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Protests against the CAA have impacted the image of the Modi government

Article 370 to CAA: Domestic affairs from 2019 will guide Modi govt’s foreign policy in 2020

CAA protests, though strictly domestic affairs, should not be allowed to tarnish India’s image in the outside world and reverse the gains made in 2019.
PM Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

India-Japan summit could be shifted out of Guwahati as Assam burns over citizenship bill

The bilateral dialogue between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe is likely to be moved to New Delhi.  
A US 2 amphibious aircraft manufactured by Japanese firm ShinMaywa

Indian Navy’s amphibious aircraft deal unlikely to be signed at Modi-Abe meet next week

The amphibious military aircraft can be used for search and rescue, surveillance as well as intelligence gathering.

RCEP freeze continues, India, Japan make no progress on sticky bilateral issues

Both countries failed to make headway mainly on a breakthrough in the civil nuclear deal, acquisition of Amphibious aircraft and progress in the bullet train project.
A deserted market area during shutdown in Srinagar on 22 November

Japan looked at situation in Kashmir ‘very carefully’ & hopes for a peaceful resolution

The Japanese Foreign Ministry's comments came a day after India & Japan held their first foreign & defence ministerial dialogue to broad-base strategic ties.

When Indian Navy helped catch Japan’s stolen ship – and what Vajpayee did

Operation Alondra Rainbow began as a routine interception at sea but within a few hours the situation had acquired serious international implications.
The first batch of interns under the TITP programme | msde.gov.in

3 lakh Indian interns are to be sent to Japan by 2022. Just 54 have gone so far

The programme, launched in 2017, is supposed to help develop skills among the youth. But govt officials say there’s a lack of interest for a variety of reasons.
Japan

‘Old friends’ Abe & Modi meet at G20 in Japan. Here’s what they talked about

Discussing a range of issues such as the global economy & disaster management, PM Modi also said he was looking forward to Abe's visit to India later this year for the Annual Summit.
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India, Japan join hands to build infrastructure in other countries

The Indo-Japanese projects include a port in Colombo and infrastructure projects in Bangladesh and Myanmar, says envoy Sanjay Kumar Verma.

On Camera

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump at the Namaste Trump event at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

China, Pakistan and Islamic terror — major takeaways from Donald Trump’s speech in India

In Episode 398 of his daily news capsule #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta decoded the US President’s Namaste Trump speech. Here’s a short round-up.
8 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.

Who is to blame for CAA violence: Delhi Police or politics of Modi government?

9 people have been killed & 100 injured in northeast Delhi as violence gripped Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur & Gokulpuri Sunday after anti & pro-CAA groups clashed.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump | @narendramodi | Twitter

Trump says US-India to sign $3 billion in defence deals

The US State Department last week approved a potential sale of arms to India, including air-defence radars and missiles, rifles and other equipment.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How one big India-US deal gave us six big gains to cheer — including decimation of Left

To think the India-US nuclear deal was about a bilateral relationship or energy is to miss the point. It had much larger implications.