Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicParliament building

Topic: Parliament building

Must set up digital archive to remember workers making new Parliament building, PM Modi says

Modi, who visited the new parliament building site Sunday, told officials to ensure Covid vaccination and monthly health check-up for all the workers involved in the project.

All about Heritage Conservation Committee, last hurdle cleared by new Parliament building

All construction or redevelopment work in heritage sites in Delhi need the Heritage Conservation Committee's approval, which is headed by the housing ministry's additional secretary.

SC approves Central Vista project, but asks Centre to get prior approval from heritage panel

A three-judge bench by 2:1 majority held there were no infirmities in clearances granted for the project. 

Modi’s Central Vista project has a history-shaped hole in it

Architect Bimal Patel’s impressive Central Vista makeover doesn’t have a plan to acknowledge, retrieve and repair the loss that is staring at us.

Tata group wins contract to build new Parliament, beats L&T’s bid

The new Parliament building, triangular in shape, will be built on the same premises as the current one, as part of Modi govt’s ambitious Central Vista revamp.

New parliament building gets most necessary clearances, Modi govt now awaits SC nod

The new triangular building is estimated to cost Rs 922 crore, with the bill to be footed by the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha secretariats.

Cost of proposed new Parliament building sees 18% rise — to Rs 922 cr from Rs 776 cr

The cost has gone up because of additional requirement of infrastructure and an increase in size of various facilities that are part of the Central Vista project.

Sonia Gandhi wants Modi to suspend Central Vista. But this urban harakiri must be scrapped

Modi's Rs 20,000 crore worth Central Vista revamp project goes against the cardinal objective of Delhi Master Plan 2021 to decentralise government offices.

Govt notifies land use change for Rs 20,000-crore Delhi power corridor revamp plan

Over 86-acre area currently earmarked for recreational or public and semi-public facilities will now be used to build new Parliament House, other govt buildings.

Parliament to Kashi Vishwanath: Why Modi always hires architect Bimal Patel for pet projects

Bimal Patel is India's preferred architect. Development of the Mumbai Port Trust and restoration of Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Ashram are his other ongoing projects.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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