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Generous friend or reckless bully: Sushma Swaraj's Twitter diplomacy is a dangerous tightrope walk - Quartz

Don't forget to RT my tweets. (Vijay Verma/Press Trust of India via AP). Share. Written by. Devjyot Ghoshal. January 17, 2017 Quartz india. In a government thin on talent and high on bluster, Sushma Swaraj is a standout for keeping her head down. India ...and more »

Amazon's 'Gandhi flip-flops' fuel nationalistic sentiment in India - Deutsche Welle

Hindu nationalist groups are incensed over Amazon's flip-flops showing the image of India's independence icon Gandhi. Social media is brimming with angry comments against the e-commerce giant. Murali Krishnan reports. India Mahatma Gandhi (AP). The ...and more »

Gandhi flip flops sold on Amazon cause anger in India - BBC News

Flip flops depicting Mahatma Gandhi have been removed from sale on Amazon after they caused anger in India. The row comes days after the online retailer apologised for selling doormats featuring the Indian flag. Gandhi, who campaigned for independence ...and more »

Amazon forced to remove Gandhi flip flops after public outcry in India - RT

Flip flops featuring the face of Mahatma Gandhi have caused widespread backlash in India, forcing Amazon to remove an India themed product for the second time in a week. The 'Gandhi flip flops,' which were described as a pair of "foam rubber flip flops ...and more »

Amazon Is Making India Angry Again, This Time with a Pair of Flip-Flops - Fortune

Amazon's (amzn, +1.80%) sale of flip flops emblazoned with an image of independence icon Mahatma Gandhi has provoked anger in India and sent the company scrambling to remove the item from its virtual shelves. And its the second time in less than a week ...and more »

Amazon's listing for £14 'Gandhi flip flops' prompts outrage in India - The Independent

Amazon has sparked condemnation from its Indian customers after it listed flip flops for sale with Mahatma Gandhi's face printed on them. The tech giant listed the “Gandhi Flop Flops” for $16.99 (£14) but later removed the item following criticism. It ...and more »

After Sushma Swaraj, Finance Ministry Official Shaktikanta Das Asks Amazon “To Behave” - The Wire

In a series of tweets, the economic affairs secretary warned that Amazon's intolerance would come “at its own peril.” Economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das. Credit: Reuters. New Delhi: On Sunday, it was Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das's ...and more »

Don't be flippant with Indian symbols, Amazon told - Hindustan Times

Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Sunday asked e-tailer Amazon to refrain from being flippant about Indian symbols and icons and warned the American e-commerce giant that “indifference will be at your own peril”. india Updated: Jan 15, 2017 ...and more »

Amazon's Mahatma Gandhi flip-flops prompt anger - Aljazeera.com

Flip-flops bearing the face of India's independence icon Mahatma Gandhi for sale on Amazon triggered fresh outrage on Sunday, days after the e-retail giant was forced to stop selling Indian flag doormats. On Wednesday, India demanded Amazon apologise ...and more »

Amazon's India goodwill takes a beating, thanks to Gandhi flip-flops, flag doormats - Livemint

Bangalore: Amazon.com Inc. is having a hard time showing it understands the Indian market. The US retail giant has found itself at the center of a social media firestorm twice in just the past few days. First, it was forced to apologize and pull ...and more »