Parvez Sultan

Plan afoot to revive interest in Hop-On-Hop-Off buses in Delhi

Tourism department is planning to introduce new routes and revise fares to arrest the sliding popularity of the service.

23 Jun 2019

Concrete jungle spreads around historic Tughlaqabad fort

According to senior officials who conducted a survey in the area, over the last five months, it spotted unauthorised construction at 180 points and issued more than 150 show causes notices to locals.

22 Jun 2019

BJP directs Delhi unit to cover ground in 1,200 odd booths where it lost badly

The BJP retained all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi and its vote share increased from 46.40 per cent in 2014 to about 56. 6 per cent in the recent Lok Sabha polls.

19 Jun 2019

Putting MAP on tourist map in Delhi faces a hurdle

Tussle over jurisdiction between two authorities is holding up the quest to develop Mehrauli Archaeological Park into a tourist attraction

16 Jun 2019

ASI ready to bring back more stolen antique items from foreign shores

The team had found close to 100 antique objects, including idols dating back to the Gupta period (5-6th century AD) and terracotta objects of Harappan culture.

14 Jun 2019

Dilli haat Food court Revamp could bring back crowds

Tourism department has decided to revamp a food court at Pitampura by allocating space to the city’s popular food joints known for traditional cuisine

13 Jun 2019

Preservation of Wakf properties in Delhi caught in red tape

The custodian of the Wakf properties in the national capital — the DWB — planned a systematic conservation of all these notified buildings of historical importance almost a year ago.

11 Jun 2019

Heritage walks soon at Delhi Golf Club, says government

Archaeology dept has written to Delhi Golf Club to allow sightseers to visit the old monuments once their conservation is complete

10 Jun 2019

DUAC firm on central median free of public utilities at Chandni Chowk

In its report, the DUAC suggested that electric transformers be installed along the pavement wherever it is possible.

07 Jun 2019

SRDC seeks Delhi Urban Art Commission's review on Chandni Chowk redevelopment

Responding to a letter sent by Panigrahi on May 29, a member of DUAC said the SRDC had no authority to seek a report from the commission

04 Jun 2019

19 historic buildings to be preserved in Delhi

The list of structures for the conservation project includes 8 tomes and 3 mosques in Mehrauli, Delhi Golf Club and Nangal Devat village.

02 Jun 2019

Chandni Chowk redevelopment: Joint inspection by DUAC and stakeholders on Tuesday

The L-G had directed the civic body, police, and BSES to re-study the project and check whether facilities and public convenience can be relocated.

28 May 2019

Safdarjung fountains to be revived

The fountains, which have been lying defunct for decades, have drawn the attention of the ASI; one set, comprising 9 spouts to be made operational during first phase of the project.

26 May 2019

Don’t lose conscience, Gautam Gambhir to Arvind Kejriwal

He said real challenge for him had just begun. He added that women security, clean air, and clean water are on the top of his priority list.

26 May 2019

INTERVIEW | 'Our aim is to wipe out the Aam Aadmi Party': BJP's Parvesh Verma

Fresh from being crowned the BJP MP from West Delhi,  Parvesh Verma credits his spectacular win to Modi’s popularity and the dedication of party workers.

25 May 2019