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Why Gandhi Slippers? Quote Replaces Gandhi Face Now; Is Amazon Sensible to Indian Sentiments?

  As Indian PM Narendra Modi replaced Gandhi’s face on Khadi calendar of 2017, the US e-commerce giant Amazon has gone a step ahead to sell slippers with Gandhi face on them, ridiculing the face of India. Called ‘Gandhi flip flops’, Amazon describes them as “foam rubber flip flops” with Gandhi face and priced $16.99 (Rs.1,200). This is the second ...

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Samsung Fridge Complaint Knocks at Sushma Swaraj Door

M. Venkat, a victim of Samsung’s denial of replacement of a faulty refrigerator, turned to consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan and foreign affairs minister Sushma Swaraj for help. He tweeted them complaining about Samsung, the Korean company. He might have thought that Samsung, being a foreign company, would listen to Swaraj. It will now because the minister did not ...

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LalitGate: After Sushma, Lalit Modi Drags Vasundhara Raje Now, Who’s Next?

The entire episode of Lalit Modi, who is on a light blue corner notice by the Indian Enforcement Directorate for economic offences committed in the country, has taken a strange angle with Vasundhara Raje angle creeping now. As the government is busy trying to shield Sushma Swaraj, foregin affairs minister who intervened and bailed out Lalit Modi, who is in ...

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India dismisses Pakistan allegations on Rangers’ killing, Sushma replies strongly

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has written back to Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs, dismissing his contentions that BSF soldiers killed two Pakistani troopers “in cold blood”. Aziz, in a letter to Sushma Swaraj on Friday, had protested the killing of two Punjab Rangers personnelin Zafarwal sector and demanded a probe into the incident and for ...

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Holy Book: Not Bhagwad Gita but Constitution, says Mamata Banerjee

After External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the Bhagwad Gita can be declared as the national scripture, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that Constitution is the Holy Book in a democracy. While addressing people on an event on Red Front grounds to mark the “5,151st anniversary” of the Gita, which was organised by RSS-affiliate Global Inspiration and ...

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India, Russia Hold 20th Panel Meeting, Ahead of Air Exercise in Punjab

The 20th Inter-Governmental Commission Meeting was held on Wednesday by India and Russia in which the entire gamut of bilateral ties was discussed by the countries with the focus on cooperation in the fields of energy,defence and civil nuclear cooperation. The meeting of the Inter-Governmental Commission on trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation was co-chaired by External Affairs Minister ...

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India Marks 50 Years of ITEC Development Aid Programme

India on Tuesday celebrated 50 years of unique initiative of sharing its developmental experience gained since its independence with other nations in the form of the ITEC programme. Under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) and its sister programme, the Special Commonwealth Assistance for Africa Programme (SCAAP), and the Technical Cooperation Scheme of Colombo Plan, more than 160 countries ...

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