Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Japan Emperor Akihito


Explained: The Chrysanthemum Throne and Reiwa Era

May 01, 2019 9:40 am

The monarchy is an institution beloved of the Japanese people, and an integral part of their national identity.

In final remarks, Japanese Emperor Akihito thanks the people, prays for peace

April 30, 2019 2:11 pm

Akihito, 85, the first Japanese monarch to abdicate in two centuries, has sought during his time on the throne to ease the painful memories of World War Two and reach out to ordinary people, including those marginalised in society.

Japan emperor greets cheering crowd at palace for new year

January 02, 2018 11:43 am

"Happy New Year,'' the 84-year-old emperor said from a balcony. "I wish that this year will prove a gentle and spiritually fulfilling one for as many people as possible.''

Bhutan royal couple to stay at Rashtrapati Bhavan

January 05, 2014 2:34 am

The royal couple will be in India from January 6-10.

A culture of assault and impunity

January 09, 2014 10:34 pm

We are painfully verbose and smug on gender relations

Japan royal couple meet PM,Pranab

December 03, 2013 12:13 am

They also visited Jawaharlal Nehru University,where they met students and teachers in the Japanese studies programme.