Bringing Tokyo closer to New Delhi

The possibilities for cooperation between India and Japan are boundless, but despite lofty rhetoric and past commitments, bilateral relations have remained underdeveloped When Rabindranath Tagore visited Japan in 1916, he concluded that “the welcome which flowed towards me, with such outburst of sincerity, was owing to the fact that Japan

Honouring complex legacies

By conferring the highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, on former Prime Minister A.B. Vajpayee and Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, who was president of the Indian National Congress more than once before Independence but was better known as the founder of the Banaras Hindu University, the country has recognised the