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  • Charles’ love affair with India

    Charles’ love affair with India

    King Charles III, who succeeded Queen Elizabeth II last week, has long been associated with India and is familiar to Indians. With his accession to the British throne, King Charles has also become Head of the Commonwealth, a group of 56 independent countries, including India, representing 2.4 billion people.

    September 18, 2022
  • An encounter with the Prince

    An encounter with the Prince

    I took this photograph with my box camera.” Prince Charles had a hearty laugh and said: “Oh, we have a blackmailer here!” He told his secretary: “Send him a message” The message from the Prince of Wales was duly received and published in the first brochure brought out by the Mahindra UW.

    September 15, 2022
  • Tribute to a much-loved monarch

    Tribute to a much-loved monarch

    The loss of her beloved husband, Prince Philip, was an immense loss, yet I am most fortunate in having both his and the Queen’s signatures on my CBE certificate. She had been too frail in the last year to attend to various royal duties in person and had to let her eldest son step in to fulfil her tasks and one of them was awarding me the CBE insignia at Windsor Castle, their most beautiful family home in a spectacular ceremony in December 2021.

    September 14, 2022
  • King Charles III makes first address to UK parliament

    King Charles III makes first address to UK parliament

    King Charles III was proclaimed as the new monarch of England on Saturday after his mother Queen Elizabeth II passed away last week.

    September 12, 2022
  • Royal Friendships connect Bhutan and the UK

    Royal Friendships connect Bhutan and the UK

    Historically, Anglo-Bhutanese relations were greatly strengthened during the reign of the first King of Bhutan, His Majesty Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck, who established firm foundations for relations between the two countries.

    September 11, 2022
  • “Thank You” to my “darling mama”… King Charles III’s heartfelt tribute to Queen Elizabeth in his first address to nation

    “Thank You” to my “darling mama”… King Charles III’s heartfelt tribute to Queen Elizabeth in his first address to nation

    The king pledges to uphold her values and said that he will endeavour to serve the people with loyalty, respect and love.

    September 10, 2022
  • UK to get new PM today

    UK to get new PM today

    The name will be announced at 12.30 p.m. (around 5 p.m. IST) and the winner of the leadership race will take office on Tuesday after being formally appointed by Queen Elizabeth II, reports the BBC.

    September 5, 2022
  • Rishi Sunak Vs Liz Truss: Tory hopeful juggle recession blues

    Rishi Sunak Vs Liz Truss: Tory hopeful juggle recession blues

    Politically both strong Tory faithful and staunch followers of the old 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher, they are dyed in wool blue on blue fighters. Liz Truss, the current Foreign Secretary, and Sunak the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, have no love lost between them at the moment.

    August 23, 2022
  • ‘For the many, not the few’

    ‘For the many, not the few’

    Other posthumously published writings by Shelley had an even longer gestation period — some of his most potent prose was unknown well into the 20th century.

    July 22, 2022
  • UK’s new PM to be announced on Sept 5, says Tory lawmaker

    UK’s new PM to be announced on Sept 5, says Tory lawmaker

    Johnson, who won a landslide victory in the general elections in 2019, lost support after he was caught in a string of scandals, including the Partygate scandal and Pincher scandal involving his appointment of a politician accused of sexual misconduct.

    July 12, 2022
  • Johnson’s exit throws up many questions on democratic values

    Johnson’s exit throws up many questions on democratic values

     Johnson’s premiership fell because it seemed to recognise no distinction between what is true and what is politically expedient.

    July 11, 2022
  • Exit Mr Johnson

    Exit Mr Johnson

    For the past few days, Mr Johnson had been wobbly at the knees and had been verily battling for political survival as never perhaps during his tenure as head of government.

    July 9, 2022
  • Rishi Sunak bids to be UK’s Prime Minister

    Rishi Sunak bids to be UK’s Prime Minister

    The son of a medical practitioner is, however, still one of the favourites in the contest, with probably Ben Wallace, the Defence Secretary, the current favourite.

    July 8, 2022
  • Boris Johnson may resign from Conservative Party

    Boris Johnson may resign from Conservative Party

    Soon, a Conservative leadership race will take place for the position of a new Prime Minister. It will be in place in time for the Conservative Party conference in October.

    July 7, 2022
  • Russia imposes personal sanctions against UK’s media representatives, defence figures

    Russia imposes personal sanctions against UK’s media representatives, defence figures

    The media representatives, including journalists working for The Guardian, BBC, and others, and the defence figures, including British Minister for Defence Procurement Jeremy Quin, would be denied entry into Russia.

    June 15, 2022
  • Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri attend a gathering at Hyde Park, London

    Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri attend a gathering at Hyde Park, London

    In this event, Agnihotri said Indians have to be united to safeguard their country from the enemy within. As an artist, he said, it’s his duty, to tell the truth through his art.

    June 13, 2022
  • Mann seeks  direct international flights from Chandigarh to Canada, US & UK

    Mann seeks direct international flights from Chandigarh to Canada, US & UK

    At present only two international flights are operational from Chandigarh International Airport to Dubai and Sharjah.

    May 23, 2022