Prime minister David Cameron hopes to make India the Robin to Britain's Batman as the two nations enter talks about uniting to take on cyber-crime.
Cameron is currently in India trying to convince one of the most increasingly powerful nations that the UK is absolutely, definitely the kind of country that it should have as a friend.
And one of the obvious collaborations is in cyber-crime and IT, where the UK has a decent track-record and India has a bit of a burgeoning problem.
The British Prime Minister has stressed the UK's "competitive and technological" advantage to his counterpart, talking up the potential benefits to India.
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There are obviously reasons beyond the economic at play, given the amount of UK personal data stored in India because of the well-publicised outsourcing of help centres to the Asian giant.
But clearly Britain is keen to stay friendly with a nation that used to be a jewel in its Empire, shares its love for tea and cricket and, most importantly, is expected to be in the top three economies in the world by 2030.