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.
The revamp plan includes construction of a new Parliament, residences for PM, vice-president and 10 new building blocks to accommodate govt offices.
As India celebrates its 71st Republic Day of the Constitution coming into force, many ask if this extravagant display in New Delhi is really necessary in the 21st century.
Lutyens’ Delhi is inhabited mostly by politicians and civil servants. They are the birds of passage who have no long-term interest in retaining it.
Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.
In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.
That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.