Narendra Mod
Media playback is unsupported on your device

India Prime Minister starts Japan visit

30 August 2014 Last updated at 01:36 BST

The Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is starting a five-day visit to Japan this weekend.

The trip is being seen by analysts as an attempt by the two democracies to balance the rising weight of China across Asia.

Anbarasan Ethirajan reports.

Related Topics