue, stretching from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate, is expected to be com...
By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.06.21

Central Vista: SC dismisses plea

  The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea challenging the Delhi High Court order which had rejected a PIL seeking to halt Central Vista construction work in view of the COVID pandemic. A ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.21

Central Vista lacks democratic imagination

Sometimes, the major battles of our time get caught in coteries and clubs and float adrift from the democratic imagination. The debate around the Central Vista project is one such event. How does one ...
By Shiv Visvanathan

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.21

Embellishing past grandeur with a new vision

Over the past few months, Lutyens’ Delhi has been in the eye of a political storm over the building works in the Central Vista project. The ongoing building activities have been questioned by th...
By Swapan Dasgupta


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