Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicShinzo Abe

Topic: Shinzo Abe

Japan’s new nationalism is alarming. Not just for China, North Korea, but allies like India

Asia's strategic landscape will force fateful choices on Japan. Embracing muscular nationalism is a response to the challenges of dangerous new times.

Trinamool mouthpiece sees ‘Agnipath’s shadow’ in Shinzo’s killing, claims shooter disgruntled

A report in mouthpiece 'Jago Bangla' claims Abe’s assassin was a former military man who was disgruntled after he left the service in 2005. BJP calls TMC supremo ‘anti-national’. 

PM Modi pens tribute in memory of ‘Dear Friend’ Shinzo Abe

'An outstanding leader of Japan, a towering global statesman & a great champion of India-Japan friendship is not among us anymore. The world has lost a great visionary,' wrote PM Modi.

Shinzo Abe, John F Kennedy, Franz Ferdinand — Political assassinations that shook the world

Former Japanese prime minister Abe was shot dead Friday morning while he was making an election speech in the city of Nara.

‘Confluence of Two Seas’: Shinzo Abe’s 2007 speech that shaped 21st-century India-Japan ties

Shinzo Abe’s address to Indian Parliament in August 2007 heralded a phase of advancing India-Japan ties. He mentioned ideological and value-based symmetries between the two countries.

Shinzo Abe was ‘passionate’ about ties with India, had special equation with both Modi & Manmohan

Shinzo Abe was Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, with two terms in 2006-2007 and 2012-2020. He was assassinated during a campaign event Friday.

Japan’s strict gun laws make Shinzo Abe’s murder an extremely rare crime

A 1958 law on the possession of firearms and swords simply states: ‘No one shall possess a firearm or firearms or a sword or swords.’

‘Witty, insightful,’ says Modi of ‘dear friend’ Shinzo Abe, declares national mourning

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called him a ‘towering global statesman’, said he was shocked at the death of his dearest friend.

‘Dissatisfied with Shinzo Abe,’ shooter tells police, explosives found at his home

The 41-year-old Tetsuya Yamagami used a hand-made gun, and didn't resist security when arrested.

‘Spirit of tolerance’ — full text of Shinzo Abe’s 2007 speech in India, when he quoted Vivekananda

The Japanese ex-PM, who died Friday after being shot at during a campaign event, had quoted from Vivekananda’s 1893 speech in Chicago, as he spoke in support of non-violence.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.