Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicBritish royal family

Topic: British royal family

Meghan Markle reveals suicidal thoughts after marrying into UK royal family, alleges racism

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Markle explained her exit from royal life, adding that Prince Harry had been trapped within an 'image-obsessed' Buckingham Palace.

It’s ‘battle royal’ between Meghan Markle & Buckingham Palace ahead of Oprah Winfrey interview

All eyes are on an Oprah interview with Harry and Meghan, set to air this Sunday, in which the Duke & Duchess of Sussex are expected to talk of their troubles with Britain's royal family.

Diana-mania gets a new Gen-Z makeover. Netflix is cashing in

From being dubbed a ‘Gone Girl’ figure to street style icon, Princess Diana has a new legion of fans among Gen-Z and millennials.

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus, is in isolation at home in Scotland

The Prince of Wales’ wife, Camila, has tested negative for Covid-19.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to formally exit as royals on 31 March

The couple is expected to settle down in Canada and spend some time in the United Kingdom 'regularly'.

Queen Elizabeth II calls for crisis meet with family on Harry and Meghan stepping back

The meeting will determine the couple's future roles and decide if they will retain their royal titles as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Harry and Meghan may work better as a royal family spinoff

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have clearly struggled to balance the public and private aspects of royal life, and seem pretty miserable doing the job.

Prince Andrew’s fall could help Prince Charles’s plan to slim down British royal family

Having fewer members as national symbols doesn’t detract from the reigning house’s cachet. But perhaps endless scandal is a valuable part of the monarchy.

The ‘Wince Andrew’ interview opens door to trimming down British Royal Family

The revelation of Prince Andrew's ties with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein fuels the idea that by focusing on a core group of royals would give the monarchy space to sidestep such controversies.

JNU, Sharad Pawar and Congress — get away from it all with Shashi Tharoor’s comedy

In times when people want to escape TV news, Archana Puran Singh's laughter on Kapil Sharma Show and plotless serials like Kasautii Zindagii Kay always help.

On Camera

YourTurn

Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.