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Explained: Myths And Realities About The Central Vista Project

Jun 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Central Vista Project: The Union government says Rs 20,000 crore is gross rough estimate of all the planned development/redevelopment works under the project.

To Build Or Not To Build, That Is The Question

Jun 05, 2021 Sachin Shridhar

The cost of the Central Vista project is Rs 20,000 crore, which with the government’s total annual tax revenue of 20 lakh crore works out to only 0.25 per cent of the tax revenue every year.

Central Vista: Construction To Start After Nod From Heritage Conservation Committee

An official says that since the outlook of the new building will be similar to the existing one, getting permission from the Heritage Conservation Committee should be easy

SC Upholds Environmental Clearance, Government Notification On Central Vista Project

Jan 05, 2021 PTI

'We hold that there are no infirmities in clearances given, change in land use,' a three-judge bench of the court said in a majority verdict.

Central Vista Project 'Pursuit Of Pomp And Grandeur' While Economy In Peril: Civil Servants

Why this 'wasteful and unnecessary project must take precedence over social priorities', ask 69 bureaucrats in an open letter to PM

13 December, 2020

'New Parliament Building When Half Of India Is Hungry'? Kamal Haasan Asks PM Modi To Explain Logic


'Answer honourable elected Prime Minister,' Kamal Haasan said hours before kick-starting the first phase of his campaign for the Assembly polls.

07 December, 2020

New Parliament Building: SC Allows Stone Ceremony But Halts Construction


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the Central Vista project on November 10

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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