PM Modi greets Shinzo Abe on 'resounding victory', talks about 'India-Japan relations'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday and “congratulated him on the resounding victory” in the recent elections.

Japan nuclear watchdog greenlights more reactors

Japan`s nuclear watchdog on Wednesday gave the green light to restarting two more atomic reactors in Japan, days after pro-nuclear Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding election win.

US diplomats to visit India for US-India-Japan summit

Two top American diplomats would visit India later this week to participate in the sixth round of US-India-Japan trilateral meeting.

Japan PM presses for wage rises after `Abenomics` poll win

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday stepped up pressure on business leaders to hike wages as he embarked on a renewed push to reinvigorate Japan`s economy after his weekend election triumph.

Shinzo Abe pledges Japan constitution rewrite after election win

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he would work to convince voters of the need to revise Japan`s pacifist constitution the day after scoring a thumping election victory.

Barack Obama congratulates Shinzo Abe on re-election

 President Barack Obama today said US-Japan alliance is the cornerstone of peace and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region as he congratulated Shinzo Abe on being re-elected for a third term as the Prime Minister of Japan.

Unseated Japan opposition leader to step down: Reports

The leader of Japan`s largest opposition party will resign after losing his seat in a weekend election drubbing, reports and officials said Monday.

PM Modi congratulates Japan PM on election victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated his counterpart Shinzo Abe on being re-elected for a third term as the Prime Minister of Japan and said he looks forward to continuing to work closely with him to strengthen the bilateral ties.

Shinzo Abe re-elected easily despite low turnout in Japan polls
Shinzo Abe re-elected easily despite low turnout in Japan polls

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election Sunday in a snap poll he had billed as a referendum on his economic policies after early success faded into a recession.

Shinzo Abe beats economic drum to refrain that `Japan is back`

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s expected easy victory in Sunday`s general election marks another chapter in the career of a man who has enjoyed rare individual success in Japan`s consensus-driven politics.

PM Abe's ruling party eyes big gains in snap Japan election

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s party looks set for a huge win on Sunday in an election that will allow the conservative leader to claim a fresh mandate for his reflationary policies to revive Japan`s long-stagnant economy.

Japan heads to polls with Abe on course to retain power
Japan heads to polls with Abe on course to retain power

Voters began casting ballots in Japan on Sunday for a general election likely to return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power, and billed as a referendum on his economic policy.

Japan voters ready unenthusiastic yes to PM Abe

Japan will hold a general election this weekend that looks likely to return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power and might even give him the momentum to press ahead with badly-needed structural changes.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe's LDP on track for landslide in Dec 14 vote: Media

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s ruling party is on track for a landslide victory in a Dec. 14 election and could take a two-thirds majority in the lower house of parliament even without its coalition partner, a media projection showed.

Japan PM Abe's coalition may keep super-majority in election: Media projections

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s ruling party may increase its seats and his coalition keep its two-thirds majority in Parliament`s lower house, media projections showed, allowing him to claim a fresh mandate for his economic revival policies.

Japan kicks off election campaigning in `Abenomics referendum`

Official campaigning kicked off in Japan on Tuesday ahead of a December 14 national poll that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has described as a referendum on his faltering "Abenomics" growth blitz.

Naidu meets Japan PM to seek co-operation on developing Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, currently on a visit to Japan, on Friday met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who expressed confidence that bilateral ties between India and his country would be strengthened further.

Japanese newspaper retracts use of `sex slave` term

Japan`s biggest newspaper apologised Friday for its long-time use of the term "sex slave", the latest sign of a shift to the right in public life as nationalists press for a less critical reading of Tokyo`s war record.

ADB reluctant to fund border road projects in Arunachal, Ladakh: Congress MP

A Congress member contended in Lok Sabha on Thursday that Japan is now backing out of funding the border roads in Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh, a project on which China has raised objections and questioned what the government would do now.

Japan PM seeks referendum on "Abenomics" in snap election

 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved Parliament`s lower house on Friday for a snap election on Dec. 14, seeking a fresh mandate for his struggling "Abenomics" revival strategy just two years after he returned to power promising that "Japan is Back".