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Shinzo Abe warns China invading Taiwan would be ‘economic suicide’

December 02, 2021 10:35 pm

🔴 The remarks by Abe, who stepped down as premier last year citing ill health, come after China sent a fresh sortie of warplanes toward Taiwan on Sunday in response to a visit of US lawmakers.

A hardline conservative hopes to be Japan’s first female leader

September 21, 2021 11:50 am

Takaichi, 60, is considered a long shot. If she beats the odds, it will be a significant milestone for Japan, where women make up less than 15% of parliament and only two of the current Cabinet’s 21 ministers are female.

Kevadia to have Narmada aarti, priests selected by panel interview

August 22, 2021 2:07 am

The Kevadia Tourism Circuit, which has over 31 attractions along with the world's tallest Statue of Unity, is all set to host the grandeur of daily evening aartis dedicated to River Narmada on the 131-meter long and 47-meter wide ghats, constructed at a cost of Rs 14 crore in Gora village.

Baghel: 'In Bengal, those who fill Brigade Ground sit in Writers’ Building… PM rally was a flop. At Cong-Left rally, ground was full’

March 08, 2021 6:38 pm

Baghel said, "The people are feeling dejected and thinking they made a mistake. They had promised to build expressways along the Brahmaputra river. They had promised that Bangladesh border would be sealed. They had promised that the daily wages of tea garden workers would be increased but did not do it."

Ex-Japan PM Abe may be summoned to parliament in funding case: Report

December 24, 2020 7:34 am

Shinzo Abe, who stepped down citing ill health in September, is under fire on suspicion his office helped cover the costs of dinner parties for supporters, a possible violation of funding laws that he denied when questioned in parliament last year.

Japan ex-PM Abe questioned by prosecutors on or before Thursday - media

December 18, 2020 4:50 pm

Shinzo Abe, who stepped down due to poor health in September, is under fire on suspicion his office helped cover the costs of dinner parties for supporters, a possible violation of funding laws that Abe denied when questioned in parliament last year.

Japan's ex-PM Abe visits controversial Tokyo shrine

September 19, 2020 3:49 pm

Abe said on Twitter that he visited the Yasukuni Shrine "and reported to the souls of the war dead" that he'd resigned as prime minister.

Japan’s new leader picks his team: The same old men, and fewer women

September 17, 2020 10:23 pm

Suga, 71, put forward an everyone-old-is-new-again Cabinet dominated by ministers who will continue in the jobs they held under Shinzo Abe, who resigned as prime minister late last month because of ill health.

Yoshihide Suga named Japan's prime minister, succeeding Shinzo Abe

September 16, 2020 12:47 pm

Yoshihide Suga, who was chief Cabinet secretary in Abe's government, is to launch his own Cabinet later Wednesday.

Explained: Who is Yoshihide Suga, the strawberry farmer's son now Japan's PM?

September 16, 2020 5:31 pm

Yoshihide Suga is described as Shinzo Abe’s "right-hand man". What sets him apart from several Japanese leaders is his image as a self-made man who does not belong to a dynasty or elite political family.


Shinzo Abe in Gujarat: Bear-hug with Modi at airport, then 8-km roadshow and visit to Sabarmati Ashram

September 14, 2017 4:59 pm

PM Abe, accompanied by First Lady Akie Abe is in India to attend the 12th Indian-Japanese annual summit in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Japan PM in Varanasi: Shinzo Abe, Narendra Modi witness Ganga aarti at ghat

December 12, 2015 10:29 pm

Shinzo Abe arrived in Delhi on Friday on a three-day visit, top officials, both from central and state government, remained busy in Varanasi giving final touches to the arrangements at Dashashwamedh Ghat.

Modi-Abe talks: Japan to help India build its first bullet train network

December 12, 2015 2:16 pm

India and Japan today signed major pacts including an MoU on civil nuclear energy and pledging to build a bullet train network between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe were addressing the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum in New Delhi.

Varanasi gets a facelift to host Modi and Shinzo Abe

December 11, 2015 9:42 pm

Preparations are in full swing as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi for the Ganga Arty at Rajendra Prasad Ghat in Varanasi.

2014: The year of PM Narendra Modi

December 31, 2014 8:44 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the top news and newsmaker in 2014. He led BJP to a historic election victory and formed a stable government at the Centre.

Narendra Modi addresses university students in Tokyo

September 02, 2014 11:48 am

Narendra Modi delivered a lecture at the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo, on Tuesday (September 2).

Japan marks 69th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

August 06, 2014 1:25 pm

Japan marked the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Wednesday, as Mayor Kazumi Matsui called on U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to visit the city to see the scars of the atomic bombing first hand.