The return of Shinzo Abe as Japan’s prime minister has rekindled the hopes of a renaissance in India’s relations with that country. He held out big promises of a golden age in Japan-India relations in his first term six years ago, but they were largely unfulfilled. Nonetheless, Abe is back, he is still highly regarded in Delhi and “Abepolitik” has a perennial appeal to the Indian pundit’s nationalistic sensibility. READ MORE