Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicMaharani Gayatri Devi

Topic: Maharani Gayatri Devi

In Jaipur palace, a ‘royal’ hopes to end years-old family feud as Rs 15,000-cr dispute is settled

Maharaj Devraj Singh says he wants to ‘live peacefully’ with estranged cousins, but Jaipur family feud has deep roots — and loose ends. ThePrint gets to the bottom of the issue.

Maharani Gayatri Devi once took on Nehru for the ‘mess’ he made of the 1962 China invasion

In ‘The House of Jaipur’, John Zubrzycki writes about the political and personal lives of India’s golden royal couple, Gayatri Devi and Man Singh.

Nehru loved India, but the things he did were not right for India — Gayatri Devi in 2006

From her record win in elections to her opposition to then Congress govt, Maharani Gayatri Devi spoke about career, royal life and more in this 2006 interview to Shekhar Gupta.

On Camera

YourTurn

J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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