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Shinzo Abe

Sanjaya Baru | Shinzo Abe’s role was key in normalisation of Japan

He re-energised a nation that had begun to stagnate through the 1990s, shaped the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region.

10 Jul 2023 12:48 AM

Ashwani Kumar | Farewell, Abe San: Salute to a real friend of India

The outrageous crime underscores the reality of a world torn by countless conflicts and faltering in its quest for a harmonious global order

11 Jul 2022 11:40 PM

AA Edit | Japan’s Shinzo Abe leaves behind a grand legacy

Abe’s nationalism and conservative politics has gelled with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brand of nationalism in light of the China factor

11 Jul 2022 11:10 PM

Quad leaders condole Abe's demise, issue joint statement

India observed a day-long mourning on Saturday as a mark of respect for the slain Japanese leader

10 Jul 2022 6:50 AM

1 day state mourning declared across India as a mark of respect for Abe

Abe was assassinated on Friday during an election meeting in Japan

09 Jul 2022 12:41 AM


Aakar Patel | Does Modi govt know what to do to tackle 2020 & 2021 problems?

The most significant aspects of this period were the nationwide lockdown

10 Aug 2021 2:07 AM

Shinzo Abe, SP Balasubramaniam, Paswan among Padma award winners

This year the President has approved 119 Padma awards. The list comprises seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards

26 Jan 2021 1:00 AM

Japan passes $240 billion virus package including cash handouts

Prime minister Shinzo Abe was forced into a U-turn on cash handouts, reversing an initial plan to offer means-tested assistance to families

30 Apr 2020 4:37 PM

Shinzo Abe proposes 1-year postponement for Tokyo Olympics

Pressure mounts on IOC as Olympic Committees of Britain, New Zealand and Germany seek postponement

24 Mar 2020 6:13 PM

Inadequacies in corona combat threaten Tokyo Olympics

Inadequacies in fighting coronavirus raise questions over Tokyo Olympics

19 Mar 2020 10:13 AM


Dates of India-Japan Summit will be finalised 'very soon': MEA

Kumar had said last month that both sides decided to 'defer' Abe's visit for the December 15-17 summit to a mutually convenient date.

03 Jan 2020 9:36 AM

New citizenship law lets down India’s diplomacy

Why our home minister brought in Afghanistan within the CAA’s ambit is a mystery.

16 Dec 2019 12:00 AM

Shinzo Abe-PM Modi summit off as protests rock Northeast

Violence continues in Upper Assam, but Guwahati calmer.

14 Dec 2019 5:01 AM

Japanese PM's India visit postponed over protests in NE against Citizenship Act

The cancellation of Abe's trip came a day after Bangladeshi Foreign and Home Ministers called off their visits to India.

13 Dec 2019 10:20 AM

India-Japan ministerial meet with a focus on Indo-Pacific

The ministers also concurred to proceed with coordination for the first India-Japan joint fighter aircraft exercise in Japan.

09 Dec 2019 12:53 AM


Japan to aid Northeast projects; China focus of 2+2 talks

The Japanese official also said China was a topic of discussion at the Indo-Japan Dialogue.

02 Dec 2019 1:47 AM

Indo-Japan 2+2 meet to be held in Delhi today

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale had earlier this year said the “two prime ministers are personal friends”.

30 Nov 2019 2:23 AM

Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving Premier with 2,887 days in office

The 65-year-old is also the second-longest-serving leader of the Group of Seven major economies behind only German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

20 Nov 2019 10:49 AM

Fate of Japan's royal dynasty rests on shoulders of 13-year-old

Hisahito, 13, the lone royal male in his generation, is second in line to throne after his father Crown Prince Akishino.

18 Oct 2019 12:17 PM

Japan to allocate 710 million yen to support Typhoon Hagibis hit areas

As per Cabinet Office, around 5,500 people remain housed in shelters and more than 2,30,000 people had been evacuated ahead of the storm.

16 Oct 2019 6:43 PM