Sunday, 29 May, 2022
TopicCentral Vista

Topic: Central Vista

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.

Modi govt constitutes 5-member oversight committee to monitor Central Vista project

Former finance secretary Ratan P Watal has been appointed the chairman of the panel, which will submit its reports or recommendations to the Housing and Urban Affairs ministry.

SC rejects plea challenging change in land use for VP’s residence on Central Vista site

The apex court said that sufficient explanation has been offered by concerned authorities which justifies the change in land use of the plot from recreational area to residential.

Lawns, wider sidewalks, bridge over canal: A new Central Vista Avenue on Republic Day 2022

Unexpected heavy rain had disrupted work, but pace has again picked up to ensure the Central Vista Avenue is completed in time to greet visitors for the Republic Day parade next year.

SC tells Modi govt to file affidavit on proposed change in land use of plot for Central Vista

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday asked the Centre to file an affidavit on the issue of proposed change in land use of a plot...

PM Modi visits construction site of new parliament building

Modi spoke to people involved in the construction as he inspected the ongoing work. The building is part of the Central Vista project, which has faced criticism from the opposition.

Modi to inaugurate new defence ministry buildings, vacated space to make way for PM residence

The Defence ministry offices will move to two new office complexes at Africa Avenue and Kasturba Gandhi Marg. The new office complex will be inaugurated by the PM Thursday.

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts finds new, smaller home at Janpath Hotel

Under the Central Vista project, three new ministry buildings will replace IGNCA, and the institution will be given a permanent place at Jamnagar House by 2023.

SC dismisses plea challenging Delhi HC order rejecting PIL to halt Central Vista work

The apex court declined to interfere, stating that the PIL petitioners had selectively targeted Central Vista Project amid other public projects which were allowed during lockdown.

Real fight for National Archives should be about what it doesn’t contain, not the relocation

Nehru's core template for recording history was unity, Modi’s is uniformity. But history, at best, is an 'argument'.

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Representational image of the seat of the Indian government on Raisina Hill, New Delhi | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

IAS couple with dog is already UPSC case study. But don’t miss modus operandi behind transfers

‘Punishment’ postings are not new. If you want to punish an IAS officer through transfer, which has been the practice in several states and now Centre, there is no need to search for ‘hard areas.’
File photo of people in masks in China | Representational image | ANI

India, China will soon be ‘economically sick’ after Covid subsides. Here’s how to avoid it

Emerging Asia can fall into an inequality trap after Covid. The poorest have been hit hardest by a reduction in their incomes. But there are remedies.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.