Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicRoyal family

Topic: royal family

New book traces story of Parukutty Neithyaramma, the unsung female icon of Cochin kingdom

Published by Penguin India, ‘Destiny's Child’ by Raghu Palat and Pushpa Palat will be released on 15 April on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

What next after Prince Harry & Meghan Markle accused the Royal family of racism

History says this upheaval will also pass. But the monarchy will be rightly scrutinized for signs that it takes racial equality — and racism — seriously.

Meghan & Harry’s concerns of race taken seriously, will be addressed privately: Royal family

The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan, the Buckingham Palace statement read.

Gayatri Devi, princess-politician and Indira Gandhi critic who was jailed during Emergency

Gayatri Devi, whom the Congress twice sought as a member, made history with her landslide victory in the 1962 Lok Sabha elections as the Swatantra Party's Jaipur candidate.

Spain’s Princess Maria Teresa dies from Covid-19, first royal death due to the virus

The 86-year-old princess death comes just weeks after King Felipe VI of Spain, who is also her cousin, tested negative for the coronavirus.

Sri Lanka’s Gotabaya on student protest, Smriti on Deepika’s rights, Harry’s royal snub

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Delhi High Court ruling saves Jaipur ‘royal family’ a lot of tax

Delhi HC rules that last maharaja of Jaipur had filed returns as ‘Hindu Undivided Family’. So, when the ancestral property is divided, it won’t attract taxes.

On Camera

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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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