The apex court cleared the decks for the project by upholding the environmental clearance and the notification for change in land use
A bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna will pronounce the verdict on the batch of pleas which question several aspects, including the environmental clearance granted
Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of new Parliament building today; project to cost Rs 971 crore
The building, whose Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers will seat at least 1,200 members, is expected to be completed by 2022
The apex court said the ceremony can be conducted after the Centre assures that no construction or demolition work would commence till pending pleas on the issue are decided
Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for new Parliament building on 10 Dec, project to be completed by 2022
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that all parties will be invited to the event, and added that the ground laying ceremony at 1 pm on 10 Dec will follow all COVID-related guidelines
The new building will be constructed close to the existing one under the Central Vista redevelopment project. It is expected to be completed in 21 months from the start of construction.
The Bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar said the allegations regarding change of land use is the "threshold issue"
SC declines stay on Central Vista project, says 'any change at ground level will be at authorities' risk'; posts matter to 7 July
The top court was hearing a plea against the Delhi High Court order which said the Delhi Development Authority was not required to apprise it before notifying changes in the Master Plan to allow the Central Vista project of the central government.
Congress urges Centre to scrap Rs 22,000-cr Central Vista project, says funds can be used in fight against COVID-19
Taking a dig at Centre's ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project, the Congress named the plight of migrant workers across India and the lack of PPEs for doctors at the forefront of the COVID-19 battle as some of the costs "India has to bear" for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "dream to live in a new house and address MPs from a new Parliament building"