Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicCentral Vista

Topic: Central Vista

Broadcast infra work pending, new Parliament building unlikely to be ready for Winter Session

Modi govt set November deadline for completion of project, coinciding with 75th year of India’s independence. Ukraine war has hit broadcast equipment supply chain, says an official.

On Kartavya Path, ask not what Modi can do for you…ask what you can do for Modi’s India

Modi's emphasis on 'kartavya' puts the monkey on citizen’s back, by shifting definition of constitutional state from govt’s duties to citizen. It’s central to his political proposition.

A colonial-era ‘memento’ no one’s talking about & how rainy days can keep you ‘raid-free’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Kartavya Path’s new name & look inspires feelings of ‘Indianness’, say visitors after inauguration

Hundreds were present at the heart of the national capital Thursday for the grand event which saw cultural performances from over 20 teams of artistes from across states.

TV news made Central Vista look lovely. But why must we have ‘Delhi-darshan’ every day?

The wide coverage of the Central Vista and Bengaluru floods was great. But the live footage of the BJP protests in Delhi was pretty pointless.

After 3 missed deadlines, Central Vista Avenue ‘finally ready’ & awaiting inauguration

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs officials say 'care has been taken to ensure the area retains its essential character'. Inauguration date yet to be finalised.

Coming soon: Rs 467 crore residence complex for PM with underground tunnel to PMO, Parliament

Spread out over 36,328 sq ft, PM's Residence Complex will come up on Dara Shikoh Road near South Block in Delhi. September 2024 deadline set for completing & handing over project.

From Lion Capital to Flag Code, Modi govt is shifting the meaning of India’s symbols

The lions in Asoka’s Lion Capital stand upon dharmachakra; they draw their power from dharma. The lions in Modi’s Central Vista step on dharmachakra; they are power unto themselves.

As govt, opposition clash over new national emblem cast, a look at its history & significance

Opposition leaders have called statue atop new Parliament building a distortion of the emblem, which was based on Emperor Ashoka's Lion Capital at Sarnath.

Coming to Central Vista: New PMO in Dholpur sandstone inside Rs 1,200-cr Executive Enclave

The Central Public Works Department will soon issue bids for the construction of the enclave, which will also house Cabinet Secretariat & National Security Council Secretariat.

On Camera


Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File photo/ANI)

Gujarat can make AAP national party but only Congress can set up Modi vs Kejriwal in 2024

AAP needs to win just two seats in Gujarat to become a national party. But it will take much more for Kejriwal to become Modi's principal challenger in 2024.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.