Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj (Hindi:सुष्मा स्वराज)(born 14 February 1952) is an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read more

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Amazon urged to withdraw skateboards with Ganesha images

Bengaluru, Jan 17

Irked by leading e-retailer Amazon selling skateboards and bedspreads with images of Hindu god Ganesha, Hindus in the US on Tuesday urged it to immediately withdraw them from its online platform.

Don't be flippant with Indian symbols, Amazon told

New Delhi, Jan 15

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".

Amazon writes to Sushma, regrets hurting Indian sensibilities

New Delhi, Jan 12

Amazon has written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj expressing regrets at hurting Indian sensibilities, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said on Thursday.

Amazon removes Indian flag doormat from website

Washington/Ottawa, Jan 12

Soon after India threatened it won't grant visas to any Amazon official if the company did not withdraw an Indian flag-themed doormat from its Canadian platform, the e-commerce website removed the article from the online marketplace, a media report said on Thursday.

Angry Sushma asks Amazon to withdraw Tricolour themed doormats

New Delhi, Jan 11

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said Amazon must tender an unconditional apology and withdraw all products insulting the Tricolour, otherwise no Amazon official will get an Indian visa.

SC rejects probe into alleged Birla-Sahara payoffs to Modi

New Delhi, Jan 11

In a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to probe the alleged payoffs by the Birla-Sahara groups to him when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister.

Mission in UAE to help stranded sailors with essentials: Sushma

New Delhi, Jan 9

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday asked the Indian mission to ensure that sailors stuck in merchant ships in the United Arab Emirates do not suffer shortage of essential supplies.

India to file mercy petition for Indians on death row in Qatar

New Delhi, Jan 9

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said the Indian government will file a mercy petition on behalf of the family members of two men from Tamil Nadu who were sentenced to death by Qatar's Supreme Court last year.

Face problem abroad? Tweet and tag me, says Sushma

New Delhi, Jan 8

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said Indians abroad facing problems can tweet to the respective embassy and tag her in the tweet, adding that she will personally monitor the missions' responses.

Sushma seeks report from Indian envoy to Qatar on Indians on death row

New Delhi, Jan 7

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday sought a report from the Indian Ambassador in Qatar on two Indian nationals who were awarded the death penalty in the Gulf country last year.

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